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Here we share news of a project where ievo completed a biometric system for access at a childcare facility. 

The National Fire & Life Safety Expo is on 28th February, bringinging together industry experts, engineers, contractors, business leaders and experienced professionals involved in fire protection, prevention and detection in Ireland.

Avigilon shares with us their Top 10 Innovative products and technology for the last year. From their award-winning Avigilon Appearance Search™ technology, to their new H4 Thermal camera line.

Due to expansion Northwood Technology are looking to hire a Business Development Manager. 

Dahua Technology is taking analogue HD to the next level with the launch of its HDCVI 4.0 range of 4K video products.

Retail Security Solutions Northwood Technology

Avigilon designs, develops, and manufactures video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions.

Widely used in over 180 countries and regions around the world, Dahua’s products and solutions must be able to meet the demands of tough environments.

Avigilon designs, develops, and manufactures video analytics, network video management software and hardware, high-definition surveillance cameras, and access control solutions. 

The team at AES have announced that they will be holding a ‘Product Launch Day’ in Dublin in the new year.  The event will be held in Croke Park on 10th January 2018.  

Avigilon complete security solutions are deployed across sites around the globe to help further enhance the security of those assets, systems and networks.

Clear day and night monitoring is important element of a surveillance system’s effectiveness, thermal imaging devices have the ability to convert heat energy into an image visible to the human eye.

Using sophisticated radar analytics technology, the APD helps to solve the challenge of accurate human presence detection in indoor areas where traditional devices may be limited.

Radio fire detection first became available in the early 1980′s. At that time they were installed in National Trust and Heritage properties only, however, they are now more widespread. 

Agricultural industries and anyone involved in that area will benefit from a robust security solution.  Avigilon show how their production solution can help protect property and machinery.     

Schools, colleges and indeed any education centre will benefit from a robust security solution.  Avigilon show how their production solution can help protect schools.

Northwood Technology recently held a seminar at the Gibson hotel in Dublin.   The CPD event attracted those from many industry sectors and different roles but all with the common interest in the design of security systems. 

On Thursday 28th September Northwood Technology held a golf day at the splendid Palmerstown House Golf Club in County Kildare.   

Engineers facing the threat, challenges and opportunities of the Global Security Industry will hear the facts at this free seminar.

Dahua have designed a system that is the perfect security system for Airports.  Here they explain why the system must have different capabilities in order to provide the complete solution that is needed for security today.   

Avigilon announce the New Mini Dome and give us 3 Big Reasons to Get Excited About their Smallest H4 Camera Line. Smaller than a smartphone and even smaller than a tennis ball.  

ievo is a biometric company that focuses on the design, manufacture and distribution of reliable and innovative biometric fingerprint recognition products. Recently they shared findings from a report which we thought we would share with you. 

Avigilon worked on a video surveillance solution for the city of Venice.  In this article they tell us about the project and how it benefited the city greatly. 

AES Global are the company that make your home smarter with AES wireless gate intercoms and innovative security technology.   They recently launched a new product called Styluscom and here they share the benefits of this new innovation.  

Recently Dahua launched a new Thermal Camera for commercial use.  Here they share the story behind the new product and talk about some of the product features.

ievo Ltd is a biometric company that focuses on the design, manufacture and distribution of reliable and innovative biometric fingerprint recognition products. Recently they reported on a survey which we thought we would share with you.  

AES Global are the company that make your home smarter with AES wireless gate intercoms and innovative security technology.   They recently launched an app and here they share the benefits of this new innovation.

Avigilon shares with us a recent case study where they provided an advanced surveillance system in London.

Dahua recently launched a ‘Retail Security Solution’ here they explain why and detail some of the technical highlights.

Increasingly business operators are incorporating access control and CCTV cameras into their alarm security systems.  It makes sense and adds an additional layer of protection to the business. 

It’s an unfortunate fact that unoccupied premises tend to attract unwanted visitors.  Whether this is an intruder intent on stealing or someone engaging in antisocial behaviour, these are problems that may be avoidable.  

Northwood Technology were the first ISO 9001 certified security distribution company in Ireland.    Implementing a quality management system ensured everything we were doing was centered around providing a quality product for our customer. 

While CCTV may be installed in the warehouse where your pallet of goods is picked and in the warehouse where your stock is delivered, who is monitoring the goods while they are in transit? 

Crime will always be something we have to live with but by trying to detect intruders before any damage takes place we can save distress and damage from happening in the first instance.  

People who work alone are isolated from colleagues putting them at increased risk and making them feel more vulnerable to violence even if the violence does not manifest itself.  

At the beginning of this year we decided that we would nominate Pieta House as our company ‘Charity of the Year’.  The team in Northwood Technology have really embraced the idea of raising funds for this very worthy cause.

Every week hundreds of Cash In Transit (CIT) vans travel the country delivering and collecting cash from businesses and ATMs.  Unfortunately attacks on these vans are all too common. 

