Fire & Security Industry News Round-up 26/08/16


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Featuring supplier news, product launches, events, our own articles, and more, read our Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 26/08/16


Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 26 August 2016


Changes at German airports and train stations

Recent attacks put a political pressure on German government to improve security and introduce stricter anti-terrorist measures at transportation hubs. The country’s interior minister has announced  an implementation of a facial recognition software to video surveillance cameras installed at airports and train stations.

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(Security Sales & Integration, 25/08/2016)

F&S Industry apprentice plan approved by the government

“The government’s approval of the Assessment Plan is the final step towards our industry having an apprenticeship that is tailored to the needs of employers, and that reflects what our industry is – a specialist engineering discipline.” said one of the industry specialists after the Assessment Plan for the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeship has been approved by the government.

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(PSI Magazine, 24/08/2016)

Motion Sensor Market to cross $18 Billion by 2023

Recent report published by Transparency Market Research predicts a massive growth within Motion Sensor Market. By 2023 it’s expected to reach $18.2 Billion (valued at $3.24 Billion in 2014), at a CAGR of 21.2% in the forecast period, with Asia Pacific being the fastest growing region.

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(Open PR, 25/08/2016)

CCTV footage of Jeremy Corbyn released unlawfully?

After Corbyn’s complains about “ram-packed” Virgin train, Richard Branson tweeted a CCTV footage of the Labour leader walking past empty seats on this train. “In my opinion, they have clearly breached the Data Protection Act.” said an anonymous CCTV control room manager.  But is it really so clear? Security and legal experts present their views on the subject.

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(IFSEC Global, 25/08/2016)