Monthly Archive for January, 2017

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...


Siqura At INTERSECSiqura, a leading camera surveillance solutions company, will once again have a presence at this year’s Intersec exhibition at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, 22 to 24 January, at booth SA-K24. During Intersec 2017, Siqura will showcase their latest surveillance innovations and solutions for mobility, public safety and the marine, oil and gas sectors. Continue reading...


DCC CicadaDirect Corporate Clothing (DCC) has appointed Helen Woodall as Head of Purchasing.

Birmingham-based DCC is one of the UK’s largest providers of workwear, corporatewear and personal protective equipment (PPE) with customers including GEO Amey and Mitie.

Helen heads a purchasing team of 12 people, which manages the company’s extensive worldwide supply chain. She has wide-ranging experience as a buyer and product manager, including roles at Brammer Group and Buck & Hickman. Continue reading...

SALTO provides secure integrated access solution for Wellington School

Salto Systems InstallBased in the market town of Wellington surrounded by beautiful Somerset countryside Wellington School

is a co-educational, 2-18 day and boarding school, currently with 750 pupils including 160 Sixth Form students.

Jim Pendleton, Estates Manager at Wellington School, has been responsible for the recent upgrade of doors from digital keypads to wirefree smart access control in order to improve security and better control the movement of staff and students around the campus. Continue reading...

New Middle East Source for Storm-AXS Products

S60 Mounted IsoStorm Interface are pleased to announce that the Storm-AXS range of rugged access control products will now be available from Digital Factors UAE.

“To coincide with important new additions to the Storm range, we are delighted to introduce a new Storm-in-Stock partner. Digital Factors will serve a growing customer base in the UAE and throughout the Middle Eastern market’ said Peter Jarvis, Storm Interface SEVP.

The new Storm S60 outdoor rated keypad-readers are ideal for access control applications in contemporary glass or polished stone buildings. An increasing number of these ‘landmark’ buildings can be found in many of the region’s cities. “We are looking forward to working with the team at Digital Factors to ensure Storm products are featured in many of those ‘signature’ buildings”, said Jarvis.

Formed with a vision to become a market leader in the secure issuance and physical access arena, Digital Factors are fast becoming one of the largest access control distributors in the Middle East. Continue reading...

Hostile Vehicle Mitigation Specialist Appoints Business Development Executive

Heald Vehicle MitigationInnovators in hostile vehicle mitigation solutions, Heald Ltd based in East Yorkshire have appointed Craig Mason to the role of Business Development Executive.

After a successful 2016, which saw Heald shortlisted and awarded several industry accolades, along with being ranked in the Top 10 of the Metis Partners IP100 league, interest for their innovative and patented products has gained further momentum, resulting in the need for a dedicated business development lead. Continue reading...

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