Monthly Archive for September, 2014

Procter Automatic Gates launches new specification checking service for architects and specifiers

Procter gate hazardsProcter Automatic Gates, a UK leader in the design, manufacture and installation of automatic swing, sliding, telescopic and bi-folding gates, is launching a free specification checking service for architects and specifiers. This service will help to ensure that new powered gates comply with all current safety standards and Continue reading...

FLIR releases new OEM thermal imaging core Muon™

Muon Image_low resFLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announces its latest thermal imaging core, Muon™, which is designed specifically for volume OEMs capable of integrating uncooled FPAs into their own camera solutions.

FLIR has greatly simplified the OEM process by offering a thermal subassembly that generates calibrated CMOS video out, using industry-standard interfaces. Because Muon is calibrated for TEC-less operation, OEMs no longer have to develop their own elaborate factory calibration equipment or processes. Muon is a thermal “engine” developed to operate on standard imaging device power Continue reading...

KBC Networks Unveils a New Generation of ThruLink™ Products at Security Essen

KBC_Networks_ThruLinkcomprehensive software and hardware development programme, a new generation of ThruLink™ products will be unveiled by KBC Networks on stand 3-502E at Security Essen. In addition to greater security and functionality, the secure hardware VPN series has been extended to suit different applications and capacity requirements.

ThruLink has applications that range from streaming secure video from vehicle cameras to large-scale surveillance networks that use the Continue reading...

Alpro access control used at school in Colchester, Essex

Philip Morant School and College press imageThe Philip Morant School and College in Colchester, Essex, is using transom door closers from Alpro Architectural Hardware. The school is a high achieving 11- 18 academy that was rated as ‘outstanding’ in its last Ofsted inspection.

The Alpro closers have been fitted on doors manufactured by Essex-based IDF Aluminium Ltd. Major works at the school have seen the creation of a vestibule, a 715 square-metre steel tapered trellis canopy and a new main entrance Continue reading...

Traka Launches Whitepaper on Airport Efficiency

logo-trakaTraka, the key and asset management specialist, has launched a whitepaper that discusses the consequences that ineffective management of devices and keys can have on the overall operational efficiency of an airport.

The whitepaper has been written in response to the airport industry’s increased reliance on building management systems to ensure optimum Continue reading...

Zaun beefs up contractor sales and customer support

Zaun ltdZaun has appointed two newcomers to its sales and customer support function as the perimeter fencing systems manufacturer beefs up its commitment to serving the contractor and installer community.

Palm Timana fills a new role sales estimator and Vicky Cooper takes over as sales and customer support administrator.

Palm has worked in the private sector in manned guarding, CCTV and access control, has enjoyed stints in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Wales, and spent almost five years at The Home Office, Continue reading...

Innovative super-light security fence to debut at Birmingham Tory conference

Zaun super light security fenceA temporary high-security fence will be installed for the first time in Birmingham this month for the Conservative Party Autumn Conference.

Zaun Ltd, which has supplied temporary high-security fencing to the main parties’ autumn conferences for a number of years, has developed a light version of its multi-award winning Rapid Deployable System (RDS).

Zaun will also supply two special CCTV bases – one with a narrow-view camera and the other with a wide-view – to try to reduce further the number of officers needed to police events of this nature.

RDS saves up to 90% of police time, causing The Home Office to buy 5,500 metres of it, including access portals, turnstiles and gates, to add to the Continue reading...

Mayflex to Distribute BCDVideo’s Milestone-ready IP Video Recorders

BCDVideo-EVO50 (Both)September 2014, Mayflex, the cabling infrastructure, networking and electronic security solutions distributor, has signed an agreement to distribute the BCDVideo family of recording, directory and access control servers, client viewing stations, and networking products to their customers in both the UK and United Arab Emirates regions. Continue reading...

Zaun’s ‘ring of steel’ takes centre stage at NATO Summit

UnknownThe UK’s largest ever police operation has passed off without major incident after parts of South Wales were locked down inside a ‘ring of steel’, reportedly the world’s biggest ever installation of temporary high security fencing.

Up to 9,000 police were deployed for the two-day NATO Conference at Newport’s Celtic Manor and key sites in Cardiff, surrounded by miles of steel fencing. UK security expert Zaun manufactured and installed the 13 kilometres of high security fencing around Continue reading...

Evitech uses thermal imaging cameras to provide cost-effective site protection while guaranteeing anonymity

FC-Series_faceleft_shield 2Thermal imaging cameras are an ideal way to protect premises against intruders at night. Not only is thermal imaging very effective in detecting all kinds of anomalies in all weather conditions, it is also a cost-effective solution.  In a recent project where an important swimming pool in Orsay, France, needed to be protected against intruders, security installation specialist EVITECH proves that you can secure an area of more than 1,000 square meters with one single thermal imaging camera. Continue reading...

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