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A new European market opens up for 3XLogic

3xLogic has announced the availability of its solutions including infinias access control, Vigil video management system and Trends business intelligence platform into the European market through its sister company, PAC. The move represents the first time that the solutions have...
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Chubb named principal contractor for housing provider

Chubb Fire & Security has become the principal fire and security provider for Dunedin Canmore, a provider of social housing and related services in Scotland. After initially installing fire alarms, Chubb now provides installation and maintenance of emergency lighting,...
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Ocucon strengthens team with PhD appointment

Ocucon has strengthened its team with the appointment of Northumbria University PhD student, Tom Lawrence. In his new role, Tom will help support the development of Ocucon’s artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology – specifically looking at potential new...
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IDS protecting West London cultural landmark

In 2015 Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery Trust launched a restoration project to peel back years of modifications to the Grade I listed, Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery. The main aim was to reveal and reinstate some of the original key features, which had been destroyed over the...
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Pensioner enjoys life in the slow lane

This pensioner was caught on CCTV cameras riding a mobility scooter through a road tunnel. The 65-year-old man was landed in trouble with the police in the town of Izola in Slovenia. His journey triggered alarms in the Markovec tunnel as sensors mistook the scooter for a...
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Paul Tennent to step down from Tavcom

The Linx International Group has announced that the Executive Director of Tavcom Training, Paul Tennent, is to step down from his role at the end of November 2018. Tavcom Training was established in 1994 by the late Mike Tennent, Paul’s father. Paul has played a key role in the...
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New system protects Banbury recycling plant

Kentec’s Syncro AS fire alarm panel and Sigma XT Fire suppression system have been chosen by East Coast Fire & Security and Fire Shield Systems for a collaborative project to install a fire protection system at Grundon Waste Management’s new Bulk Recycling Centre in Banbury....
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IFSEC adds support to Manchester event

IFSEC knows that bringing the security community together is vital and as the UK’s leading security industry event, we welcome new strategic partnerships; particularly when they’re being delivered by long standing friends and colleagues with a deep understanding and reach into...
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Store uses facial recognition to prevent theft

Ontario’s 56,000 sq ft Cosmo Music store is using face recognition analytic to help prevent shoplifting. Needing to replace a 20-year-old analogue video system, Vice President and COO Rudi Brouwers, started researching modern video management software. Initially he intended to...
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Is 5G the future of intruder alarm systems?

By Anna Sliwon, analyst, IHS Markit.  The shutdown of the 2G network in the United States in 2017 had a ripple effect on the market for intruder alarms, mostly affecting the sales of control panels and communicator modules. With many traditional systems using 2G or public...