IFSEC 2015 News

How IoT technology might impact visions of a utopian urban future

The vision of a utopian urban future restsheavily on the success of Open Dataand a Cloud Computing paradigm Confronting urban challenges using technology requires the private sector to work in tandem with governments to enable "smart cities." In fact, one report predicts the number of safe cities worldwide will quadruple in the next decade. It’s a topic that is increasingly top-of-mind. For example, the Safe Cities Asia 2015 conference in Singapore in May brought to...

Private security industry - choose security providers that value quality over price

It’s dangerous to compromise on safety features in search of a low-cost security solution, as it can put employees at serious risk Driving quality in the private security industry is vital to the ongoing effectiveness of the products and services that the industry provides. Figures show that, post-recession, buyers are increasingly aware of the importance of quality when it comes to choosing security providers, with 20% citing quality over price as a crucial factor i...

IFSEC 2015 celebrates another hugely successful year

IFSEC welcomed 23,079 visitors through the doors, increasing attendance by 2% from 2014, driven by UK attendees IFSEC International 2015, organised by UBM EMEA, is pleased to announce another hugely successful year for Europe’s largest security event. Running from 16-18 June at ExCeL London, IFSEC International welcomed 23,079 visitors through the doors, increasing attendance by 2% from 2014, driven by UK attendees. Attracted an additional visitors IFSEC Internatio...

Raytec’s Panoramic Ultra IR illuminator range launched at IFSEC 2015

The new range of illuminators provide wide angle 180° illumination to generate images at night, at distances up to 150m & beyond Launched at IFSEC, Raytec’s new range of Panoramic Ultra Infra-Red illuminators went down a storm. The new range of illuminators is designed for all PTZ domes, wide angle and multi-sensor cameras covering a large area. It provides powerful wide angle 180° illumination to allow these cameras to generate outstanding images at night, a...

IFSEC 2015: Traka integration capabilities receive positive response

Traka showed visitors how it’s key and asset management products can integrate with software Traka, the key and asset management specialist, reports positive feedback from the security industry after attending IFSEC 2015, with an overwhelming response to its integration capabilities. On its stand, Traka showed visitors first-hand how its key and asset management products can integrate with software like OnGuard from Lenel and AEOS from NEDAP. The event gave the comp...

TDSi stand reports 25% increase in export market visitors at IFSEC 2015

TDSi believes the increase in visitors reflects continued and rapid expansion of the globalised security market With a 25% increase in export market visitors to its stand at IFSEC 2015, integrated security manufacturer TDSi believes this reflects the continued and rapid expansion of the globalised security market. Interest at the show also indicates continued customer demands for fully integrated solutions, rather than just security components. TDSi's Managing Director John D...

COP Security wins ‘Partnership Award’ by Western Digital at IFSEC 2015

Award reflects company’s position as leading ‘Industry Educator’ for  use of WD Purple hard drives Professional trade only CCTV security products distributor, COP Security, has been awarded a prestigious ‘Partnership Award’ by digital information storage manufacturer, Western Digital (WD). The award was presented during the recent IFSEC 2015 exhibition in London and reflects COP Security’s position as a leading ‘Industry Educ...

Nedap presents at IFSEC: How to create a security solution ready for tomorrow’s technology

Nedap developed a presentation about the innovation and integration of the new software release – AEOS v3.1 At IFSEC, Daryn Flynn, UK Security Business Manager, presented at the Innovation centre and highlighted why the modular software (think ‘apps’) design of Nedap has never been more relevant. For those wanting to build security solutions that will offer performance today but also longevity and future adaptability, read on... The 3 i’s – IFSEC...

IFSEC 2015 highlights Taiwan’s commitment to continual growth in security sector

Report from IMS Research cites adoption of HD and high megapixel video surveillance systems Major global players in the world of security and safety are responding to rapid demand surges and accelerating delivery of innovative leading-edge products, services and solutions. Taiwan Excellence Award-winning Taiwanese companies EverFocus Electronics Corporation, VIVOTEK Inc., QNAP Systems Inc., and PLANET Technology Corporation have contributed significantly to Taiwan hitting...

IFSEC 2015 review - best of the global security market

As my trip to London for IFSEC International ends, I can look back on three days jam-packed with new approaches, new technologies, and the best the global security market has to offer. I met people from all over the world who share an interest in physical security technology -- and how it can be used to make the world a safer place. I heard several exhibitors mention that business was slow in Europe in the early part of 2015. However, the show highlighted that R&D investment has continued t...

Anviz Global presents C2 Pro and other biometric reader devices at IFSEC 2015

The C2 Pro time and attendanceterminal can scan a fingerprint in lessthan 0.5 seconds  Leading biometrics, surveillance and RFID manufacturer Anviz Global deeply appreciated all the visitors who stopped by their booth at IFSEC 2015, the largest event for the security industry in the UK. Fingerprint, facial and iris recognition security devices Anviz introduced its newest product in security field: C2 Pro, the time and attendance terminal capable of scanning a...

IFSEC 2015 postscript: better navigation and less noise!

In the vast centre of the hall almost none of the randomly shaped stands display their index number I enjoy IFSEC each year, spending three days walking the halls. I do feel frustrated by the acres of "me too" products prompting a "meh" response. So often I’m left feeling the "big news" is that hype and lies are growing and continue to drown out the truth. If companies' marketing budgets were simply given over to their product development departments, we would find thing...

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