Category: Fire safety

Crime map website a victim of its own success

Posted on February 19th, 2011
Category: Burglar alarms, CCTV, Home Security, security.

Home Office site crashes after 18m hits an hour and claims of labelling law-abiding areas as troublespots The launch of the Home Office’s online crime mapping website today caused mass frustration when it crashed due to high demand, and the project prompted anger from people living and working in areas unfairly depicted as troublespots. Read […]

MOBOTIX Video IP Door Station

Posted on July 22nd, 2010
Category: Building access control, CCTV, Home Security, security.

The new Video IP Door Station T24 is based on the international video telephony  standard VoIP/SIP. The high-resolution camera integrated into the station has a 360° all-round view and can capture the entire area in front of the building’s entrance.  When the doorbell rings, a connection is established with a VoIP video phone or a standard computer […]

Court of Appeal upholds £400,000 fine for New Look

Posted on June 22nd, 2010
Category: Fire safety.

  London Fire Retailer New Look’s appeal against its record £400,000 fine for fire safety breaches at its Oxford Street store was dismissed yesterday, with the Court of Appeal saying the fine was not excessive in view of the company’s “lamentable” performance of fire safety duties. Full story .     We must thank for […]

Mobotix Q24 CCTV Camera

Posted on January 23rd, 2010
Category: CCTV.

There are not many security products that you should get excited about but the Mobotix range of CCTV camera’s are something special. You can view four CCTV demo clips of the Q24 below. This is one incredible camera ! The savings you can make from this CCTV camera are remarkable. A Digital video recorder (DVR) is not […]

Don’t let your Christmas go up in smoke!

Posted on December 18th, 2009
Category: Fire safety.

We’ve given you some tips on how to protect your home from burglaries over Christmas but there is another danger that lurks in every home and is more prevalent over Christmas – that of the house fire. Every home should have a smoke alarm and we’ve discussed the various types of smoke alarms in a previous blog. Here are some Christmas specific tips to keep you safe:

Don’t let burglars ruin your Christmas!

Posted on December 18th, 2009
Category: Home Security.

Most burglaries are opportunistic. With so many things happening over the Christmas period, it’s not surprising that home owners overlook home security matters. Don’t let a burglar ruin your Christmas. Here’s a quick reminder of 10 ways you can protect your home over the Christmas period

Would your business benefit from an access control system?

Posted on December 14th, 2009
Category: Building access control.

The purpose of an access control system is to enhance the security of a building by regulating and monitoring access at each door. Access control systems can be audio-, video- or card based.

Smoke Alarms – The Basics

Posted on December 7th, 2009
Category: Fire safety.

Smoke Alarms are by far the cheapest and easiest way to protect you and your property from the potentially fatal side effects of a fire. Installed correctly and in working order, they provide an early warning of a possible fire at your home or place of work, and importantly give you extra time to escape if there is a fire.

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