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See you tomorrow at Security 2017
Tuesday, 25/07/17
DON'T miss Security 2017 - Australia's biggest security exhibition and conference, back at the sparkling new exhibition centre at Darling Harbour in Sydney for the first time in many... + continue reading
Apollo may see $8 billion return within 2 years
Tuesday, 25/07/17
WALL Street Journal has cited anonymous reports that private-equity firm Apollo is planning a $US15 billion IPO next year after buying the company in 2016 for $7 billion. Reuters said it would be... + continue reading
See you tomorrow at Security 2017!
Tuesday, 25/07/17
SECURITY 2017 opens tomorrow at 9.30am and runs till Friday - see the latest electronic and physical security solutions - Australia's largest security expo - don't miss it! Pre-register... + continue reading
Ian Fuller, national systems manager, Sektor Australia
Friday, 21/07/17
IAN Fuller has joined Sektor Australia in the position of national systems manager. “Ian’s deep industry experience adds a valuable dimension to Sektor’s security initiatives,... + continue reading
Bill Barbagiannakos, managing director, SensaTek
Friday, 21/07/17
A NEW national electronic security distribution company, SensaTek, has been launched in Australia, with staff, offices and warehousing in each state.  According to Bill Barbagiannakos,... + continue reading
Alarm monitoring: Change coming, ready or not...
Thursday, 20/07/17
ACCORDING to researcher Strategy Analytics, it’s time the alarm monitoring industry changed its name. The group argues that changes being wrought by smart home technology are so fundamental... + continue reading
Andersons AVI installs Mobotix at AutoBarn
Thursday, 20/07/17
Andersons AVI has installed a Mobotix video surveillance solution at Autobarn in Frankston, incorporating hemispheric cameras and MxManagementCenter software. According to the end users, the system... + continue reading
Momo Bay Resort
Thursday, 20/07/17
FIJI National Provident Fund, which is 100 per cent owner of the $USD190 million, 5-Star, 250-room Momi Bay Resort, says the precinct is to be expanded and when completed, management services... + continue reading
Hills releases HillsTrak
Thursday, 20/07/17
HILLS says it will strengthen its position as a one-stop shop for technology solutions with the launch of its asset tracking product, HillsTrak. HillsTrak is a secure, easy to use asset management... + continue reading
Nx WitnessHero
Thursday, 20/07/17
ARA Group reports it is now the exclusive distributor in Queensland and NSW of the NX Witness video management system, manufactured by Network Optix. ARA Products managing director Stuart Harmer... + continue reading
Robert Meachem, GM BGW Technologies
Thursday, 20/07/17
BGW Technologies has signed an agreement for the distribution of DSC’s intrusion products to its portfolio.  The full range of DSC intrusions products including NEO, PowerSeries,... + continue reading
Clearfix

CCTV

Bosch MIC IP Starlight 7000 HD is a powerful surveillance solution
Friday, 14/07/17
Bosch’s MIC IP Starlight 7000 HD is a special video surveillance camera that puts huge power into the hands of operators. It’s flexible, easy to drive, has a quality camera and lens, does... + continue reading
Plug and play video surveillance solutions have their merits.
Friday, 07/07/17
Plug and play video surveillance is a kind of digital Holy Grail and an implicit recognition of the fact end-to-end analogue CCTV solutions have certain key advantages for smaller installers,... + continue reading
Even consumer drones have serious surveillance capabilities
Friday, 07/07/17
We hear a lot about the negative aspects of drone spying but wouldn’t you say professional video surveillance is the killer app when it comes to drone use? What sort of drone would you... + continue reading
UNSW seeks CCTV and VMS upgrade
Friday, 07/07/17
University of New South Wales is looking to upgrade its CCTV network and video management software. Recent evaluations by UNSW Security in consultation with staff and students, and external... + continue reading

Alarms

Home automation - security providers have the best business model
Thursday, 09/03/17
ADOPTION of home automation systems in Australia, the United Kingdom and the U.S. is still in the early adopter phase with penetration of 10 per cent, according to research firm, Gartner Group. A... + continue reading
Drones for perimeter alarm response, remote guard tours
Friday, 17/02/17
Alarm monitoring is likely to get increasingly funky over the next couple of years as the impact of home automation continues to ripple through the market. But there’s more to it than mere... + continue reading
Ian Bergman with the prototype LED Sensormat controller
Friday, 09/12/16
PSI’s LED Sensormat is a sensing solution that integrates optical fibre into a floor mat to create an affordable and robust motion sensor that is immune to environmental disturbances.... + continue reading
DirectConnect gives remote comms for security solutions
Monday, 21/11/16
DIRECTCONNECT is a 4G, cellular, fixed IP address SIM card service, that allows you to remotely connect to your CCTV, access control, BMS, help points and other IP devices with a simple click of a... + continue reading

