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Education sector focuses on reconfiguring existing video monitoring/CCTV systems to help make school buildings and college campuses COVID Safe

82% of schools and colleges in both the US and Northern Europe see a potential role for CCTV/video monitoring systems in supporting a safe return to face-to-face teaching in school buildings and across further education college campuses, following the pandemic. Many schools and colleges have already adapted their video monitoring systems. For example, half (50%) of all those in charge of these systems had already adapted their existing video systems to help manage social distancing. A further 3...

TDSi completes installation of integrated access control system at the Justice Centre in Port Talbot

TDSi, one of the UK's leading suppliers of integrated access control systems has completed the installation of an integrated access control system at the Justice Centre in Port Talbot. The new £3 million building sees the relocation and centralisation of a number of courts in the area into a purpose built facility, where family cases, tribunal hearings and other non-criminal cases will be dealt with. Working as a subcontractor to the electrical contractor for the new building, TDSi partn...

Optex REDSCAN laser detectors secure solar panel farm accredited by the UK’s electricity supplier

REDSCAN is a unique and innovative laser scan detector designed by Optex The largest solar panel farm accredited by the UK’s electricity supplier regulator is being protected by a security system that includes a number of award-winning REDSCAN laser detectors from Optex. Based in Wales, the solar farm consists of 22,500 panels and is built on a 32-acre site across four fields near Usk in Monmouthshire. The farm will generate enough electricity to power 2,500 homes, 24 h...