– Portal for Safety and Security en Pyronix continues to invest This is an extremely exciting time for Pyronix, as it continues to grow and develop its foothold in the global security industry. Since its inception over 30-years-ago, the Rotherham-based business has reached a market-leading position thanks to its unwavering focus on engineering excellence and cutting-edge technology. This commitment has allowed it to continuously deliver innovative intruder prevention equipment for use in residential, commercial and industrial applications to the market. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:35:00 +0000 Perimeter Protection Performance The video highlights FLIR's competence in the field of perimeter protection. Users can rely on the PT-Series HD, the most advanced dual-sensor security camera, the FC-Series ID, the best-in-class thermal analytics camera and the FB-series O, a compact thermal security camera. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:40:00 +0000 A+A 2017 sets New Standards for Health and Safety at Work People matter – now more than ever. This is underscored by the huge interest taken by exhibitors in the run-up to A+A 2017, once again allowing the world’s leading trade fair for safety, security and health at work held from 17 to 20 October to post top marks. A total of 1,930 exhibitors from 63 nations and over 67,000 trade visitors came to the world’s largest trade fair for this industry in Düsseldorf. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:32:00 +0000 New domeless PTZ pushes surveillance boundaries Hikvision announces a new PTZ network camera series (DS-2DF6AxxxX-AEL) that applies innovation in a number of ways to improve the flexibility and reach of surveillance. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 01:50:00 +0000 IDIS launches compact four channel NVR IDIS has launched is latest network video recorder, the DR-1204P, which packs an array of essential and easy to use features.                                         Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:32:00 +0000 Axis reports strong growth in third quarter Axis AB has published the interim report for January to September 2017. Axis continues to show stable growth and with close to SEK 2.3 billion in revenue, the company beats their previous highest revenue for a single quarter. Third quarter results: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:57:00 +0000 Firefighters absorb harmful chemicals through skin, study finds Captain David Matschke is well aware of the dangers he faces on the job. A firefighter for 32 years, he is trained to race to the scene of house fires, car crashes and even industrial accidents, breaking through windows and doors to evacuate occupants and routinely putting himself in harm’s way. But beyond fire itself, a study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology sheds new light on another, more insidious threat that may be putting firefighters’ health at risk: toxic chemicals in smoke. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:24:00 +0000 Siemens Building Technologies wins new global OEM software customer On October 16, 2017 the Siemens Building Technologies Division signed an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Midea, a Chinese manufacturer of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment. Under this agreement, Siemens Building Technologies will provide building management supervisor software for global distribution of HVAC systems. The product is based on the Desigo CC open building management platform from Siemens. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:34:00 +0000 Johnson Controls HD video solution Johnson Controls introduces its HD Video Solution, a new value-based solution that provides superior video quality while leveraging analogue infrastructure. The cost-effective Holis HD Tribrid Video Recorders support SD analogue cameras, Illustra Essentials IP cameras, and a brand-new line of HD cameras, allowing customers to achieve excellent video quality never before attained over coax. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:42:00 +0000 Ansell’s new glove types for optimal hand and body protection Ansell introduces six new gloves offering the ultimate hand protection at A+A in Düsseldorf, from 17th until 20th October 2017. The new safety solutions provide resistance and durability, while guaranteeing tactility and the highest level of protection, and can be used across a broad range of industries such as Automotive, Chemical, Life Sciences and Manufacturing.   Gloves for advanced mechanical protection Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:25:00 +0000 Intelligent Bosch IP cameras for smarter business decisions Bosch introduces a complete new lineup of intelligent cameras within its midrange portfolio. The all-new fixed dome (FLEXIDOME) and bullet (DINION) IP 4000i, IP 5000i and IP 6000i cameras now have Essential Video Analytics built in as a standard (intelligent) feature. This enables these network video cameras to understand what they’re seeing, generating metadata to add sense and structure to the video footage. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:04:00 +0000 General Data Protection Regulation Will Affect Security Data For some time, data laws in Europe have been open to interpretation. From one country to the next, companies conducting business or protecting assets would adapt their infrastructure and policies to local standards. Now, in less than a year, that is all going to change. On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) will come into effect. Jean-Philippe Deby, Business Development Director Europe for Genetec takes a look at the implications. