EN50131

What is EN50131? The grading of security alarms fitted at UK business premises is outlined in the EN50131 European standards for intruder alarm systems. This set of guidelines also became known as BS EN50131, after it was adopted by the British Standards Institution. Through their PD6662 scheme, the BSI introduced these European guidelines to boost … Read more

IP Cameras Vs HD analog cctv

Analog Cameras Analog cameras tend to be significantly cheaper, especially as your camera count increases Analog cameras like TVI,CVI,AHD,SDI,CVBS are fairly easy to run, sending recordings to a digital video recorder (DVR), which then converts the analog to digital and stores it Analog cameras has less detection features than IP cameras Analog camera need to … Read more

Why your Business needs CCTV?

Prevent crime. One of the benefits that people first think about when considering a CCTV system is its ability to prevent crime Monitor employees Encourage order among everyone in the premises Prevent safety incidents Remote viewing Assist law enforcement collect evidence reduce insurance premiums

what is monitored alarm system?

In addition to the bell-only alarm features, the alarm is monitored externally by an Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC). This centre monitors activity, and may also be connected to police response, if relevant.  A monitored alarm system is suitable for unoccupied premises and high risk premises, as well as any business – as knowing your business … Read more

Do you need a CCTV for your house?

A home CCTV camera is an excellent way to keep your home and its perimeter more secure. Whether you want to see what is happening in your house when you are away or seek to deter burglars and other intruders, a home CCTV camera makes it easy.

Guidance on the use of domestic CCTV

If your CCTV system captures images of people outside the boundary of your private domestic property – for example, from neighbours’ homes or gardens, shared spaces, or from public areas – then the GDPR and the DPA will apply to you. You will need to ensure your use of CCTV complies with these laws. If … Read more