Visonic UK News

Visonic’s PowerMaster integrates with AlarmView from Run My Security

Visonic, a brand of Tyco Security Products, and a leading developer and manufacturer of cutting-edge home security and safety systems and components, recently announced the full integration of AlarmView from Run My Security with Visonic’s PowerMaster family of intrusion alarm systems. AlarmView is a security service in the new segment that fits between self-monitoring and a traditional monitoring service. It supports most daily user security system functions, such as arming/disarming, ini...

Going through the motions

Jeff Kitching, ADPRO Sales Director, encourages the security industry to give Video Motion Detection another look. Video Motion Detection (VMD), three words that arrived on the scene in the late 1980s to herald the start of a detection revolution.  Only the hype did not quite match the reality. Much was written at the time and subsequently about the potential for VMD.  It was, we were told, not just an alternative to PIRs, fence vibration systems and other detection technologies, but...

Durham riding with Vicon

A CCTV system from Vicon is contributing to improved traffic management in Durham City Centre. Vicon’s Surveyor dome cameras and Kollector DVRs are assisting the local authority to encourage visitors to use the centre’s shopping and recreational facilities while discouraging them from travelling in their cars.  The CCTV system is contributing to the security of vehicles in Park and Ride facilities at three locations on the outskirts of Durham.  It is considered particularly...