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FIA Technical Briefing

For those working within the security sector who may be unfamiliar with fire protection products, EN54 is the series of standards for fire detection and alarm systems. Most of the standards in this series are related to individual product types. These standards define the...
Posted On 25 Jul 2018
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IoT Security Foundation to run Workshop on ‘Managing the Risks and Benefits of IoT in Smart Buildings’

The history of IT, industrial control systems and operational technology shows that security will always be an afterthought unless those who need good security can put their priorities in front of those that design systems. Combining a security mindset with design and innovation...
Posted On 25 Jul 2018
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Kentec brings Vizulinx to market for remote management of fire episodes

Kentec, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of life-critical control systems, has launched Vizulinx. This solution is branded as a sophisticated, yet easy to use fire alarm management system that enables building managers and service providers to monitor and control fire...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
Simon Chapman
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The Centre of Intelligence

The online world is expanding rapidly, while the Internet of Things (IoT) is already exerting a positive influence upon how people, property and other assets can be protected. Simon Chapman examines in detail the impact of the IoT, the ways in which it’s enhancing the advantages...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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Smart thinking at Birmingham City University drives sustainability and system interoperability

Playing host to over 23,500 students from 80 different countries, Birmingham City University is one of the largest universities in the UK. Steeped in rich heritage, this learning establishment constantly invests in improvements to its facilities, ensuring that students benefit...
Posted On 14 Mar 2016
Gavin Archery
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Engaging with the A&E Community

Why, exactly, would a video management software vendor like Milestone Systems need to address the Architecture & Engineering (A&E) community at all? The answer becomes clear, states Gavin Archery, when you look at the influence and value of this diverse group. The term...
Posted On 21 May 2015