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Submitted on November 6, 2017 | Security Electronics and Networks
SOMETHING we’ve discussed in SEN many times is the challenge security managers face when applying the latest electronic security technologies to meet operational procedures. There’s no doubt technology has never been so flexible, so affordable. But that doesn’t mean it’s a...
Submitted on October 25, 2017 | Security Electronics and Networks
Chinese surveillance manufacturer Zhejiang Uniview Technologies is a networking specialist with a quite different take on what constitutes progress in video surveillance technology. For Uniview, progress is less about hardware and more about information. SEN editor John Adams speaks with...
Submitted on September 14, 2017 | Security Electronics and Networks
SEN editor John Adams speaks with SCSI’s Dale Acott and Chad Wright about the future of alarm monitoring, automation and IoT, the company’s new lifestyle technology play, and the end of the alarm panel as we know it.  JA: Before...
Submitted on September 7, 2017 | Security Electronics and Networks
IT’S hard not to see the recently released Strategy for Protecting Crowded Places from Terrorism as a game changer for the security industry – not just electronic security people but the entire industry and all its bolted-on support structures of...
Submitted on September 7, 2017 | Security Electronics and Networks
The history of access control in Australia is a long and fascinating one and no one is better equipped to fill in the gaps than electronic security consultant, Roger Pearce, who has been working in access control since 1974. He speaks...
Submitted on August 4, 2017 | Security Electronics and Networks
Over the past 18 months there have been persistent rumours about backdoors in Hikvision products, despite the fact almost all the major camera makers having had serious security weaknesses exposed over the same period. John Adams speaks with Hikvision’s Daniel...
Submitted on July 14, 2017 | Security Electronics and Networks
SOMETHING is going on behind the scenes in the electronic security industry that’s already having a profound impact on our solutions. It’s not one single thing but a confluence of wider technological developments, price, market trends and user demands. For...
Submitted on July 7, 2017 | Security Electronics and Networks
Every time you bolt a bunch of CCTV cameras to a text jig and start playing with the lights, there’s something new to see and we learned plenty at this year’s event. Most importantly we discovered the best cameras are...
Submitted on June 21, 2017 | Security Electronics and Networks
Internet connectivity is an important means of delivering business and security value, not just a recreational vehicle and a consummate aggregator of attention. THERE’S a common belief in the security industry that remote access, internet connection, and external connections are...
Submitted on June 15, 2017 | Security Electronics and Networks
WITH SecTech Roadshow under our belts it’s well worth considering pre-Security 2017 trends as we start to think about which products and technologies are most likely to rattle the cage at this year’s big exhibition at Darling Harbour in Sydney...
Submitted on April 6, 2017 | Security Electronics and Networks
VIDEO surveillance coverage is vast and growing – not just in terms of scale but in terms of quality. Despite the improvement, many CCTV systems are static beasts – they record at fixed frame rates with fixed fields of view...
Submitted on March 16, 2017 | Security Electronics and Networks
Sir William Gallagher heads up New Zealand electronic security manufacturer Gallagher, a company that is unquestionably a world leader in access control and automation solutions. Sir William is a witty and erudite lateral thinker, rich in anecdotes, who rarely takes...
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