thGate Safe takes its campaigning overseas next week when the founder of the charity, Richard Jackson, delivers a presentation on  automatic gate safety at Perimeter Protection 2014, in Germany.

Now in its third year, the Perimeter Protection 2014 trade fair which takes place 14-16th January in Nuremburg, is the only specialist exhibition for perimeter protection, fencing systems and building security.  The event welcomed 2,154 visitors in 2012 and Gate Safe will be contributing to the Perimeter Protection Specialist Forum, Read more

Feedback Data Appointed as Official Trade Distributor for Ingersoll Rand

Ingersoll RandLeading global provider of security and safety solutions Ingersoll Rand has announced a new partnership with Feedback Data to further enhance the trade distribution of Ingersoll Rand’s time and attendance biometric hand reader, HandPunch.

Feedback Data is a well-established UK based manufacturer and distributor of time and attendance terminals and software utilities in workforce management for companies operating in complex environments such as hospitals, food Read more


brewery square - medium resA £100m regeneration project at a leisure and retail complex in Dorset is using overhead transom closers from Alpro. Brewery Square in Dorchester features a multi-jet fountain, an ice rink and a big-screen television which is used to show films and sporting events. The complex is on the site of a former Victorian brewery whose main building is set to be turned into a four-star hotel and spa. Read more


severn bridge 01 - medium resolutionAn access control solution from Access Control Technology (ACT) is being used on the main crossing points between England and South Wales. The two bridge crossings are the (suspension) Severn Bridge and the (cable-stayed) Second Severn Crossing which span the estuary between South Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire.
The client, Severn River Crossing PLC, needed to be able to create a hierarchical access control system in which a user’s rights to enter specific areas Read more


Layout 1Details of Videx Security’s door entry systems for local authorities and housing associations are the subject of new company literature. Videx is a market leader in systems for this market and the company’s door entry systems offer installers, specifiers and residents many benefits including easy specification using the company’s Product Builder software. The literature features the new Videx VR120 vandal resistant panels. At only 120mm wide, these are the smallest door entry panels Read more


Leading global provider of security and safety solutions Ingersoll Rand introduces CISA eSIGNO, the latest in its access control solutions designed specifically for the hospitality industry, which will be premiered at IFSEC in Birmingham 13 – 16 May 2013.

The new CISA eSIGNO Contactless Lock, with its elegant and compact Italian design, requires no wiring or invasive work on the door ensuring a simple Read more

International Scottish swim centre selects SALTO for access control

Scotland’s newest international sporting facility, the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow, has installed SALTO RFID electronic locks to provide a state-of-the-art access control solution as part of its overall security package.

The centre has just re-opened its doors to the public after a £13.8million refurbishment to make it ready to host the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Read more


SALTO Systems S.L. has been recognised by the renowned market research firm IMS Research, as being the 8th largest Access Control company worldwide.

According to the IMS report, “The World Market for Access Control Equipment – 2013 Edition”, SALTO, with its headquarters in Oiartzun, Spain has solidly broken into the ranks of the world’s top ten Access Control companies. Read more

Progeny sets your barcode free

The traditional slot bar code readers used for access control are designed in such a way that strict positioning requirements of the bar code on the card must be adhered to in order for the reader to read the cars and the system to function correctly.  As most bar code applications are for use with legacy cards this ‘positioning’ limitation can pose a significant problem and one which until now has limited the effective use of bar code reader access control systems when used with legacy cards. Read more

Superior Software is Free with Progeny

Regarded by many as the defining standard in access control Progeny’s class leading Doors Enterprise software is provided free with all original Progeny systems.

The highly intuitive software is easy to install, simple to use and offers many unique features enabling the user to manage their Progeny Access Control System in a highly effective Read more


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 Read more

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, Read more

Loxal Security tops new record of vacant property assets under management

Loxal’s latest void security installations see the company protecting in excess of £100million in residential and commercial property assets. But its biggest success is returning these properties to occupancy and commercial use.

Recent major installations by specialist access control and void security contractor Loxal Security have seen the property asset portfolio they protect top £100million. Read more

SALTO to launch new cloud based access control solution at IFSEC 2013

Clay™ by SALTO is a brand new easy to use, secure locking solution for SME’s that is revolutionary in design, usability and features.

Making its world debut at IFSEC 2013, 13th – 16th May NEC Birmingham on stands A50 and D40, Clay™ by SALTO will initially be launched into the SME (Small Medium Enterprise) market in the United Kingdom, Denmark Read more