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  1. Planning A High Profile Event Or In The Public Eye? Why It's Not Paranoid To Check For Audio Bugs

    Planning A High Profile Event Or In The Public Eye? Why It's Not Paranoid To Check For Audio Bugs
    In the modern world, when technology is so advanced, it's not that unusual to encounter bugging devices. If you happen to be famous or in the public eye, or you're organising a high profile or even a top secret event, it's actually very likely that someone may be using technology to listen in or plant a camera or two. These...
  2. Self Surveillance - The Rising Use Of The In-Car Dashcam

    Self Surveillance - The Rising Use Of The In-Car Dashcam
    In Russia, the epicentre of ‘dashcam culture’, police corruption and insurance fraud scams have led to the installation of over one million dash-mounted cameras in private vehicles. In the 21st century, cameras have become more user-friendly, easily mountable and crucially; inexpensive, with dash mountable cameras available from £200 upwards. The days of pedestrians faking being run over or pre-damaged cars...
  3. Been Ripped Off? How Audio Recording Bugs Could Help Get You Your Money Back

    Been Ripped Off? How Audio Recording Bugs Could Help Get You Your Money Back
    We all worry about being ripped off, and it’s easy to become very worried about it considering how many stories of scams, cons and rogue traders you see in the media every day. The good news is that technology is now helping everyone from individuals to business owners protect themselves and their money. Using audio recording bugs, you can now...
  4. 6 Of The Most Desirable Features To Look For In A New Security Camera

    6 Of The Most Desirable Features To Look For In A New Security Camera
    Security cameras can be a great way to protect your home or business and crucially – give you back your peace of mind. However, these devices don’t come cheap. You don’t want to buy one only to find that it’s poor quality or doesn’t suit your needs. So, it’s important to do your research, shop the market and know exactly...
  5. The Truman Effect: Unveiling The Truth Of Surveillance

    The Truman Effect: Unveiling The Truth Of Surveillance
    Whilst some find the presence of CCTV (Close Circuit Television) disconcerting; others find its presence somewhat reassuring. Nevertheless, when brazen demagogues, dogmatic members of the public and budding journalists take the opportunity to scaremonger; many are left unsure as to whether it is indeed healthy to maintain some level of skepticism about having their movements tracked. With many feeling that...
  6. Cameras And Trackers For Cyclists

    Cameras And Trackers For Cyclists
    Nearly all UK towns and cities have keen and active cycling communities, but too often priority is given to the motorist. This can leave cyclists facing an obstacle course of dangers, hazards and inconveniences just to carry out their daily commute, never mind cycling for pleasure or fitness, or training for a cycling event.   Being so much more vulnerable...
  7. GPS Trackers And The Law - What You Need To Know If You're Monitoring Employees

    GPS Trackers And The Law - What You Need To Know If You're Monitoring Employees
    One of the most useful applications of GPS tracking technology is in fleet vehicles. If your company operates a fleet of vehicles, whether for sales, distribution or delivery, GPS trackers can help you monitor the efficiency of your fleet. You can use tracking technology to gather information on fuel consumption, to find more efficient routes, to check on driver productivity...
  8. 10 Ways To Use Call Recording To Improve Customer Service

    10 Ways To Use Call Recording To Improve Customer Service
    There are lots of reasons a business may want to start recording calls with customers and clients. Call recording can protect both business and customer, as well as helping to improve customer service standards. Here are just 10 of the many ways that call recording equipment can help to make your customers happier and improve your company’s reputation for providing...
  9. Do Your Staff Work Nights? How Security Cameras Could Help Keep Them Safe

    Do Your Staff Work Nights? How Security Cameras Could Help Keep Them Safe
    It is the responsibility of every employer to take all reasonable steps to keep their employees safe at work. Some business owners even go the extra mile to look after their team, because they value each staff member and want to be known as a caring employer. There are plenty of risks to counter and overcome in the daytime, but...
  10. How A Nanny Cam Could Give You Great Peace Of Mind - And Help You Actually Enjoy A Night Out!

    How A Nanny Cam Could Give You Great Peace Of Mind - And Help You Actually Enjoy A Night Out!
    For many parents, a carefree night out is a very rare occurrence, or perhaps even a distant memory from before you had children. It’s only natural to worry about your children when they’re not with you, even if they’re being looked after by a trusted babysitter. The slightest sniffle or a recent run of bad dreams and night terrors can...