DirectConnect gives remote comms for security solutions
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Electronic security needs layers
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DirectConnect gives remote comms for security solutions
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Electronic security needs layers
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Securing IP cameras
Friday, 09/12/16
After the recent DDoS botnet attack, integrators and end users are right to be thinking seriously about securing IP cameras and the networks they run on. Fortunately, there are many practical... + continue reading
Tenderer sought by WA Police
Friday, 09/12/16
CRANBROOK Police Station in WA is seeking builders and integrators to supply a charge room transportable module outfitted with closed circuit television.  The successful tenderer needs a... + continue reading
Ian Bergman with the prototype LED Sensormat controller
Friday, 09/12/16
PSI’s LED Sensormat is a sensing solution that integrates optical fibre into a floor mat to create an affordable and robust motion sensor that is immune to environmental disturbances.... + continue reading
Gallagher F Series controller
Friday, 09/12/16
Gallagher’s latest F Series powered fence controllers make an excellent perimeter security solution even more capable. If you have a security application that demands proactive defence, either... + continue reading
DIY CCTV cameras - economy comes at a price
Friday, 09/12/16
Q: I was recently reading an article discussing “The Best DIY Surveillance Cameras of 2016” and noticed all these home security cameras had extremely wide angles of view. Given the... + continue reading
Eastlands' Town Square
Friday, 09/12/16
PMT Security Systems has delivered an open-platform 600-camera CCTV solution from Axis, Milestone, and Quantum, to a major shopping centre that provides all the coverage the customer needs, supports... + continue reading
Bletchley Park To Re-open by 2018
Thursday, 08/12/16
IN a move that highlights the importance of IT security to national security, the £50m National College of Cyber Security will open at Bletchley Park by 2018, in order to nurture Britain... + continue reading
Stefan Widing, HID Global
Thursday, 08/12/16
HID Global has acquired Bluvision, a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) provider in the enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) market. Bluvision is a complete IoT ecosystem provider, offering real-time... + continue reading
IPS VideoManager partners with Hikvision
Thursday, 08/12/16
IPS Intelligent Video Analytics, specialist for video analytics software, and Hikvision Digital Technology, manufacturer of video surveillance solutions, announced the start of a future technology... + continue reading
DTI wins Swiss Rail contract
Thursday, 08/12/16
PERTH-based electronic security integrator DTI Group has received an order from Alstom France for the supply of Safety CCTV surveillance systems for 47 of its dual-mode H4 locomotives. Alstom will... + continue reading
Hills releases ZeroWire with cloud support in ANZ
Thursday, 01/12/16
HILLS has launched ZeroWire to strengthen its offering in the ANZ home security market. Hills says that following a successful debut in the US, ZeroWire is expected to transform the ANZ home... + continue reading
Clearfix

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VMS functionality at the core of CCTV system capability
Friday, 11/11/16
Nothing is so central to a surveillance solution as the video management system that drives it. Whether you’re an end user, or an installer, there’s plenty to think about when it comes to... + continue reading
Basic IR Cut Filter Mechanism
Friday, 11/11/16
Q: What is the infrared cut filter, what role does it play in a CCTV camera and do I need a day/night camera? I’ve heard of cameras that don’t need a cut filter but handle this task in... + continue reading
Bosch IP 5000 Bullet camera
Monday, 07/11/16
I WASN’T sure what to think of the Bosch IP 5000 when I unpacked it – the sunshade and the overall camera are quite light but when it’s up and running you find that this a... + continue reading
Dave Sutherland at the Australian College of Physical Education
Wednesday, 12/10/16
Force Security has installed a Bosch video surveillance solution to protect the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE). The system incorporates a range of Bosch’s surveillance cameras... + continue reading

Alarms

Ian Bergman with the prototype LED Sensormat controller
Friday, 09/12/16
PSI’s LED Sensormat is a sensing solution that integrates optical fibre into a floor mat to create an affordable and robust motion sensor that is immune to environmental disturbances.... + continue reading
DirectConnect gives remote comms for security solutions
Monday, 21/11/16
DIRECTCONNECT is a 4G, cellular, fixed IP address SIM card service, that allows you to remotely connect to your CCTV, access control, BMS, help points and other IP devices with a simple click of a... + continue reading
Effective electronic security needs layers
Monday, 07/11/16
It’s easy to forget that video surveillance is only part of the security manager’s operational matrix – without the support of additional systems and effective procedures, CCTV... + continue reading
Automation must drive operational processes
Wednesday, 21/09/16
Manufacturers are offering more and more integrated security and automation solutions – such systems are becoming more powerful and more pervasive. But what do installers and integrators need... + continue reading

