Delivering Significant Changes: Texecom Connect

With the imminent release of Texecom Connect, the manufacturer is currently rolling out its Premier Elite V4 control panel firmware which is required to deliver the advanced functionality from the system. This also coincides with the release of its LCDLP-W wireless keypad. With...

Protecting Portals: Enhancing Visitor Management

Access control delivers a high degree of protection to any site. By managing authorised and non-authorised persons, the systems not only can be used to manage and report on all entry and egress transactions, but can also reduce the need for receptionists and concierge services....

Integrating video with access control

The role of access control is pivotal to the security of many applications. The proliferation of access installations speaks volumes about the flexibility of the technology. Additionally, in many applications the system will include video surveillance increase the level of...

The simplest integrations?

In recent years, the ‘open platform’ approach to including feature-rich applications on cameras and codecs has become a reality. Advances in processing capabilities mean that manufacturers are able to accommodate additional software plug-ins that add specialised features to their...

Adding detection to a VMS

External detection devices can be deployed for a wide range of triggering actions, both for security and for site management purposes. They offer a high degree of flexibility and are often pivotal in a wide range of system designs. All too often the focus the detection in...

VMS Installation: Milestone XProtect Corporate

Many believe that the installation of a VMS is both complex and challenging. Indeed, the thought of having to install and configure video management software is enough to put many off the technology, and instead opt for a less flexible and somewhat limiting hardware-based option....

Thermal Imaging: AXIS Q1941-E

Thermal imaging is often touted as an alternative to video surveillance, but for many smart applications it offers other benefits. For long range detection in large and open areas, it’s hard to beat the technology. However, it is vital that those implementing it understand...

Mesh Wireless: Ricochet

Wireless technology is an essential part of most modern solutions, and as a result end users are not requesting it, they expect it from any high-tech system. Wire-free connectivity is also enjoying something of a renaissance in the systems sector. With advances in the quality and...

External Detection: Optex Redwall SIP3020/5

Increasingly, external space detection devices are deployed to act as triggers for other systems. Whether used for lighting, surveillance, building automation or traditional intruder detection, today’s sensors must offer flexibility, stability and accuracy. When it comes to...

Building Automation: Paxton10

Demands from end users are adding a need for integration with a wide range of building and site management systems. Whether these relate to the automation of site systems, business intelligence or interoperability, the degree of added value on offer from a solution can be the...
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