KBC Networks EMEA Launches New Ethernet Switch at Technology Open Day

KBC_ESMGS24-P4_Ethernet_switchLondon, UK 10th April 2014 KBC Networks unveiled its latest Ethernet switch to EMEA partners and end users at its recent Technology Day. The team also carried out demonstrations of KBC’s latest high throughput wireless range and ThruLink, which included streaming secure, live video from as far afield as Melbourne Australia, and as near as just 500m away from a quadcopter flying over its offices in Kent. Continue reading...

KBC Networks Appoints New Director of Engineering

KBCLondon, UK 8th April 2014 KBC Networks, manufacturer of industrial transmission equipment for CCTV, security and industrial control systems, has appointed Clinton Bessesen as Director of Engineering.

Clinton’s background is in IT services and solutions within the government, private enterprise, banking and financial sectors across Europe and Africa. Most recently, Clinton was Technical Director for Service Level Management supporting a variety of markets from local government and military to corporate Continue reading...

NEW VIDEX GUIDE TO SPECIFYING SBD CERTIFIED DOOR ENTRY & ACCESS CONTROL

Secured by Design PicLocal authorities, housing associations and other organisations looking to meet the security requirements of the Secured By Design (SBD) scheme can now get a helping hand from Videx Security.  The company has just published its guide to specifying Door Entry & Access Control Systems to SBD Standards, the initiative from the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) aiming to reduce crime with security products that meet police approved standards. Continue reading...

COUNTER TERROR EXPO 2014 ADDRESSES IMPORTANCE OF CYBER-SECURITY

Counter-Terror-Expo-14-Web-LogoFrom the recent cyber-attacks on several of NATO’s public websites to the recent cyber-thefts from a number of major US retailers, cyber-security is rarely out of the news. Indeed, it has become one of the key areas of interest in the counter-terrorism and security arena – and for a number of good reasons.

As the internet and associated technologies develop, not only do we become ever more dependent on them, the opportunities for those who want Continue reading...

Mayflex Release New Electronic Security Product Guide

security-product-guide-2014March 2014, Mayflex, the distributor of Converged IP Solutions including cabling infrastructure, networking and electronic security solutions has launched its new security product guide. The guide features products from the key Mayflex security vendors. The downloadable pdf is interactive and contains links to a large number of useful videos, tools and information which should hopefully make the guide a useful document for customers to visit time and time again.

This new release is packed with innovative solutions to suit a vast range of applications for network based IP security.  It is presented in an Continue reading...

COUNTER TERROR EXPO, AMBITION, FORENSICS EUROPE EXPO THREE ESTABLISHED SHOWS CREATING ONE UNIQUE EVENT

PVS_2124For the first time ever, Clarion Events is presenting three co-located shows from 29th to 30th April at London’s Olympia. Between them, Counter Terror Expo, Ambition and Forensics Europe Expo will showcase the latest technology and techniques for everything from the prevention of terrorist attacks, to the emergency services response when an attack does occur, to the forensic examination of the scene after the event. Continue reading...

MACKIE’S OF SCOTLAND CHOOSE SKYGUARD FOR ROUND THE CLOCK LONE WORKER PROTECTION

skyguard-logo-220Food Manufacturer, Mackie’s of Scotland have issued their nightshift staff with Skyguard’s palm-sized personal alarms, to help mitigate risk whilst working alone with heavy machinery.

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), over 5,000 injuries in the food and drink manufacturing industry are reported each year. This represents around a quarter of all manufacturing injuries reported. About 16% of the injuries are ‘major injuries’ resulting in broken bones, hospitalisation etc, mostly due to slips, falls from height or machinery. The remainder are ‘over-3-day absence injuries’ mostly caused by Continue reading...

ACT SECURE TUNBRIDGE WELLS HOSPITAL

tunbridge wells hospital - press imageCBES has secured the Tunbridge Wells Hospital in Kent using proximity readers, door controllers and management software from Access Control Technology (ACT) as part of an IP-addressable system.
Built by Laing O’Rourke at a cost of £225m and opened in 2011, the hospital provides both complex and routine surgical and medical services. It has a trauma centre, accident & emergency department, orthopaedic centre and women & children’s centre. Continue reading...

Mayflex Against Dementia (MAD)

alzheimers-hadrians-wall_TeamMarch 2014, A team of 8 staff from Mayflex, the distributor of Converged IP Solutions including cabling infrastructure, networking and electronic security solutions will be taking on a challenge to walk a 23 mile stretch of Hadrian’s Wall to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

The challenge takes place on Saturday 2nd August 2014 and sets off from Carlisle and is estimated to take 12 hours to complete.  The team Continue reading...

FLIR adds continuous e-zoom to its F-Series and PT-Series thermal imaging security cameras

PT-Series v2FLIR has added a number of enhancements to its F-Series and PT-Series security cameras, including a totally new and user-friendly web interface, an enhanced level of security with three login levels, and continuous e-zoom functionality.

E-zoom functionality has now been added to all 640×480 versions of F-Series and PT-Series cameras. This means that there are now no fixed intervals whilst using the zoom functionality; users can now stop at any zoom position. The e-zoom appears as a very smooth and Continue reading...




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