Archive for the ‘Intruder Alarms’ Category

Fixed fees for annual NSI membership?

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Recently in the security headlines was the news that Stanley security solutions had been elevated to gold membership of the NSI. This is no mean achievment for an organization of  the size of Stanley and very welcome news for the NSI itself. The reason the NSI will be rightly overjoyed is the new money that Stanley will bring to the organization. Being a gold NSI member means every aspect of… Continue reading

Essen 2012

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

The bi-annual Essen Security exhibition has now closed for another 2 years.

Boasting a huge array of Halls and technology to visit, surely Essen has now rightfully claimed its title as THE Security Exhibition to visit ahead of rivals such as IFSEC?

Essen security show

Spread over 11, yes that’s 11 Halls, Essen needed a transport… Continue reading

SPC iPhone app for Siemens intruder alarm

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

SPCanywhere Mobile App

Siemens have announced the release of SPCanywhere - the mobile application solution for SPC.

SPC iPhone app
SPCanywhere will work with with iPad 2©, iPad©, iPhone 4©, iPhone 3GS©, iPhone 3G©. The new SPC iPhone app gives the iPhone user a powerful interface to control his SPC intruder alarm system from anywhere. Using advanced… Continue reading

Changing security companies

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

When is it time to change your security provider? Is it better the Devil you know when it involves CCTV, access control and Intruder alarms or, if you don’t shop around are you in danger of paying well over the odds for your security systems?  There are generally two driving forces that make end users look at changing their security providers. The first is the after service they receive, the… Continue reading

Has the NSI lost its way ?

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

For those that don’t know, the NSI is the regulatory body that oversees the security industry, in the old days they were only interested in Intruder alarms and to be fair the regulation they imposed and enforced rigorously with member companies was very helpful to the industry. It meant standards were good amongst members and insurance companies would only insure those clients who had their intruder alarm installed to a