Spotlight on security at the Abbott World Marathon Majors

Since the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15th 2013, security at each of the six Abbott World Marathon Majors has been increased significantly. Cloud-based CCTV providers UMIX takes a look at just how each of these events are now being organised in order to make...

Protect your home from burglaries this Christmas

While the festive season is an opportunity to celebrate with friends and family, it is also unfortunately a popular time for burglaries. Ensure you don’t become a target for thieves around Christmas with this handy guide from hosted security specialists UMIX: Just how...

A guide to installing security lighting outside your home

With the summer now at an end, the dark nights are beginning to creep in. The clocks go back on Sunday October 30th, so UK homeowners will soon be returning from work after the sun has gone down. By installing security lighting outside your home, you can enhance your...

Residential CCTV Laws

Installing CCTV systems around your property is a great method to help deter crime in the area. However, there are rules associated with the setup and application of such technology that you should be aware of in order to stay on the right side of the law. To help,...

What Is Hosted Video?

Hosted video applications are great if you are looking to protect and develop your business. However, if you find yourself querying just what is hosted video, then this blog post by UMIX can help.  Defining hosted video Hosted security solutions have come on leaps and...

What Is An IP Camera?

What is an IP camera? Don’t worry, UMIX is here to help — we have put together this blog post which looks at the key characteristics of such a system and why you should consider installing one in your home or business.  Defining an IP camera IP cameras, which you can...

How CCTV can help defend your home against burglaries

Home is where the heart is and where you should feel that you, your family and your belongings are safe at all times, day and night. With car keys, and expensive small items like tablets and mobile phones scattered around, a burglary can be costly; in a study by the...