Maintaining the safety of people, assets, and architecture stands as one of the leading challenges for any organisation. One of the most potentially devastating threats to this safety, is the threat of fire. Fortunately, with today’s enhanced education and a range of preventative measures taken with both construction and human behaviour, serious blazes are rare, but when they do happen, the consequences are truly dire. Business, livelihoods, and most importantly, life, literally depend on the protective measures decision-makers take. On June 14th, 2017, the UK, and indeed the rest of the world, stood in horror as the consequences of poor fire prevention measures were brought into clear, tragic focus as…Details
NetVu will be attending Professional Security Twenty 18 – Ireland on 5 September 2018 as one of its headline exhibitors. The NetVu team will be crossing the Irish Sea to attend the prestigious event which is the fourth of five across the UK and Ireland in 2018. As a key event partner in 2018, NetVu will again be sponsoring the pre-event dinner on the evening before the conference. Then on the exhibition day itself, NetVu will take its place as a top tier exhibitor in the main venue. Delegates will get the chance to talk to the NetVu team about our cutting-edge innovation with highlights including our UK, Europe &…Details
NetVu has been awarded the Cyber Essentials certificate for meeting the cyber security standards of the new Government backer cyber protection scheme. The Cheshire headquartered surveillance industry leader was independently assessed by Digital XRAID Ltd, a member of the not-for-profit CREST accreditation and trade association. To achieve cyber secure accreditation, NetVu had to demonstrate effective cyber security in five technical control themes, which were: firewalls secure configuration user access control malware protection patch management By achieving Cyber Essentials certification, NetVu technology can now be specified in bids for central government contracts which involve handling sensitive and personal information or the provision of certain technical products and services. Cyber Essentials Certificate…Details
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NetVu will be one of the main surveillance industry leaders at Professional Security Twenty 18 – North on 5 July 2018. The prestigious event is the third of five across the UK in 2018 at which NetVu is a high profile sponsor. As a key event partner in 2018, NetVu will again be sponsoring the pre-event dinner on the evening before the conference. Then on the exhibition day itself, NetVu will take its place as a top tier exhibitor in the main hall. Delegates will get the chance to talk to the NetVu team about their cutting-edge innovation with highlights including the Enterprise ObserVer and Pick-a-Point surveillance monitoring systems. NetVu personnel…Details
The award, Patent no. GB2535409, is granted in recognition of the uniqueness of the ‘Flame detection system and method’. The patent was awarded in April this year and follows on from the grant of a US patent in March 2017 for the FireVu flame detection algorithm. FireVu’s innovative method of measuring the colour and intensity of flame in an image results in exceptional detection rates, exceptional detection range and zero false alarms. It is superior to all other visual flame detectors on the market which rely on flicker. Other manufacturers claim to correlate colour and flicker but they are unable to eliminate false alarms. FireVu’s flame detection uses the absolute…Details
NetVu has launched a trade in scheme for its legacy DS2 DVRs, offering discounts on SD Advanced DVRs to help customers achieve their upgrade goals. The Cheshire headquartered company is offering up to 50% off its current SD Advanced DVRs to any customer returning a Digital Sprite 2 (DS2) DVR. The Digital Sprite has epitomised the benefits of buying NetVu products. Launched over 15 years ago, the analogue DS units have proven to be robust and reliable, delivering for customers year after year. However, NetVu’s current range of SD Advanced DVRs represent significant progression from the DS2s. The SD Advanced is designed to be a seamless upgrade from the DS2, providing…Details
Fire Safety: Innovative Solutions
26th March 2018
NetVu is taking part in an Innovation Day at Surrey Fire Service to demonstrate its FireVu, very early visual detection system.
The event will be attended by fire service officials and key stakeholders in the fire prevention and housing sectors.
NetVu CTO Mike Newton, the inventor of the FireVu innovation, is part of the expert panel whom will field the technical questions about the innovations.
This event provides the opportunity for some practical demonstrations and discussion about how these innovations can be put into practice.
The event is by invitation only.
Following a successful Midlands event, NetVu will again be one of the high-profile surveillance industry leaders at Professional Security Twenty 18 – Scotland on 1 May 2018. Once again those in attendance at the pre-event dinner on the 30 April will see NetVu prominently displayed as the pre-event sponsor. Then on the exhibition day itself, NetVu will again take its place as a key exhibitor in the main hall. As was the case at the busy Midlands event, delegates will get the chance to talk to the NetVu team and see innovation in action with highlights including NetVu’s customisable upgrade solutions for those needing to move from analogue to IP…Details
FireVu customer Cory Environmental has announced that in early February it completed a successful fire simulation test in conjunction with London Fire Brigade (LFB) at its Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) on its Smugglers Way site. Central to the successful test was the site’s installation of FireVu Multi-Detectors.
The Cory article states: ‘It (Cory) has recently installed new thermal detection cameras … in the MRF to help prevent waste fires occurring.’ The thermal detection cameras mentioned are FireVu Multi-Detectors.