Access Control

Inner Range Integriti access controller at SCUH
Tuesday, 20/06/17
Not long ago the complexities of installing access control meant it was an area of business closed to installers with less experience. Times have now changed and careful techs who want to branch out... + continue reading
Adam Stroud, CEO, Paxton
Monday, 15/05/17
PAXTON, a UK-based access control manufacturer of IP access control solutions has been ranked in the Financial Times FT1000 list of fastest growing companies. The league table, published in... + continue reading
CS Technologies EVO controller
Thursday, 20/04/17
CS Technologies Evolution access control range is a pair of full function access controllers, the EVO4 4-door and EVO2 2-door, featuring network access control boards with RS485 and TCP/IP Ethernet... + continue reading
Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Queensland
Monday, 03/04/17
Schneider Electric has installed an Inner Range Infiniti access control and automation solution at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) at Birtinya in Queensland. The integrated security and... + continue reading

Product Reviews

Bosch MIC IP Starlight 7000 HD is a powerful surveillance solution
Friday, 14/07/17
Bosch’s MIC IP Starlight 7000 HD is a special video surveillance camera that puts huge power into the hands of operators. It’s flexible, easy to drive, has a quality camera and lens, does... + continue reading
Panasonic i-Pro Extreme IR Bullet
Sunday, 18/06/17
With a strong feature set, great build quality, impressive specifications, including 60ips, 144dB of WDR and H.265 compression, 45m IR, auto image stabilisation and loads more, Panasonic’s... + continue reading
Rugged Dahua dome
Friday, 02/06/17
Dahua’s IPC HDBW823EP-Z-SL is a 2MP, Starlight, anti-corrosion dome featuring a 1/1.9-inch 2MP progressive-scan CMOS sensor, 120dB of WDR capability, delivering 60ips at 1080p, a 4.1-16.4mm... + continue reading
Sony SNC-VB770 photon muncher
Tuesday, 16/05/17
Sony’s SNC-VB770 is a low light weapon that combines high resolution and stratospheric ISO levels to offer unsupported low light performance that’s superior to any other commercially... + continue reading

Analysis

Confluence underpins the security technology of the future
Friday, 14/07/17
SOMETHING is going on behind the scenes in the electronic security industry that’s already having a profound impact on our solutions. It’s not one single thing but a confluence of wider... + continue reading
SecTech Camera Shootout - setup in Brisbane
Friday, 07/07/17
Every time you bolt a bunch of CCTV cameras to a text jig and start playing with the lights, there’s something new to see and we learned plenty at this year’s event. Most importantly we... + continue reading
The internet - it's for more than just fun...
Wednesday, 21/06/17
Internet connectivity is an important means of delivering business and security value, not just a recreational vehicle and a consummate aggregator of attention. THERE’S a common belief in... + continue reading
Body worn cameras attracted plenty of attention at SecTech Roadshow
Thursday, 15/06/17
WITH SecTech Roadshow under our belts it’s well worth considering pre-Security 2017 trends as we start to think about which products and technologies are most likely to rattle the cage at this... + continue reading

Case Studies

Andersons AVI installs Mobotix at AutoBarn
Thursday, 20/07/17
Andersons AVI has installed a Mobotix video surveillance solution at Autobarn in Frankston, incorporating hemispheric cameras and MxManagementCenter software. According to the end users, the system... + continue reading
1 Market St, Sydney
Wednesday, 14/06/17
Integrator H3C Plus has installed a Bosch IP video surveillance solution at 1 Market Street Sydney for commercial property owner, Investa. The system incorporates a wide range of cameras... + continue reading
Auckland Airport served by Bolloré Logistics
Thursday, 20/04/17
AUCKLAND Security Cameras installs Mobotix Solution incorporating c25, v25, i25 and D15 cameras for Bolloré Logistics near Auckland Airport. The system is managed by Mobotix MxManagementCentre... + continue reading
Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Queensland
Monday, 03/04/17
Schneider Electric has installed an Inner Range Infiniti access control and automation solution at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) at Birtinya in Queensland. The integrated security and... + continue reading