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Videx Completes Bespoke Residential and Commercial Door Entry Installation

Videx, in partnership with Enterprise Security Technologies, has successfully installed a complex door entry management system at Connaught House, which provides private residential housing and commercial offices in the heart of London.

The key access control requirements was to provide a secure easy-to-use system with 24-hour video door entry to visitors, providing a clear image of the person arriving. The door entry panel also had to be designed to specific requirements so that it could be easily installed into the existing environment. Continue reading...

Bicycle parking at Translink stations secured with SALTO

As part of a Translink initiative to encourage more motorists to leave their cars at home and use trains and buses for their journeys, cyclists across Northern Ireland can now benefit from 38 new bike shelter/storage facilities at local stations.

The brand name of Northern Ireland’s integrated bus and rail public transport company, Translink is a public corporation which provides public transport in the region. Northern Ireland Railways, Ulsterbus and Metro are also part of Translink. Continue reading...

FLIR Introduces Quasar™ 4x2K Panoramic Security Camera with Four High-Definition Sensors

FLIR Quasar 4x2KFLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today introduced the Quasar 4x2K panoramic camera featuring four, full-high-definition visible sensors. The latest security camera in the FLIR Quasar family, the 4x2K produces 4K resolution for highly detailed scenes. The mini-dome camera offers wide area surveillance to monitor cities, critical infrastructure, and other high-profile security areas.

Offering interchangeable field-of-view options of 180- and 360-degrees, the Quasar 4x2K can replace multiple Continue reading...

STANLEY Product & Technology sets new standards in access control with its PACOM 8707 display card reader

PACOM 8707STANLEY Product & Technology, the leading provider of security and access control solutions, has announced the introduction of its next generation display card reader – PACOM 8707. Developed around the company’s highly successful PACOM Unison platform, PACOM 8707 will initially be available in the Nordics, with the intention to roll it out across other countries and regions in due course.

PACOM 8707 has been specifically designed to meet the requirements of companies of all sizes that want the most Continue reading...

Nedap’s AEOS given the green light by Kone and landmark Three Snowhill building

AEOS, Nedap’s access control system, has been granted an acceptance test certificate by Kone – a global leader in the lift and escalator industry. This is a big step forward for both security and access management, as AEOS can now be integrated with each of Kone’s six lift types. Continue reading...

Videx Launches New Vandal Resistant GSM System – New System Comes with Integrated Proximity Access Control

Videx launched its vandal resistant GSM system that can provide access control to a wide range of gated properties, office blocks and commercial buildings.

The new system uses mobile technology to communicate and operate doors, automatic gates, car parks and remote site applications, making it a perfect security solution for unmanned sites and communications outside of normal business hours. Continue reading...

Videx Launches New Offline Access Control System – MiAccess offers Ease of Use, Installation and Lower Cost

Videx has launched a new offline, standalone proximity access control system.

MiAccess is ideal for a wide range of buildings that have single or multiple entrances. This includes offices, residential homes and small guest houses, as well as fitness centres, caravan parks and small hotels.

Steve Natton, Special Projects Manager at Videx, said: “The beauty of MiAccess is that it can be part of a multiple entrance (80 maximum) system without the need to cable between devices. This means that it’s extremely easy to install and very cost effective too, ideal for smaller installations saving installation time while still maintaining system flexibility.”’ Continue reading...

ACRE sells Mercury Security Products to HID Global

In a strategic move, ACRE divests of Mercury Security Products to HID Global

Las Vegas, Nevada, Sept. 18, 2017: Access Control Related Enterprises, LLC (ACRE), owner of Vanderbilt, a manufacturer of access control, intrusion and video solutions, and ComNet, a manufacturer of video and data transmission equipment, has announced the sale of Mercury Security Products (Mercury) to HID Global (HID), a subsidiary of ASSA ABLOY, AB. Continue reading...

WPS wins new parking system contract at Middlesbrough shopping centre

Sophisticated ParkAdvance™ parking system technology from WPS, one of the UK’s leading parking equipment manufacturers, is to be installed at the Cleveland Centre, a recently refurbished shopping centre complex in Middlesbrough’s town centre.

ParkAdvance™ is a pay-on-foot system which is ideally suited to shopping centre environments where the customer experience is vital and reliability and flexibility are key. It features a new IP-based operating system architecture that enables the parking system to simply and directly connect with multiple technologies being deployed in car parks both now and in the future. Continue reading...

Videx Launches Distribution Box for Video Entry Systems

VudexDistributionBoxVidex has introduced a new distribution unit, the 316C, for its digital VX2200 range of door entry video systems.

The distribution box makes it easier for video systems to be installed, designed specifically for use with Cat5/Cat6 cabling which is becoming an increasingly popular cable choice for video entry system installations.

Steve Natton Special Projects manager at Videx said: “The 316C distribution box is specifically designed for the digital VX2200 video systems which enables Continue reading...

Videx Enhances Portal Plus Range with New Features

Videx Portal Plus Range ImageVidex has introduced a range of new features to its popular Portal Plus range, the door entry provider’s networkable access control system that supports proximity, keypads and bio access readers.

Portal Plus is used in many applications across the private and public sector and is scalable from simple one entrance systems through to multiple entrances with local or remote management facilities.

Talking about the enhanced range, Neil Thomas, National Sales Manager at Videx, said: “The new features offer even more flexibility and customisation to users, adding Continue reading...

How to secure your property or land with a Portcullis Automation gate

PortculisAutomationGatePortcullis Automation Gate, whether it be commercial or residential, we all worry about the threat of theft. Avoiding such crimes can be an ominous challenge for many property and land owners.

Burglaries and vehicle theft are reportedly on the rise in the UK in 2017 and this should be a warning for everyone, including businesses. With UK crime previously on the decline over the last twenty years, many people may be guilty of resting on their laurels regarding security however that twenty year decline is now forecast to end. Continue reading...

SPC Connect latest feature developments demonstrate Vanderbilt’s agility

VanderbiltAccessControlVanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced today the release of SPC Connect 2.4 to its SPC product portfolio. SPC Connect is a hosted cloud-based solution designed specifically for installers to monitor, manage, and maintain SPC panels remotely from any location.

The release indicates a significant development pace by the company as it comes just four months after the last feature set of SPC Connect updates in April 2017. The latest features include push notifications, local user management, and alarm verification. Continue reading...

SALTO Access Control chosen for Global Headquarters of Life Sciences Giant

SaltoSystemsSALTO Systems has been chosen to provide its smart access control solution for the new global headquarters of Life Sciences giant Abcam at their Cambridge biomedical campus.

The construction company Kier has appointed SALTO Inspired Business Partner GBE Fire & Security to carry out the installation and commissioning of the system, as well as providing Fire, Gas Suppression, Disabled Alarms, CCTV and Data Network systems for the state-of-the-art £46 million office and laboratory scheme. Continue reading...




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