Access Control

ICT ProtegeWX wizard-based access control, intrusion, lift control and automation system
Monday, 14/11/16
ICT ProtegeWX is a wizard-based access control, intrusion, lift control and automation system that supports 10,000 users, 50,000 events, 512 inputs, 512 outputs, 128 doors, 8 elevator cards and 32... + continue reading
Access control is changing
Friday, 11/11/16
According to HID’s Steve Katanas, the top 5 trends in access control include the continuing shift to mobile based credentials, a focus on user experience, wearables, the convergence of physical... + continue reading
Paxton net10 controller
Thursday, 22/09/16
PAXTON'S net10 access and building automation solution from Security Distributors Australia is license free, carries a long warranty, supports multi-format readers and has an integrated wireless... + continue reading
Automation must drive operational processes
Wednesday, 21/09/16
Manufacturers are offering more and more integrated security and automation solutions – such systems are becoming more powerful and more pervasive. But what do installers and integrators need... + continue reading

Product Reviews

Ian Bergman with the prototype LED Sensormat controller
Friday, 09/12/16
PSI’s LED Sensormat is a sensing solution that integrates optical fibre into a floor mat to create an affordable and robust motion sensor that is immune to environmental disturbances.... + continue reading
Gallagher F Series controller
Friday, 09/12/16
Gallagher’s latest F Series powered fence controllers make an excellent perimeter security solution even more capable. If you have a security application that demands proactive defence, either... + continue reading
ICT ProtegeWX wizard-based access control, intrusion, lift control and automation system
Monday, 14/11/16
ICT ProtegeWX is a wizard-based access control, intrusion, lift control and automation system that supports 10,000 users, 50,000 events, 512 inputs, 512 outputs, 128 doors, 8 elevator cards and 32... + continue reading
Bosch IP 5000 Bullet camera
Monday, 07/11/16
I WASN’T sure what to think of the Bosch IP 5000 when I unpacked it – the sunshade and the overall camera are quite light but when it’s up and running you find that this a... + continue reading

Analysis

Physical security industry carries potential viral load
Saturday, 19/11/16
LAST month a vast distributed denial of service attack was launched by a group that marshalled 500,000 network-connected devices, including IP cameras and DVRs, using Mirai malware. The first stage... + continue reading
Satellite TV and home automation
Wednesday, 21/09/16
Echostar, a satellite TV and internet provider based in the U.S. with global operations and annual earnings of $US3.1 billion, has turned its attention to the security market and plans to provide... + continue reading
The smartest technology is that most fit for purpose...
Friday, 09/09/16
SOMETHING SEN talks about with monotonous regularity is ‘operational requirements’ yet we consistently see products and applications which leave us wondering whether or not these... + continue reading
Bosch B Series alarm panel
Monday, 15/08/16
Security 2016 Exhibition in Melbourne gave us a chance to take a look at the latest product releases, get a sense of trends, as well checking out some of the vapourware teasers that manufacturers and... + continue reading

Case Studies

Eastlands' Town Square
Friday, 09/12/16
PMT Security Systems has delivered an open-platform 600-camera CCTV solution from Axis, Milestone, and Quantum, to a major shopping centre that provides all the coverage the customer needs, supports... + continue reading
Edmund Rice College enhances security with Mobotix
Wednesday, 30/11/16
Forcefield Security has installed a Mobotix video surveillance solution at Edmund Rice College near Wollongong. The solution provides high quality image streams with a indiscernible network footprint... + continue reading
Dave Sutherland at the Australian College of Physical Education
Wednesday, 12/10/16
Force Security has installed a Bosch video surveillance solution to protect the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE). The system incorporates a range of Bosch’s surveillance cameras... + continue reading
Magenta Airport, Noumea
Thursday, 01/09/16
Magenta Airport in Noumea has installed Axis network cameras connected to an intelligent system developed by Aimetis that allows recognition of license plates in real time to monitor vehicles... + continue reading