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Almost 7 out of 10 cameras need updating

Outdated camera firmware, and failing to change default passwords present some of the biggest weaknesses in cybersecurity defence says a new report. As the number of interconnected security devices keeps on growing, keeping pace with the latest updates can be tricky and very...
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ATG Access joins new brand HS Security

ATG Access has announced it will be joining with other Hill & Smith Holdings-owned companies to form a new security brand, HS Security. With the creation of HS Security, Hill & Smith aims to utilise the strength of its security portfolio in order to become a global...
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Master Lock announces Viewber partnership

Master Lock has partnered with Viewber to offer remote and convenient entry to properties throughout the UK. Using Master Lock’s Select Access Smart Bluetooth Key Lock Box and Vault Enterprise management software alongside Viewber’s proprietary platform allows viewings and...
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ONVIF reveals plans at annual meeting

ONVIF held its annual membership meeting recently, providing members with an overview of activities of 2019 and plans for the year ahead. Attendees heard presentations on the growth of ONVIF, as well as plans for new profile development. Chairman Per Björkdahl highlighted the...
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FSE and LAW are acquired by Marlowe

Marlowe plc has announced that it has acquired FSE Fire Safety Systems for an initial consideration of £2.4 million and also Law At Work (Holdings) for an initial consideration of £6.3 million. Headquartered in Nottingham, FSE was founded in 2005 and provides a range of fire...
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DVS is first UK distributor of Facewatch

DVS has been revealed as the first UK distributor to provide the Facewatch facial recognition crime deterrent solution. The Facewatch system has been tested across a range of retailers over the last 18 months.  With demand increasing making Facewatch available via the established...
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All-in-one Grade C fire alarm kit is launched

C-TEC has launched Hush ActiV a BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire alarm kit. Designed to increase the level of fire protection in flats, apartments and high-rise residential buildings, each kit contains everything needed to create a LD2 standalone conventional fire alarm syste...
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TESTED – TRENDnet TV-IP460PI

This is a compact multi-camera assembly consisting of three fixed cameras arranged around a controllable PTZ camera. It is promoted as a “multi-sensor HD camera” featuring a 2MP PTZ 4x optical zoom and three 2MP fixed lens units to provide 360° of coverage. IR illuminators...
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TESTED – Midas SpiderEx

SpiderEx is an aerosol spray formulated to help remove spiders and reduce nesting in almost any area it is sprayed. Originally developed for the CCTV and security industry to stop spiders nesting around cameras, housings and alarm sensors, its clear, odourless coating stops...
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Meet the installer – Max Smith

Max Smith is the Managing Director at Security Control Systems in Wokingham, Berkshire. The NSI Gold company boasts areas of expertise including intruder alarms, gates, bollards, CCTV, smart alarms, fencing, railings and perimeter security. It has been providing, evolving and...