Most property loss occurs in the first minutes of a break in.  In fact, when it comes to retail break-ins they typically only last for 3 - 5 minutes.   Therefore, it is important that whatever you do to stop the crime is quick and effective. 

Alan Doyle, Installation Manager speaks with us about using Paxton access control technology in some of their past projects.  This system has proved to be a reliable option for many of ATA Security customers.

Net2 is an advanced PC based access control solution from UK company Paxton. It offers centralised administration and control of sites from one to thousands of doors and with up to 50,000 users.  Easy and quick to both install and use, this software can easily integrate with many systems. 

The new Prime GSM intercom from AES is making it even easier for us to control our gates with our mobile phone.  We look at some of the main features.

We are so familiar with seeing CCTV cameras on the side of buildings or positioned high on a pole so why not a security system installed within moving vehicles? 

Advance Systems Access Control Solutions is an Irish company leading the way in pedestrian and vehicle access control​.  They installed ievo fingerprint readers recently and tell us about the project.  

Illegal dumping of household waste has been a blight on the countryside for some time.  We look at how CCTV is helping the fight against dumping throughout Ireland.  

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Many hotels are looking to upgrade or replace existing CCTV security camera systems in the coming year.  So what should you look for when considering security surveillance systems for hotels? 

In this instalment of our ‘Through the eyes of the Installer’ series we speak to Crimewatch Fire and Security about the rise in interest in CCTV security systems for both domestic and commercial use. 

New technology is now available to safeguard new-borns from the moment of birth. The Elpas Infant Protection Charm will match baby and mother from the moment of delivery to the time they are discharged from hospital protecting against abduction or inadvertent switches​.

In this instalment of through the eyes of the installer we speak with Sean Kelly, Managing Director of Seakel about Dahua products and working with Northwood Technology.  Seakel Fire & Security provides a broad range of electronic security and fire safety solutions that help secure and protect people, assets, communities and infrastructures.

Dahua technology is a leading product provider in the global video surveillance industry.  Winning multiple awards for innovative products, Dahua have the second highest market share in the world. 

In this edition of 'Through the eyes of the Installer' we speak with Martin Stairs, Security Consultant at R.A.S. Group about a recent installation of an AES gate access intercom system.

By installing electric gates you are moving the first line of defence away from your front door and enhancing the security of your home and family.  AES offer systems that operate on wireless technology for easy installation and fantastic coverage. 

This month the Irish Pharmacy Union released some shocking results from their crime survey.  Pharmacies nationwide are under attack from criminals and they are looking at ways to protect themselves.

In this week’s edition of ‘Through the Eyes of the Installer’ we look at the Avigilon Analytics System and speak to Emmet Hogan, Executive Director of RE:SURE who has been using Analytics technology for over 4 years. 

Avigilon video analytics make security personnel more effective when it comes to real time response. This system has been likened to a digital intruder alarm for CCTV and has revolutionised security monitoring.

In this weeks edition of 'Through the eyes of the Installer' we speak to MF Services in Cork about some of their recent installations of Dahua CCTV camera systems  in mult-storey carparks.

Northwood Technology, the security product distributor has selected Pieta House as its charity for the coming year.  By nominating one charity this year we intend to focus our efforts to provide more funds to them and help make even more of a positive impact. 

This week in our series ‘Through the eyes of the Installer’ we speak to Whitty Security.  They recently installed the Electro Dectectors Wireless Fire System into a listed building in Wexford.

Wireless technology for fire detection systems has been around some time.  With huge improvements in recent years it is now becoming very popular not only for conservation projects but for mainstream projects.  

Last month a significant internet attack caused outages and network congestion on many websites.  New data suggests that this attack was powered with the help of hacked IOT devices such as CCTV cameras and digital video recorders

We at Northwood Technology are very proud to be the sponsors of local basketball club DCU Mercy.  They are having a fantastic season so far this year with the under 16’s remaining unbeaten in the league.

Have you ever tried to overtake a car on the motorway and at the last minute had to pull back into lane as there was another car in your blind spot?  It’s happened to all of us and can be quite a frightening experience.

It is calving season and it’s a cold dark night, the rain is starting to turn to sleet and you are nice and warm by the fire.   It’s almost time for bed and it’s been a long day, the last thing you want to do is put on your coat to go out and check what is happening in the shed. 

ANPR Dahua Northwood Technology

In this instalment of our ‘Through the Eyes of the Installer’ series we speak to David Courtney, Managing Director of Advanced Digital Security.   He has installed Dahua ANPR cameras on his clients site and he tells us all about it here.

ANPR Dahua Northwood Technology

The first time ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) technology was used was in the early 1980’s and it has taken quite some time to get to where it is today.  Only in the past few years has it become effective and economical enough for wider application. 

Rural Crime Prevention Advice Northwood Technology

It’s a fact that people living in rural Ireland are concerned about their own safety and the safety of their property especially at this time of year.  We look at new technology like number plate recognition and explain how it can deter the criminals in rural areas.


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