SMART SOLUTIONS

People Counting: Optex VC1020

For those designing and installing smart systems, business intelligence represents added value. By delivering real-time data that a user can exploit to increase efficiencies within the business, the overall value of the solution is increased, and provides features that can be...

Video Management: XProtect

The growth in deployments of VMS solutions for video surveillance and security management has been significant in recent years, and for good reason. Many VMS providers take an open platform approach, ensuring that third party devices can be supported. This enables ‘best of breed’...

System Automation: Texecom Connect

Of all the security disciplines, intruder alarm is the technology most often claimed to represent a grudge purchase, especially when considering its use in residential applications. With many consumers looking towards smart home systems which include security elements, intruder...

Access Control: Paxton Net2

In recent years, modular access control solutions have enabled an ever wider range of applications to enjoy the benefits of the technology. By adding doors as and when needed, networked solutions have brought advanced control of people and premises to the mainstream market, and...

Designing for integration

While integration of security systems undoubtedly adds value for end users and increases the benefits available from an investment,it is important that the scope of features and functions does not shift the core functionality of any solution away from security and safety.­ The...