Alarms

Submitted on May 27, 2020 | John Adams
Gallagher’s Trish Thompson says the Gallagher team has recently piloted its fully cloud native solution for small business – Co-Pilot. “This is a first step in re-imagining a future of security solutions that are customer-centric, completely mobilised and focused on...
Submitted on May 26, 2020 | John Adams
Would you ever use IP66 or IP67-rated intrusion sensors in commercial or industrial applications? Are these sensors worth the higher price? A: Without question we would use them and we'd argue they are worth the price given that when carefull...
Submitted on April 28, 2020 | John Adams
CSD has introduced the X2-SIREN-002 door-open-too-long Cyclops to its product range. The Cyclops is an optical and acoustic warning device primarily used for door-open-too-long (DOTL) alarms. The buzzer on the device can be customised to be either off or pulsing...
Submitted on March 27, 2020 | John Adams
Thermal body temperature cameras are being enlisted to assist in the battle against the COVID-19 epidemic, with government, commercial and industrial end users eager to implement BTM technology in order to detect elevated body temperatures that may indicate fever. THERMAL...
Submitted on March 27, 2020 | John Adams
AXIS P3245-LVE is an IP66 and IK10-rated 1080p dome camera with H.265 and H.264 compression, a 3.4–8.9mm F1.8 aperture varifocal lens, along with AXIS Lightfinder 2.0, Forensic WDR and OptimizedIR, delivering strong performance. While all these extras are nice to...
Submitted on March 25, 2020 | John Adams
Security integrators and technicians, security officers, control room operators, support staff, including remote providers of support, have been classified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as “essential critical infrastructure workers during the COVID-19 response”. The DHS guidelines from...
Submitted on March 9, 2020 | John Adams
Security and facilities managers seeking live updates of Coronavirus spread and impact as part of management of local and global operations should click here for infection rate data here for global map and here for travel advice. Click here for a...
Submitted on February 28, 2020 | John Adams
Hikvision’s compact 20MP multi-sensor PanoVu camera features four 1/2.7-inch progressive scan CMOS sensors, each with a motorized vari-focal lens which can be adjusted to monitor 4 directions supporting zoom in/out to check details individually. Combined, the 4 camera heads provide...
Submitted on January 31, 2020 | John Adams
Hikvision says 2020 will see cutting edge tech such as multi-dimensional perception, multi-intelligence, systems integration, proactive systems, UHD, cloud, pressure on cyber security and a trend towards fewer, smarter cameras. The company’s engineering team has compiled a list of technological...
Submitted on January 30, 2020 | John Adams
What do you think is the most underrated intrusion sensor when it comes to catch performance and complete reliability – what should we be installing more of? A: SEN tends to favour the perimeter security layer – that means high-end...
Submitted on January 14, 2020 | John Adams
Anixter, which owns CSD, Inner Range and Atlas Gentech in the ANZ market, reports it will be acquired by electronics and communications giant, Wesco, for $US4.5 billion. The agreement has been approved by the boards of both companies. The transaction...
Submitted on November 16, 2019 | John Adams
Yes, apparently the old Vidicon tube cameras commonly installed in banks prior to the development of metal–oxide–semiconductor field-effect transistor (CCD) cameras could be disabled by impacts – including being hit by a shoe. Video camera tubes used a cathode ray...
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