IFSEC 2016 News

Why Hikvision is suddenly front-page news: The company responds to security concerns

Hikvision has been in the news in the United Kingdom recently, including a front page news story in The Times. SourceSecurity.com offered Keen Yao, Vice President at Hikvision’s International Business Centre, a chance to set the record straight regarding concerns expressed about hacking of cameras, the company’s ties to the Chinese state, and its role as the biggest video surveillance equipment manufacturer in the world. Hikvision has come a long way in the past few ye...

Xvision hires Chris Valentino as Head of Business Development to expand project division

Valentino will be expanding Xvision’s reach as the company continues to serve value-added distributors and installers working on major projects Chris Valentino has joined Xvision as Head of Business Development. A Y3K company, Xvision designs CCTV, networking, access control and door entry products from its Surrey headquarters. Valentino will be expanding Xvision’s reach as the company continues to serve value-added distributors and installers working on major pro...

IFSEC International 2016 celebrates huge visitor numbers

IFSEC 2016 attracted 27,052 attendees, in line with the 2015 attendance IFSEC International 2016, organised by UBM EMEA, has announced another hugely successful year for Europe’s largest security event, hosted from the 21st – 23rd June at ExCeL London.Volume of visitors IFSEC once again delivered an exceptional industry experience, attracting 27,052 attendees, in line with the 2015 attendance. The event saw a huge day one and two at IFSEC, with exhibitors overwhel...

TDSi GARDiS solution brings increased visitors at IFSEC International 2016

TDSi enjoyed a 21% increase in new visitors and a 38% increase in export markets visitors at IFSEC 2016 Integrated security manufacturer TDSi enjoyed a 21% increase (compared to 2015) in new visitors at the recent IFSEC International 2016 event at the ExCeL London, which the company partially attributes to the unveiling of its new GARDiS online security solution. Increase in visitors Reflecting upon the success of the event, TDSi’s Managing Director, John Davies commen...

ASSA ABLOY impresses with digital solutions at IFSEC 2016

ASSA ABLOY demonstrated its journey from mechanical to digital security at IFSEC 2016 ASSA ABLOY generated a ‘buzz’ at IFSEC 2016 through exhibiting its journey from mechanical to digital security. Range of brands ASSA ABLOY’s stand was the busiest to date, with its leading brands, including, Yale, ASSA ABLOY, Abloy and Traka, showcasing their product breadth that comes from years of expertise in the industry. The group’s pioneering, innovative and d...

Hikvision shows expanded range to record numbers at IFSEC 2016

Visitors to Hikvision’s stand were shown a number of key products and new additions to the Hikvision range Hikvision, provider of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, has reported a greater number of visitors to its stand than ever before, at this year’s IFSEC international security exhibition at London’s ExCeL. Showcasing a raft of new developments across the Hikvision range, visitors to the company’s stand were shown a number of key...

A successful IFSEC 2016 amid commuter train delays and Brexit vote

IFSEC International 2016 by all measures was a successful show. Two of the three days clearly met (or exceeded) exhibitors’ expectations. The third day was slower, but is it any wonder? Heavy rains and resulting commuter train complications would have discouraged all but the most determined. And there was another distraction, too: It was the day of the Brexit vote, when the United Kingdom made history. Results of that momentous vote underlined the sense of uncertainty I felt on the first...

Panasonic drone finder's prototype showcased at IFSEC 2016

Drone finding technology can help mitigate the threat of drone accidents and terrorism Research by Oxford Research Group, describes the threat of high street drones as ‘a game changer in the wrong hands’, the Group’s report The Hostile Use of Drones by Non-State Actors Against British Targets goes on to say, ‘drones will be used as simple, affordable and effective airborne improvised explosive devices’. Drone prototype A prototype of Panasonic&...

Maxxess unveils new ambit and eFusion apps for workforce management at IFSEC 2016

Maxxess next gen mobile workforce solutions enhances workforce messaging, monitoring and security Visitors to IFSEC International got a first look at the future of mobile workforce solutions with Maxxess launching new ambit and eFusion apps to enable more efficient management of workforce processes from security to employee engagement. ambitPulse New products include ambitPulse, a private managed messaging and analytics tool designed to improve employee engagement via dynami...

National Security Inspectorate launches new certification scheme for powered gates at IFSEC 2016

The Powered Gate Code of Practice covers installers' responsibilities for gate design, new installations, risk assessment and commissioning The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced the launch of its ground-breaking Powered Gates certification scheme. Installers and maintainers of powered gates, barriers and gate automation equipment are now able to obtain NSI approval for the Services they provide in this sector. NSI approval provides the ultimate reassurance fo...

Canon Europe unveils eight new 2MP network cameras at IFSEC 2016

High-sensitivity 2MP CMOS sensor allows the cameras to capture Full HD images, even in low light conditions Canon Europe announces the launch of eight new 2MP network cameras, unveiled at IFSEC 2016. The new range includes an outdoor 360º endless panning model with 30x optical zoom and fast autofocus, and two new fixed box “bullet” models with 20x optical zoom, a first for Canon. All eight new models will be on display alongside the recently announced VB-H651...

IFSEC day 2: Integration and total security solutions stand out

Foot traffic remained at respectable levels during Day Two of IFSEC International 2016 at ExCeL London. Attendees are bombarded with sensory overload as manufacturers look for new ways to stand out from the crowd. The result sometimes seems more like a lot of noise. Everyone is looking for ways to stand out from the noise of competing product features and claims at the show. One exhibitor, Tyco Security Products, is taking a different approach at this year's show, abandoning traditional emphasi...

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