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D-Link unveils its first wire-free camera kit for ultra-easy, flexible home surveillance

D-Link has unveiled its first 100% wire-free camera kit, the mydlink™ Pro Wire-Free Camera Kit (DCS-2802KT-EU), offering customers a flexible full home surveillance experience, without the inconvenience of needing to drill holes for cables or place cameras near a power source. Powered by high capacity lithium batteries which allow months of operation without the need to recharge, the cameras can be placed virtually anywhere one might need them.

The cameras feature 1080p Full HD video and built-in night vision, making them ideal for 24/7 surveillance both indoors and out.

Consisting of two wire-free cameras and a hub, the compact camera kit is designed to be discreet and easy to setup without compromising on functionality. The hub supports four cameras, so customers can expand the coverage of their surveillance system as needed.

LIVERPOOL WATERS AND THE CITY OF LIVERPOOL COLLEGE MAKE WAVES WITH UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR NEXT GENERATION @PeelLivWaters

Liverpool Waters, the £5 billion regeneration project, and the city region’s biggest college, The City of Liverpool College have announced a partnership that will provide local students with apprenticeship opportunities on the project’s various developments.

Liverpool Waters which is owned and managed by Peel Land and Property, will regenerate over 60 hectares of Liverpool’s dockland, which spans over 2.3 kilometres of waterfront, starting at Princes Dock and heading towards North Liverpool.

With multiple developments already taking shape, including the residential apartment buildings Plaza 1821 and The Lexington at Princes Dock, as well as international developer Romal Capital’s Quay Central at Central Docks, the demand for skilled apprentices is increasing at a rapid rate.

When the Going Gets Tough

The chance to reflect on suitable solutions for toughened glass is now available from GEZE UK which has produced a new product guide and price list.

SGG Solutions for Toughened Glass is a comprehensive guide to an extensive range of products available for fitting frameless toughened glass doors.

The brochure includes full glass preparation diagrams and technical performance information and is designed to enable specifiers to choose the most suitable products for their needs.

Covers renews sponsorship deal with Portsmouth FC

Covers has renewed its sponsorship deal with Portsmouth Football Club for a further two years.

The timber and builders’ merchants, which has depots in Portsmouth and Gosport, has been a keen supporter of the club for many years, and has sponsored them for the last three seasons. Covers will continue as an Official Club Partner with its logo appearing on the team’s kit and stadium perimeter boards.

pureLiFi to showcase LiFi benefits to commercial property sector at WiredScore’s ‘Building for Birmingham’s Digital Future’ event

pureLiFi, the pioneering technology company using light to create next-generation wireless networks, will be showcasing how LED lights are being used to form wireless networks to access the internet and transfer data at high-speeds in Birmingham today.

At the WiredScore Birmingham launch event, which is taking place at 6pm in the Ikon Gallery, WiredScore, the international rating scheme for digital connectivity in commercial real estate, will reveal Birmingham’s first Wired Certified buildings. WiredScore’s innovative product, Wired Certification, provides landlords and developers with an independent, trusted benchmark, promoting greater transparency around connectivity and digital infrastructure.

VPS announces record five finals places in IFSEC’s Security and Fire Excellence Awards 2018

VPS, the UK’s leading vacant property, construction and transport security specialists, have won through to the final shortlist in five categories this year for top honours in the IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards.

Last year they won Customer Care Initiative, a category they have been nominated again in 2018 for their market-leading super-portal, Insights. They have also been shortlisted in the Large Security Installer category and for Security Project of the Year.

Arthur Online launches new integrations with Rightmove and Zoopla

Arthur Online – the cloud-based property management platform – has launched new integrations with Rightmove and Zoopla making property managers’ lives even easier. You can now list your vacant properties for let directly via the Arthur Online platform. Millions of prospective tenants browsing Rightmove and Zoopla will be informed as soon as your property is available, making long void periods a thing of the past.

Trouble remembering when to upload vacant properties to Rightmove or Zoopla?  No problem, with its intuitive automated events feature, Arthur Online will do this for you as soon as a property is marked as “available for let”. Rightmove and Zoopla automatically pulls all the information needed for a listing directly from Arthur Online’s database including images, description, location, price, etc. meaning you only have to upload this information once.

How Brits can prepare and recover from the force of Mother Nature

Mother Nature wreaks havoc from time to time through natural disasters. Fortunately Lycetts, who provide insurance for farms, are on hand to advise on how Brits can prepare for, and then recover from two types of disasters which are on completely different ends of the scale but are equally problematic:

Drought

We use a lot of water across the UK. In fact, Water UK states that over 17 billion litres of water is delivered to the nation’s mains water supply per day. This water will cater for more than 60 million consumers, whether they are in their homes or at work, with 150 litres used by each of us on a daily basis on average.