HealdHT1raprterEast Yorkshire firm Heald Ltd has been awarded the UK, European and US patents for its HT1-Raptor anti-terrorist security barrier.

The innovative system combines the high security of a roadblocker with the flexibility of a shallow mounted bollard.

Crash tests for Hornsea-based Heald Ltd’s range of Hostile Vehicle Mitigation (HVM) security barriers are so spectacular that videos go viral on YouTube. Continue reading...


AlproTransom door closers and pull handles from Alpro Architectural Hardware have been installed at Leyton Mount, a five-storey mixed use building in Bournemouth.

The site is a crescent-shaped development with 62 dwellings and a projecting lower ground floor with commercial space and a café. The development is one of a planned programme of 17 major regeneration initiatives in the town. Continue reading...

Olympic fencers protect Tube works again

Zaun FencingLondon Underground has once again turned to the largest supplier of high-security fencing systems to the London 2012 Olympics to protect a site during construction works.

Zaun supplied MultiFence, a temporary high-security fencing and gates system it developed specifically for the London 2012 Games, temporary fencing and gates at the approaching £1bn upgrade of Tottenham Court Road Underground station. Continue reading...

The Latest Non-Confrontational Body Armour Design

PPSShivizstabvestUK headquartered PPSS Group have now launched newly designed ‘Tabard Style’ stab resistant vests, aiming to improve the appearance of those wearing them.

We all know too well that some professionals wearing body armour can certainly sometimes be perceived as aggressive, confrontational or authoritative looking.

This doesn’t make us, the general public, feel any better when Continue reading...


DVS catalogueThe July issue of the bi-annual DVS Ltd, HIKVision only trade catalogue is available now.
Dedicated to the HIKVision product range, this catalogue showcases the latest technology on the market.
The HIKVision only issue is published 6 months after the DVS full product catalogue to accommodate the latest releases of the innovative company.
DVS are the largest HIKVision distributor in the UK & Ireland and Industry known for their award winning pre and post sales, technical support. Continue reading...

Bold and TWIG – the Complete Lone Worker Monitoring Solution

Bold Communications LocaterThe TWIG range of devices have been providing effective protection for lone workers in Europe for a number of years. Designed to be used in the most demanding environments, the TWIG Protector is light, rugged, uses low power and is water proof to IP67. In the event of an alert, the device transmits its GPS co-ordinates providing an accurate location fix of the user. For alarm verification, a two-way audio channel can be opened to the monitoring centre. Continue reading...

SALTO and BLOC’s smartphone innovation heralds UK’s first keyless hotel

Salto BlocIn the competitive, not to mention crowded, world of hospitality, standing out from the competition and convincing travelers that you have something different to offer can be a hard call.

BLOC Hotels have pulled this off in style at Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal. Establishing a niche by taking the hotel room as a blank design, stripping out all the stuff you don’t need while upgrading the finish around all the stuff you do. Rooms are offered at a competitive price (starting from £59) with everything booked, Continue reading...

iCAM EntryTM Iris Biometric Access Control for Small to Medium Size Business

I-cam EntryIris ID iCAM EntryTM Offers Iris Biometric Access Control for Small to Medium Size Business (SMB)

Aditech Ltd, a leading provider of iris biometric technology and solutions in Europe, has announced the introduction of the iCAM EntryTM Application. The iCAM 7 series devices, enabled with iCAM Entry solution, help to address a gap in the small to medium sized business (SMB) market.

“Our SMB customers are more interested in strong authentication projects than they were previously, with easy to use and convenient Continue reading...


Pac 2 door controllerA specialist in reliable and versatile access-control solutions for over 35 years, PAC has launched the new PAC 212 two-door standalone controller. Suitable for both residential and commercial applications, the PAC 212 is built around the PAC 500 controller series and offers many of the standard features associated with this range.

Designed to offer a versatile solution and cater for different applications, the PAC 212 allows for up to 2,000 users to be administered via the built-in reader in both legacy Low Frequency (LF) and high security High Frequency (HF) formats. The PAC 212 is a true Continue reading...

Police clad Ipswich store to hide from prying eyes

ZaunSuffolk Police have specified sheet cladding over steel mesh fencing at an illicit goods store in Ipswich.

Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun has installed its HiSec Super8 fencing at Landmark House in Ipswich to hide the recovered goods from prying eyes and secure it against potential trespassers and thieves

The four-storey office block had stood empty since it was built in 2000 by Agilent Technologies next to the A14 until Suffolk Police and Suffolk County Council moved some of their services there to jointly save £1m a year over the 30-year life of the building. Continue reading...

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