Kentec chosen for prestigious central London development

November 9, 2015 By Emma Procter

UK – Kentec fire alarm control panels have been chosen by specialists GBE Fire & Security for a fire safety system that will protect a prestigious 102,000 sq ft new-build office and retail development in the heart of London’s Chancery Lane, close to Holborn’s Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice. The new building,

Integrator 3W Networks contracted to establish telecom infrastructure for ADCO

October 15, 2015 By Emma Procter

GCC – 3W Networks, a telecommunication, safety and security systems integrator operating in the MENA region, has been contracted by a global Italian engineering contractor to establish the Telecom Infrastructure of the Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) – Al Dabb’iya Surface Facilities Phase III

Axis announces explosion protected network cameras

October 5, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, has introduced its first explosion protected network cameras -the XF40-Q1765 Explosion Protected Fixed Network Camera and the XP40-Q1765 Explosion Protected PTZ Network Camera. The cameras feature stainless steel housings certified for hazardous areas and offer full HDTV

Bangkok bombing: Thai police claim arrested foreigner is man seen on CCTV

September 28, 2015 By Emma Procter

THAILAND – A foreigner arrested in connection with the deadly bombing at a temple in August that killed 20 people is the bomber who actually planted the explosives and seen on CCTV images, Thai police said on Saturday. So far 17 people have been charged with

Discussions held to enhance security cooperation between UAE and China

September 18, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, recently met with Chun Dong, Deputy Director General of the International Cooperation Department and China’s INTERPOL Deputy Director, along with his accompanying delegation, in the Ministry’s headquarters During the meeting, both parties discussed a

US player Johnson Controls sells security systems business to Versar

September 11, 2015 By Emma Procter

US – Johnson Controls. has agreed to sell a security systems business that contracts with the U.S. federal government to Virginia-based Versar. for US $20 million, under a deal to be completed by the end of the month. The deal, announced by Versar, would combine the Johnson

VMS installer gets cash injection to expand into new markets

September 7, 2015 By Emma Procter

US — Eyewitness Surveillance, a US-based provider and installer of video monitoring solutions for auto dealerships and metal recyclers, has received US $15 million in new financing from The PrivateBank. The funding will be used to “build out into new markets, hiring [sales and customer support]

Dodgy cameras mar CCTV camera project in Indian district

August 31, 2015 By Emma Procter

India – The ambitious closed circuit television (CCTV) camera project, launched by chief minister Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar, India, in February, has come unstuck as most of the cameras are of poor quality and cannot legibly record vehicle number plates or recognise faces of people – according to media