Barry Bros Blog

5 Things That Can Invalidate a Burglary Insurance Claim

Jun 18, 2021

A burglary is traumatic enough, without going on to find that your insurance claim has been turned down. There are a number of common reasons why this might happen. Read on as we explain how you can avoid an invalid claim, and escape falling victim to burglary in the first place. (more…)

A Guide to Perimeter Security Solutions for 2021

Jun 07, 2021

From drones and video surveillance to sensors and artificial intelligence, the array of technology related options to bolster perimeter security is on the up. However, it is important not to overlook physical approaches, such as fencing, barriers and bollards in your mission to keep your property safeguarded against intruders. Let’s take a look at what’s on the table in the way of perimeter security for 2021. (more…)

Will my Intruder Alarm Still Work During a Power Cut?

May 14, 2021

Many people worry whether their home will remain secure during a power cut, and whether their alarm will continue to protect them. Here our experts take a look at what happens to various types of intruder alarm when the power goes off, whether you remain safeguarded, and common issues to look out for. (more…)

How Facial Recognition is Transforming the Retail Landscape

Apr 07, 2021

Not so long ago, we looked at the merits of artificial intelligence as a powerful technology that can prevent crime and safeguard property. From crowd monitoring and crime analysis, to access control and drone and robot patrols, there is so much value to be had from artificial intelligence. And when it comes to the retail sector, that value increases even further, especially where facial recognition is introduced. Here we explore the multiple benefits of AI and facial recognition in retail, looking at how they have the potential to transform the landscape in so many ways. (more…)

The Lowdown on Sneak-in Burglaries and What You Can do to Prevent Them

Mar 14, 2021

With us all spending more time at home during lockdowns and restrictions, you would think that burglaries would have gone down in number. However, just as we’ve had to adapt to the changing situation, so burglars have found ways to adjust their approach. Research has shown that almost 60 per cent of burglaries occur when someone is actually home. Known as ‘sneak-in’ burglaries, these break-ins are becoming all too common. Here’s how to prevent them, and how to improve your home security in general. (more…)

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