News

News: (singular verb) a report of a recent event; intelligence; information. The presentation of a report on recent or new events in a newspaper or other periodical or on radio or television.

VRC and APG support Surveillance Camera Day

The aim of the day is to start a nationwide conversation about all aspects of surveillance technology. How does VRC use surveillance cameras? VRC doesn't install CCTV cameras, they receive the footage being recorded by a CCTV camera at their Remote Video Response...

Fire Industry Charity Golf Day attended by APG and Cannon

£5278 was raised for charity at 6th annual Fire Industry Golf Society match. Fire Industry Golf Society host an annual golf match, inviting key figures and companies from across the fire industry. The event is hosted at Belton-Woods near Grantham.  Cannon Fire...

APG commits to ‘earn and learn’ by joining The 5% Club.

The 5% Club is for companies who are committed to raising the number of apprentices in the UK.   Asset Protection Group has showcased its commitment to developing its people by joining The 5% Club. Which is an industry-led initiative focussed on driving momentum...

New Smart Filter service from VRC

New CCTV software powered by Calipsa is improving security around the world by analysing millions of alarms every day.   The VRC Smart Alarm Filtering is a remote video analytics platform which is powered by Calipsa. Reducing false alarms by over 80% and is...

Everything you need to know to about Automatic Facial Recognition

Automatic Facial Recognition (AFR) … What is it? Who is using it? & Who is against it?What is automated facial recognition? Automatic facial recognition - or AFR - is an advanced way of recognising people by using computers to scan their face with a camera as they...

Cannon Fire launches extinguishers

Our fire suppression division Cannon Fire has launched a range of extinguisher products.   Cannon is now offering a comprehensive range of fire extinguishers and accessories. The range is colour coded which helps distinguish each extinguisher. The different...

VRC rigorously inspected by the NSI in recent audit

“The best they have ever seen,” were the words from the lead auditor during the audit which is re-examined every 3-years.   VRC operates from the Bristol facility, which is NSI Gold, Category II Remote Video Response Centre and the N.S.I. accreditation is of the...

New Group Head of Operations

Nicola Roberts on 1st May has joined us as Group Head of Operations.   Nicola joins us with a wealth of experience gained at household names such as Marlowe and Integral. With a strong background within operations, she will provide support and advice across all...

Sprinkler myths article published by Cannon Fire Sprinklers

Informative article dispels incorrect information about fire sprinkler. Cannon Fire Sprinklers publishes sprinkler myth article to help highlight to people some of the incorrect information that Is still largely believed by the public. These “myths,” regarding “how...