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Eaton launches a range of GRP cameras for use in hazardous area communications

Power management company Eaton announces the launch of a pioneering range of GRP cameras for use in hazardous area communications. Corrosion-free and much lighter in weight than their metal counterparts, the new GRP cameras offer end-users significant improvements in a lifetime performance, as well as reduced transportation, operating and maintenance costs. Eaton GRP cameras are ideally suited to remote monitoring of process and security activities in harsh environmental conditions or explosive...

Identiv shares details on why Bahnhof Data Centre is one of the world’s most secure buildings

Pionen is a former civil defence centre constructed in the White Mountains Södermalm borough of Stockholm, Sweden in 1943 to safeguard essential government functions. It was transformed into a data centre by the Swedish internet service provider, Bahnhof. Sweden’s Bahnhof Data Centre was officially opened on September 11, 2008, and the company continues to use the facility till now. The building is concealed under the mountain and is secured by a 15.75 in (40 cm) thick door and can o...

CSL adds another variant for Eaton to its CSL connected range

CSL is delighted to announce that they have added another variant for Eaton to their award-winning CSL Connected range. The CSL Connected range has been extended to include a GSM variant for Eaton. Their GSM variant is now available to order from your chosen ARC. In partnership with the Panel Manufacturers, CSL Connected combines their Critical Connectivity with the chosen alarm panel and the added option of an end-user App. This offers Installers professionally monitored signalling designed to...

Stay ahead of 2020's trends with this cyber security guidance

It seems that only a few days pass between cyber security stories of concern to the public such as personal data leaks and DIY home camera hacks. With this in mind and the need for increased connectivity, the industry is in need for guidance in cyber security. 2020 is set to be a year of change for the physical security industry. Here are the top four predictions to stay head of market trends in the year ahead. 1. There will be more clarity for installers about industry-standard for cyber secur...

Eaton releases Scantronic grade 2 and 3 panels for residential and commercial buildings

Eaton announces the availability of its new Scantronic grade 2 and 3 panels, both compatible with SecureConnect™ - an innovative smart security management system for residential and commercial buildings. The expandable, remotely configurable panels are ideal for medium and large premises, as they allow users to connect and manage up to 50 or 200 zones. SecureConnect™ panel benefits include a lower cost per zone thanks to an innovative, 10-zone expander design, rather than the tradit...

Eaton adds 4G capabilities to its SecureConnect system for better connectivity over mobile networks

Eaton’s SecureConnect™, a smart security management system for residential and commercial buildings, now has 4G capabilities. This secure plug-on module is a cloud communicator which enables a control unit to connect to the cloud using both 4G and 2G technology over mobile networks. Configuring the 4G cloud communicator as a back up to the panels Ethernet connection allows for dual path communications, ensuring that there is no loss of connection through power cuts or poor internet...

Kwikset secures D.R. Horton homes by providing SmartCode 888 Deadbolt Lock

Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware & Home Improvement Division, announces that its SmartCode 888 Deadbolt Lock was chosen to become part of the new Home is Connected smart home system from D.R. Horton, Inc. The inclusion of Kwikset’s SmartCode 888 in the system was based on its value (great functionality at an entry-level price), reliability, and high degree of security. Incorporating the latest Z-Wave 500 chipset, the SmartCode 888 offers keyless entry through a...

Eaton and Underwriters Laboratories collaborate to enhance cybersecurity in power management

Power management company Eaton has announced it is collaborating with global safety science organisation UL to advance cybersecurity for power management technologies across industries. The collaboration is helping to establish measurable cybersecurity criteria for network-connected power management products and systems. In addition, Eaton’s cybersecurity research and testing facility in Pittsburgh is the first lab approved to participate in UL’s Data Acceptance Program for cybersecu...

Chris Moon, former British Army Officer, appointed keynote speaker for BSIA Annual Luncheon

Chris will present the BSIA’s annual Security Personnel Awards, Apprentice Installer and SaferCash CVIT Special Awards The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has confirmed inspirational speaker and former British Army Officer, Chris Moon, as the keynote speaker at its flagship Annual Luncheon, which takes place on Tuesday 12th July 2016 at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Chris Moon to present Security Personnel Awards Chris Moon is a former British Army Offic...

British Security Industry Association opens 2016 Apprentice Installer Awards for nominations

BSIA Awards acknowledge achievements of apprentices involved in installation of alarms, CCTV, access control The British Security Industry Association has recently opened the 2016 Apprentice Installer Awards for nominations. These esteemed awards recognise the very best emerging talent from the electronic security industry. Acknowledging security apprentices Awarded by the BSIA, the Apprentice Installer Awards serve to acknowledge the achievements of second and third year ap...

Graeme Downes joins Eaton as Area Account Manager

Downes joins sales team with responsibility for customer support for installers & distributers Eaton has announced the appointment of Graeme Downes within its UK security sales team. Downes will take on the role of Area Account Manager for the South East of England. The role sees Downes joining the sales team with responsibility for customer support for the company’s installers and distributors and to help strengthen its UK market share within the commercial and...

IFSEC 2015 keeps security industry abreast with latest technologies & developments

IFSEC International will launch a brand new zone within the show - Innovation Arena 2015 has already seen major incidences that have tested the security industry across the globe and as threats continue to evolve IFSEC Internationalhas a crucial part to play in keeping the industry abreast of the latest technologies, developments and best practices. Taking place at ExCeL London IFSEC International 2015 will run from 16-18 June. IFSEC International has been at the heart of...

