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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
21st February 2024 Issue no. 693

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Mul-T-Lock gears up for new commercial vehicle protection range

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With commercial vehicle crime continuing to rise according to the latest crime survey statistics
, security specialist Mul-T-Lock has introduced a new portfolio of vehicle security solutions, designed to offer the ultimate protection. Latest figures show that 11,714[1] vans were stolen in the UK over the past year, and £3.5bn[2] worth of equipment was taken.  

CDVI releases energy-saving low consumption Maglocks

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Global physical security manufacturer CDVI is investing in green technology for the future. The company has released a new range of electro-magnetic locks which consume much less power than the previous model under normal operation.

The new V3SR series of maglocks is more efficient, more sustainable, and cheaper to run. 

SECO-LARM unveils latest innovation: the ENFORCER Post-Mount Bluetooth Keypad and Proximity Reader

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SECO-LARM proudly unveils its latest innovation: the ENFORCER Post-Mount Bluetooth® Keypad and Proximity Reader, seamlessly integrating its Bluetooth® wireless access control technology into a robust, IP65 weatherproof enclosure designed for gate and vehicle barrier control. This cutting-edge solution is crafted for reliability and convenience in any environment.

Hanwha Vision launches AI-based Radiometric Thermal Cameras

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Hanwha Vision, the global vision solution provider, has launched its AI-based high-performance radiometric thermal camera range. These compact cameras meet the needs of customers requiring precise temperature measurements, from -40°C to 550°C.

HP7 the new-generation, internet-connected video doorphone, to replace traditional home intercom systems

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The latest innovation from EZVIZ is the HP7 Smart Video Doorphone. This well-thought-out piece of kit consists of a 2-in-1 camera and doorbell with a 7-inch colour touch screen and interlinks with entrance locks and easily connects to home networks.

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This Week's News

Lockexpo is only just over a week away now

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Returning this year we have our popular bring and buy sale managed by our staff so you can enjoy the show without stress, just bring your old tools and locks to show reception and we’ll handle the rest.

The show will kick off at 9:30 on Saturday 2nd and run through until 3:30 on Sunday 3rd. 

We can’t wait to see everyone there!

Codelocks stress the wide-ranging impacts of fire door regulations on UK businesses

* Codelocks-MP-visit.jpgNewbury-based lock manufacturer, Codelocks was visited by Laura Farris, Newbury MP, last week to discuss the critical implications of proposed changes to fire door testing requirements for UK businesses.

The proposed changes from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities (DLUHC) will see a move away from testing to the British Standard BS47622 in favour of testing solely to the European Standard EN1634-1. The change is expected to have negative consequences for UK businesses.

Halo scores hat-trick with Chelsea, Nottingham Forest and Birmingham City football clubs

* Halo-1jpeg.jpgHalo Solutions – the UK’s leading crowd safety and security operations platform  – has scored a hat-trick after Premier League club Nottingham Forest FC, Championship club Birmingham City FC and Chelsea FC became the latest football clubs to integrate its award-winning incident and task management software, Halo (v5).  

Chelsea FC will use Halo (v5) for the 24/7 security contract at Stamford Bridge as well as Chelsea’s Cobham Training Ground. 

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Lockmasters acquires JLM Wholesale

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Lockmasters, a portfolio company of Dominus Capital, has acquired JLM Wholesale, the well-known speciality wholesale distributor of commercial door hardware and security solutions.

Abloy UK uncovers multi-residential access trends and market drivers

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Abloy UK has delved into multi-residential access trends and key market drivers in a new whitepaper, “The future of multi-residential access management”, encompassing environments such as apartments, university accommodation, care homes, and more. 

New director slashes response times for growing security firm

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The instant impact of a newly-appointed director at one of the South West's most ambitious security firms has seen it slash its emergency response times to less than half the national average.

3D Group becomes authorised Xhorse service centre

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3D Group is pleased to announce that it has recently become an authorised repair and after-sales service centre for Xhorse.

According to the company' "After being approached by Xhorse in 2023, we carefully considered the implications of becoming a licensed repair centre and how it would impact our operations, team and customers. However, we are thrilled to have made this official and see it as a significant step towards providing our customers with the highest quality after-sales service possible.

Malicious ISATAP Tunneling unearthed on Windows Servers

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ISATAP is an IPv6 transition mechanism that allows IPv6-in-IPv4 tunnels to be created automatically within a site.

Each host queries an ISATAP router within the site to obtain the address and routing information. Packets sent to the IPv6 Internet are routed via the ISATAP router, and packets destined for other hosts within the same site are tunneled directly to the destination.’*

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