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Security and automation - the next big thing...
Wednesday, 27/07/16
PARKS Associates estimates that more than 50 per cent of U.S. broadband households will have a smart home controller by 2020, while nearly 24 per cent will have an IP camera and 26 per cent will have... + continue reading
CCTV installation in Singapore
Wednesday, 27/07/16
IN a move to enhance security, Singapore will install surveillance cameras in public areas like town centers and walkways. To be installed in the second half of this year, the cameras will include... + continue reading
Hikvision 4K PTZ
Monday, 25/07/16
Hikvision’s new 4K PTZ is a tour de force, combining all the company’s best technologies in a single camera. It melds 4K resolution with a fast F1.5 aperture 6.2-202mm (36x) optical zoom... + continue reading
The ELM at the Heart of Inner Range Infiniti Class 5
Sunday, 24/07/16
INNER Range’s Infiniti Class 5 has won product of the year at Security 2016. It’s a worthy winner, though whether it’s more of an industry-wide game changer than the Inception... + continue reading
The Treasury Building, Langton Crescent, Parkes
Sunday, 24/07/16
AUSTRALIA’S Department of Treasury is seeking 2 separate reports – the first is a Type 1 Security Alarm System Compliance Review in accordance with a statement of requirement to be... + continue reading
Aircraft at Merrill Field, Anchorage Alaska
Sunday, 24/07/16
ANCHORAGE Municipality will spend $US4 million on a new digital video surveillance solution linked by fibre optics after the current analogue system failed to produce face recognition during a... + continue reading
Sir William Gallagher manned the Gallagher stand for much of the show
Sunday, 24/07/16
JEFF'S Shed, the generally excellent venue for Security 2016, handily beat out Crown Casino Perth, the Tarana Railway Station, the streetlight opposite the service station at... + continue reading
Security 2016 drew good crowds last week
Sunday, 24/07/16
Security 2016 Exhibition hit Melbourne last week and a good crowd turned up over the 3 days to check out the latest security solutions from more than 100 exhibitors. Typically well run by Diversified... + continue reading
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CCTV

Hikvision 4K PTZ
Monday, 25/07/16
Hikvision’s new 4K PTZ is a tour de force, combining all the company’s best technologies in a single camera. It melds 4K resolution with a fast F1.5 aperture 6.2-202mm (36x) optical zoom... + continue reading
Wide angle lenses and lens settings have advantages and disadvantages
Monday, 11/07/16
Q: Would you recommend not using wide angle lenses in many security surveillance applications? What are the advantages and disadvantages of wide angle lenses? A: Disadvantages of wide angle lenses... + continue reading

Alarms

Michael J. Clarke, CEO Nortek
Thursday, 07/07/16
MAKER of 2GIG security and home automation solutions Nortek has announced it will be acquired by Melrose Industries and Nevada Corp for approximately $US2.8 billion at $86 per share in cash. The... + continue reading
Optex SmartLine SL-350QDM
Thursday, 07/07/16
Optex SmartLine SL-350QDM is an active infrared photoelectric detector designed for external applications. The unit is fitted with a range of features that improve installation, reliability and catch... + continue reading

Access Control

Access control - first, second and third line of defence
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Friday, 24/06/16
SOMETHING interesting came out of SecTech Roadshow. In every city, integrators and end users loudly expressed their desire to see more in the way of access control and intrusion detection solutions... + continue reading
FSH’s FSS1 was developed and is manufactured in Australia
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Friday, 10/06/16
FSH has received SCEC approval (Security Level 4) for its FSS1 high security door monitoring sensor, which has been developed for high security, military, correctional and similar applications.... + continue reading

Product Reviews

Hikvision 4K PTZ
Monday, 25/07/16
Hikvision’s new 4K PTZ is a tour de force, combining all the company’s best technologies in a single camera. It melds 4K resolution with a fast F1.5 aperture 6.2-202mm (36x) optical zoom... + continue reading
Samsung SNO-8081R Bullet Camera
Monday, 30/05/16
SAMSUNG’s 5MP SNO-8081R bullet, distributed locally by EOS, incorporates a 1/1.8-inch 6MP CMOS sensor, a 3.6-9.4mm motorized varifocal lens with auto-focus, 120dB WDR, built-in IR to assist in... + continue reading

Analysis

Innovation is the engine of growth
Friday, 15/07/16
ELECTRONIC security sales are set to grow at $US110 billion through 2020 at the powerful rate of 11.3 per cent. The reason for the growth is 3-fold – bigger budgets, increasing global threat... + continue reading
Access control - first, second and third line of defence
Friday, 24/06/16
SOMETHING interesting came out of SecTech Roadshow. In every city, integrators and end users loudly expressed their desire to see more in the way of access control and intrusion detection solutions... + continue reading

Case Studies

Salto securing Rainforest Retreat
Friday, 15/07/16
Nestled within World Heritage listed Lamington National Park, in Australia's Gold Coast Hinterland, O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat has secured its guest room and villa accommodation with... + continue reading
Synology installed at 26 sites across New Zealand
Sunday, 10/07/16
Active Security Solutions has installed an IP video surveillance solution incorporating 30 Synology DiskStation network area storage devices and 265 IP cameras at 26 Coupland’s Bakery stores... + continue reading