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Samsung Wisenet P series: Hanwha Techwin launches panoramic 180° camera with H.265 and WiseStream compression

Hanwha Techwin has launched a 7.3 megapixel 180° panoramic camera as its latest addition to the Samsung Wisenet P series. Read More

Internet of things bubble will burst in 2017, predicts Wired Magazine

As predictions go it’s pretty bold given sales of internet-connected devices already number 12 billion worldwide and are projected to grow to about 30 billion by 2020. Read More

BAFE scheme revamp on fire extinguisher maintenance now open to consultation

BAFE invited feedback on proposed changes to the SP101/ST104 scheme, which pertains to the competence of technicians who maintain fire extinguishers. Read More

Hanwha Techwin’s MD on the “most powerful DSP chipset ever” and exacting password standards to ward off hackers

Hanwha Techwin Europe MD Bob Hwang reflects on an eventful year for the company that began 2016 as Samsung Techwin, as well as setting out 2017 priorities. Read More

5 fire-safety innovations showcased at CES 2017

A hearing aid that connects to smoke alarms via Wi-Fi and a smart oven that turns itself off to cut fire risk were among the innovations on show at the world's biggest consumer electronics event. Read More

Hikvision Turbo HD analogue solutions will now integrate with Milestone XProtect device pack 8.9

Hikvision’s Turbo HD analogue solutions can now be integrated with Milestone’s XProtect Device Pack 8.9 VMS software, the surveillance giant has announce. Read More

CES 2017: What homeowners wish security installers knew about home automation

Advice for installers of home automation equipment, courtesy of Bryn Huntpalmer, editor-in-chief of Modernize, which provides guidance one home improvement projects. Read More

CES 2017 blog: security and fire-safety innovations for the smart home

We continue to flag the latest security and fire safety products, as well as the cyber vulnerabilities of myriad other devices, on day three of the world's biggest consumer electronics show. Read More

The 5 most innovative security products launched at CES 2017

Featuring Kuri the robot nanny and a curiously shaped IoT security device from Norton, here are five of the most interesting security innovations unveiled at this year's edition of CES. Read More

CES 2017 sneak preview: Oven that prevents fires and false alarms set to be unveiled by GE Appliances

A smart oven that turns itself off when it detects fire or smoke is being showcased at the world’s biggest consumer electronics show in Las Vegas. Read More

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