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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CCTV: Getting started – What you need to know

Monday May 4th, 2015 in CCTV Surveillance

I have been advising on the use of CCTV for over 20 years and have seen the very best and very worst of CCTV over this time.

My view is that until you have a clear understanding of what CCTV can achieve in your environment, you should delay any buying decisions.

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Terrorist Threats – What security measures are we prepared to live with?

Monday March 23rd, 2015 in Counter-Terrorism

During an interview on 2GB recently, I was asked what security measures should be implemented in shopping centres following the Westfield terrorist threat.

It is a difficult question to answer because to properly advise Westfield or any other organisation about counter-terrorism specific security practices, you first need to qualify the level of risk.

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