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Dahua’s CCTV equipment underpins all-new Smart City surveillance scheme in Lincoln

A 300-plus CCTV camera-supported city centre video surveillance scheme in Lincoln has been installed and commissioned using cameras, monitors and switching equipment supplied by Dahua Technology. The previous analogue-based surveillance system was more than 20 years old and had...
Posted On 30 Aug 2018
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Spike in criminal drive-offs from forecourts prompts interest in unmanned petrol stations

A recent spike in criminal drive-offs from forecourts has prompted renewed interest in unmanned fuel stations. That’s according to METRO Security which provides technology that integrates CCTV and Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) for both kiosk-driven a...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018
Tony Porter QPM LLB: the Surveillance Camera Commissioner
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Surveillance Camera Commissioner and Forensic Science Regulator sign MoU

Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter QPM LLB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dr Gillian Tully, the Forensic Science Regulator. In doing so, Porter and Tully have set out agreed gateways through which issues will flow between them and which are of...
Posted On 31 May 2018
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Gallagher Security adds Full-HD VMS solution to Command Centre integrations

Gallagher Security has extended the range of video management systems (VMS) which can integrate into its ubiquitous access and control solution. EyeLynx Limited has developed a plug-in to integrate its SharpView network video recorder with the Gallagher Command Centre. This...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017
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Hanwha Techwin outlines determination to “Move With Trust” at IFSEC International 2017

Ahead of IFSEC International at London’s ExCeL next week, Bob Hwang (managing director at Hanwha Techwin Europe) has explained the thinking behind the company’s theme of ‘We Move With Trust’. “We Move With Trust in our partners,” stated Hwang. “We...
Posted On 15 Jun 2017
Simon Cook
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How Physical Security Systems Can Protect the ‘Everyday’

The success of any organisation or environment depends on its ability to support the healthy flow of people, products, information and ideas, writes Simon Cook. This is apparent in our daily lives when a minor disruption makes our everyday activities more difficult (or even...
Posted On 12 Apr 2017
Jamie Wilson
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Crowdsourcing and Criminal Investigations: Evidence Management in ‘The Digital World’

Crowdsourcing has been with us for a few years now. Put simply, it means engaging with the masses in order to gain whatever it is we need. The idea was born out of the digital age and, as Jamie Wilson asserts, some police forces around the world have been quick to embrace it as a...
Posted On 18 Jul 2016
Tony Porter: Surveillance Camera Commissioner at the Home Office
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UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner presents second Annual Report to Parliament

In his second Annual Report, Tony Porter QPM LLB – the UK’s Surveillance Camera Commissioner at the Home Office – reflects on his first full year in office and identifies several future challenges around CCTV. In the 44-page report covering 2014-2015, Porter...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015
Zaun's security solution for Suffolk Police
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Suffolk Police clad Ipswich goods store to hide contents from prying eyes

Suffolk Police has specified sheet cladding over steel mesh fencing to cover an illicit goods store in Ipswich. Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun has installed its HiSec Super8 fencing at Landmark House in Ipswich to hide the recovered goods from prying eyes and secure it against...
Posted On 16 Jul 2015
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London Mayor expands Met’s use of number plate cameras to boost crime-fighting capabilities

London Mayor Boris Johnson has more than doubled the number of high-tech Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras used by the Metropolitan Police Service to help identify criminals and bring them to justice. Around 2,300 ANPR cameras are now deployed for policing...
Posted On 31 May 2015