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Nortech parking systems still the best choice for top boutique hotel

Access control system specialist Nortech has recently seen a luxury hotel in Bath update its car park by replacing its existing Nortech FeeMaster system with the latest specification.


16 January 2019/Author: Andrew Cooper/Number of views (212)/Comments (0)/

335 Cyber secure it - Best practice guidelines for connected security systems

This document summarises current guidelines to minimise the exposure to digital sabotage of network connected equipment, software and systems used in electronic security systems.
09 January 2019/Author: Kirstie Anwyl-Hughes/Number of views (1063)/Comments (0)/

Transforming the UK telephone network into an ALL IP platform

BT has announced its plans to transition to ALL IP and expects to complete the change by 2025.

BT has announced its plans to transition to an ALL IP digital platform over the coming years and expects to complete the change by 2025. In particular BT has been seeking a way to identify its consumers who have a ‘special service’ (such as an alarm or telecare service) operating within their premises, as this may be impacted by the change to ALL IP.


05 September 2018/Author: Andrew Cooper/Number of views (2319)/Comments (0)/

332 Summary of changes between PD 6662:2010 and PD 6662:2017

PD 6662, the document describing how the European standards for Intrusion and Hold-up Alarm Systems (I&HAS) should be applied in the UK, has been revised. This guide describes the changes between PD 6662:2010, incorporating amendments, and PD 6662:2017. The revision takes into account the publication of a number of new, revised or amended European standards. It also adds some new standards and documents published by the British Standards Institute that add or vary requirements for alarm confirmation, commissioning and maintenance and false alarm management.

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12 January 2018/Author: Kirstie Anwyl-Hughes/Number of views (2922)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Security Systems

Preventing false Hold-Up Alarms

Hold-Up Alarms (HUAs) are a most effective tool in delivering rapid police response and providing a deterrent at premises where they are installed. 

However, the high incidence of 'False HUAs' is a risk to the very people they are designed to assist.

25 September 2017/Author: Matthew Grimley/Number of views (4054)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Security Systems