The original Cory Environmental article from 12th February 2018 can be seen here: https://www.coryenergy.com/news/cory-riverside-energy-london-fire-brigade-hold-fire-simulation-exercise-smugglers-way
NetVu Managing Director Pauline Norstrom has been invited to join the prestigious judging panel for the IFSEC Top Influencers in Security and Fire 2018. The judging panel is made up of a diverse range of respected industry experts and thought leaders and will be lead by Grant Lecky, co-founder of the Security Partners Forum. Pauline, who has two decades of experience in the security industry, spent two years as the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Chairman of the Board. Pauline continues to provide advice to key Government and Industry stakeholder groups and is a regular public speaker on the subject of quality and value benefits in the sector, cyber security…Details
NetVu Holdings Ltd delivers robust numbers in 2017 and moves forward with new product launches in 2018 NetVu Holdings Ltd, the parent company of NetVu Ltd. (UK business), Dedicated Micros Inc. (US business), Dedicated Micros (Malta) Ltd and AD Aerospace Ltd, delivered a robust set of numbers in 2017, highlighted by group turnover in excess of £13m gross profit of £8.4m and profit before taxation of £1.35m. NetVu Holdings Ltd continues to operate on a sure footing without any external debt, led by its highly experienced management team that boasts over 50 years of collective experience in the industry and its CEO Mike Newton cited as of one the leading…Details
“Electronic” fire wardens which watch 24/7, automatically raise the alert to stakeholders and enable fast and targeted emergency response. To all landlords in the public and private sector. It has been widely reported in the media that many boroughs and private owners are using fire wardens because there is no other way of detecting fire break out on the outside of high risk buildings. No other way until now. We at NetVu have the solution to this problem with our FireVu early warning system. FireVu, is a system which is constantly ‘watching’, providing 100% coverage of the outside of buildings and all designated internal locations – stairwells, boiler rooms etc. FireVu’s detects…Details
NetVu will be kicking off a busy 2018 events schedule by attending Professional Security Magazines’ highly regarded Security Twenty 18 Midlands Conference in February. The Cheshire headquartered surveillance and detector innovation leaders will be a key exhibitor and one of the main sponsors at the gathering in Nottingham. Security Twenty 18 Midlands is the first of a packed schedule of events for NetVu in 2018 as the company showcases its industry leading solutions and ground-breaking new products. Delegates will get the chance to talk to NetVu’s knowledgeable team and see innovation in action with highlights including NetVu’s revolutionary new 360 camera that offers incredible panoramic coverage coupled with unrivalled picture…Details
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Office closed from 1.00pm 22nd December
Office re-opens Tuesday 2nd January 2018
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NetVu will be attending UK Security Expo 2017 at London’s Olympia Grand Hall on 29 and 30 November. As one of the leading security sector gatherings worldwide, UK Security Expo attracts the cream of the security technology industry to present their cutting-edge security solutions. Cheshire-based NetVu, the detection and surveillance industry pioneers, will be on Stand B71 at the prestigious security event. The company, which innovates, develops, manufacturers and sells Dedicated Micros, FireVu and TransVu products in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia, will be showcasing its leading detection and surveillance solutions to attendees across the two day event. NetVu will be particularly throwing the spotlight on its sophisticated…Details
NetVu, the industry leader in video detection and surveillance technology, will be attending Fire Safety North for the first time this October. The company will be showcasing FireVu, it’s unique fire detection solution, to the attending delegates from the UK fire safety and prevention industries. FireVu is the pioneer and world leader in video smoke and flame detection. The product, developed through 16 years of innovation, offers a unique, visual, very-early warning system that can detect smoke, flame and heat. Already the product has an extensive worldwide client base covering a range of industries, including: waste management and recycling, power generation, manufacturing industries, transport, aircraft hangars, tunnels and prestige buildings.…Details
Following on from his insightful article about the recent discovery of gSOAP library weaknesses in open IP surveillance cameras, NetVu CTO Mike Newton has delivered a hard hitting presentation on the wider vulnerability risk to an audience of surveillance industry leaders. In his ‘Internet of Things and the Risk of Vulnerabilities’ presentation Mike again draws upon his 35 years of industry expertise to provide invaluable insight into the wider concerns the surveillance industry faces in 2017. Open and read Mike’s presentation below to get the inside track on what vulnerabilities you need to be aware of and how to go about building a camera surveillance network that has the resilience…Details
It has recently been identified and reported that the ubiquitous gSoap library used in many vendors IP cameras is subject to a stack buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2017-9765), referred to as Devil’s Ivy by the discoverers Senrio Labs. Devil’s Ivy results in remote code execution, and was found in an open source third-party code library, from gSOAP. When exploited, it allows an attacker to remotely access a video feed or deny the owner access to the feed. This has resulted in widespread concern, however should the existence and widespread exposure to this sort of problem really be a surprise? There have been a number of estimates for the ratio of number…Details
Mike Newton, the founder and chief innovator at successful CCTV surveillance company NetVu, is supporting the development of the next generation of technology innovators by providing funding for PhD research within the Faculty of Science and Engineering at his alma mater The University of Manchester. Mike, who graduated from the University of Manchester in 1981 with a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, has been at the forefront of technological innovation within the CCTV sector for more than 30 years, ever since launching the first commercially available CCTV video multiplexer. Mike was one of the earliest undergraduate students to combine his third year Computer Science project with a commercial backer, to…Details