Security and Fire Installer News and Advice

Aesthetically pleasing, crash-tested street furniture: why functional will no longer do

Hanwha Techwin announces UK Wisenet roadshow dates

The roadshows will take place during April and May in Birmingham, Glasgow, London and Manchester. Read More

Redvision RV30 cameras integrated with Meyertech FUSION Eclipse recording and control platform

The RV30 range of rugged dome cameras from Redvision are now integrated with Meyertech’s Fusion Eclipse video management software (VMS). Read More

Qognify launches VisionHub Qblock surveillance storage solution

Qognify’s new VisionHub Qblock is pitched as a one-stop-shop for the secure storage of video surveillance footage and data. Read More

Genetec expands access control platform with SimonsVoss e-locks

SimonsVoss SmartIntego Digital Locking Cylinder, Smart Handle and Padlock wireless locks will now integrate with Genetec's Security Center. Read More

Video: Why the UK desperately needs more qualified fire alarm technicians

There's a serious skills shortage in the fire and security industry and the Fire Industry Association has resolved to do something about it. Read More

Hanwha Techwin introduces enhanced warranty support for STEP partners

Silver, gold and diamond-level STEP partners will now benefit from a five-year warranty that covers parts and labour on all IP cameras and NVRs. Read More

Skills for Security gains ‘trusted training provider’ status

Skills for Security has been accepted onto the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers, qualifying it for funding to deliver apprenticeships. Read More

Hikvision updates HCSA training programme

Hikvision UK & Ireland has announced an update to its Hikvision Certified Security Associate (HCSA) training programme. Read More

Smart-home service providers still have an edge over the DIY approach – but only if they get their payment model right

DIY products are still challenging to set up, argues Lauren Pezzullo of Modernize. Service providers must offer value for money and resist 'locking customers in' if they are to take advantage. Read More

Fire and security apprentices compete for places at IFSEC’s Engineers of Tomorrow competition

Fire and security apprentices from a Lanarkshire college have been through what effectively serves as a qualification round for IFSEC’s Engineers of Tomorrow competition, held in June. Read More