Farsight PLC News

OPTEX exhibit smart access control & perimeter detection solutions at IFSEC 2015

OPTEX will be previewing its new anti-tailgating access control solution known as Accurance 3D The OPTEX Group will be exhibiting an extensive selection of smart access control and perimeter detection solutions at IFSEC 2015, with an emphasis on the range of industrial, commercial and residential applications for which its products are designed. With residential and commercial audiences in mind, OPTEX will be exhibiting its new iVISION+, a wireless door and gate video ent...

Farsight remote monitoring station statistics reveal peak in security breaches in spring 2014

There were more than double number of arrests in spring 2014 compared to winter 2013/14 Springtime is not all sunshine when it comes to security, warns Farsight Security Services. The remote monitoring station’s statistics have revealed a peak in security breaches in March, April and May 2014. More than double the number of arrests occurred in spring 2014 compared to winter 2013/14. In total the number of incidents raised was 46 per cent higher in spring compared to wi...

Farsight Security Services reports 73% increase in unmanned petrol forecourts benefitting from remote monitoring

In 2011, only 1% of petrol forecourts monitored by Farsight used video analytics which has rocketed to 69% in 2014 Remote monitoring is solving the battle of manning petrol forecourts on a 24-hour basis. A 73% increase, over a three-year period, in the number of unmanned forecourts monitored by Farsight Security Services signifies a growth in popularity for remote monitoring over staffing the high-risk environment. Lone workers at petrol forecourts face a vast and probable li...

How sensors can complement video systems

The security market it clearly sold on the value of video, but customers shouldn’t depend solely on video to protect their premises. Rather, they should implement a combination of video systems and other sensors for a more effective approach overall. That’s a message I heard when I visited the Optex booth at the IFSEC show. The supplier of many different types of sensors says a “deeper and wider” integration of video with sensors provides a higher level of security requi...

Farsight reports increased property crimes during summertime in the UK

Car forecourts were targeted at least once a day, on average, in the summer months 23% more audio warnings issued in the peak of summer than in winter Statistics show sites are targeted more during longer daylight hours Car forecourts remain at high risk throughout the year Warmer weather and longer daylight hours are potentially triggers for increased property crime, according to Farsight Security Services Ltd. Statistics from its remote monitoring station show that 2...

FARSIGHT Security Services sets high standard for green thinking in the security industry

Farsight are tackling their environmental impact and taking preventative health and safety measures FARSIGHT Security Services Ltd has been setting the standard high for green thinking in the security industry. Farsight are tackling their environmental impact, improving customer relations and taking preventative health and safety measures with a comprehensive warehouse clear out and upgrade of operator nodes. The upgraded operator nodes now consist of one, high-end PC as opp...