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Securiscape PAS 68 Security Planters

A leading specialist manufacturer, Securiscape, of hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) products has protected sports fans and concert-goers by installing a row of PAS-68 planters in the shadow of Wembley Stadium. Securiscape, which is based in Derby, supplied five of the 1.4m square reinforced planters, which have been fitted into the pavement alongside Engineers Way, close…

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Smart buildings save energy

Smart buildings allows for many opportunities to capture energy savings in our industrial, commercial, and residential buildings. Some are as basic as installing programmable thermostats or automated lighting systems to improve the way we operate the HVAC and lighting systems.  Other options include actual modifications to the building itself or installing new or upgraded equipment.…

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Bird nest inspires bricks

A new brick made from domestic plastic waste has been proven to provide 10 times better insulation than traditional bricks made from clay. Dr Karthikeyan Kandan, senior lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU), has created a novel brick made entirely from upcycled plastic waste. Believed to be the first of its…

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Acoustic alchemy: Beosound Stage is Bang & Olufsen’s first soundbar

Bang & Olufsen today announced Beosound Stage – the first soundbar that brings the rich and powerful Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound to any TV1. Underlining Bang & Olufsen’s commitment to design and sound innovation, Beosound Stage is crafted with the ambition of creating a superbly deep and powerful soundbar, for everyone who wants an immersive cinematic…

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AI-powered security solution helps public housing

Avigilon Corporation have announced that the New Bedford Housing Authority (“NBHA”) in Massachusetts, USA has selected Avigilon video security solutions to help improve safety and reduce crime within its community. With close to 1,750 federal public housing units and 748 state aided units, the NBHA services over 6,000 individuals by providing safe, well-maintained and affordable…

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An investment for the future

Stadia adheres to similar requirements as a football team. The goal is to stay up-to-date so as not to jeopardize competitiveness; this involves continuous investment in bo th the team and infrastructure. For this reason, PBS Media solutions was called in to carry out a technical upgrade at the Bay Arena, home of the Bayer…

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Panasonic opens UK Customer Experience Centre

Panasonic Business has opened the doors to its new Customer Experience Centre in Bracknell, showcasing its range of B2B solutions both physically and virtually Situated at its new UK headquarters in the English town of Bracknell, Panasonic’s new Customer Experience Centre is experienced as two zones. The first is an immersive 270° interactive presentation space,…

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Facilities Show 2019: Another successful event

Facilities Show and Smart Buildings Expo provided an insight into the evolving and growing world of smart technology Facilities Show, in association with IWFM, returned to ExCeL London on 18-20 June 2019 for one of its most successful years yet, cementing its position as one of the world’s leading dedicated facilities and field service management…

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