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I already have a CCTV system, so why would I need a PID system?

Posted by Carl Forsyth on Jun 10, 2019 9:05:02 AM

CCTV systems are very good at recording intrusion events, but they won't alert you to them as they're happening. Although some CCTV systems now have motion detection, these tend to have a high false alarm rate compared to a dedicated PID system such as a VibraSector.
This means that operators can quickly lose confidence in alarms generated by motion detection CCTV systems.

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Topics: FAQ

Why Choose Detection Technologies For Your Perimeter Detection Deterrents

Posted by Sam Berlemann on May 24, 2019 11:52:55 AM

Perimeter detection deterrents are crucial components for organisational, public, and private safety. Perimeter safety has a reputation for being costly and often inefficient, but this is an antiquated notion that does not reflect enhanced engineering methodologies. Technological advancements mean that reliable solutions are out there, but knowing which option to choose can be overwhelming.

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Topics: Perimeter Intrusion Detection Technology

The four elements which form an effective security system.

Posted by Carl Forsyth on May 16, 2019 10:41:05 AM

An effective security system comprises of four elements:

Protection, Detection, Verification & Reaction.

These are the essential principles for effective security on any site, whether it's a small independent business with a single site, or a large multinational corporation with hundreds of locations.

 

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Topics: PID Systems, Security, Tips, Microphonic cable, Perimeter Intrusion Detection Technology

4 Benefits Of A Perimeter Intrusion Detection System

Posted by Carl Forsyth on May 9, 2019 5:08:02 PM


There are several reasons why a perimeter intrusion detection system (PIDS) can offer an advantage to a site. This is partly due to the sophistication of the system, which can stop an intrusion in its tracks. It is also to do with criminal psychology, with thieves and trespassers being statistically much less likely to venture onto a property that they know is well protected. Here are some of the ways that a high-quality PIDS can benefit your site.

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Topics: PID Systems, PIDS

Why Is A Perimeter Intrusion Detection System Better Than An Ordinary Protective Fence?

Posted by Carl Forsyth on May 1, 2019 3:28:21 PM

There are several things that people need to consider before investing in a high quality security system. Here’s a quick guide to the main risk-altering scenarios that businesses face, and how to respond.

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Topics: PID Systems, Perimeter Intrusion Detection Technology

PIDS - What does it mean?

Posted by Carl Forsyth on Apr 25, 2019 9:49:51 AM

 

Many people are confused by the acronym 'PIDS'. This article outlines what PIDS actually means:

Perimeter
Intrusion
Detection
System

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Topics: PIDS, FAQ

The Fleet Street Jewellery Shop Burglary: Another raid which Detection Technologies could have stopped.

Posted by Carl Forsyth on Mar 27, 2019 3:38:52 PM

Over the weekend of the 23rd and 24th March, burglars hammered their way through the wall of the George Attenborough & Son Jewellers in Fleet Street, London. The wall itself was within a small passageway between the jewellers shop and a bookmakers. The alarm wasn't raised until 2am on Monday morning which was long after the thieves had been able to escape with a large haul of jewellery and gemstones. Newspapers are reporting the stolen goods to be worth in excess of £1million. No arrests have been made and the thieves are still at large.

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Topics: VibraFon, PID Systems, News, Security

The Hatton Garden Heist: How VibraFon could have caught the thieves red handed.

Posted by Carl Forsyth on Mar 25, 2019 10:25:15 AM

The Hatton Garden heist in 2015 shocked the world. A gang of geriatric criminals managed to plunder an estimated £200 million in cash, diamonds and jewellery from what seemed like an impenetrable underground fortress in the middle of central London.

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Topics: VibraFon

Perimeter Detection Systems stop travellers from trespassing on vacant sites.

Posted by Carl Forsyth on Mar 21, 2019 4:06:41 PM

When travellers set up illegal encampments on a vacant site, this can cost the landowner thousands in legal fees to have them removed. This in itself is inconvenient enough, but there are huge cleanup bills afterwards to remove the waste that's often left behind.

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Topics: News

Why Choose Us For Your Perimeter Intrusion Detection System?

Posted by Sam Berlemann on Mar 20, 2019 2:23:38 PM

When it comes to purchasing a perimeter intrusion detection system, you want to make sure that your investment ensures the best possible protection for your business.

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Topics: PID Systems, Detection Technologies, Security, Perimeter Intrusion Detection Technology

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