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TDSi to introduce GARDiS integration software to European markets at Security Essen 2018

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi will be introducing its new GARDiS software to the European market at Security Essen 2018 in Germany. Mica Negrilic, International Business Development Manager at TDSi commented, “We are proud and very excited to be appearing at Security Essen 2018, where we will be formally introducing our GARDiS software to the European market. Whilst we usually visit the bi-annual show, this the first time we have had a formal presence at the event for a few years...

TDSi partners with Milestone at Integration Expo UK 2018

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi has announced that it will be appearing as a partner at the Milestone Integration Expo UK, which is being held at the Hilton at St George's Park, Burton Upon Trent on Wednesday 19th September 2018. Milestone Integration Expo UK The Milestone Integration Expo UK provides visitors with a greater insight into the powerful integration of Milestone’s XProtect VMS (Video Management System) solution by a number of complementary security systems, including T...

What is driving the growth of cloud systems in physical security?

The physical security industry is embracing the cloud in a big way. Cloud-based systems – which involve accessing a shared pool of information technology resources via the Internet – are much higher-profile in the video and access control markets, and large and small companies are getting on the cloud bandwagon. We asked this week's Expert Panel Roundtable: What factors are contributing to growth in cloud systems in the security market?

TDSi's French office reports 25% revenue generation and heads up global expansion efforts

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is proud to announce its French office is celebrating its 20th Anniversary on 1st September 2018. Originally established as a branch of the UK-based company to service French customers, the office in Noisy-le-Grand, Paris now oversees sales and technical support operations across Europe and North Africa. TDSi’s Managing Director, John Davies commented, “TDSi has a long and distinguished presence in France with an excellent network of partners an...

TDSi awards Masco as European System Integrator of the Year and GTIE as Strategic Growth Partner

Malta-based Masco Security Services Ltd was awarded European System Integrator of the Year in recognition of its work in the Access Control segment, specifically for projects including: the new Transport Malta headquarters in Lija, Spinola Park offices in St Julian’s, Bit8 offices in Gzira and the new Busy Bee factory in Mriehel. Upon receiving the award, a spokesperson for Masco Security Services Ltd commented, “We would like to thank TDSi for their constant support, our clients fo...

Which security vertical markets are impacted by seasonal changes in demand?

The beginning of the school year and upcoming seasonal changes remind us that demand for security systems, like almost everything else, is seasonal to some extent. Making improvements to educational facilities during the summer months – including installation of security systems – is the most obvious example of seasonal demand, but there are others. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Which vertical markets for security are impacted by seasonal changes in demand?

What’s new “on the edge” of security and video surveillance systems?

By definition, an edge device is an entry point to a network. In the physical security industry, edge devices are the cameras, sensors, access controllers, readers and other equipment that provide information to the IP networks that drive today’s systems. In the Internet of Things (IoT), edge computing refers to an increasing role of edge devices to process data where it is created instead of sending it across a network to a data center or the cloud. In our market, edge computing takes the...

TDSi unveils intuitive features for EXgarde Web integrated security solution

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is pleased to announce exciting new features for its powerful EXgarde Web security solution. Additional functionality includes approving door entry PIN codes and photo capture, all from any secure Internet-enabled device. Alex Rumsey, Director of UK Sales at TDSi commented, “EXgarde Web was originally launched in 2014 and offers an additional option to interface with TDSi’s powerful EXgarde solution. It allows security operators or authorised st...

How can security manufacturers improve after-sale service?

What happens after the sale is complete, after the contracts are all signed and sealed? That’s when an abundance of variables can kick in – variables that can mean the difference between a successful security system or a case of buyer’s remorse. The features and value of equipment involved in a security system are well known before the sale closes, as hopefully are the integrator’s and end-user’s expectations about after-sale service. But what is the reality of afte...

TDSi partners with Panasonic Siew Sales to offer complete security solution for customers in Thailand and beyond

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is proud to announce its partnership with Panasonic Siew Sales (Thailand) Co.Ltd, which offers a complete integrated security package that includes Panasonic’s Video Insight Platform and TDSi’s EXgarde security management software. Offer complete security solution TDSi’s Managing Director, John Davies commented, “We are delighted to announce this partnership, which is in response to Panasonic Siew Sales (Thailand) Co.Ltd’s amb...

How to optimise mobile access control authentication with smart devices

Considering how much the modern smartphone has become a common everyday tool and cultural icon, it’s hard to believe it has only been with us for a relatively short space of time. The first Apple iPhone was launched in 2007 and yet in a little over a decade the smartphone has become as essential as our keys or wallet. From its conception as a multi-faceted communications device, it has morphed into something far more integrated in our daily lives. Services such as Apple Pay, Android Pay a...

Where is it inappropriate to install video cameras?

Video cameras are everywhere, and hundreds more are installed every day. Our society appears to be reaching a point of perpetual surveillance. It certainly feels as if we are always being watched even though it is not yet the case. But as cameras are becoming more common than ever, we are also entering a new era of privacy concerns and sensitivities, as evidenced by GDPR and other such initiatives. We presented this quandary to this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Surveillance cameras can...