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:13:00 +0000 SSAIB helps police forces in pioneering drones deployment SSAIB has helped two police forces in their pioneering use of drones for a variety of crime-related objectives. SSAIB has certificated Dorset Police, as well as the Devon and Cornwall force, to the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice. This ground breaking certification enables both police forces to operate these unmanned aerial system (UAS) drones in compliance with the SCC Code, as part of a strategic alliance between the constabularies. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:33:00 +0000 inter airport Europe 2017 closes with a record visitor number The 21st edition of inter airport Europe ended with a record visitor number. During the four exhibition days, a total of 13,854 trade visitors from 110 countries came to the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany to discover the latest trends in the airport industry and source innovative equipment and systems. This represents a 9% increase in visitor numbers compared to the previous show in 2015. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:31:00 +0000 New Qualifications in Fire Detection and Alarms A new standard was published earlier this year – but unlike other standards, it does not specify technical aspects such as how a fire safety product should be designed or maintained. Instead, the new standard, EN 16763 ‘Services for Fire Safety and Security Systems’ focuses purely on service delivery. It has been almost five years in the making, but the new standard explores every part of the service – from planning, through to design, to commission, installation, and handover to the client. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 09:06:00 +0000 Video Information Systems From Dallmeier Assist Airport Operations Dallmeier offers comprehensive security solutions for all areas of application around airports. Specifically in the area of cameras, a wide range of systems allows customers to tackle all of their safety and security challenges and be able to comply fully with operational and regulatory requirements. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:40:00 +0000 Hikvision launches massive investment project Hikvision has announced a € 1.28 billion investment plan to construct four new R&D centres and two new industrial bases to expand surveillance equipment manufacturing and general R&D in various Chinese cities. As security concerns and cybersecurity risks increase worldwide, Hikvision anticipates demand for its conventional security business will continue to grow steadily. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:29:00 +0000 Satellite-enabled Tracking Keeps Tabs on Assets The Internet of things (IoT) is without doubt one of the hottest ­topics in communications today, and organizations everywhere have woken up to what’s possible when you can stay connected with your mobile and fixed assets. Corry Brennan, EMEA Simplex Regional Sales Manager at Globalstar, explains how satellite-­enabled asset tracking is helping companies harness the power of IoT to work smarter in new ways. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:46:00 +0000 Avigilon: New H4 IR PTZ Camera Line Avigilon Corporation announced the new Avigilon H4 IR PTZ (Infrared Pan-Tilt-Zoom) camera line at ASIS 2017. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 06:20:00 +0000 Portfolio Changes at Honeywell Honeywell announced the results of its comprehensive portfolio review, including its intention to separately spin off its Homes product portfolio and ADI global distribution business, as well as its Transportation Systems business, into two stand-alone, publicly-traded companies. The planned separation transactions are intended to be tax-free spins to Honeywell shareowners for U.S. federal income tax purposes and are expected to be completed by the end of 2018. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 05:47:00 +0000 Pro-Active Smart City Surveillance Ever expanding, cities today must pay more attention to protect the people and properties gathered. It is evident to anyone with access to global news that now even the most developed cities are faced with huge safety threats, ranging from terrorists’ attacks aiming at well-populated areas and historically significant places to road accidents that keep increasing with the number of automobiles. A smart and integrated system for urban security is in urgent need. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:13:00 +0000 Solution for limited space key management Traka UK has launched a new intelligent key cabinet, designed to offer controlled access management for critical keys at locations where space is limited and only a few credentials need to be managed. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:17:00 +0000 Bosch is bringing more intelligent viewing to your screens How much information can you learn about something in just a few seconds? If it’s a person, you may get to know their name and age. If it’s a car, a few seconds may be enough to register the brand and color. But for the Bosch latest AUTODOME IP 4000i and IP 5000i moving cameras, a few seconds is all that’s required to create the most detailed of pictures. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:55:00 +0000 Drones: a Double-Edged Sword The positive potential of drones in surveillance and security is largely untapped. A focus on the risks has been taking precedence. The immediate imperative is to protect sensitive airspace from unauthorized penetration, whether deliberate or accidental. Andrea Sorri, Business Development Director, Government, City Surveillance and Critical Infrastructure for Axis explains the current predicament. Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:06:00 +0000 Arecont Vision Announces Changes to Executive Leadership Team Arecont Vision announces important changes to its executive leadership to better position the company for continued growth. Arecont Vision has promoted several executives to larger roles as part of these changes. Raul Calderon has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of Arecont Vision. Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:00:00 +0000