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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
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CONXTD Technologies launches to provide digital intelligence solutions for risk professionals

CONXTD Technologies Ltd, the specialist developer of digital intelligence solutions for Enterprise Risk Management, small businesses and, indeed, domestic applications, has now officially launched. Thanks to years of experience gained by working within the security industry, the...
Posted On 13 Sep 2018
Daniel Hardy
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NBCS celebrates inaugural year of success for Associate Membership scheme

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – the not-for-profit initiative that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime – is celebrating a successful first year for its Associate Membership...
Posted On 28 Aug 2018
Steve Bell
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Investing in Quality Security Systems: How Can You Prove ‘The Gold Standard’?

Quality is now a big selling point for security systems, due at least in part to increased corporate and personal liability in today’s workplaces. All solution manufacturers will claim that they produce quality products for their customers, but how can purchasing end users...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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Fire Detectors: Guidance on Testing Procedures for End Users and Technicians

Despite the best efforts of industry bodies such as the Fire Industry Association (FIA) when it comes to shouting loudly about the need for Best Practice, there will always be a few lingering cases of poor practice. When talk turns towards fire detectors, there really is no...
Posted On 27 Jul 2018