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February 2017 February 2017 – £4.00 @SecurityDrum www.psimagazine.co.uk 5 Editorial This month we touch on the subject of licensing in the security industry specifically for the systems installer. It worked for gas fitters and security officers, could it work for you? 6 Industry news News and events from the security and fire industries 11 Appointments We meet some of this month’s security industry movers and shakers www.psimagazine.co.uk Professional Security Installer INSTALLER LICENSING Red tape or must have? PRODUCT TESTS Concept Pro AIR3526-IP4M-Z KeySafe Supra C500 ANALYTICS More than surveillance 12 TESTED - AIR3526-IP4M-Z The Concept Pro bullet camera from Videcon is put through its paces by an independent reviewer 16 TESTED - Supra KeySafe C500 The pushbutton combination keybox goes under the microscope 18 Editor’s Choice The pick of the latest security products 21 Online trading troubles This month PSi talks to Chris Chapman and Lisa Toms of Aston Scott to find out more about securing your online trading platform 25 Shout it out loud The biggest selling item on Amazon over the festive period was a voice recognition system for the home. Could it have a place in the security industry? EDITOR’S CHOICE A look at the best new products MOUTH OVER MATTER Is voice control the next big thing? Mouth over matter Amazon’s Echo system has caused quite a stir in the electronics market in recent months and took the 2017 CES show by storm. Is there a place for a voice controlled platform in the security sector? 29 Licenced to install? Licensing works well for gas fitters so would it work for you or just be another level of paperwork? The PSI Panel looks at such a scheme 35 News Extra We talk to Veracity’s Alastair McLeod about the company’s acquisition of icomply 37 More than security Video analytics can do much more than provide security solutions for your customers 43 Meet the installer This month we talk to Katy Stewart of Jensen Security Systems about industry life 53 Candidate challenges The key challenges when it comes to employee recruitment in the security sector 56 The PSi Directory Your guide to vendors and service providers CONTACTS EDITOR Andy Clutton Tel: 020 8295 8308 E-mail: andy.clutton@psimagazine.co.uk Twitter: @SecurityDrum DESIGN & PRODUCTION Matt Jarvis Tel: 020 8295 8310 Fax: 0870 4292015 E-mail: matt.jarvis@proactivpubs.co.uk ADVERTISEMENT DIRECTOR David Lewis Tel: 020 8295 8309 Fax: 01322 292295 E-mail: david.lewis@proactivpubs.co.uk DISPLAY ADVERTISING Paul Amura Tel: 020 8295 8307 Fax: 01322 292295 E-mail: paul.amura@proactivpubs.co.uk ADMINISTRATION Tracey Cole Tel: 020 8295 8306 Fax: 01322 292295 E-mail: tracey.cole@proactivpubs.co.uk MANAGING DIRECTOR Mark Quittenton CHAIRMAN Larry O’Leary PSi QR Codes For ease of access, some of the items in PSi carry QR codes. Simply scan with your phone to visit relevant websites. Security-based editorial contributions to PSI are welcomed, and the Editor reserves the right to alter or abridge text prior to publication. The views expressed in PSI are not necessarily those of the publishers. Editorial and Advertisement Office PRO-ACTIV PUBLICATIONS LTD PO BOX 332 DARTFORD DA1 9FF © Pro-Activ Publications Ltd 2017 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher. ISSN: 1360-6476 PSI is currently available for an annual subscription rate of £48.00 (UK only) www.psimagazine.co.uk 3

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