False Fire Alarms

False fire alarms can be reduced according to an article on the IFSEC Global website which looks at how Gatwick Airport, the second busiest in the UK, claims to have cut its by an astonishing 70% across a five year period. Find out what was looked at, what steps were made and how they achieved…

IoT & Smart Tech Trends in 2016

Smart technology (Smart Tech) and the internet of things (IoT) are both currently huge trends as well as hot topics, seeing developments for both businesses and homes, as they are “… bringing video surveillance, electronic access control and digital smoke alarms into the home.” An article on the IFSEC Global website looks at five trends, covering…

Fire Safety Tips for Property Developers

As stated in the useful guide called “Fire Safety Tips for Property Developers” on the IFSEC Global website, “when designing and planning a property development project, it is essential to consider the legal health and safety requirements.”   The guide talks about materials, property structure, fitting alarms and fixtures, plus much more. To read the…

Fire Safety Tips for the Office

The IFSEC Global website has a useful article which provides fire safety tips for the office.  Fire safety should be taken seriously as not only is it a legal requirement, it’s there for the benefit of all the people who work there. Everything from electrics, escape routes, and testing is covered in this article, plus…

Fire Sprinkler Systems

How much do you really know about fire sprinkler systems?  The IFSEC Global website has a useful guide about them, covering designs, colour codes and suppliers. Fire sprinkler systems are almost everywhere and to the untrained eye, one looks just like the other.  But there are many different types. To view the guide and access…

Perimeter Security

According to an article on the IFSEC Global website, “the perimeter security market is set for years of strong growth…” as so far, it is something that has so often been overlooked when compared to other security measures such as CCTV and Access Control. The article looks at what perimeter security is and everything else…

Biometric Security Systems

A guide on the IFSEC Global website talks about Biometric Security Systems such as devices, fingerprint scanners, facial recognition and access control. The article tells you what biometric security is and covers evolving technology and how it compares to other access authentication technologies, plus much more. To view the full story on the IFSEC Global…

The Future of Surveillance Storage

An interesting article on the IFSEC Global website presents an interview with Seagate which looks at the future of surveillance storage. It talks about how “some of the industry’s most exciting innovations are happening in this field” and “the ever-growing storage needs of modern CCTV systems, …when it comes to finding ways to pack more…