€1Bn Dresden Museum Heist: Out-of-date security systems to blame!

A carefully planned and audacious heist at a Dresden museum has shocked the world after more than €1 Billion in jewelry, diamonds, art and cultural artifacts were taken in the early hours of Monday 25th November. The thieves broke into Dresden’s Grünes Gewölbe, one of the world’s oldest museums, and made off with three priceless’ …

Do you know Smart Perimeter? Visit Detection Technologies @Security Expo

The ultimate goal of Smart Home is to increase the quality of life and security. Smart Home is no longer a vision but has become an integral part of our lives. When we leave home in the morning all doors are being automatically locked and a smart security system protects our valuables. When we return …

Why VibraTek Plus Is Superior To A Fiber Optic Perimeter Intrusion Detection System?

Optical fibre sensors have primarily been developed for the communications industry. As such, their use as vibration sensors inevitably involves compromises that limit their effectiveness as perimeter intrusion detection sensors. In contrast, Detection Technologies VibraTek Plus system was designed purely as an intrusion detection sensor. As such, incorporates features to enhance its effectiveness when deployed …

Does Installing A PID System Decrease Insurance Premiums For A Business Premises?

Perimeter intruder detection systems (PIDS) sound expensive, and – unless you are a prison or the military – might have a whiff of excess about them. Hollywood has a lot to answer for this, as many action movies glamorise both the exotic security and the locations that it protects, making them seem out of the …

Ensure Your Airport Has The Maximum Perimeter Security

Airports need to be among the most secure locations on Earth – and that includes protecting the perimeter against intruders. That first line of defence can prevent all manner of incidents, allowing airports to get on with the business of flying people and goods around the world.

Landing Plane

I Already Have Motion Detection CCTV, So Why Would I need a PID System?

CCTV systems have improved significantly in recent years. We have seen a cost decrease while the picture quality has increased at the same time. The main challenge for security guards has always been not to miss any intrusions at larger sites while monitoring numerous screens simultaneously. However, due to the advancements in motion detection in …