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How to prevent cyber risks with CCTV

Cyberattacks on CCTV systems: what are the risks and what can you do to try to prevent problems? CCTV has changed the way we secure properties and ensure public order, providing an unprecedented degree of awareness for security professionals and deterring crime in the process. In...
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The undeserved negativity of facial recognition

Alistair Enser, CEO, Reliance High-Tech explains why calls for a ban on facial recognition are premature With the news that the Metropolitan Police is to start using live facial recognition technology, the subject is attracting great interest. Facial recognition, and the AI that...
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Screening security people benefits

How security screening of installers benefits buyers and suppliers alike Security screening has long been essential ‘hygiene’ for professional installers. And rightly so, since it signifies that businesses are taking seriously the risks associated with rogue employees in their...
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New Pyronix initiative to boost business

Pyronix has launched its Growth Acceleration with Pyronix (GAP) initiative with the aim of helping installation businesses to grow through providing support services and techniques. Focused on the key topics of Revenue, Knowledge and Branding – whether it’s new Cloud...
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AI CCTV secures sites and saves money

Supplier of construction materials, Myers Group, has invested £200,000 in the install of AI-enabled CCTV systems across its sites, as part of the group’s ongoing efforts to upgrade security and boost profits. The technology, designed, installed and maintained by Centurion Fire...
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Delivery van leaves driver behind

When you’ve got to make a lot of deliveries every day, jumping in and out of the cab all of the time, it’s no surprise that at some point you’ll be thinking so much about making the drop off that you’ll forget to put the handbrake on. Chances are, the one time you do that it will...
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Panic buyers captured by store cameras

In a scene like something out of a movie, this CCTV footage shows the moment a supermarket in Australia opens its doors and the hordes of shoppers sweep in to bulk buy toilet roll. In just a matter of minutes the stock is reduced down as the panic buyers scoop up as many rolls as...
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Meet the installer – David Armstrong

David Armstrong is the Managing Director at Centurion Fire & Security in Huddersfield having had a career in the industry that started in 1974. Areas of expertise for the company are CCTV, intruder, access control and fire for commercial premises applications with...
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CCTV retail intelligence solution launched

Hanwha Techwin has introduced a business intelligence application aimed at enabling retailers to gain a greater understanding of customer behaviour and buying patterns. Wisenet Retail Insight utilises people counting, heat mapping and queue management applications running on...
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Apprentice returns to protect his old school

St Albans-based Sandringham School has recently spent nearly £8m in new build and renovation of existing. Amthal Fire & Security partners the school to maintain its intruder alarm systems and secure the entire campus site. Former pupil Luke Allam, an Apprentice Engineer at...