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Mobile CCTV solution protects the public

Delivering public space CCTV via mobile applications, from emergency response through to dealing with antisocial behaviour, has always been technically challenging. Hackney Council’s Civil Protection Service Manager, Andy Wells, recently saw an opportunity to introduce two...
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Outdoor PIR with anti-masking technology

Takex Europe has launched a 12m x 180 degree dual-zone outdoor PIR sensor with anti-masking technology. The MX-12FAM features dual-zone detection which, requiring simultaneous detection across horizontal and downward zones, prevents nuisance alarms from small animals and passing...
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Security management for multi-site estate

University College London (UCL) is committed to keeping students, staff and visitors as safe as possible. This is achieved thanks to an on-going partnership and framework agreement with Reliance High-Tech. With more than 21,000 staff and nearly 40,000 students from 150 different...
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CCTV operator shifts impact performance

According to Kerry Jones, co-founder and director of Professional Surveillance Management (PSM), CCTV operators in most UK monitoring centres are working long hours which can prove detrimental to their performance and reduce the effectiveness of their clients’ video security...
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PAC & GDX unveils $1million investment

PAC & GDX has unveiled an investment in its UK-based manufacturing facility. The dedicated Exeter plant has been enhanced with the addition of a new production line that will see a 70% boost in throughput with 3D Advanced Optical Inspection (AOI) technology employed to allow...
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BBC Fire & Security celebrates 40 years

Established in 1979 by three founding Directors, BBC Fire & Security (formerly BBC Fire Protection) first started trading from a former Corner Shop in Norwich. Now in its fifth decade, BBC has grown to become a respected fire life safety and security service provider....
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PSI Premier Awards 2019 winners announced

The winners of the PSI Premier Awards 2019 campaign were announced this week at a packed evening event in Manchester. Over 240 guests from across the security industry saw PSI Editor Andy Clutton and the guest speaker, television presenter Penny Smith, announce the winners as...
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A dedicated security apprentice focus at SiX

In a late change to the seminar programme at the SiX event taking place in Manchester at EventCity on 5-6th November there will be now an additional focus on apprenticeships, training and employers in the security industry. On Day One of the show, the new Managing Director of...
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Russell Baker joins the team at Hikvision

Russell Baker has joined Hikvision UK & Ireland as Security Consultant Relations Manager and will be working collaboratively with the support team to maximise efficiency in preparing proposals, establish win strategies and identify new specifier specification services and...
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Sovereign Fire & Security recognised by TDSi

TDSi has announced that Sovereign Fire and Security has been awarded its ‘Worldwide Systems Integration Partner of the Year Award 2019’, in reflection of a successful twelve months which has culminated in a strategic growth in its sales of TDSi products. TDSi’s Sales Director,...