Nightclub security

SIA and Thames Valley Police promotes safer physical intervention to improve students’ safety

The Security Industry Authority's (SIA) South East Partnerships and Interventions team and Thames Valley Police will be calling at Reading's top student pubs and clubs. They will share best-practice guidance on safer physical intervention for door supervisors as a reminder of how to keep their clients and themselves safe. The aims of the event are to promote the importance of safer restraint and reduce any possible violence during the festive season. The initiative marks the Reading launch of a...

What are the security challenges of the hospitality market?

Hospitality businesses work to provide a safe and pleasant customer experience for their guests. Hotels offer a “home away from home” for millions of guests every day around the world. These are businesses of many sizes and types, providing services ranging from luxury accommodations to simple lodging for business travelers to family vacation experiences. Hospitality businesses also include restaurants, bars, movie theaters and other venues. Security needs are varied and require tech...

Send For Help ranks in Financial Times ‘FT1000’ list of Europe’s fastest growing companies

Send For Help — a lone worker protection firm in the world which provides 24/7 emergency response via personal safety alarms — has been included in this year's prestigious Financial Times ‘FT1000’ list of Europe’s fastest growing companies. The list comprises of the top 1000 companies in 31 countries across Europe that have achieved the highest percentage growth in revenues between 2013 and 2016. Send For Help was ranked 625th on the list — one of just 158 o...

Vicon upgrades Starlight security cameras for effective low-light surveillance

Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, introduces further enhancements in the Starlight technology cameras. Vicon’s new Starlight versions of the popular V940 IP camera series produces flawless full-colour video streams in near-dark lighting conditions. These lowlight cameras are offered in dome and bullet configurations with eye-opening ultra-high-sensitivity down to 0.002 lux (colour) and 0.0006 lux (...

Body worn cameras: Overcoming the challenges of live video streaming

Can you imagine what it would be like if you could only look at your CCTV cameras eight hours after an incident, when your security team finish their shift? That is what 99% of current body cameras offer. Most body cameras can only record video, which limits them to settling arguments after the fact – who said what first in an altercation with the police? What sparked an incident with the door security team at a nightclub? This leads to a curious asymmetry of video and immediacy between m...

ZKAccess enhances public safety with latest hand-held and walk-through metal detectors

The walk-through metal detector automatically counts people and alarms, allowing only authorised personnel to access the control panel for secure operation ZKAccess, a division of ZKTeco and leading provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, is pleased to announce the introduction of three new metal detectors. Ideal for locations vulnerable to the risk of public shootings and stabbings, such as schools, concert halls, nightclubs, theatres, shopping malls, etc., these n...