Drones – What impact can they have on the security industry?

Sunday August 2nd, 2015 in Counter-Terrorism, Latest Security Technologies, Physical & Electronic Security

Drones are a hot topic and mostly for positive reasons.

Up until now, theDrones use of Drones have been associated with outdoor activities such as mountain biking, snowboarding or many forms of aerial photography.

As we understand the versatility of these inexpensive flying cameras, we also learn what impact they can have on the security industry.

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Seeking your opinion – commercial security white paper

Sunday August 2nd, 2015 in Security Consulting

If we have Security strategylearnt anything over the last few years, it is that the local landscape is changing in relation to the risks and threats to our businesses.

Keeping our people safe and our properties secure has never been more complex or challenging.

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Ideaction.2015: Luke Percy-Dove – Guest Speaker

Sunday June 7th, 2015 in Matryx Media

As one of the speakers at Ideaction.2015 this year, Luke spoke on Superior Situational Awareness, which covered how PSIM applications can be deployed into commercial building environments and the operational benefits they bring. View the presentation »

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Should we step up Shopping Centre Security?

Sunday June 7th, 2015 in Matryx Media

With calls for metal detectors to be introduced into shopping centres after a video purported to be by Somalia’s al-Qaeda-linked rebel group al-Shabab has urged Muslims to attack shopping malls including Westfield, Luke talks to 2GB about how we should be dealing with this alert. Listen Now »

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Shopping malls are ‘Soft Targets’ for terrorists

Sunday June 7th, 2015 in Matryx Media

After the release of a terror video calling on Muslim extremists to target western shopping centres, shopping malls are becoming ‘soft targets’ for terrorists. Luke Percy-Dove from Matryx Consulting discusses why. *You will need to be a subscriber of The Financial Review to view this content. More »  

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Police looking to capitalize as CCTV for home security use surges

Sunday June 7th, 2015 in Matryx Media

As CCTV camera installations in private homes continue to boom, police are looking for more ways to take advantage of the technology. Luke comments on the boom in private CCTV camera installations. More »    

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No security? Alarm bells should ring

Sunday June 7th, 2015 in Matryx Media

According to a 2012 survey by Newspoll and GIO Insurance, 35 percent of NSW respondents don’t bother investigating or calling the police when a neighbour’s security alarm starts ringing. Luke discussed how a combination of measures can help protect property and how adding CCTV can add real value. More »    

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PSIM’s Potential – Superior situational awareness

Sunday June 7th, 2015 in Matryx Media, PSIM

The possibilities offered by a new platform that integrates disparate building and security systems into a common management system – namely PSIM – are revealed by Luke Percy-Dove, principal consultant at Matryx Consulting.

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Domestic violence billboard UK uses facial recognition technology

Monday May 4th, 2015 in Latest Security Technologies

In the last newsletter, we spoke of how facial recognition technologies have evolved and how they are being applied with good results in the commercial world.
Specifically, we spoke of their use in major shopping centres and how they can be adopted to track and monitor peoples activities.

Facial recognition can be used in a whole range of non-security applications.

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Mobile duress devices – Essential facts

Monday May 4th, 2015 in Latest Security Technologies

You may have heard the phrase “Internet of Things” or IoT over the last few months and wondered what it isMobile-Duress-Device all about.

IoT allows electronic devices of nearly any nature to communicate between each other seamlessly using mobile telephone networks.

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