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16th March 2016 Issue no. 304
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This Week's News
Finnish digital lock mechanism specialist iLoq has unveiled what is claimed to be the world's first electronic door lock powered by a user's NFC mobile phone, removing the need for the lock to be equipped with a battery or external power source.
The iLoq NFC smart lock "harvests electricity from the phone's NFC induction," the company says, enabling the user's smartphone to work "not only as a key but also as a power source for the lock."
Specialist security manufacturer, Allegion, will launch its eagerly awaited, upgraded outside access devices (OADs) by Briton this month.
Briton OADs are an important and trusted product for buildings within a wide range of sectors, such as commercial, education, healthcare and transport, because of the simple and robust means they provide for allowing access through emergency exit doors from the outside without compromising the security of the building.
When it comes to security, choosing the right product is key and Securikey's range of Master Lock products extends the options for customers looking for durable, high quality, security equipment.
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Access control manufacturer ACT has released a single-door IP controller aimed at new and existing customers. The ACTpro 1520e gives integrators ultimate flexibility. They can install the controller using IP at every door, create a hub from RS485 or, most importantly, expand using Ethernet by exploiting the unit's dual Ethernet switch.
The controller is both flexible and scalable. New clients will usually opt to connect the ACTpro 1520e sequentially as a daisy chain but ACT's legacy clients can use it seamlessly with the company's two and four-door controllers.
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The information security market will hit US$170 billion by 2020, a growth projection of some US$100 billion (£70 billion) from current figures according to analyst firms.Full Story
Veracity, a leading provider of innovative, intelligent solutions that solve real-world IP video challenges in transmission, storage and display, is promoting the unique benefits of TRINITY and its simplified system architecture which records IP video directly from camera to COLDSTORE, a surveillance storage system, uniquely and specifically designed for video surveillance.
An increasing number of vendors allow third-party software applications to be run inside their IP cameras. Examples include models from Samsung Techwin, Axis Communications, Hikvision, AMG Panogenics, ISD, and UDP with many other manufacturers rapidly following suit.
Pro-Vision, the UK distributor of security equipment has recently launched its latest 200+ page product catalogue (dated March 2016) featuring the very best in branded CCTV and Access Control equipment.
David Westwood, External Sales Manager for Pro-Vision told us, "The 2016 edition includes an expanded IP section with the very latest products from Bosch, Dallmeier, IDIS, Panasonic, Pelco and Samsung. On the analogue side we have included the latest SNAP-ANPR range and new monitors from Vigilant Vision."
VPS Site Security, specialists in protecting large and remote locations from construction sites to railways, and Costain, the British construction and civil engineering company, have been selected as a finalist in the Commercial Innovation category of the 2016 Construction News Awards.
The product, the JCB Smart Tower, made the shortlist from among a record number of entrants.
Vehicle trackers are a small device that can be fitted to any sort of vehicle, and through tracking the vehicle via a GPS signal they offer businesses are huge amount of benefits.
But why go to the expense of implementing a vehicle tracking system? Here are ten of the most common reasons.
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