About Video Fire Detection And Its Advantages

fcam3In the past, fire detection had mostly been the domain of old-fashioned smoke detectors and similar fire detection devices.

These devices had various disadvantages, with their biggest disadvantage being that their range and detection distance is very limited.

Modern fire detection systems, based on optical video fire detection does away with this limitation. Video fire detection can detect fires from a distance, with modern optical fire detection systems capable of detecting flames up to several hundreds of metres.

However, compared to smoke detectors and other such devices, video fire detection systems have many more advantages. Modern video fire detection sensors not only automatically detects flames but can do so complete with precise GPS location data for the location of the flames.

Some devices combine IR detection and digital imaging which makes them exceptionally reliable, virtually cutting out false alarms. Fires can be detected right away and reported within seconds. This cuts down emergency response times and increases the safety of people and property on your site.

Thanks to modern digital imaging technology, video fire protection allows the protection of areas, sites and facilities that previously with conventional methods were thought impossible. These systems can detect even the smallest flames early enough so that greater damage can be prevented. For more information, click here so you can read all about the many advantages of modern video fire detection systems.

Teachers: Third of Pupils in the UK Fall behind in Primary School

According to teachers in the United Kingdom, one out of three pupils in the nation’s following behind in literacy and numeracy by the time they finish primary school.

The Scottish government just released a new study where these quite sobering findings are now putting pressure on Nicola Sturgeon. This comes right after she pledged that she wanted to make substantial progress in eliminating a large gap between the rich and poor in the nation in the coming eight years.

According to the study, which had been conducted by using teachers assessment of the progress of pupils, the performance gap between pupils from rich families those from poorer ones widens the further they progress through the system.


What alternatives are there if you are looking for a good primary school in the United Kingdom? One option can be that you look into private schools rather than taking chances with the U.K.’s public school system. Private schools in UK, quite contrary to the public schools are normally not suffering from problems  such as underfunding, overcrowded classrooms or poorly qualified teachers. For many families, the advantages of private education in the United Kingdom are more than making up for the costs. Furthermore, in recent years there have been increasingly more affordable private schools, such as the primary schools Hertfordshire as well as those in other areas of the nation.

If you’re interested in private education and the benefits of it for your children it can be recommended that you look into private schools.


Electronic Invoicing

Have you heard of electronic invoicing yet? If you are a business owner, you may definitely want to take a look at electronic invoicing because it can provide your business many advantages.

electronic-einvoiceOne of the main benefits of electronic invoicing is that it does away with long delays and waiting times until your invoices are processed. You are able to instantly send, receive and process invoices.

So basically what previously took several days will now be only a matter of minutes. Now take into account that your business may possibly be able to save a lot of money on postage as well.

Most e-invoice service providers will provide you with a free app for your smart phone or computer.

This means nothing more or less than that you will be able to do your invoices no matter where you are. For certain professions, this alone can be worth it looking into electronic invoicing since it can provide a tremendous amount of new mobility.

Depending on your business’ invoicing volume, you can simply do the math how electronic invoicing can benefit you. Take into account the effort and time needed for creating and sending your invoices. The benefit will obviously biggest when you have a large invoice volume but electronic invoicing can also help small businesses with a low to medium amount of invoices.

Last but not least, electronic invoicing is very affordable and it doesn’t require any special equipment. It is also back-compatible with the normal invoicing process which means you won’t have to train your staff if you want to make the switch.


Check Out the UK Airshow Calendar for 2017

2016 is almost coming to an end. Yes, there is still some months to go until Spring next year but you can already get a good idea about upcoming events if you check the UK Airshow Calendar for 2017.


The season will start out with the Wings & Wheels Radial & Trainer Fly-In at the Wolverhampton Halfpenny Green airport on Saturday April 29th.



And now for something entirely different!

The Secret Singers are the most popular surprise entertainers in the United Kingdom. You may possibly know them from their famous “Singing Waiters” act that some of my friends and myself had the pleasure to see at Dana’s wedding. I have to say that we were really blown away by those guys and their performance. So if you’re still looking for brilliant musical entertainment for your wedding, birthday or other family event, you definitely should check out The Singing Waiters.

The above is a a video from one of their classic Singing Waiters show, but those guys can do more, not only surprise entertainment!

Aviation Shows in September

A lot is going on in the UK this September!

Check out the list of British and UK Airshows for the best aviation events this fall:


This coming weekend, from September 2-4 there is the Victory Show at the Foxlands Farm in Cosbys, Leicestershire. This is a tribute to WW2. Ground show is on for three days, but there is no airshow on Friday.

They have static and flying WWll and modern aircraft, 1940’s vehicles, 1940’s working and static farm machinery, huge army encampment, 50 re-enactment groups. All in all they will have 200+ Vehicles including heavy armour & tanks, tank and steam train rides, trader’s area.

