Intruder alarm accessory case studies

Sonitrol comes of age at Oldham Council

Sonitrol® audio intrusion detector systems protect over 160 school, college and civic buildingsOldham Council's education department showed enormous foresight twenty one years ago when it pioneered the introduction of its first Sonitrol® installation. The success was instant, saving over £1 million in the first year on reduced vandalism, theft and arson, and it has consistently delivered an annual arrest average of over 50 offenders.Today, over 160 school, college and civic buildin...

Securitas Direct chooses new supplier of Fog Cannons

From the right Product Manager Stefan Poulsen, Branch Manager, Business Brian Soencksen; and PROTECT's Account Manager Peter Moellerhøj with one of the redesigned Fog CannonsAs more and more companies choose to expand the existing alarm system and protect their valuables with fog security, Dansikring Direct has chosen a new supplier of Fog Cannons. The choice fell on Danish PROTECT, who already provides fog security equipment to most of the world.'PROTECT produces the best Fog Cannons'The...

Temple secures new accreditation for rail industry security

 Temple Security major provider of security services to the transportation sectorThe systems division of Temple Security has strengthened its credentials as a major provider of security services to the transportation sector by securing Link-up Version 2 (v.2), the latest version of the de facto standard for qualifying suppliers to the rail industry.The original Link-up accreditation provided a single common registration and audit process for suppliers, shared by the UK rail industry. Link-u...

Vicon and Cortech provide a sophisticated CCTV solution For Silverburn

  Silverburn comprises of five distinct shopping areas over a million square feet Silverburn, Scotland's newest shopping destination can make claims to have one of Europe's most technically advanced security systems with two leading manufacturers, Vicon and Cortech, working closely together to provide a sophisticated video management system. According to Centre Manager George Reader, since opening the shopping centre has been a huge success with customers flocking from a...

Axis cameras in service at Länsförsäkringar

  Länsförsäkringar sees the advantages of providing security assisted by network video technology Axis Communications recently announced that its network cameras are part of the Swedish insurance company Länsförsäkring Älvsborg's alarm service for farming, companies and private homes.  Länsförsäkringar will initially offer the alarm service to its policy holders in Älvsborg county. The alarm service means that customers w...

Ikea Belfast store is safe and secure thanks to Honeywell security system

  IKEA store that is the equivalent area of five and a half footbal fields on the outskirts of BelfastThe clientAn acronym for founder Ingvar Kamprad and his boyhood home place, Elmtaryd, Agunnaryd, the IKEA Group began operating in Sweden in 1943.  IKEA is one of the world's top furniture retailers, employing 118,000 co-workers in 40 countries.  IKEA sells Scandinavian-style home furnishings and other housewares in about 250 stores in 34 countries.  The company designs...

Corio: Safety and security in shopping centres thanks to Honeywell Security solution

  Honeywell Security chosen to provide integrated solution for shopping centreThe clientCorio Spain is one of the largest listed property investment companies in Europe, with a focus on retail.  Corio's portfolio worth six billion Euro consists of 81% of shopping centres in the Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain and Turkey.  The owners of Corio are also the managers of its own shopping centres.  In Spain, Corio is one of the main companies in this sector, w...

Bosch's Praesideo System chosen for Shanghai World Financial Centre, the world’s third tallest building

Bosch Security Systems' Digital Praesideo Public Address (PA) and Emergency Sound System is being installed in the prestigious new Shanghai World Financial Center.  At 492 meters, the center is currently the world's third tallest building.  The structure features three floors of underground parking and shops, a conference center on floors one to five, offices on floors seven to 77, a hotel on floors 79 through 93, and finally observation and exhibition areas on floors 94 to 100. ...

QED's wireless Genesis PIR keeps Rotherham safe

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council recently relocated their monitoring of a large 3-storey building site to their central monitoring station just over half a mile away.  This resulted in the existing detection system becoming redundant.  The Council required a cost effective solution that would accurately monitor activity around the site to stop any anti-social behavior or criminal activity late at night.WRS Electronic Security Solutions Ltd based in South Yorkshire were contacted...

Property developer puts trust in Bosch Easy Series intruder alarm system

When property developer Bowmore Estates wanted state of the art security systems for its inspired development at Bowden Hill, in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside, it turned to local installer - Total Fire and Security Ltd, who recommended the equally inspired Bosch Easy Series intruder alarm system. The Bowden Hill development, situated in a rural position outside the National Trust village of Lacock, comprises four new post and beam constructed homes from Germany manufactured by Huf Haus....

Smoke Screen secures Tesco

ProblemMost break-ins are over in less than four minutes.  A good police response takes at least ten.  Tesco losses were substantial: fast acting thieves were stealing from petrol filling stations and Express stores with impunity.OptionsAll conventional types of security had been tried.  None were successful in stopping the losses.SolutionSmoke Screen by Concept Smoke Screen.  These images are taken from genuine CCTV footage captured in a Tesco petrol filling station in Manch...

Toys ‘R’ Us retail chain plays smart move for significant alarm savings

Leading retail chain Toys ‘R' Us is set to make significant operational savings by switching the intruder and personal attack alarm monitoring for its total UK estate to Chiron Technology's Iris system. Adoption of the Iris technology - which is Europe's fastest growing IP alarm transmission and monitoring system - means Toys ‘R' Us will take advantage of Chiron's secure IP-based dual-path alarm signalling and reduce its alarm monitoring bill by around 70% compared with its previous...

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