IFSEC 2015 releases details for Safe Cities feature

Safe Cities will provide thought leadership sessions to provide more insight into this concept IFSEC International 2015 has released details for this year’s Safe Cities feature which will focus on the protection of larger urban areas, critical national infrastructure and business continuity at London’s ExCeL from 16-18 June. Suited for senior and strategic personnel responsible for the protection of major assets within a city, Safe Cities will provide high lev...

Eaton introduces Scantronic kits & control panel

As part of its commitment to offering installers convenience, flexibility and value, Eaton’s Security business has announced the introduction of panel and keypad kits based around its industry leading Menvier and Scantronic security product lines. The decision to develop the control panel and keypad kits is the result of an extensive customer consultation, which allowed Eaton’s Security business to understand their specific requirements and develop solutions that meet real-life need...

Eaton i-on1000EXKP intruder alarm control panel

Eaton’s Security business has announced the availability of the latest addition to its industry leading intruder alarm control panel range – the i-on1000EXKP. Designed to meet today’s challenging requirements, it is also capable of directly replacing the company’s heritage multi-bus system. Ideal for use in diverse range of applications Ideal for use in a diverse range of applications, the i-on1000EXKP will be particularly popular amongst security professionals looking...

British Security Industry Association invites nominations for 2015 Security Personnel Awards

The deadline for nominations for the 2015 Security Personnel Awards is 1st November 2014 Members of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) are being encouraged to submit their nominations for 2015’s Security Personnel Awards, with the submission deadline fast approaching. The BSIA’s prestigious annual awards are presented both regionally and nationally, and reward security personnel for their achievements across five key categories: Service to...

Eaton appoints Steve Salter as Quality Manager for its security business

Steve Salter aims to maintain the effectiveness of Eaton’s environmental and health and safety management system Power Management company, Eaton recently announced that its security business has reaffirmed its commitment to manufacturing products and systems that offer industry leading standards of reliability, by appointing Steve Salter as its new quality manager. From Kidderminster, Salter brings his extensive experience in the aerospace industry to his new role. Prio...

Eaton’s security business announces competition for winners to meet World Cup winning heroes

Attendees to the How Intruder Alarms Work CPD course will have a chance to win a dinner experience with England football heroes Eaton’s security business has announced details of a fantastic competition that will give nine lucky winners a chance to meet some of England’s 1966 World Cup winning heroes and enjoy a three-course meal with Sir Geoff Hurst. Any organisation that books the How Intruder Alarms Work continuing professional development (CPD) cours...

Eaton’s security business launches EXP-WCC 10 zone CC zone expander device

Eaton’s security business has announced the launch of its new 10 zone closed circuit or CC zone expander device that can increase the number of CC inputs per expander on a control panel, allowing more detectors with CC wiring to be installed. The EXP-WCC is the latest addition to Eaton’s range of expanders and has been developed following widespread customer demand for a 10 zone CC product that increases design flexibility and performs to the highest possible standards. Utilising th...

Eaton introduces its latest software upgrade for Menvier and Scantronic i-on intruder control panels

Eaton’s security business has announced the availability of the latest software for its Menvier and Scantronic i-on intruder control panels - V4.04. Packed with innovative features that will appeal to installers and enhance the end user experience, it sets new standards of functionality and flexibility for Eaton’s industry leading alarm solutions. The most notable feature of V4.04 is the introduction of a virtual keypad –that can be accessed via a web browser interface. By usi...

Eaton announces three new appointments to its security business team

Eaton appointed Ben Harris and Stuart Francioli to its North London and Scotland account management positions Eaton has announced three new appointments to its security business team. Ben Harris and Stuart Francioli have taken up account management positions for North London and Scotland respectively, while Martin Tweedie has joined in the role of product manager. Matthew Phelps, managing director of Eaton’s security business, said, “Being in a position where we a...

Eaton promotes Orlaith Palmer to Sales and Marketing Manager to develop both its specification and specialist distribution channels

Palmer will report to Eaton’s UK country sales manager, Simon Reed, as well as its Security Business MD, Matthew Phelps Eaton’s security business has announced its intention to develop both its specification and specialist distribution channels by promoting Orlaith Palmer to the role of sales and marketing manager. Bringing a wealth of channel marketing experience to this newly created position, Palmer has worked for a number of global organisations, including Tos...

Eaton integrates with Cooper Security to provide customers with wider product portfolio

Cooper Security’s website, packaging, catalogues and brochures have already started to adopt the Eaton name Power management company, Eaton, has announced that Cooper Security is now Eaton. This important development will provide customers with a wider and more diverse product portfolio, which is backed up by unrivalled levels of knowledge and expertise. The integration process so far has been seamless and installers have experienced no changes to the levels of product...

Cooper’s security solutions installed at Westgate School in Berkshire

Cooper Security recommended local security partner, DA Security Systems, to install a personal alarm system The Westgate School first opened its doors in 1958 and now serves a wide geographical area to the west of Slough in Berkshire. It is currently expanding its student numbers and by 2014 it will deliver high quality comprehensive education to over 1,000 11-19 year olds. The Westgate School has levels of achievement above the average for all schools nationally. A polic...