Gent by Honeywell life safety technology keeps The O2 Arena development safe and sound

Gent-Honeywell-O2The O2 Arena in London has recently been complemented by a state-of-the-art development that includes a hotel complex with conference centre facilities and the largest pillar free ballroom in Europe, as well as a number of prestige apartments. To keep residents, guests and other visitors safe, life safety technology from Gent by Honeywell has been specified throughout.

Looking at it today, it is difficult to appreciate that London’s Greenwich Peninsula has something of a chequered history. The area remained largely undeveloped until the nineteenth century, at which point industrial development and good access to the River Thames encouraged businesses such as soap,  Continue reading...

BT Redcare launches two new Fire products

BT Redcare FireBT Redcare has launched two new products aimed at the Fire Alarm sector.

BT Redcare, the leader in the Fire signalling market with its Redcare Classic product, has added Secure Fire IP and Secure Fire to their product portfolio.

Andy Fyvie, head of BT Redcare said “We’re proud that these two new products, as well as our existing Classic Fire product having crucial third-party certification that meets rigorous insurance requirements as well British and European standards for Fire alarm signalling. Continue reading...

Clay by SALTO is now SALTO KS

Salto Systems Access ControlSALTO has rebranded its Cloud-Based Wireless Locking Solution as SALTO KS, Keys as a Service .

The inputs for this rebrand have come from a variety of sources including valuable customer feedback, partners and installers. Real market feedback has been extremely helpful, especially for incremental product improvements.

Another important source of input has been the progress in advanced cloud technologies. “The cloud is here and once again SALTO is innovating security solutions by delivering – and continuously improving – our access control product to end users directly from the cloud,” says SALTO Chief Marketing and Sales Officer Marc Handels. “As a result of years of customer Continue reading...

What’s new at IFSEC 2017?

Ifsec 2017If you thought IFSEC was just wall to wall CCTV – think again.

IFSEC is launching several new features and revamping some existing favourites for its 2017 edition.

The security industry is evolving fast in terms of technology (eg the rise of IP, cyber security and the internet of things), the threat landscape (eg growing terror and cyber threats) and how the supply chain does business. Continue reading...

SALTO Systems attain Secured by Design certification

Secured By DesignSALTO Systems – world leaders in wire free, wireless and cloud based access control solutions – has been been awarded the prestigious Secured by Design (SBD) accreditation for its electronic security products.

It means our XS4 electronic escutcheons and XS4 GEO electronic cylinder products have not only passed SBD’s stringent security tests but also that these approved products will be routinely audited or re-certified every year – providing valuable evidence of our continued compliance. Continue reading...

Wrightstyle completes significant healthcare project in Saudi Arabia

Wrightstyle Saudi Healthcare ProjectWrightstyle, the leading supplier of steel and aluminium glazing systems, has completed a prestigious healthcare project in Saudi Arabia. The contract in Riyadh was for some 2,000 square metres of external protection to VIP areas of the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, which has over 900 beds and some 7,000 staff.

The contract was of particular significance as the company believes that it is one of the largest high-level security projects ever specified. Continue reading...

SharpView heralds decade of securing City

SharpView ZaunA software security expert is celebrating a decade of protecting the City of London 10 years after its iconic video recording and management software was first installed.

Jay Patel, founder of the SharpView system, first installed the Multi-MegaPixel CCTV solution at CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street in November 2006. This is recognised as the world’s first deployment of multi-megapixel cameras in a live CCTV application.

CityPoint was the first building in the City of London to exceed the height of St Paul’s Cathedral when it was built in 1967 as a 122m 35-storey headquarters for British Petroleum. Continue reading...

Videalert Automates Rising Bollards At University Of Hertfordshire With CCTV/ANPR Control System

Videalert ANPR CCTV University Of HertfordshireLONDON, A Videalert CCTV-based ANPR system has been installed at the University of Hertfordshire to control rising bollards at two main entrances to the De Havilland Campus at Hatfield. The installation has been completed by Eurovia Infrastructure Ltd (a Vinci Group Company) on behalf of Ringway, a leading provider of highway maintenance services to local authorities under the seven-year Hertfordshire Term Contract. The new system will provide a safe pedestrian area within the busy campus which houses over 2700 members of staff and a student community of more than 24,500. Continue reading...

Mayflex Celebrates its 100th Anniversary

Mayflex 100 yearJanuary 2017, Mayflex the distributor of Converged IP Solutions, is celebrating a significant milestone this year, its 100th anniversary! The company was founded on 17th March 1917 as Mayall & Co as a distributor of Swan Kettles by John William Mayall and stayed in the family for three generations.

The Mayflex brand name was introduced in 1985 and became the name of the company shortly afterwards. Around this time the company entered the communication cables market launching a range of coax, voice and RS232 cables. This new venture rapidly gathered Continue reading...

Rievaulx Abbey sings the praises of its new Morley-IAS life safety system

Marley IAS HonewellRievaulx Abbey was built by a group of 12 Cistercian monks in 1131 near the River Rye in a remote valley, deep in what is now the picturesque North York Moors National Park. At its height Rievaulx Abbey was one of the wealthiest monasteries in Great Britain and supported around 140 monks and 500 lay brothers and servants. Such great wealth, and the monastic obedience to Rome, led Henry VIII to dissolve the monasteries and the building was suppressed in 1538 and left to decay. Over the years Rievaulx Abbey’s ruins have been an inspiration for Continue reading...




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