NSI and BAFE award first SP206 registration

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) and BAFE awarded the first ever Third Party Certificate of Approval and

IndigoVision forms partnership with AnyVision

Customers of IndigoVision will now be able to access facial recognition technology following the announcement of a

New GM for Security division at Flir

Flir Systems has announced that Daniel Gundlach has been named Vice President (VP) and General Manager (GM) of the

New Sales Recruitment Division for Zitko

Zitko Consulting has announced the launch of its new Sales Recruitment Division as part of its offer to the fire

Halma joins Euralarm’s Fire Section

Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed its newest member Halma plc. The company will join the

Richard Cunliffe is appointed by CSL

CSL has announced the appointment of Richard Cunliffe as Product and Innovation Director. Richard joins CSL with

BTEC Level 3 qualifications via Texecom and Tavcom

Tavcom Training has been chosen by Texecom to assist in providing professional training for installers. Through the

Videcon to distribute Ocucon Pixelate technology

Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) provider Ocucon has announced that Videcon will act as the main UK

Videalert becomes part of Marston Holdings

Videalert, a supplier of traffic management and enforcement solutions to local authorities, has announced that it

Securitas announces Allcooper Group acquisition

Securitas has announced the acquisition of Allcoopers and its subsidiaries. Allcooper Group specialises in the

Sophie Haffenden is appointed by Oprema

Oprema has appointed Sophie Haffenden as Business Development Executive to cover the North region. Previously

Inner Range announces integration with Tattile

Inner Range has announced a new integration with ANPR company Tattile.  Inner Range’s  access control and intruder

OSSA reports 50% growth in six months

The newly established Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), a non-profit, non-stock corporation formed to

NSI hails 2019 Summit success in Birmingham

The National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) annual Summit gathered over 250 approved company representatives and key

Collaboration offers guidance post Grenfell

A collaboration within the fire and security industry has seen three not-for-profit organisations with expertise in

Heritage Watch Kent launches 24-hour helpline

Heritage Watch Kent has launched a 24-hour, 7 days a week, helpline to support heritage assets across the county

Sales Manager appointed to boost growth

Videx Security has appointed a new Regional Sales Manager for the London and South East region. Mabs Alam has vast

Euralarm broadens scope of false alarm study

After the successful study and publication of its book ‘False Alarm Study’ the Fire Section of Euralarm has decided

Interphone announces residential training event

Interphone is hosting a product exhibition and training day with a number of its key partners to showcase building

Integrated video entry and lighting for new development

The Urmet Group has supplied video door entry and lighting solutions for The Denham Film Studios, a £120 million

Apprentices compete in six-hour installation challenge

Electronic Fire and Security apprentices nearing the end of their training have showcased their skills in a

Firexo admitted as full member of the FIA

Firexo, creator of the liquid able to extinguish all classes of fire, has been admitted as a full member to the

SBD rated monitoring company stops break-in

Wigan-based Professional Surveillance Management (PSM) is claiming to be the first remote monitoring CCTV company

IDIS reports record sales growth figures for 2018

IDIS Europe has reported record sales growth for 2018, with a 78% rise attributed to successful projects with long

NSI Summit to host new feature areas

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced new feature areas for the forthcoming 2019 NSI Summit on



Meet the installer – Andy Convery

Andy Convery is Technical Sales Director at IPSS in Coventry. Areas of expertise for the company include CCTV, access control and security smoke with accreditations/approvals such as NSI Gold, ISO 9001, CHAS and SafeContractor. Do you use a distributor or buy direct? We do both...

Meet the installer – Neil Alexander

Neil Alexander is the Managing Director of NSI Gold approved Eclipse (IP) in Dunfermline. Areas of expertise for the company are all forms of electronic fire and security including CCTV, access control, intruder alarms, fire safety systems including alarms and extinguishing as...

PSI Product Tests


TESTED – Hikvision DS-K1T604MF

The Hikvision Face Recognition terminal is a self-contained image capture and display device that can be used to authenticate individuals by their facial details to allow access to buildings or facilities. In addition, there is a built-in Mifare card reader and the ability to add...

TESTED – Illustra Flex IFS02P6INWIT

This Indoor HD PTZ dome is from the Tyco Illustra Flex range and has a 30 times optical and 12 times digital zoom range with IR illumination up to 25 metres. An external variant has IR support to 150 metres. As the unit does not require an outer bowl the image is distortion free...



Alarms & apathy – is anyone listening?

People respond to voice warnings; evacuations are speedier when timely information is communicated says Siemens Building Technologies Fire alarms blare, warning lights strobe; yet there are no flames or smoke.  It has been noted numerous times, in multiple studies, that building...

Apprenticeships are not just for teenagers!

A former product development manager in Birmingham has taken on an apprenticeship at the age of 49 – proving it’s never too late to learn new skills. Steve Young worked in the Epos/cashless payment sector since leaving school and worked through the ranks before being made product...



Why analogue is bucking the IP trend

Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, addresses why analogue based CCTV systems are still in favour more than a decade after many predicted that IP network based video surveillance would very quickly become the automatic choice for consultants,...