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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
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BSIA issues guidelines on minimising connected security systems’ exposure to digital sabotage

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a summary of current guidelines to minimise the exposure to digital sabotage of network-connected equipment, software and systems used in electronic security. ‘Cyber Secure It’ – Best Practice Guidelines...
Posted On 14 Jan 2019
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“Set surveillance cameras up in seconds” thanks to Wavestore’s latest VMS release

Wavestore has issued V6.14 of its open-platform and highly secure Linux-based Video Management Software (VMS). “V6.14 is our most feature-packed release to date and delivers on a promise to our systems integrator partners that we will continue to rapidly respond to changing...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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‘MOT’-style approval scheme for fire protection in commercial kitchens launched by NSI

Professional fire safety solution providers will soon have authority to issue their clients with National Security Inspectorate (NSI)/BAFE Certificates of Compliance much like an ‘MOT’ to show that all kitchen fire protection systems are fit for purpose. Commercial kitchens are...
Posted On 17 Dec 2018
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Key-Centric Access Management: Providing the Highest Possible Levels of Security

The challenge of securing public buildings, which are particularly vulnerable to terrorism or vandalism and where access is required by a variety of people, has arguably never been greater than it is today, asserts Nick Dooley. Businesses need their property, assets, staff,...
Posted On 12 Dec 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
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Bosch’s Video Management System Version 9.0 determines to “put end users first”

The security industry is driven by a constant stream of new innovations. However, innovation can have a negative knock-on effect when it leads to increased complexity, makes installation more complicated, set-up more confusing and operation more strenuous. This is precisely why...
Posted On 30 Oct 2018
Per Bjorkdahl
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ONVIF introduces Profile T for end users concentrating on advanced video streaming

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced the final release of Profile T, a new specification with advanced video streaming capabilities and an expanded feature set for metadata streaming and analytics. Profile T also...
Posted On 29 Oct 2018
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BAFE unveils “groundbreaking” scheme focused on kitchen fire protection systems

BAFE has unveiled the detail underpinning its latest scheme to be made available for third party certification assessment. Over the last couple of years, the independent register of quality fire safety service providers has been developing BAFE SP206, a new third party...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
Uri Guterman
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SD Cards: The Unsung Heroes of Video Surveillance

SD cards are small and tucked away, but we should never take them for granted as they can make a significant contribution towards end users achieving maximum benefit from their video surveillance systems. Here, Uri Guterman sings the praises of SD cards and provides some...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018