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Economies of Scale: Switching on to Low-Light Surveillance Cameras

According to a recent report produced by IHS Markit, which specialises in providing insight on the areas which are shaping the business landscape, the number of video surveillance cameras equipped with advanced low-light functionality is set to soar over the next four years,...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
Abbey Petkar
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Brexit: Why is it ‘All Quiet’ on the Private Security Industry Front?

Abbey Petkar finds it strange just how quiet the security industry is on the subject of Brexit. Whether you voted to leave or remain, whether you believe in Theresa May’s exit strategy or feel that the Prime Minister is wasting valuable time, Brexit is undoubtedly the topic of...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
Paul Tennent
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Senior management changes at Linx International Group as Paul Tennent steps down from Tavcom

The Linx International Group has announced that Paul Tennent, the executive director of Tavcom Training, is to step down from his role at the end of this month. Tavcom Training is the “world’s leading provider” of accredited security systems training. The business was...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
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Integration partner Webeye introduces smart alarm delivery solution for Hikvision’s video surveillance products

Webeye has integrated Hikvision’s CCTV product range into its own webeyeCMS cloud platform. The latter is a smart alarm monitoring platform developed by Webeye as a direct response to a defined industry need for an efficient, robust and low cost method of making sure alarms...
Posted On 01 Nov 2018
John Bonney
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Assessor John Bonney joins ranks at SSAIB to bolster Manned Services team

John Bonney has joined the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) as an assessor for manned services after new scheme manager Dougie Callander moved quickly to strengthen the auditing team. Bonney arrives at the company having worked within the public sector for the...
Posted On 30 Oct 2018
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Body-Worn Cameras: The Real-Time Way to Reduce Security Risk

Body-worn cameras may have started life primarily as a niche tool used in law enforcement and similar surveillance scenarios. However, due to enhancements such as an increase in battery power, their uses have expanded exponentially over the last few years, writes Richard Revis....
Posted On 18 Sep 2018
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Keynote Speakers confirmed for Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition 2018

Global MSC Security has announced the Keynote Speakers for the Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition 2018 (for which Risk Xtra is the Official Media Partner). The Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter QPM LLB will be joined by representatives from the Information...
Posted On 03 Sep 2018
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‘The Power of Communication’: The Importance of Critical Event Management Platforms

Critical events were commonplace across the world last year, ranging from major weather episodes such as Hurricane Irma through to large-scale cyber attacks and on again to the shocking terrorist attacks in London, Manchester, America and Sweden, not to mention many other...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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Cortech Open Innovation Events: The 2018 Series at IFSEC International

This year, Cortech Developments hosted its annual Cortech Open Innovation Event (COIE) Series while exhibiting at IFSEC International 2018, Europe’s leading security event and the only global stage committed to co-creating the future of integrated security. Five events were...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018
Simon Shawley
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Unlocking the Full Power of Open Platform VMS

It’s generally understood that Video Management Software (VMS) is able to put operators firmly in control of a video surveillance system by allowing any combination of camera types and images to be displayed on Control Room screens and recorded at the same time. These...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018