Archive for January, 2013

Redwall IP sensors

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Optex the sensor manufacturer has become the first major supplier of detectors to introduce IP into their sensor range. Optex are taking a bit a of leap into the unknown here. Alarms and IP are not new but normally we would expect to convert a set a clean contacts from our sensing device into an IP format through IP converters and having them built into the sensor

The security industry and the perfect storm

Monday, January 14th, 2013

No industry in the country has seen margins cut quite like the security industry. Anyone who operates within the security environment are victims of what in effect is a perfect storm. Cheap imports, suicidal pricing, the electrical industry, IP technology and mis-selling have all combined together, all at the same time in a way that may yet sink many. What makes things worse is there does not… Continue reading