Ground-breaking alliance for the security industry

IFSEC International and Security & Counter Terror Expo to co-locate at ExCeL London, May 2020. Clarion and UBM has announced the co-location of the two most important events to the UK security industry in a ground-breaking strategic alliance, from May 2020 onwards. It has been revealed that next year will see IFSEC move to a brand new dateline of 19 – 21 May and welcome three prestigious events alongside it

Case Study: Jacksons Fencing updates perimeter security at outstanding primary school

  The Challenge Blean Primary school is a mainstream state school for pupils aged from 4 to 11 and awarded “Outstanding” in their recent Ofsted Inspection. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children, creating a learning environment where children feel challenged and supported in their learning. With more and more schools utilising outdoor environments to help facilitate learning, the need for safe, secure and aesthetically

Abloy UK launches new CLIQ® Connect offering smartphone key activation

PROTEC2 CLIQ® allows for the remote management of disparate or large electronic master-keyed sites at any time, from anywhere in the world. The system provides comprehensive audit trails on locks and padlocks and the ability to invalidate lost or stolen keys, thereby assuring secure key management at all times. The latest addition to the system is the CLIQ® Connect online key, which takes advantage of the latest Bluetooth 4.0 technology,

DVS Ltd acquired in management buyout

Leading electronic and video surveillance distributor DVS Ltd has been acquired in a management buyout (MBO) supported by a finance package from HSBC. Tim Goodson led the deal for the Cardiff-based company which is the largest independent CCTV distributor in the UK. He was supported by strategic accounts director Gavin Dunleavy. Shaun Bowie and Scott Douglas (pictured centre) acted as vendors for the deal. Both will retain a minority share

New Wisenet Q cameras feature H.265 compression and unique bandwidth efficiency technology

The 24 camera models in the new Wisenet Q series are packed with innovative features such as H.265 compression and WiseStream, a complementary compression technology which dynamically controls encoding, balancing quality and compression according to movement in the image. When WiseStream is combined with H.265 compression, bandwidth efficiency can be improved by up to 75% compared to current H.264 technology. This ensures that Hanwha Techwin Europe’s new Wisenet Q series

Milestone Systems ranked No. 1 Global VMS Provider

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has retained the global position of number one VMS vendor by company revenue in market research from business intelligence provider IHS Inc. This is the ninth time for Milestone Systems to achieve top ranking. ‘Milestone has continued to grow at a steady rate. Our ongoing strength as the global number one VMS provider is testament to the deep,

VIVOTEK and Neural Labs strengthen alliance to deliver advanced license plate recognition

Fresh off announcing a partnership with Indian video management software company, Videonetics, VIVOTEK adds another new License Plate Recognition (LPR) partner in Spanish based video management company, Neural Labs. Well known for offering innovative technology solutions to meet the demands of the growing LPR market, this partnership provides joint customers with an advanced, precise and efficient solution featuring rich video management functions delivered by Neural Labs. Neural Labs was established

Tyco Security Products unveils Cyber Protection Programme

Tyco Security Products is introducing its Cyber Protection Programme, a multifaceted initiative that provides a holistic approach to cybersecurity protection for physical security through each phase of the product development life cycle. A trusted global leader, Tyco Security Products has developed its cybersecurity expertise after many years of providing critical solutions for the United States government and other large multinational customers, and holds several industry-firsts, including FISMA-ready access control and

New study confirms UK’s security sector stellar performace

A study on the development of statistical data on the European security technological and industrial base has shown that the UK’s security sector is in a promising era of growth. Published in June 2015, the study, commissioned by the European Commission DG Migration and Home Affairs, aimed at developing statistical data that would allow to obtain a clearer picture of the technological and industrial base of the security industry in Europe.The

Secure Identity Alliance publishes Civil Registry Consolidation through Digital Identity Management

With identity a key priority on the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) today publishes a report outlining a best practice approach for consolidating civil registries through national electronic identity (ID) schemes. The SIA’s ‘Civil Registry Consolidation through Digital Identity Management’ report provides the deep sector insight necessary to support the development of government registration and identity programs across the world – particularly in

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