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Enhanced Campus Safety with GeminiSense: Integrating Sophisticated Alarm Monitoring Software at Universities

Ensuring the safety and security of university campuses presents unique challenges, given their open environments, diverse populations, and wide range of activities. As educational institutions strive to create safe learning and living spaces, they must handle the complexities of monitoring large areas, managing numerous access points, and responding to emergencies efficiently. They also need to...
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GeminiSense Announces Strategic Partnership with Iris to Enhance Air Quality Monitoring Solutions

London, UK – GeminiSense, a collaboration between Bold Communications Ltd. and Innovative Business Software A/S that specialises in innovative alarm monitoring software solutions, is excited to announce a newly formed partnership with Iris-iot Solutions Ltd (Iris), a leader in secure IoT solutions.  This collaboration marks a significant step towards advancing air quality monitoring and management for...
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Selecting Your Security Sentinel: A Guide to Choosing the Right Alarm Monitoring Software Partner

In an era where security threats are increasingly sophisticated and diverse, the role of alarm monitoring services has become crucial for organisations in many sectors. Beyond the fundamental aspects of CCTV monitoring, intrusion detection and fire alarms, modern security solutions now offer a comprehensive suite of features including environmental monitoring and analytics. The key to...
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The Regulatory Landscape in the UK’s Alarm Monitoring Industry

Alarm monitoring software provides a crucial layer of protection for many businesses.  However, the effectiveness of these systems relies not only on cutting-edge technology but on stringent regulations and standards that govern the industry in the UK. This article will delve into the intricate web of standards that ensure the reliability and quality of professional...
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Understanding Professional Alarm Monitoring: Insights for ARCs, Local Authorities, and Businesses

Security is paramount in today’s complex world full of threats, and professional alarm monitoring has become an essential component for safety and peace of mind. This article aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the world of professional alarm monitoring, tailored for Alarm Receiving Centres (ARCs), local authorities, and businesses that rely on these systems...
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Optimising Winter Response Times with Advanced Alarm Monitoring Software

As winter sets in, the demand for fast and efficient alarm response becomes more critical than ever. But obstacles such as icy roads and power cuts make it more challenging to meet demand.  There’s not much that can be done about the likes of heavy snowfall – but there are ways to get the best...
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Beyond PSTN: The ripple effects of telecommunication changes on the Alarm Monitoring landscape

Sweeping changes are on the horizon for telecommunications in the UK, as the Public Switch Telephone Network (PSTN) is set to become obsolete. Many security connections between Alarm Receive Centres (ARCs) and other premises rely on these analogue, copper cables. However, by December 2025, Openreach will no longer support PSTN due to the country’s ever-increasing...
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  Modern Alarm Monitoring Software in the Era of Smart Cities

Explore the role of alarm monitoring in the era of smart cities. Enhancing safety and efficiency through IoT integration....
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  Integration of Biometrics in Alarm Monitoring: A Safer or More Invasive Future?

Exploring biometrics in alarm monitoring: the benefits, risks, and the quest for security. Is biometrics the future of safety?...
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  The Climate Crisis: How Alarm Monitoring is Adapting to Extreme Weather Patterns

Adapting alarm monitoring to the climate crisis: safeguarding against extreme weather threats with advanced security systems....
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GeminiSense: your computerised colleague giving small teams the power of large ones

In a busy Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC), small teams often face the daunting challenge of juggling multiple tasks while striving to maintain exceptional performance. The constant need to be vigilant and responsive can be overwhelming, tiring staff out towards the end of their shifts, increasing their propensity for errors.  Enter GeminiSense – the UK’s leading alarm...
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Crime Trends and How Alarm Monitoring Needs to Adapt

Discover how GeminiSense's advanced incident management software tackles evolving crime trends and security challenges. Stay ahead with cloud-based solutions, CCTV integration, and more. Book a demo now....
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Increased Risk of Fire and Burglary in the Summer – What This Means for Alarm Monitoring 

Did you know that the summertime is when properties are most likely to get burgled? Apart from another peak at around Christmas, when guards are down and high-value items are left on display, burglaries are highest during the summer months.  In 2022, a government survey found that 28% of all business premises had been a victim of...
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How Technology is Improving the Alarm Response Process

Technology is having a positive impact on public safety thanks to advancements in incident monitoring software. Traditional alarm and CCTV monitoring processes left organisations vulnerable to threats. For example, human operators can only monitor a limited number of security cameras at any given time, and there’s the risk of errors leading to false alarms or...
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The Rising Physical Security Threats for Data Centres

The continuing adoption of big data is increasing the demand for data centres. Given that data centres house a large volume of critical and sensitive data and equipment – and the value that data has these days – they are a high-value target for both physical and cyber threats.  While cyber risks such as hacking,...
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The Risks of Outdated Alarm Monitoring Hardware

What’s the point of a security system that isn’t secure itself? Outdated alarm systems pose a significant risk but unfortunately, many organisations are still using equipment and software that belong in a museum.   It can be easy to overlook the importance of replacing old hardware when it appears to be working as it should....
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New Feature Launch – Gemini LiveView for ARCs

NEW FEATURE ALERT – Introducing Gemini LiveView for Alarm Monitoring  London, UK – 1st March 2023 – GeminiSense, a leading provider of commercial alarm monitoring solutions, today announced the launch of Gemini LiveView, a powerful platform for creating and sharing interactive dashboards, visualisations, and reports.  This new platform is specifically designed to meet the needs...
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Recessions drive an increase in crime: What to expect in the near future…

We have all endured the unfortunate consequences of the current recession. Problems such as high food prices, rising energy costs, and the fall in real wages have dramatically affected the U.K.’s economy. These ongoing issues have made it difficult for many families to make ends meet. However, there is another serious problem that has authorities...
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Why effective training is essential to get the best from your Operations Team

Your team’s capacity to respond effectively to incidents is only as great as their ability on the platform on which it is received. Your Gemini platform contains a vast wealth of features designed to smooth out operations, save valuable time and assist in meeting industry standards. We know that knowledge can fade in time with...
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Technological innovations raise the bar for the Security Industry. Is your organisation equipped to meet those standards?

Transformative Alarm Monitoring Trends to Watch Out For in 2023 The world of alarm monitoring is rapidly evolving alongside general technological advancements. Keeping on top of new developments is essential for any Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) or other security organisation that wants to ensure the highest standards of safety. To help you prepare, this article...
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Supported Systems

This list shows those CCTV products where at least minimum functionality is supported. As manufacturers improve their products and GeminiSense is continuously enhanced, the integration functionality is subject to change.