Smart Buildings


Abloy UK launches Escape Door System suitable for dynamic lockdown procedures

Abloy UK has launched an Escape Door System (EDS) that purports to offer easy access and egress while promising compliance and the capacity to implement dynamic lockdown procedures. Read More

Gas Tag takes on rogue gas fitters amid growing evidence of carbon monoxide-dementia link

Last year, Gas Tag introduced technology that will undermine rogue gas fitters by providing real-time evidence of site visits. Gas Tag founder Paul Durose sheds light on fraudulent practices in the industry and the links between carbon monoxide and dementia. Read More

ACRE announces Vanderbilt-AlertEnterprise partnership

ACRE, the parent company of Vanderbilt and its subsidiaries, has announced a strategic partnership with AlertEnterprise to expand security systems functionality […] Read More

FIA adds Advanced Maintainer course to fire detection and alarm pathway

The Advanced Maintainer unit covers legislative requirements, codes of practice like BS 5839, required documentation, maintenance methods, false alarm management and waste management. Read More

S2 Security adds streamed TV and enhanced forensics for S2 Magic Monitor 6.1

S2 Security, the developer of complete enterprise security solutions, has released an updated version of S2 Magic Monitor. The latest incarnation – version 6.1 – introduces internet-streamed TV as well as enhancements to Magic Monitor Forensics. Read More

Women in Security Awards 2018: winners revealed

Professional Security Magazine’s Women in Security Awards include winners working for the NHS, Axis Security and Advanced Access. Read More

Axis Communications launches multisensor panoramic camera with dual camera mount accessory

The camera uses four sensors to provide a 180° horizontal and 90° vertical overview to remove blind spots and achieve what Axis describes as seamless images. Allied with the AXIS T94V01C, full 360° coverage is achieved. Read More

WATCH: Insights from the Sprinkler Zone at FIREX 2018

Featuring presentations from Ultrafog on watermist, Aico on standards and installation and automatic fire suppression systems from Reacton. There's also an interview with Garry Adey, managing director of Helios Systems Ltd, about the eBulb, which can be fitted to white goods as well as TVs and other appliances, AMFE suppression and detection for electrical control cabinets, and the PYROsmart and the Rosenbauer system. Read More

When should you extend your access control system? 3 questions you must answer first

Whether it’s mechanical keys or wired door locks, access control doesn’t always have the flexibility a changing environment needs. How can you know the time is right to expand your access control system? And what’s the best way to do it? Read More

AI, network security and extended warranties among talking points at IDIS Summit

Hosted by IDIS in Seoul, South Korea, the summit also covered innovations in recording and camera technology and the need for increasingly powerful VMS capabilities. Read More



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