Havant Council decided earlier this month that they will be closing down their CCTV network in the town centre. The decision was taken in order to make savings of £150,000 on the grounds that the system was expensive, out-of-date and no longer effective.
As you will have no doubt heard in the news of late, UK law states that it is the drivers’ responsibility to ensure that their vehicles’ seals have not been broken into and that migrants haven’t entered their vehicles illegally.
Awareness though, is not enough, it is action that changes lives and we have taken action to engineer a state of art intrusion detection solution that takes away any doubt for drivers and their employers by providing a fail-proof, always on, real time, monitored intrusion detection solution, called fr8Watch.
The use of CCTV at grounds was one of the recommendations of the Taylor enquiry. Ironically this was one area where CCTV was already well established, and welcomed by most spectators. The enquiry itself highlighted this stating "football supporters are probably more accustomed to being subjected to camera surveillance than most other groups in society."
A recent case study produced by icomply has featured in one of the Asian security sector’s leading publications, ASPA Network News. This magazine is published by The Asian Professional Security Association (APSA) – INDIA CHAPTER and circulated across India .
Earlier this year Wayne Clamp retired as senior manager at LeedsWatch. During a career that spanned more than 30 years he witnessed CCTV coverage in Leeds grow from a handful of cameras to a system that stretches across West Yorkshire -one of the biggest integrated networks in the UK. Leedswatch’s partnership with icomply has been a part of Wayne’s story and an integral part of the improvements that have taken place in the last few years.
Usage of surveillance equipment for securing residential properties is on the rise. The global value of the home security market will reach $47.5m by 2020, according to Markets and Markets.
From hidden cameras in teddy bears and alarm clocks to perimeter breach detection technologies, a range of products are driving the expansion of the home security market.
Industrial action called by ferry workers on 1 July 2015 is wreaking havoc on the Port of Calais. Traffic standstills have opened a window of opportunity for asylum seekers fleeing domestic strife, many of whom are desperately to reach the secure streets of Britain - but mainly wider Europe.
British politicians and French authorities are scrambling to restore order to the Port of Calais. On the face of things, preventative security measures are not working. But what security and surveillance measures, are in place to control access to the English channel?
To guide the conduct of information handlers, the Information Commissioner's Office keeps the industry informed of what’s expected of it. Enter: In the picture: A data protection code of practice for surveillance cameras and personal information. The report, published in May 2015, is necessary reading for any organisation that handles data. Five recommendations from the ICO's report stood out to us.
icomply, leading provider of industry leading open software platform for integrating unconnected CCTV and security applications, and Folknoll Ltd, leading supplier of audio visual communications equipment and security locking systems for the high security, communications and care industries, announce today that they have entered a technology partnership.
icomply customer, Mark Babington of Centro, helps to raise over £18,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care in 427 mile bike ride, enough to run his local hospice for 2.5 days. Can we help him nudge that up to 3 days?