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Is Bridging Alarm Sensors A Threat?
Is it really possible to defeat a system by bridging the alarm contact when the system's not armed? I've heard techs and end users talk about incidents where security system...
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FLIR Launches Quasar Premium Mini-Dome and Quasar Premium Bullet
FLIR Systems has announced 2 optical camera options as part of the Quasar CCTV camera range, Quasar Premium Mini-Dome and Quasar Premium Bullet. Designed for use in demanding indoor and...
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Boon Edam Touchless Optical Turnstile Sales Up 59 per Cent
Boon Edam reported a 59 per cent increase in sales of touchless optical turnstiles in 2020. The devices were designed to manage lobby entry and they’re also ideal for the...
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Camera Settings For Moving Plates In Low Light
Imaging moving plates in low light is the most challenging application in the CCTV industry. It’s one thing to use expensive cameras and IR to snag fast moving plates on...
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What’s The Perfect Bureau Monitoring Service?
Bureau monitoring is undertaken by an installer or integrator on behalf of end user clients via a preferred professional monitoring service. John Adams spoke with Lee Chua of monitoring provider,...
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Alarms, Access Control & The Hybrid Future
In early 2021 it’s difficult not to wonder about the future of alarm and access control solutions. Faced with always-up big band internet support from cabled NBN and 4G/4GX/5G wireless...
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Johnson Controls Releases Lithium-Ion Risk Prevention System
Johnson Controls Lithium-Ion risk prevention solution is designed for early-warning detection of battery failure in Lithium-Ion energy storage systems (ESS) and other applications using Lithium-Ion batteries such as UPS systems...
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Woodford Correctional Centre Requires Intercom Replacement
Queensland Government’s QBuild has gone to tender seeking a replacement intercom solution for the Woodford Correctional Centre, an Australian prison facility at Woodford near Moreton Bay in Queensland. Woodford Correctional...
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Saab Australia Wins Chisholm Rd Prison Contract
Saab Australia has signed a significant contract to supply the facility wide security system for the Victorian Government’s newest 1248-bed maximum security prison at Chisholm Road, Lara. Saab Australia’s locally...
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Axis’ Leonid Levit New ONVIF Chair
IP security standards organisation ONVIF reports that Leonid Levit is new chair of the ONVIF Steering Committee. Levit serves as director of system integration at Axis Communications, and brings to...
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Invixium Integrates With Gallagher For Contactless Biometric Temperature & Mask Detection
Gallagher Security and touchless biometric solutions maker, Invixium, have announced a next-level integration between Gallagher Command Centre and Invixium’s IXM WEB software to develop an integrated, user-friendly solution to address...
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BGW Technologies Expands on Intrusion Success
BGW Technologies is expanding based on the success of its fast-growing intrusion business - brands in the intrusion segment include DSC Power Series, DSC Power Series NEO, PowerG Wireless, Impassa,...
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Locating & ‘Walk Testing’ Glass Break Sensors
What's the best location for a glass break sensor and can you advise on test methods during commissioning - walk testing is not really an option. When installing piezoelectic glass...
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Axis Releases I8016-LVE Network Video Intercom
Axis Communications has announced the release of a highly robust, vandal-resistant network video intercom. Designed for 2-way communication, video identification, and remote entry control, and featuring IR support, AXIS I8016-LVE...
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Yossi Harel Appointed CEO & MD Of Consolidated Security Merchants
Industry stalwart, Yossi Harel, has been appointed to the dual roles of CEO and managing director of national Australian security distributor, Consolidated Security Merchants. Harel said the CSM business was...
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Tactical Releases Aussie-Made TPS13-3.5DC Switchmode Power Supply
Tactical Power Products has released the Australian-made TPS13-3.5DC 13.5Vdc 3.5A Switchmode power supply, which is designed for access control and alarm installations. Featuring heavy duty aluminium construction, which offers excellent...
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Vanderbilt Joins Dahua Technology
Dahua Technology reports that Vanderbilt International has become the 50th member of its technology partner program through the Vanderbilt ACTpro solution with Dahua video surveillance integration. “End-users, system integrators and...
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Single Entity Multiple Access Systems
Roger Pearce wrote this article for the July 2001 issue of Security Electronics Magazine and was prompted to go back to it recently when talking to a SEMS organization about...
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