ICT

MLL Telecom to showcase network services capabilities

MLL Telecom will be exhibiting for the first time at The Emergency Services Show to showcase its comprehensive managed network service capabilities for emergency services and public safety. These encompass full fibre network upgrades and deployments as well as managed secure WAN, SDWAN, UC, Wi-Fi, Cloud Infrastructure and Firewall Security solutions. MLL designs and manages reliable… Read more »

Essex Police selects Agilisys for Analytics for Everyone data project

Essex Police has partnered with Agilisys, the public sector digital transformation specialist, to deliver the latest phase of its Analytics for Everyone, enterprise-wide data project. The Essex Police Analytics for Everyone platform enables the force to deliver insights into the hands of officers and staff through a series of dashboards, providing the self-service information needed… Read more »

Excelerate Technology acquires strategic stake in Livewire Digital

Technology that makes a significant contribution to the UK Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda will be one of the main benefits following the announcement of a closer working relationship between two innovative UK tech companies. Cardiff-based connectivity specialist and systems integrator Excelerate Technology has announced the acquisition of a significant minority stake in Surrey-based Livewire Digital,… Read more »

West Midlands Police turns on body worn camera live streaming

West Midlands Police is the first force in the country to use the latest body worn camera live streaming technology, allowing officers to remotely view another officer’s body cam. The new upgraded cameras from Axon mean that when they’re in record mode, anyone with a valid operational reason can see that footage in real time,… Read more »

Commissioner launches police camera survey

The Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner is beginning the process of gathering the latest information from all police forces under his jurisdiction on their use of overt surveillance camera systems. The Commissioner, Professor Fraser Sampson, has written to the chief officers of all 43 geographical forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence, the… Read more »

Motorola Solutions invests in UK innovation with new flagship Edinburgh office

 Motorola Solutions has opened an innovation hub in Edinburgh, Scotland, expanding its mobile video, video security and access control businesses while creating new employment and commercial opportunities for Scotland. Motorola Solutions’ Edinburgh R&D teams will focus on cloud-based evidence management software, video security solutions and body-worn cameras.  “The opening of Motorola Solutions’ new Edinburgh facility… Read more »

Unblur wins new contract with London Fire Brigade

Following a tendering process, Unblur has been awarded the contract to provide London Fire Brigade with an Incident Command Operating System. The directors of Unblur are delighted to announce a commercial agreement with London Fire Brigade for a ten year contract to provide IRIS Core, as their incident command operating system to be used on… Read more »

Panasonic introduces the ultimate rugged notebook

Designed for defence and ideal for police and utilities this high performance 14 inch notebook takes rugged computing to another level with the flexibility to meet mission critical operations and every daychallenges. For police and border control the device is ideal for operational service, such as routing,numberplate or suspect identification. The TOUGHBOOK 40 has a… Read more »

Sodexo awarded seven-year property services integrator contract with Metropolitan Police

Sodexo has been awarded a £45m contract with the Metropolitan Police to manage its estate and property related services across London. The seven-year property services integrator contract, with an extension opportunity for a further three years, will see Sodexo’s property professional services team work with the UK’s largest police service to manage its estate. This includes:… Read more »

Safelocking offers bespoke access control

The modern workplace, be it in the public or private sector, presents unique challenges to today’s security professionals. Keeping large numbers of keys, vehicles and devices all safe, and yet accessible at all times for authorised staff, is enabled by the use of a IQ key and asset management system. Whether it is permanent staff… Read more »