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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
11th July 2018 Issue no. 418

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Surveying security options (CCTV)

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Burg-Wächter is bringing its extensive range of home and professional video surveillance cameras, software and accessories to the UK.
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Hands-free translator launches as UK's language skills deficiency cost £17bn in first quarter of 2018

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The world's first live hands-free translator, Tragl, has launched, enabling people that speak different languages to easily communicate with one another through a single headset, as it's found that the UK's language skills deficiency cost the British economy up to £17bn in the first quarter of 2018*.
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MOBOTIX expands management team

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MOBOTIX is expanding its management team to include two new members. Following a successful restructuring, MOBOTIX is paving the way for sustainable growth with its new members, both experienced industry experts: Christiane Kampling will now serve as Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications and Hartmut Sprave as Chief Technical Officer. Both started with the company on June 1, 2018.
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Maevex 6120 encoder features simultaneous dual 4K capture, stream, and record on a standard one Gigabit Ethernet network

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Matrox Graphics Inc. launches the Matrox Maevex 6120 dual 4K enterprise encoder appliance.

Leveraging the same industry-leading core technology as the multi-award-winning Maevex 6100 Series quad 4K enterprise encoders, Maevex 6120 delivers simultaneous dual 4K input capture, stream, and record-with options to stream and record even more channels in different configurations-all on a standard one Gigabit Ethernet network. 
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High-quality Siqura camera nominated for prestigious GIT Security Award 2019

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Siqura's XCU Fusion camera has been nominated in Germany for a GIT Security Award 2019. There are competitions in five different categories of safety and security products. The Siqura camera competes in Category B: Fire and Explosion Protection, Industrial Safety.
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SALTO and Wavestore integrate to deliver a combined video, data and access control management solution

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A technology partnership formed between SALTO and Wavestore is enabling operators to instantly visually verify the identity of anyone attempting to gain access to a site or sensitive areas of a building.
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Always the Safe choice

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Independently certified to ECB.S S2 (EN14450), the popular Combi-Line safes are AiS approved for up to £4,000 cash or £40,000 valuables. Combi-Line safes also offer genuine fire protection, certified to LFS 30 P (EN15659) for 30mins. Hot on the heels of winning a prestigious "Stiftung Warentest" consumer award in Germany, the Combi-Line CL20 is now joined by a new larger CL60 model.
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Peoplesafe unveil the world's smallest personal safety alarm - 'MicrosSOS'

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Peoplesafe will be unveiling the World's smallest and lightest personal safety device - MicroSOS, at the 2018 Safety and Health Expo, held at London's Excel between 19th to 21st June.
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This Week's News

70% of us forget if we've locked our doors

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These are the findings from new research commissioned by home security company London Key, whose innovative door key enables users to instantly know if their doors are locked when they are out and about.
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National music events receive a-list security solutions

* Security-bollards.jpgTwo Rolling Stones concerts became the latest star-studded events to receive the highest level of protection against potential terror attacks.

As over 30,000 music fans descended on the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, on 2 June 2018, and a further 50,000 on Manchester three days later, to watch the legendary Mick Jagger and Keith Richards play, an innovative road block system was deployed to protect the events and its attendees from any security breaches.
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Ad Hoc Property Management launch new security division to offer range of property security solutions

Ad Hoc Property Management, Europe's leading providers of Property Guardians, have launched a new business division to sit alongside its core offering - Ad Hoc Security UK Limited - and to strengthen its security service for property owners.

The company, which already lends help to vacant property owners through commercial and residential Property Guardianship, will focus the new arm of the business solely on security and technology, using its affordable security guards and Cyclops powered Smart Camera Tower System, and Smart Alarm System at the forefront of its property protection solutions.
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Hanwha Techwin introduces compact Wisenet Transport Solution

* Wisenet-X-mobile-cameras.jpgThe new vibration-proof Wisenet cameras and small footprint NVRs from Hanwha Techwin are designed to provide a robust solution for monitoring activity on buses, trains, trucks and other forms of transport.

The Wisenet Transport Solution includes the choice of three compact mobile H.265 dome cameras recently added to the award winning Wisenet X camera series, which have been built to withstand vibrations which may occur in transport environments.
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Chubb Locks Custodial Services celebrates 200th anniversary

* CLCS-200th.jpgChubb Locks Custodial Services (CLCS) marked its 200th anniversary this week, with customers, ex and long-standing employees all coming together at its Willenhall headquarters to celebrate.

Designing, manufacturing and installing high performance locking solutions for custodial and high security healthcare and government premises, CLCS has been the expert in its field for 200 years.
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Aiphone UK appoint Harvey Williams as General Sales Manager

* Harvey-Williams_Aiphone.jpgAiphone, a global market leading manufacturer of intercom, video door entry and IP based integrated security solutions, has appointed Harvey Williams as its new UK General Sales Manager.

Harvey is a seasoned sales professional whose career within the electronic security industry spans 29 years. For the last three years he has been Area Sales Manager for Videx, whilst he has also previously performed sales management roles for Fermax, Geoquip and Raytel.
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News

ALEX nearly sold out - book now!

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ALEX, the Auto Locksmiths' EXpo, returns to the Nottingham Belfry hotel this October the 13th and 14th. We've only got 4 stands left and visitor registration is running at a high level, so this is your chance to get in front of auto locksmiths from all over the country (and some from further afield!).

ALEX runs every two years and is the only UK show that's aimed specifically at auto locksmiths - instead of being a small fish in a big pond at a larger, more general expo, you can be sure you're putting yourself in front of trading auto locksmiths and those wishing to get into that area.
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Arteco announces integration with Paxton's Access Control System, Net2

Arteco, a global provider of video event management solutions, has completed its integration with Paxton's networked access control system, Net2. The combination of these two leading solutions enables users to gain additional levels of intelligence from their security infrastructure.

By integrating the Arteco Video Event Management Systems (VEMS) with Paxton's access control platform through Arteco Open Connector, users can combine video and access control events to gain new insights into potential risks or incidents. Paxton's Net2 range devices are manageable within Arteco NEXT VEMS, enabling enables operators to control Paxton's access control systems in combination with video surveillance cameras, intrusion systems, video analytics and other integrated devices, from one centralized interface.
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Jacksons Fencing research highlights challenges facing architects when installing school fencing

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* A third of architects say that schools have weak points in their perimeters and entrances
* Multiple entry points are the biggest access control challenge affecting schools (90%)
* Nearly all architects are familiar with Secured by Design standards (95%)
* 71% of refurbishment specifications are identical to the original ones
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UNION warns of the dangers of incorrect closer specification for non-insulated metal fire doors

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UNION, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, is warning specifiers and installers about the dangers of fitting incorrect door closers for non-insulated metal fire doors.
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Securefast provides the latest multi-suite locking solutions to Exeter student block

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When the developers of Exeter's Queen Street student accommodation block were looking for an efficient yet versatile security system for their latest multi occupation complex they turned to the Securefast team of security specialists to provide the perfect user friendly locking solution.
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Magenta Security Services achieves Cyber Essentials accreditation

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Magenta Security Services has been recognised by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) after taking significant steps towards protecting its online systems. The effort has seen them added to a list of endorsed organisations on the NCSC's website and accredited with a Cyber Essentials certificate.
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Vanderbilt showcases upcoming ACTEnterprise at IFSEC 2018

Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, will preview the upcoming ACTEnterprise access control solution at this year's IFSEC International, June 19-21, at ExCeL London. Along with demonstrations of the solution, visitors can explore the wide range of products that Vanderbilt has to offer at Stand F305, with a significant focus on increased integration both within and with third-party systems.
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