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Ground-breaking collaboration supports healthcare sector

A group of specialist companies have combined their expertise in security, container fit out and hygiene to create a new, rapidly deployable laboratory and test facility solution for the healthcare sector. Newcastle upon Tyne-based Modular Security Solutions has launched Steri-Pod, a containerised, self-cleaning high security unit which offers a hygienic laboratory environment for applications such…

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Reading Park killer given a whole life sentence

The man who carried out the terrorism related murder of three men and the attempted murder of three others, in a horrific two-minute rampage last summer will have to spend the rest of his life in prison. On 20 June last year, Khairi Saadallah stabbed James Furlong, Joseph Ritchie-Bennett, Dr David Wails and Stephen Young…

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The 6 technology trends affecting the security sector in 2021

The 6 technology trends affecting the security sector in 2021 by Johan Paulsson, CTO at Axis Communications It’s useful when looking forward to first look backward: hindsight has a wonderful way of providing context for future-gazing activity. And when looking back over the past year, one insight could understandably be that attempting to predict the…

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S-Bahn sets the smart transport standard

The first phase in a pioneering smart transport project to transform security, passenger service, and operational management across Berlin’s S-Bahn rail network has officially gone live. Teams based at S-Bahn’s ‘4S’ operational headquarters are now — via the latest developments in Synectics’ Synergy hybrid cloud software platform — able to connect, respond, and collaborate with…

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OPTEX detection technology protects private residences and property in rural environments

Harper Security Systems, which specialises in specifying and installing smart security solutions for residential and private properties, has selected OPTEX’s range of Intelligent Passive Infrared (PIR) sensors for their reliability in detecting external threats, especially in rural environments. Three properties in the Home Counties and Lincolnshire are using a combination of OPTEX’s proven PIR sensors…

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Mast Digital (UK) Becomes Dahua Distributor

Fast-growing family-run video and network equipment supplier Mast Digital (UK) LTD has become a new distributor for Dahua Technology. “We are delighted to announce Mast Digital (UK) LTD as the latest highly valued distributor of Dahua products in the UK,” said James Wang, Overseas VP and UK & Ireland Country Manager. “As a forward-thinking business…

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SmartWater Group launches National Intelligence Portal

The SmartWater Group are to operate a National Intelligence Portal for the police and critical infrastructure companies, tracking Organised Crime Gangs (OCG’s) across the UK.  In particular, the new shared national database and crime mapping system will tackle metal crime and national infrastructure crime. Transport, power and telecommunications, are some of the sectors severely affected…

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Tamper evident security for air cargo, keeping the world moving!

How does a tamper evident label or tape, increase the multi-layered, integrated security approach demanded by today’s air cargo services?  Easily, instantly and flexibly. These tamper-evident security solutions can fit in with existing integrated information technologies and comply with stringent air cargo security programs, increasing global competitiveness. They are being used worldwide sealing boxes and…

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How one French museum group transformed security

Two museums, a single security environment. As a result, access management was eating up significant time and budget for the museums’ Technical and Security Manager. The solution for simpler access management was eCLIQ, an electronic locking system built around easy-to-fit cylinders and programmable, battery-powered keys. The Thiepval Museums, in northern France, needed trusted, secure entry…

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360 Vision launches series of Technology Learning Webinars

360 Vision Technology, the UK manufacturer of rugged PTZ and thermal imaging cameras, has announced the launch of an exciting new range of Technology Learning Webinars, aimed mainly at Security Consultants and System Designers. The webinars, which are free of charge to attend, are designed to be interesting educational pieces covering a range of relevant…

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