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16th May 2018 Issue no. 410
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Technological acceleration in the 21st century means that CCTV cameras are becoming increasingly powerful and feature-rich. These advances allow the capture of higher quality, crisp and clear images in circumstances traditionally unkind to video surveillance: extremes of temperature and precipitation, harsh sunlight, dark interiors and remote locations.
The OBD Port Tester connects to a vehicle?s OBDII / EOBD connector and lets you easily diagnose electrical faults.
It is the second of Loxal's products to be accredited by SBD in the last 18 months.
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Situated 1 mile away from junction 26 on the M1 motorway, the Nottingham Belfry is a contemporary, warm and stylish four-star hotel located on the edge of the city. The hotel can be reached in under an hour from Sheffield, Derby and Leicester, and is only 15 miles from the East Midland Airport.
Taking advantage of a powerful chipset, Wisenet Group ANPR cameras are an ideal edge-based solution for small sites with multiple entrances/exits or roadways.
Running from 21st - 27th May, Smart Home Week will help trade professionals get to grips with the smart home and smart security industry and learn more about how they can tap into this growing market.
Following a rigorous 2-day assessment, TC Facilities Management (TCFM) has successfully completed their "Achilles" annual audit for the third consecutive year. The audit saw a score of 100% being awarded in all four key areas that the audit measures: Corporate Social Responsibility, health and safety, environment, and quality.
This 100% achievement validates TCFM's operational capability, competence and compliance.
UK perimeter solutions manufacturer, Jacksons Fencing, has recently completed a project at Portsmouth Retail Park, the latest addition to Portsmouth City Council's investment portfolio. The £17m development aims to generate up to £1m a year for local services, create jobs and contribute to the city's revitalisation.
Development and construction firm Simons Group undertook the 70,000 sq. ft. build while Jacksons Fencing won the tender to supply and install fencing and access control for the perimeter of the service areas and plant and bin stores.
Jo Milne-Rowe, business development manager for Codelocks, has been announced as the new national chair for the Institute of Architectural Ironmongers (IAI). The appointment was confirmed at the IAI's annual general meeting held at the Copthorne Hotel, Dudley, on 28th April.
Jo joined Codelocks in 2016 and has worked in the industry for over 20 years. She brings with her a skilled background in architectural hardware, mechanical security and electronic access control. She will be the second female chair in the IAI's history.
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Many of the changes proposed at the Strategy & Standards Group review of the ACS have been welcomed by the Small Business Network (SBN). The meeting, which took place on the 24th April 18 was attended by SBN representatives and other key players from across the security industry including IPSA., BSIA, The Security Institute and G4S alongside the CEO and senior management from the SIA.
Brian Gilluley joins Evolution as Area Sales Manager in Scotland. Brian has 30 years' experience working in the fire and security industry, having started his career as an apprentice with Shorrock Security Systems. Ten years as an Installation Engineer was followed by a move into sales in 1999. Most recently, Brian has been working on a number of significant accounts including a major international supermarket.
The show will be taking place at the Nottingham Belfry on the 13th and 14th of October 2018.
The GDPR will come into force in the EU on 25 May 2018, and at this point all organisations, including automotive locksmiths, that hold personal data of individuals will have to get all current data up to standard and abide by these strict data privacy regulations, or else be faced with heavy fines.Full Story