New access solution for professional installers

The SMARTair system is now available to professional security installers from Assa Abloy Access Control. SMARTair

ACRE forms strategic alliance with AlertEnterprise

It has been announced that ACRE, Vanderbilt and its subsidiaries have entered into a strategic alliance with

Mark Rees confirmed as new Managing Director

360 Vision Technology has confirmed the promotion of Mark Rees from Business Development Director, to Managing

Lincoln upgrades its city-wide surveillance

A 300-plus camera city centre video surveillance scheme in Lincoln has been installed and commissioned using

Nortech achieves ISO 9001 recognition

People and vehicle access control specialists Nortech is heading into the second half of 2018 on a high as the

Surveillance summit in Seoul looks ahead

A summit of international security and video surveillance specialists, hosted by IDIS in Seoul, South Korea,

Body worn camera company makes top 100

Edesix, providers of Body Worn Cameras (BWC), has been named in The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 which

Paul King promoted by Dycon Power Solutions

Dycon Power Solutions has announced the promotion of Paul King to the position of General Manager. Paul now assumes

Digital intelligence company is officially launched

CONXTD Technologies, developers of digital intelligence solutions for home, small business and enterprise risk

Whitepaper outlines key points from Review

Assa Abloy UK has issued its whitepaper in response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building

UL joins British Security Industry Association

UL has announced its associate membership in the British Security Industry Association (BSIA). Through its

Dahua expands UK presence with Leeds office

Dahua Technology is expanding its presence in the UK with the opening of a new office in Leeds. This is the first

New IP CCTV system to protect London HQ

Delta Security has replaced an ageing CCTV system for the Diocese of London’s headquarters, with a new IP-based

DVS expands product portfolio and team

In a busy month for the distributor, DVS has announced it will be supplying Netgenium IP PoE active speakers

Crime initiative welcomes new associate members

National Business Crime Solution (NBCS), the not for profit initiative that enables the sharing of data between law

Lockdown emergency barrier system launched

ERA has launched Lockdown, an emergency barricade device designed to provide security in the event of a threatening

Dates confirmed for new security installer event

Supported by IFSEC organiser UBM, Pro-Activ has announced the inaugural SiX event for November 2019 at EventCity,

Apprentice competition celebrates 2018 success

The Engineers of Tomorrow (EoT) competition, in which apprentices install security systems against the clock, has

Traders Warehouse strikes exclusive distribution deal

Traders Warehouse is the exclusive distribution partner across five UK branches, to offer Comelit Group’s new fire

New recruits strengthen the Abloy team

Abloy UK has recruited four new team members to boost its team, supporting growing demand for its products and

FIA seeks your opinion for market survey

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is to carry out a large-scale survey to assess the current market conditions

Quanergy Systems agrees UK&I distribution deal

Quanergy Systems has announced a distribution partnership with Oprema. Through the partnership, Oprema will provide

Void property management white paper

Assa Abloy Security Solutions has released a white paper on key management and control for void properties in the

Norbain North moves to accommodate growth

Due to sustained growth, Norbain has announced that it has relocated its North office to larger premises in

Employers expect technical skills shortage

Over 70% of employers believe that they will face a shortage of technology professionals over the next year,



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...

Meet the installer – John Ketteridge

John Ketteridge is Sales Director at Dragon Security Systems based in Wroxham, Norfolk. Company areas of expertise include all forms of electronic security – CCTV, access control, intruder alarms, fire alarms and Refuge systems, barriers and gates. The business boasts...

PSI Product Tests


TESTED – Uniview IPC3635ER3-DUPZ

This IP “Eyeball” style Day /Night IR camera is based around a 5MP “Starlight” 1/2.7” sensor and has a 5x motorised zoom lens. It is IP67 rated and ONVIF compliant. Operating temperature is stated as an impressive -40° to +60° C. Getting started The camera is PoE fed (8.16W) or...

TESTED: Concept Pro CP-HSD20-AHD

This Concept Pro IP66 IK10 rated speed-dome is based on the Starvis 1/2.8” CMOS sensor, giving a 2MP (1920 x 1080p) image with a 20x zoom lens and in-built infrared illuminators with a stated range of up to 150 metres. A 30x zoom version is also available. The camera provides...



What does GDPR mean for surveillance?

Over the last 20 years, various crisis and initiatives have come and gone that have resulted in huge consultancy and IT bills – now GDPR has become the latest golden goose which has the industry feathers ruffled.  Here, Neil Patel at D-Link Europe, explores and debunks some...

Understanding ONVIF Profiles

Understanding the device specifications for integrators, installers and security end users for complete IP video solutions Systems integrators are frequently charged with creating an IP-based video surveillance installation for a client’s facility that brings together the best...



Accredit where it’s due…

No matter the trade you operate in there will have been times you have lost business to someone who is operating without proper accreditation or training. In our industry it can be dangerous as well as infuriating There’s no problem with people coming into the sector. A little...