Intruder alarm accessory case studies

Optex secures a church in Georgia from thefts of copper wire with the iSeries detectors

From simple thefts of copper wire from light fixtures, to substantial damage to rooftop HVAC systems, copper continues to be stolen from everywhere that it is readily available. When a church in Georgia began feeling the effects of copper theft, the integrator associated with the property's interior security once again turned to OPTEX for help. The church utilised both rooftop and ground level HVAC systems, with easy access to each. Changing security needs Because of labour and cost associate...

Salient Systems’ Paul Fisher shares four crucial tips for developing effective campus security

The sad reality of today’s campuses, whether K-12 schools or college campuses, is that they can no longer be areas anyone is welcome to enter; there must be steps taken to prevent someone who would enter the campus with intentions to harm students, teachers, and staff. For years many organisations have been reactionary, thinking some of the horrific acts of violence happen elsewhere but could not happen here. However, recent events, especially the Parkland shooting, have caused many to re...

Advanced’s MxPro 5 fire panels secure University of Belgrade School of Electrical Engineering

Four networked MxPro 5 fire panels from global systems provider, Advanced, are now protecting one of Serbia’s most prestigious higher education facilities. The project at the University of Belgrade’s School of Electrical Engineering, involved installing a fire system to reliably protect lives and property while respecting the value and authenticity of its 1920s features. This meant overcoming various problems presented by outdated construction methods, inaccessible areas and high ce...

CriticalArc’s SafeZone indoor positioning solution installed at Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) has become the first university in the world to deploy an Indoor Positioning Solution across its entire campus for the purpose of providing the safest possible environment. The SafeZone indoor positioning solution, provided by CriticalArc, provides the campus police with an unprecedented three-dimensional view of multi-story buildings. For example, instead of receiving an alert about ‘an incident somewhere in the student union building&rsq...

Tyco DSC PowerSeries Neo wireless intrusion system protects Millworks Custom Manufacturing facility’s valuable materials

The system consists of host transceiver, PG9920 wireless repeaters, full message HS2LCD LCD wired and HS2LCDWF9 wireless keypads Introduction As a start-up business in 1988, Millworks Custom Manufacturing tapped All Seasons Security to install a security system in a small unit where the company was headquartered. As the company grew, its operations took over more and more space in its original Toronto, Ontario facility. Millworks Custom Manufacturing now occupies more than 1...

Kentec fire alarm control panel helps protect the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne

The fire safety system will provide a complete building system solution with flexible cause and effect capabilities An iconic new visitor and education facility being added to the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne, on the famous white cliffs between Dover and Folkestone in Kent, is being protected by a new fire safety system that includes a Kentec fire alarm control panel. From early 2015 the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust’s iconic new Wing visitor and ed...

Wagtail supplies handlers and explosive detection dogs to secure Farnborough Air Show 2014

Wagtail supply dogs, handlers and training for a variety of other roles including live body detection dogs Specialist Detection Dog Company, Wagtail UK, has supplied handlers and explosive detection dogs for security sweeps of the corporate chalet areas at this year’s Farnborough Air Show (FIA) from 14th to 20th July 2014. Wagtail has provided explosive detection dogs alternately at the Farnborough and Paris Air Show for the last 8 years. Sadly in today’s era of r...

Guardian24’s lone working personal safety smartphone app protects staff at Northern Ireland based charity Addiction NI

Guardian24’s lone working app allows users to raise a panic alarm should their safety be compromised Northern Ireland based charity Addiction NI have chosen to protect their staff who work alone by equipping them with Guardian24’s lone working personal safety smartphone application. The application provides the users with the ability to log in and out of daily tasks and gives them the ability to raise a panic alarm should their safety be compromised. Addiction NI...

Skyguard’s MySOS personal safety device protects edudo employees

The GPS enabled device allows staff to send an SOS alarm to Skyguard’s 24/7 Incident Management Centre Tutors delivering education for an innovative national workforce development company have been equipped with Skyguard’s MySOS device, to protect them whilst working alone. Edudo, which provides tailored work-led education courses to the unemployed and those in work, is thought to be the first company of its kind in the country to offer the state-of-the-art alarms...

Skyguard’s MySOS personal safety device protects Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service’s front line Fire Prevention Practitioners

With 24 hour monitoring and single button alarm activation, Skyguard’s MySOS enables lone workers to quickly call for help Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service have chosen to protect their front line Fire Prevention Practitioners by equipping them with Skyguard’s MySOS personal safety device. With 24 hour monitoring and single button alarm activation, the device enables the Fire Service’s lone workers to quickly call for help in the event of an incident or emergen...

Hochiki’s FIREscape emergency lighting solution enhances safety of staff and students at Teesside University

The FIREscape emergency lighting solution utilises light emitting diode technology that is ideal for the university Teesside University has become firmly established as one of the UK’s foremost higher education establishments. Located in Middlesbrough, on the south bank of the River Tees, it began life as a technical college designed to support the region’s engineering, bridge and shipbuilding industries. Officially opened by the future King Edward VIII on 2nd Jul...

Muir group chooses Skyguard’s MySOS personal safety device to protect its lone workers

Skyguard's MySOS Personal Saftey Devices will be issued to thousands of Muir Groups' staff Muir Group has turned to Skyguard to help protect their frontline lone working staff by issuing them each with the MySOS – Europe’s smallest personal safety device. The MySOS, accredited to the Association of Chief Police Officer’s ‘Secured by Design’ certification,  provides the housing association’s lone workers reassurance knowing they can rais...

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