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German Exhibition Majors on Drones

Last updated: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

An international exhibition for perimeter protection, fencing and building security has for the first time created a special area of drones, drone detection and defence. Perimeter Protection, which will be held at the Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg from 16-18 January 2018, will showcase a full range of active & passive security systems from over 130 exhibitors. The […]

British Prison Leads Drone War

Last updated: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A Channel Island prison has become the first in the world to use a new system designed to stop drones smuggling drugs, weapons and other contraband over perimeter walls. A group of British companies has collaborated to install a comprehensive perimeter protection package at Les Nicolles Prison on Guernsey, including the new “Sky Fence” technology. […]

Heras Claim Latest SafeGlide2 is Safest Yet

Last updated: Monday, November 6, 2017

A year of development has led Heras to launch what it claims to be ‘its safest sliding gate on the market.’ The SafeGlide 2 is being offered into the UK market prior to it being offered to other European markets. ‘The UK has a mature and demanding market for automated sliding gates with some of […]

Prison for Installer

Last updated: Monday, November 6, 2017

Gate safety industry bodies have described the decision of a court to sentence an installer to prison and fine his company following a gate related accident as both a ‘landmark’ and ‘a stark warning.’ Norwich Crown Court handed out a jail term to Robert Churchyard and fined his company, Automated Garage Doors and Gates Ltd […]

Generators ‘Always Ready’

Last updated: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

On-site emergency back-up generators at the UK’s largest water and waste company have been protected with state-of-the-art remote monitoring kits. Thames Water Utilities has asked a leader in CCTV and video analytics to devise a temporary light-touch remote monitoring solution to protect its ‘Always Ready Hubs’ in portable cabins at strategic sites. EyeLynx Limited, part […]

Integrated Perimeters CPD at London Expo

Last updated: Monday, October 23, 2017

Perimeter protection group Zaun will be educating main contractors, architects and specifiers on integrated perimeter systems later this month. Zaun will be running its RIBA-approved CPD seminar Perimeter and Integrated Systems, The Trusted Advisor at the London Build Expo at London Olympia on 25 and 26 October. Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun Limited will be exhibiting […]

Support Grows for Gate Safety

Last updated: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Gate Safety Week has received an unprecedented level of support from leading UK organisations. The Door & Hardware Federation (dhf) initiative, now in its fourth year, is an all-year round crusade that culminated in a week of between 9-15 October, raising awareness of the dangers of unsafe gates, highlighted in a dhf video.  This year’s campaign […]

Police Nod for Full HD CCTV

Last updated: Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The Metropolitan Police have praised the quality of CCTV used by a series of London business centres in the quest to hunt down and prosecute petty criminals. Police in Kingston-upon-Thames were impressed by the full resolution recording and remote monitoring achieved by Unit Management Ltd, the managing agent for a dozen business centres along the […]

Gallagher Adds Integration

Last updated: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Gallagher Security has extended the range of video management systems (VMS) which can integrate into its ubiquitous access and control solution. EyeLynx Limited has developed a plugin to integrate its SharpView network video recorder with the Gallagher Command Centre. This integration allows security managers operating a Gallagher Command Centre for site control to view the […]

Hesco Offer New Terrablock

Last updated: Monday, September 4, 2017

The UK and USA manufacturer of defensive barriers and body armor is launching a new range of surface-mounted security barriers, Hesco Terrablock. Engineered and tested to deliver hostile vehicle mitigation and deter unauthorised access, the Terrablock range has been designed to be rapidly installed across diverse environments, enhancing existing security measures as well as enabling […]