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

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 &

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,

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

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

ONVIF releases Profile T for video streaming

ONVIF has announced the final release of Profile T, a new specification with advanced video streaming capabilities

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

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

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

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

Paxton adds to its wireless access range

Paxton has announced the launch of the PaxLock Pro, the latest addition to its range of wireless access control

Pyronix hits the road with Wi-Fi solution

Pyronix is taking its Total Wi-Fi Security Solution on the road across the UK in November and December to meet and

Bosch implements biometrics at Prime Tower

At a height of 126 meters, the 36-story Prime Tower is Zurich’s tallest building and number two in Switzerland. Its

Tavcom Training expands with two appointments

Tavcom Training, a subsidiary of Linx International Group, has announced the appointment of eLearning Developer

New H.265 camera features 4x4K sensors

The i-PRO Extreme H.265 quad multi sensor camera from Panasonic is equipped with four repositionable lenses each

Certification and new UK R&D site for Hikvision

It’s been a busy news week for Hikvision. Firstly, the company announced that its IP camera product series, DS-2CD3

Large hospital has site-wide fire system installed

Static Systems has successfully completed a site-wide fire alarm upgrade and new system installation at Wexham Park

BAFE announces new fire scheme SP206

At the Fire Safety North exhibition, held in early October in Manchester, BAFE officially announced its latest

Hadrian Technology expands growing team

Jamie Willumsen, a seasoned CCTV installer with 11 years’ experience in the surveillance industry, has joined

Hackney pub upgrades with new security system

Delta Security is helping to protect patrons, staff and property at Hackney’s Pembury Tavern with the installation

PACOM achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification

PACOM, a Stanley Products and Solutions company, has gained ISO 9001:2015 certification. This achievement is part

FIA Survey reveals impact of Grenfell

The FIA (Fire Industry Association) has released the results of the Market Conditions Survey, Wave 10.  This survey

Study reveals retailer reliance on connectivity

CSL has published the results of a study that highlights how UK retailers are failing to address connectivity

Security Dynamics expands its sales team

Security Dynamics has announced the addition of Claire Gabites and Tony Norton to the external sales team, as Area

Research uncovers worrying house key behaviour

Research from MoneySuperMarket reveals that 1.9 million Brits regularly leave their front door unlocked when they

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Meet the installer – Jack Golds

Jacks Golds is Director at Eagle Security Systems in Derbyshire. With over 40 years in the industry Jack set up Eagle Security as a one-man band in 1983. Company accreditations include NSI Gold for Gates and Barriers, Access Control, CCTV and Intruder Alarms; Gatesafe, DHF...
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Meet the installer – Ashley and Lewis Foster

Ashley and Lewis Foster are two members of the family behind Mercury Fire & Security in Nottingham. We caught up with Director Ashley and his son, General Manager Lewis, to talk about working life in the business that counts intruder alarms, CCTV, fire, door access, risk...

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TESTED – Mobotix M16

Recognisable by its non-conventional form, this version of the Mobotix M16 is supplied with individual colour and monochrome modules mounted side by side. This removes the need for a mechanical infrared cut filter. The use of purely electronic light control means that there are...
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TESTED – Milesight MS-C9674

This is a low-profile 180° “Fisheye” ONVIF compliant camera based around a 12MP 1/1.7” CMOS sensor, a 1.98mm F2.8 lens and inbuilt infrared LEDs providing up to 15 metres coverage. Alarm input and output connections are provided along with an audio output. An internal microphone...

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The evolution of access control systems

Here, Amer Hafiz, Technical Director at Nortech Control Systems, reviews the evolution of identity credentials in access control Access control is defined as “the selective restriction of access to a place or other resource”. For an automatic access control system to function, it...
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How to increase your sales in ten steps

PSI’s resident business expert Jim Rathbone reveals the ten essential steps for increasing sales from your customers Your customers are the easiest, most profitable group to which you can market your business. They are your fastest source of additional revenue and profit. So when...

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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...