Home Office Scientific Development Branch (HOSDB) News

The Emergency Services Show 2016: A forum for free learning, networking opportunities, innovations and collaborations

6,433 visitors attended The Emergency Services Show 2016, including a 45% increase in overseas visitors Last week’s Emergency Services Show was the biggest in its 10-year history and provided a fascinating insight to the UK’s fast-evolving emergency services industry. The move to the larger Hall 5 at the NEC enabled the organisers to offer more free learning and networking opportunities than ever before, with over 80 free seminar sessions, numerous CPD workshops a...

BSIA launches series of seminars and exhibitions to explore latest developments in CCTV sector

The seminars will discuss professional  use of modern cameras, equipment and IP connections A new series of seminars and exhibitions are set to explore the latest developments in the CCTV sector, providing expert insight into the latest changes in technology and legislation. Organised by the British Security Industry Association – the trade association representing the UK’s private security industry, including a large number of CCTV manufacturers and installe...

Xtralis' intruder detection system receives vote of confidence from HOSDB

 Security users can now confidently implement the Presidium Mini for an array of monitoring applicationsXtralis, a leading global provider of powerful solutions for the early detection of fire, gas and security threats, announced that its ADPRO Presidium Mini Intelligent Intrusion Detection System has been certified as a primary detection system by the UK Home Office Scientific Development Branch (HOSDB). This certification means that government and other mission-critical security users can...

Vicon's surveillance system for police, prisons and custody suites is a success at HOSDB 2010

Vicon's virtual matrix controller allows IP video streams to be controlled and displayed just as analogue matricesVicon reports that its stand at the 2010 HOSDB exhibition and conference attracted a large number of visitors, many of whom were particularly interested in the company's video management systems for police custody suites and prisons. Vicon also reports strong interest in its portable and static vulnerable witness interview recording systems. Taking place on 16-18th March in...