Solar power is in the news every day. From power plant construction to solar powered smart windows, solar powered benches for mobile phone charging and more. In two weeks’ time, however, solar power comes into focus in a different way – a total solar eclipse! On 21 August 2017 there will be a total solar […]
Category: Perimeter Intrusion Detection
In this selection of archived features you can read about various aspects of perimeter intrusion detection systems including perimeter fence detection, microwave sensors and cctv management systems.
Today we celebrate a special 90th anniversary. In 1926 the first US patent was filed for one of the most fundamental building blocks of electronics engineering – the transistor. It was Julius Edgar Lilienfeld who first came up with the idea of what a transistor might be. A physicist who went on to become an […]
When it comes to perimeter intrusion, unmanned aerial vehicles or drones as they are more commonly known, are featuring more than ever before in the news headlines. During 2015 there were many drone incidents at major sites in Europe and the USA with at least three involving the White House (January, May, October). Drones quite […]
Most perimeters that need effective security to guard against unwanted intrusion are fences and walls. These are usually on the outermost edge of the site involved. From secure vehicle compounds to scrap metal yards, from power plants to prisons and more, the outer perimeter fence or wall is the first line of defence. There are […]
Sir William Burrell is one of Scotland’s most notable philanthropists and 9 July is the anniversary of his birth in Glasgow. Where does security come into this story? Read on …. William joined the family shipping business at just 14 years of age and soon made a fortune, eventually taking over the business from his […]