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HD cameras to replace control tower in ground-breaking revamp at London City Airport

In what is believed to be a first for a UK airport, a remote monitoring system based on high definition video cameras is to replace the physical control tower at London City Airport. Read More

Drip-drip of Grenfell revelations exposes UK complacency following decades of fire-safety progress

More than a month on from the worst fire disaster in living memory, the shortcomings and instances of neglect continue to mount, dispelling any lingering complacency after decades of falling numbers of fire deaths. Read More

Construction fire safety: Bull Products upgrades first-responder stations with height-extending detector

Bull Products, which specialises in developing life-saving fire protection equipment for the construction industry, says its revamped stations will cut costs and for contractors and construction companies. Read More

Advanced launches peripheral expansion network node for more flexible, configurable networking

Shortened to ‘PENN’, the new product is a card and network node that accommodates Advanced's range of peripheral input and output cards anywhere on the network, and up to 1.5km from the nearest fire panel or next PENN node. Read More

Digital Barriers launches first live facial recognition system for body-worn cameras

SmartVis Identifier, which brings together Digital Barriers’ video-streaming platform EdgeVis and analytics solution SmartVis, is targeted at the defence, security and law enforcement markets. Read More

BAFE issues revised fire extinguisher servicing competency scheme document

BAFE has revised its fire extinguisher maintenance/service scheme and BAFE SP101:2017 this is now available via the BAFE website. Read More

Cyber-attack could cost global economy more than costliest natural disaster in US history, says Lloyds

Lloyd’s of London has warned that a major cyber-attack could cause problems that cost as much as $120bn (£92bn) to rectify. Read More

MOBOTIX completes Mx6 6MP camera series with new indoor models

MOBOTIX has added new indoor models – c26, i26, p26 and v26 – to the Mx6 6MP camera line. Read More

Qognify announces deeper integration with Bosch’s suite of network cameras

PSIM pioneer Qognify has expanded the integration of its Situator and VisionHub platforms with Bosch’s network video security cameras. Read More

CSL unveils DualCom MiniAir: the smallest radio communicator yet

DualCom MiniAir can use all mobile networks via CSL’s WorldSIM to signal an alarm from protected premises. Read More



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