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ATG Access partners with Bega Lighting UK to illuminate the security market
ATG Access, the world’s leading innovator of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barrier systems, has announced a new partnership with light engineering specialist Bega Lighting UK. The German firm has been mastering the engineering behind internal and external lighting for over 70 years, and has joined up with security experts ATG Access on an engineering-led project to bring a lighting solution to the security market. Coming together to produce an ‘illuminated aesthetic sleeve,’ the two businesses have created three differently designed lighting caps, built specifically for ATG Acces...
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IFSEC International and Security & Counter Terror Expo to co-locate at ExCeL London, May 2020
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 at ExCeL London; Security & Counter Terror Expo (SCTX), Ambition and Forensics Europe Expo. Building on a rich history of the two exhibitions - IFSEC steeped in the trade and commercial security world and Security & Counter Terror Expo immersed in national security – the collaboration of these key events has been designed to meet the strength of demand for a central focal point for the security industry. The additional synergies between ...
Wavestore enters into collaboration with BCDVideo to launch new WR-Series NVRs
A new NVR solution launched by Wavestore utilises powerful video processing technology from BCDVideo. The Range of WRE-Seies NVRs have been engineered for the efficient processing and storage of video and are complementary to Wavestore’s feature-rich video management software (VMS). The WR-Series, which is powered by Dell EMC, features the latest generation Intel Xeon processors, with RAID capabilities, redundant power supplies on most models and worldwide remote secured system management. These systems also include high-performance enterprise-grade hard drive technology. “We are pleased...
ASSA ABLOY acquires KEYper Systems in the US
ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire KEYper Systems, a leading supplier of electronic and mechanical key management systems in the US, with a strong presence in the automotive segment. KEYper was established in 1993, and operates from its HQ in Harrisburg, NC. KEYper Systems will become a separate business unit of TRAKA, which is the global leader in key and asset management, and an operating unit of ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions. Ric Stone, President of KEYper will report to Justin Sasse, Managing Director of Traka. “KEYper’s product range and expertise, especially in the US auto...
Panasonic Cyber Security Platform Scoops IFSEC Excellence Award
Panasonic’s secure communication platform has been named as the holistic security system of the year at IFSEC’s Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2018. The package of cybersecurity deterrents was developed to mitigate the risk of attacks on IP surveillance systems and protects against video tampering, altering, spoofing and snooping. All firmware is encrypted to reduce the possibility of it being downloaded from the manufacturer’s website and deconstructed, while an embedded Linux operating system removes unused features on the device which could be easily exploited. This reduces t...
Aiphone Launch IX2 IP intercom and security system
Aiphone has announced significant improvements to its full IP IX intercom and security solution. The new and upgraded features built into the new IX2 series include improved audio and camera functionality, large touchscreen monitors and communication with up to 9,999 door stations. “With no server or licence fees, the IX2 system offers highly affordable P2P full IP video entry security, internal communication and multicast paging,” said Wyatt Taylor, Managing Director of Aiphone UK Ltd. Utilising its ability to connect directly to a network, all these functions can be implemented betwee...
ClanTect Motion Detection Systems announces ‘ClanConnect’ for High Speed Data Connectivity
ClanTect, the UK-based leader in Motion Detection Systems for the security sector, has announced the launch of its powerful new ‘ClanConnect’ communications software module. ‘ClanConnect’ provides a high speed and secure communications gateway, connecting a wide dispersed network of remote terminals, with the head office host system. This provides for the rapid and tamper-free 2 way transmission of data and programs. The benefits for security operations within large diverse organisations, such as Border Force Agencies, Prison Authorities, Police Forces and the Military, are enormou...
Tyco Video Surveillance Solution Helps Combat Religious Hate Crime
A video surveillance solution manufactured by Tyco, the security products division of Johnson Controls and installed by Kings Secure Technologies, is helping deter and detect hate crime directed at worshippers who attend the Gurdwara Singh Sabha in Bradford. 32 high definition Illustra IP network cameras from Tyco have been installed to monitor activity around the site of the Sikh place of worship, in order to identify anyone showing hostility towards the congregation. The Gurdwara Singh Sabha is sadly not alone in being a place of worship that has been the victim of hate crimes. Throughou...
ABLOY Launches innovative Escape Door System
Security expert Abloy UK has launched an innovative Escape Door System (EDS) that offers easy access and egress while ensuring compliance, security and the ability to implement dynamic lockdown procedures. With the EDS, it is now possible to provide a compliant solution for an escape door when read-in / read-out access control is specified, combining the three components required for BS EN 13637 (electronically controlled escape door systems for doors along escape routes). The EDS offers Blocking, with a fail-unlocked locking element that does not require any mechanical input to operate, and...
ASSA ABLOY UK launches whitepaper in response to Hackitt’s Independent Review
ASSA ABLOY UK, the global leader in door opening solutions, has issued its whitepaper in response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, following the Grenfell Tower incident of 2017. The whitepaper summarises practical recommendations derived from the key points made within the Independent Review and advises ways in which the industry can work together towards best practice. Compartmentation has been highlighted as a key reason for the failures at Grenfell. Fire doors intended to stop and slow down the spread of fire were not performing as des...
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