In the hospitality business, most invest only in the first security level - the passive security systems which are required by law. Very few invest voluntarily in extra security precautions and processes (those processes which perhaps see security in its wider context to also include fire safety). Although international hotel operators usually have higher standards than those prescribed by law for their passive security systems (including standards for CCTV, intrusion detection and higher-...
CCTV specialist AD Group's CEO Mike Newton enjoyed a victory in the Algarve 1000km, Le Mans Series raceOver the weekend, entrepreneur and long-time racing driver Mike Newton, who is CEO of CCTV specialist AD Group - the parent company of Dedicated Micros, secured an impressive victory in the tough six-hour Algarve 1000 km, nighttime, Le Mans Series endurance race alongside Brazilian Tommy Erdos and newly signed co-driver Ben Collins for the RML AD Group team.The win in Portugal behind the...
Proxim Wireless Corporation (OTCQX: PRXM) (PINKSHEETS: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, today announced that KPN Hotspots B.V., Holland's largest provider of Wi-Fi® hotspots, is expanding its partnership with Proxim as the provider of its Wi-Fi networking equipment.KPN already has more than 2,000 of Proxim's ORiNOCO® AP-700 and AP-4000 access points deployed throughout Holland and has partnered with Proxim to deliver Wi-F...
Dedicated Micros have had tremendous success delivering CCTV solutions to the banking sector in the Middle East, which faces a multitude of threats including fraud, theft and physical attacks on staff and customers. Across the Gulf Cooperation Council area, Dedicated Micros can count 10 major banks - in Bahrain, Dubai, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia - as customers, the largest has nearly 1000 systems installed. As our CCTV systems are embedded, rather than PC based, they ar...
The website helps to visualise how specific security technologies can be applied by end-usersHoneywell recently launched a new website designed to complement its broad range of security technology. The Honeywell City interactive website serves as a single online destination to help security dealers and end-users visualise how specific security technologies can be applied in homes, businesses, commercial sites and critical infrastructure. From high-rise office buildings to single-family...
Cutting costs on security investments puts small businesses at the risk of criminal activity During tough economic times, many small businesses can be found guilty of neglecting investment in their on-going security protection. Naturally, this can prove to be problematic as the impact of break-ins and criminal activity greatly affect the accounts and day-to-day running of the business. Luke Martyn, SMB specialist at ADT Fire and Security provides practical, cost-ef...
Honeywell's new seismic sensing capability combined with the Galaxy Dimension security solution provides a compelling new proposition for banks and financial institutions enabling them to fully protect their assets in a cost effective, user-friendly solution. With the addition of the seismic sensing capability to its intrusion features, Galaxy Dimension now protects any high value storage units ranging from vaults, safes and fixed ATMs to more portable items such as portable ATMs, ticketi...
Many of us are familiar with the security measures that banks have in place - cameras, silent alarms, automatic shutters, security guards, ink dyes. What about security smoke? The use of security smoke devices is now an established tactic to protect banks, and is also widely used in the retail sector to safeguard in-store ATM machines. These devices, typically linked to an alarm or a panic button, work by forcing a non-toxic fluid (normally glycol or glycerine mixed with water) under pressure t...
High Definition technology - leading the way for new video security innovations With new technological developments and innovations constantly being made, consumers are able to enjoy the benefits of higher quality products. Better technology means better gadgets and appliances for entertainment such as televisions but more importantly, it also means better security. Simon Nash, Senior European Marketing Manager, Video Security for Sony Professional presents the case for...
Pictured on the podium at the Le Mans 24 Hours are the RML AD Group co-drivers: Andy Wallace, Tommy Erdos and AD Group's CEO Mike NewtonPhoto: David Lord/DailysportscarEntrepreneur and long-term racing driver Mike Newton, who is the CEO of CCTV specialist AD Group - the parent company of Dedicated Micros - was celebrating on the podium at the world-famous Le Mans 24 Hours on Sunday after coming third in the Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2) class alongside co-drivers Brazilian Tommy Erd...
The customer's challenge Wesley Medical Centre, near downtown Wichita, Kansas, grew from a humble, 30-bed beginning in 1912 to a three-and-a-half city block campus that provides 760 beds and 102 bassinets. The center is a designated full-service medical and Level 1 Trauma Centre. As the campus continues to expand to meet state-wide medical needs, so do the security challenges. New facilities obstructed installed camera views, requiring cameras to be added or repositioned. Trauma h...
Consumers prefer voice recognition technology for biometric identification Voice recognition is the most preferred form of biometric identification among consumers. Derek Scheips for ASSA ABLOY Future Labs outlines the concept behind this technology and some of its uses and drawbacks. With all types of biometric applications on the rise, voice-based authentication is one approach that seems to engender less resistance among users than other biometric forms of s...
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