Monthly Archive for May, 2013

COMMEND UK: GIVING VOICE TO SECURITY AT IFSEC 2013

Commend UK, a technological leader in developing integrated intercom solutions, becomes first to market with ‘virtual’ server solutions.

Commend UK has reported an encouraging response to its newly launched Software Intercom Server, designed specifically to embrace the flexible sphere Continue reading...

FLIR FC-Series S

Extremely affordable, network-ready fixed mount cameras Thermal imaging cameras are finding their way into more and more security installations. No other technology than thermal imaging let’s you see intruders in total darkness, in practically all weather conditions. No other technology offers you a longer range performance than Continue reading...

FLIR launches new D-Series

Multi-Sensor thermal security cameras in ultra-compact networked, outdoor dome enclosures The D-Series outdoor dome enclosure provides precision pan/tilt control while providing fully programmable scan patterns, radar slew-to-cue, and slew-to-alarm functionality. Fully enabled for control and operation over IP and serial networks. The D-series combine a thermal imaging camera with a color CCD camera. This makes them the perfect replacement for day/night dome cameras, providing clear 24/7 imaging capability in an attractive, discrete dome-style enclosure. The new FLIR D-Series are a lot more compact. TCP/IP compatible electronics are integrated in the camera Continue reading...

Redvision to showcase the X-SERIES™ Dual Light, combined IR and white light camera at IFSEC 2013

Redvision used IFSEC 2013 to showcase its X-SERIES™ Dual Light (mixed white and IR light) rugged PTZ camera.

Super-efficient LEDs are used in the Dual Light’s IR and white light modules, both of which have an illumination range of 100m. The Dual Light toggles automatically, or manually, between IR and white light modes to suit ambient lighting conditions. Continue reading...

ACT access control retail case study

French retail chain Hyper U is using an access control solution from ACT at one of its largest stores, a 20,000-square-metre property with 200 full-time personnel at the western town of Savenay in the Loire Estuary.

The integrator is 2ACOM who have installed the equipment in two phases after the end-user found the ACT solution to be robust, Continue reading...

The Panomera truck is on tour again

After the great success of the roadshow last year the Panomera® truck is back on tour in 2013! From the end of May until mid-July this year, Dallmeier will be taking its patented multifocal sensor system on the road, touring through Germany, Great Britain, Belgium, Luxemburg, France, the Netherlands and Poland.

Whether at airports, railway stations, stadiums, shopping centres or public areas, the Panomera® multifocal sensor system has become part of a huge number Continue reading...

OPTEX PREVIEWS NEW FIBERSENSYS PROCESSING UNIT AT IFSEC 2013

(IFSEC Hall 5, Stand B20) OPTEX® – the leading detector and perimeter security solutions specialist – will be previewing a number of new products for launch in Europe on its stand at IFSEC 2013, including the Fiber SenSys® 8 zone Continue reading...

Simon Alderson to chair BSIA’s Vacant Property Protection Group

Members of The British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the industry voice for security products and services, have elected Simon Alderson to chair its newly created Vacant Property Protection Group. Simon is the Commercial Director for the vacant property specialists, VPS, one of the BSIA’s member companies.

“The creation of this group highlights the specialist security requirements for vacant property management.”Simon Alderson says. “2012 saw worrying trends for empty properties, with a ten-fold increase in retail shop closures, over 60,000 metal theft crimes against business premises, and record storms. Continue reading...

How to choose a keypad or overlay for a security panel

The fire and security industry has seen a huge surge in investment since the London bombings in July 2006 and the riots across the UK in 2011. This has meant that the UK’s security industry is now worth £1bn with businesses having turned to manufacturers to provide cutting edge systems.

An important component of fire and security systems are the control panels which need toincorporate a simplified, but effective design. As a result, graphic overlays and membrane keypads have been growing in popularity across the industry over the last few years, as manufacturers avoid older and more bulky keypads.

Membrane keypads are made up of three main elements which include a graphic overlay, an electrically Continue reading...




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