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Interphone announces residential training event

Interphone is hosting a product exhibition and training day with a number of its key partners to showcase building technology developments for the commercial residential sector. The event will take place at the Building Centre in Fitzrovia, Central London, on Wednesday 11th...
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Why analogue is bucking the IP trend

Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, addresses why analogue based CCTV systems are still in favour more than a decade after many predicted that IP network based video surveillance would very quickly become the automatic choice for consultants,...
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Integrated video entry and lighting for new development

The Urmet Group has supplied video door entry and lighting solutions for The Denham Film Studios, a £120 million development by Weston Homes, consisting of 154 apartments and 70 townhouses. Bordering the Grade II-listed film studio building is Miles House; three new apartment...
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Apprentices compete in six-hour installation challenge

Electronic Fire and Security apprentices nearing the end of their training have showcased their skills in a three-day competition at New College Lanarkshire. Forty third-year Modern Apprentices took part in the Security Skills Challenge at the Kirkintilloch Campus. The main...
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Firexo admitted as full member of the FIA

Firexo, creator of the liquid able to extinguish all classes of fire, has been admitted as a full member to the Fire Industry Association (FIA). The FIA is the largest fire protection trade association in the UK, representing over 800 members – a significant proportion of the...
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SBD rated monitoring company stops break-in

Wigan-based Professional Surveillance Management (PSM) is claiming to be the first remote monitoring CCTV company in the country to have achieved Secured By Design (SBD) Police Preferred Specification. Within days of the award being issued to PSM this year the company proved why...
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IDIS reports record sales growth figures for 2018

IDIS Europe has reported record sales growth for 2018, with a 78% rise attributed to successful projects with long term partners and continued investment in technology and support services. Contributing to this success, says the company, was being the supplier for contract wins...
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TESTED – Illustra Flex IFS02P6INWIT

This Indoor HD PTZ dome is from the Tyco Illustra Flex range and has a 30 times optical and 12 times digital zoom range with IR illumination up to 25 metres. An external variant has IR support to 150 metres. As the unit does not require an outer bowl the image is distortion free...
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Meet the installer – Neil Alexander

Neil Alexander is the Managing Director of NSI Gold approved Eclipse (IP) in Dunfermline. Areas of expertise for the company are all forms of electronic fire and security including CCTV, access control, intruder alarms, fire safety systems including alarms and extinguishing as...
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Alarms & apathy – is anyone listening?

People respond to voice warnings; evacuations are speedier when timely information is communicated says Siemens Building Technologies Fire alarms blare, warning lights strobe; yet there are no flames or smoke.  It has been noted numerous times, in multiple studies, that building...