Trevor Ball
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The Rise of Wireless and the Importance of Integration

In today’s fast-paced digital age, we’re constantly subject to change. It’s no different for the access control environment. Here, Trevor Ball asks whether we truly understand the importance of seamless systems integration in today’s shifting access control market. The world of...
Posted On 15 Jan 2020
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Videx introduces web server access control system for security professionals

Videx, the specialist manufacturer and supplier of access control and door entry systems, has strengthened its presence in the access market by launching a new web server access control system. The WS4 can manage up to 20 entrances locally or remotely from anywhere via a mobile...
Posted On 14 Jan 2020
Keith Bloodworth
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Security Technology: Developments in 2020 and Beyond

Recognised as something of a technology visionary who, across the years, has positively disrupted the status quo and helped to revolutionise the way in which security software is used, Keith Bloodworth forecasts the general direction of the security industry and notes new trends...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020
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ASSA ABLOY Door Group unveils detail of Openings Studio BIM software

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is changing the building landscape, bringing with it improvements in design, specification, delivery and asset management. According to NBS’ National BIM Report 2019, 96% of contractors plan to use BIM in the next five years, but there appears...
Posted On 18 Dec 2019
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Version 3.7 of Pelco’s VideoXpert VMS “packed with new enhancements”

Intelligent video surveillance solutions developer Pelco has just released VideoXpert Version 3.7, an award-winning video management surveillance solution. Its intuitive and easy-to-navigate design displays what’s needed and when it’s needed, thereby allowing...
Posted On 17 Dec 2019
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360 Vision’s popular Predator cameras now feature High Secure cyber protection

UK CCTV camera manufacturer 360 Vision Technology has announced that its Predator ‘all-in-one’ PTZ camera range is now an accredited Vision High Secure (HS) camera solution, certified to have completed the CAPSS approval process by the Centre for the Protection of National...
Posted On 17 Dec 2019
Rick McElroy
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Defender Confidence Rising in Maturing UK Cyber Threat Landscape

Looking at the headlines around cyber attacks and security breaches, anyone would be forgiven for thinking that organisations face an insurmountable cyber security task, asserts Rick McElroy. However, when we delve deeper into the UK cyber security landscape, a more nuanced...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019
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Abloy UK unveils 2020 Academy Foundation course dates for end users

Security expert Abloy UK has just announced the dates of its 2020 Academy Foundation courses as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to set the standard when it comes to emergency and panic escape compliance.  The free courses are designed to train security managers,...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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Wisenet Pentabrid video recorders designed to simplify analogue-to-IP migration

The new Wisenet Pentabrid video recorders from Hanwha Techwin are designed to extend the life of existing analogue-based CCTV, while at the same time providing a smooth and cost-effective migration towards an IP network-based video surveillance solution. Combinations of analogue...
Posted On 02 Dec 2019
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Pixels Need Perspective: Video Surveillance and Privacy in Liberal Democracies

Surveillance technology – and, in particular, facial recognition – has become the subject of significant mainstream media debate over the past 12 months. In many cases it has been presented as a significant threat to our privacy and a danger to the very foundations of liberal...
Posted On 29 Nov 2019