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2nd November 2022 Issue no. 629
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How to use radio transmission in access control
Radio transmission is a method of sending information from one place to another via invisible radio waves in the air. It doesn’t require physical wires to transmit the information.
Today, there are thousands of radio waves flying around us all the time, for hundreds of different purposes. Some of the most common usages are radio and television broadcasting, and walkie-talkies.
Hanwha Techwin Europe launches Wisenet Viewer 1.2
Videx strengthens flagship door entry systems
The new remote relays create a more robust and secure entry system enabling all door and gate control to be isolated away from the entrance panel in a secure location.
Azena expands smart camera platform with new integration options, enhanced device and project management
Systems integrators are increasingly using Artificial Intelligence-enabled video analytic apps to solve complex customer pain points, as well as for providing traditional safety and security solutions.
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This Week's News
Verisure takes home security to a new level of protection
Verisure UK has raised the bar in home protection yet again with the launch of its latest innovation in home security. Heralding the future of home security, the updated alarm suite gives homeowners a 360 approach to their home security with a whole new approach to home access, intruder detection and verification, and police notification.
The cutting-edge security system gives homeowners more control than ever before - with new features including photo burst motion sensor cameras and smokescreens to impair intruder vision. Homeowners can see what is happening in their home or business at all times and have the ability toremotely control the alarm system via the Verisure app or website.
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions Fire Door Guide
To mark Fire Door Safety Week, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is urging those involved with the specification, installation, and maintenance of fire doors to educate themselves by reviewing its comprehensive Fire Door Guide.
Brian Sofley, Managing Director at ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions, explains: “We understand the pressure the industry feels to deliver services faster than ever, at the lowest price point possible. However, this could potentially lead to specification errors with fire safety products, causing ongoing installation and maintenance issues.
Autumnal breaks in the UK mean fire safety is as critical as ever
The Fire Door Inspection Scheme says that last year a staggering 75% of UK fire doors failed inspection, the majority of which are in rented buildings. Given the rapid increase in holiday cottage lets, and the number with real fires, it’s possible that some of these rentals don’t meet fire safety standards.
Briton sponsors 42nd GAI Education Awards
Briton is proud to sponsor this year’s esteemed Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) Education Awards, set to take place at one of the world’s most iconic sporting venues, The Oval, London, on Thursday 17th November 2022.
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Fire door failure: spotting the faults
Purpose built to compartmentalise fire and smoke, fire doors are recognised as a critical element of passive fire protection and exist in practically every building where we work, sleep and live.
Revealed: the UK local authorities where CCTV has QUADRUPLED since 2019
The number of public CCTV cameras in the UK has now risen to over 100,000, with some local authorities more than quadrupling their surveillance over the last three years.
Supporting National home security month
City Lock & Safe keeping it in the family