Here are the admission prices: tickets for asuls £18; under 16s £7; family (2+3) £50. Open 09.00 – 17.00. Upgrades and camping available.

Why a Private School Can Be Better for Your Children

The United Kingdom is not necessarily among those nations with low education standards.  On the other hand, public schools in the UK are often lacking when you when want to make sure that your children get the best education they can have.

One problem with public schools can be that they are notoriously underfunded.

This means that many public schools often have outdated education equipment, sports facilities that are in a poor state and so on.

Educational excursions with the class will also be rare, if they even happen at all in a school that is in need of money.

Worse, the best qualified teachers might choose one of the better schools in the UK. As a result, some of our schools are not only underfunded but are severely lacking when it comes to education standards.

None of the above problems is affecting the numerous good private and independent schools in the UK. With smaller average classes, better paid teachers and modern equipment, a private school is often significantly better when compared to their public counterparts.

This advantage of private schools in the UK is one reason why more families are now considering private schools for the education of the children. Fortunately, private schools are not just a domain of the rich and wealthy any longer but are now increasingly accessible also for the average family.

If you are interested in sending your children to a private independent school in UK, I recommend to you that you take your time when you make this decision. Compare several private school site site and look closely what they can offer for your children. This is especially important if your children have interests such as music or sports. Make sure that the school is suitable to support and grow your children’s interests.

Always know about the importance of your children’s education. A good private school can be the best way to make sure that your children will grow into responsible and successful adults. At private school Hertfordshire you can get more information about how a private, independent school can benefit your children.


Aviation Convention 2015


Cologne, Germany will host this year’s Aviation Convention 2015 which will start tomorrow on Thursday, September 24. One primary purpose for this event is to strengthen the links between the aviation industry and academia.

At this year’ Aviation Convention, participants will be able to share the experiences and learn from each other in all matters of aviation research.

Today, aviation managers are facing various obstacles with regards to the industry’s future. There are pressing issues such as the growing uncertainty regarding regulations, emerging markets that need to be developed and many more. The convention can help overcome those challenges of today’s aviation industry.

The event is organised by Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in partnership with the RWTH University of Aachen. It will be held from Thursday, September 24 till Friday, September 25 at the Conference Centre of the DLR in Cologne

You can find more information about the convention at their official website at http://www.aviation-convention.com/location/how-to-find-dlr/

Upcoming Aviation Events in the UK


Here is a list of all major upcoming aviation shows in 2015 for the UK! I included all shows for February, March & April
February 2015

1st – Vintage Sunday Fly-in, Old Sarum, Wiltshire
14th – Valentines Day Social, Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire
15th – Valentines Day Fly-in, Old Buckenham, Norfolk
21st – Lightning Night Shoot, Bruntingthorpe Proving Grounds, Leicestershire

March 2015

1st – Vintage Sunday Fly-in, Old Sarum, Wiltshire
3rd – Open Cockpits Evening, RAF Museum, Hendon, Greater London
5th – RAF Northolt Nightshoot, Middlesex
7th – Indoor Aeroboot / Aerojumble Table Top Sale, Newark Air Museum, Nottinghamshire
15th – Handley Page Halifax III Nightshoot, Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, North Yorkshire
21st – Fenland Full English Spot Landing Fly-in, Fenland, Lincolnshire
22nd – LAA and Homebuilt Fly-in, Old Buckenham, Norfolk
22nd – VAC Spring Gathering, Turweston, Northamptonshire
28th – Icicle & Newbold Aerobatic Competition, Sandtoft, Lincolnshire

April 2015

5th – Vintage Sunday Fly-in, Old Sarum, Wiltshire
5th – Homebuilt Aircraft Fly-in, Breighton, North Yorkshire
5th-6th – Dan Smith Glider Aerobatics Competition, Dunstable, Buckinghamshire
11th-12th – Handicap Air Race, Leicester Aerodrome, Leicestershire
11th-12th – John McClean & Cavendish Aerobatic Competition, Breighton, North Yorkshire
11th – Brenzett Aerojumble, Brenzett Aviation Museum, Kent
12th – Jodel Club Fly-in, Popham Airfield, Hampshire
12th – LAA Wessex Strut Fly-in, Henstridge, Somerset
18th – VAC Daffodil Fly-in, Fenland, Lincolnshire
18th-19th – Microlight Competition, Shobdon, Herefordshire
19th – Gatwick Aviation Enthusiasts Fair, K2 Leisure Centre, Crawley, West Sussex
24th-25th – The Nathaniel Alony and Roy Legg Aerobatic Competition, Elvington, North Yorkshire

Also make sure to check out http://www.aeroexpo.co.uk/ which will start off on 29th May in the Sywell Aerodrome!