interviews


“Our dewarping is still unique”: Simon Reed of panoramic camera pioneer Oncam

We caught up with Oncam’s Simon Reed, VP of sales for EMEA and Asia, to find out about its 180- and 360-degree cameras and patented dewarping technology. Read More

“You can’t rely on past trends”: Resilience First’s Robert Hall on horizon scanning in a “volatile” world

Robert Hall, executive director of Resilience First, discusses the need for greater information sharing between public agencies and private businesses, how the risk and resilience profession is evolving, the shifting threat landscape, the importance of resilience and redundancy, and the implications of Brexit. Read More

“We provide IoT solutions” – not just video surveillance: Atul Rajput of Axis Communications

We spoke to Atul Rajput, regional director for Northern Europe at Axis Communications about the “big potential in audio", the growing importance of sustainability, cybersecurity and smart cities, plus GDPR and privacy masking and the changing role of video surveillance. Read More

“Corporate security professionals can give employers a real competitive advantage”: Abbott security director Joule Sullivan

Joule Sullivan, director of international security operations at healthcare giant Abbott, says corporate security professionals can get their voice heard in the boardroom by leveraging peer networks, mastering the art of fear management and learning languages – both linguistic and the "language of cybersecurity". Read More

Hanwha Techwin Europe MD reflects on GDPR, cybersecurity and 40% sales growth

In this interview, we asked Bob (HY) Hwang PhD, to provide an update on the steps the company is taking to ensure it continues to succeed in a highly competitive market - but first we asked Bob if the ‘WE MOVE with trust’ campaign has helped sales. 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

STANLEY Security: “Merge video, intruder and access and you learn how your organisation works”

James Ford, director of global marketing at STANLEY Security, stresses that partnering with specialists in other fields in order to provide customers with end-to-end solutions is a priority for the company, as is grappling with cybersecurity. Read More

“People are realising cloud providers have very good cyber protection”: Joe Grillo on Vanderbilt and ACT

Grillo, described as “one of the top security professionals in the business”, reflected on Vanderbilt’s recent wins in the European market, long-term strategy and the merits of one of its recent acquisitions, cloud-based access control developer ACT. Read More

TOA Corporation Q&A: Facilitating lockdown strategies with a “completely integrated solution”

TOA Corporation UK director Ian Bridgewater assesses the state of the commercial audio and security equipment sector and how this technology is developing. Read More

ONVIF’s Stuart Rawling on profile T, ONVIF at 10 and the future of security

In a wide-ranging interview Rawling discussed the latest, video streaming profile and reflected on the organisation’s achievements in its 10th anniversary year and how it might evolve to meet the needs of tomorrow’s security industry. Read More



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