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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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James Kelly leaves BSIA role after nine years

The BSIA has announced that James Kelly will be stepping down as Chief Executive of the Association. In the interim, David Wilkinson, Director of Technical Services, will oversee the responsibilities of the role as a search for a new leader begins in earnest. Simon Banks,...
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ONVIF releases Profile T for video streaming

ONVIF has announced the final release of Profile T, a new specification with advanced video streaming capabilities and an expanded feature set for metadata streaming and analytics. Profile T also offers support for H.265 video compression, which more efficiently handles image...
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Security a growth area for cloud adoption

A study of 1500 decision makers across Europe into the attitudes towards and behaviours behind cloud adoption has provided some revelatory insight that will be of interest to the physical security industry. The survey, conducted by Morphean highlights not only a favourable shift...
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Fast-fit technology for rapid multi-site deployment

The IDIS Compact Solution series is designed for rapid, single and multi-site roll out and allows users to mix and match analogue and IP technologies, reportedly making upgrades and system extensions simpler than ever. The range includes a choice of “price competitive” network...
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CSL Insurers’ Forum 2018 line-up is revealed

The CSL Insurers’ Forum 2018 event, which includes a series of brief presentations, refreshments and a networking opportunity, will be taking place on Wednesday 14th November at IFSEC’s London HQ (SE1 8BF) running between 11am and 1:30pm. The presentation line-up will...
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White Oak UK and Assa Abloy in finance partnership

SME finance provider White Oak UK and Assa Abloy have announced a new partnership aimed at offering finance solutions to UK business customers. The partnership, which is set to be rolled out across the majority of Assa Abloy’s B2B brands, will initially commence with Traka, whose...