DUQM Naval dockyard completes US military sealift command contract in Oman DUQM Naval dockyard completes US military sealift command contract in Oman

Duqm Naval Dockyard (DND) has successfully completed its first dry docking project, the Repair, Overhaul and Dry Docking (ROH DD) of the Fast-Expeditionary Transport ship, the USNS Choctaw County.

DND, a Joint Venture (JV) between Babcock International and the Oman Dry Dock Company (ODC) was established in Duqm, Oman in June 2017 and is a strategic location in Babcock International’s global support footprint.

The completed contract for the US Military Sealift Command (MSC) represents another significant milestone in the JV and demonstrates the capability of DND for future work packages with the US Navy.

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Atos announces new partnership with UCLH to support a digital future Atos announces new partnership with UCLH to support a digital future

A key objective is to improve service quality and delivery using innovative technologies that support UCLH

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has secured an initial 10-year contract with University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) to be its Digital Transformation Partner and broadening its client base within the health services sector as a result.

Under the agreement Atos will deliver IT outsourcing (ITO) and enhance the unified Information and Communications Technology (ICT) service model to fully support the UCLH mission to deliver high quality patient care, excellent education and world-class research.

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Allegion launches new-generation wireless mortise lock in the UK Allegion launches new-generation wireless mortise lock in the UK

Allegion UK, a leading specialist in fire safety and security hardware, has launched a new generation of wireless mortise lock in the UK.

The Schlage LE mortise lock with ENGAGE technology has been developed specifically to extend effective electronic access control throughout the interior of a building, in addition to exterior doors, providing a single, secure locking device for the whole of a building.

Ideal for multiple commercial settings, as well as higher education institutions, senior living homes and medical facilities, the Schlage LE mortise lock with ENGAGE technology is easy to install, connect and manage.

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Paxton Joins Secured by Design After Gaining Covered Accreditation Paxton Joins Secured by Design After Gaining Covered Accreditation

Paxton’s Net2Entry system has received a coveted police accreditation, confirming it meets the highest standards for security and design.

Secured by Design, a national police crime initiative, is awarded to products that meet established security requirements – signposting people to companies and products that meet high standards to deter and reduce crime. In gaining the accreditation, Paxton has now become an SBD Member.

SBD Development Officer Lyn Poole said: “I am delighted that Paxton have joined SBD.

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Gunmen run amok killing and maiming in two separate terrorist incidents in the United States Gunmen run amok killing and maiming in two separate terrorist incidents in the United States

Two more US communities can now add their own names to the ever-growing list of those that have been afflicted by the scourge of mass shootings across the country in 2019.

It is sad fact that there has been more mass shooting across the United States this year than there have been days in the year, although many of these go unreported outside of the communities they effect.

However, El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, are the latest places to join the long list of communities devastated by mass shootings on their own doorstep.

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Compact 5MP fisheye and IDIS dynamic privacy masking reach PSI premier award finals Compact 5MP fisheye and IDIS dynamic privacy masking reach PSI premier award finals

IDIS video tech among 2019’s best new launches, to be voted by the industry

Two of IDIS’s most popular new video technology launches have been selected for the 2019 PSI Premier Awards.

Over the last two months PSI Magazine readers were asked which technologies they have installed – or read about – were of most interest or gave the best results. Features, benefits, ease of installation and best service were all factors considered, and shortlist of security products and software now goes through to the final vote.

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HOCHIKI Europe provides state of the art life safety platform for Jardine Motors Showroom HOCHIKI Europe provides state of the art life safety platform for Jardine Motors Showroom

A new £5 million car showroom in Tonbridge, Kent owned by the Jardine Motors Group is utilising L@titude – a state-of-the-art fire alarm control panel produced by leading life safety system manufacturer, Hochiki Europe.

The showroom, which showcases high-value Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles, needed a state-of-the-art control and indication system which would link its various heat, flame and smoke detectors from around the space. The selected system, the innovative L@titude product from Hochiki Europe, was specified due to its ultra-reliability, flexibility, user friendliness and accessibility while still being able to fit in with the showroom’s sleek aesthetics.

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OPTEX exclusive OPTEX exclusive

It was 40 years ago, in a coffee house in Kyoto, that the idea of OPTEX was born. Toru Kobayashi, an electronics engineer, had a vision for a new business, a business that had sensing technology at its heart, precision technology that could detect the ‘status’ and ‘changes’ of people and things.

Fast-forward to 2019, and this vision is still as important today as it always was, and OPTEX has established a deserved reputation for excellence.

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A simple, stylish PIN lock that keeps opportunist thieves out A simple, stylish PIN lock that keeps opportunist thieves out

You don’t need to continue using keys and key cards. When you want effective first-line security for private doors in public spaces, you no longer need cumbersome kit. To keep opportunist hands off your belongings, the Code Handle four-digit code-operated electronic handle locks without any wires, expensive hardware or software, mechanical keys or changes to your existing doors.

PIN codes unlock so many features of our daily lives, from a smartphone to your online bank account.

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The new SMARTair® Knob Cylinder: one small change has changed everything The new SMARTair® Knob Cylinder: one small change has changed everything

Style, intelligence and robustness come together in the new SMARTair® Knob Cylinder from ASSA ABLOY. Part of the SMARTair® access control system, this intelligent device with integrated RFID reader is now more resistant to attack.

It comes in elegant, contemporary finishes and colours, upgrading aesthetics and functionality in equal measure. It quickly upgrades almost any existing regular door to an access-controlled door — without any drilling.

The new Knob Cylinder fits seamlessly and flexibly into a SMARTair® system, providing advanced, user-friendly access management designed to make any workplace work better.

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