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5th August 2020 Issue no. 519
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While OSCA 2.0 excels in the more complicated configuration processes, such as ECU and Body Control Modules. If you are just programming keys or doing less complicated modules, the original OSCA cable will work fine and dandy.
The IoT is typically a network of smart devices and systems that can be connected, enabling data to be exchanged to provide services, efficiency and innovation.
The COVID-19 era has drastically changed our lives in many ways; it has also fuelled the need for companies to have employees work from home more than ever before.
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Today, implementing hygiene regimes and social distancing has become the new norm for society. Door handles and knobs are the most frequently touched surfaces in a building and are considered one of the worst areas to harbour harmful microbes.
DOM security is renowned for introducing products that are sustainable and to take our products one-step further adding our antimicrobial panic bars, digital handles, and digital cylinders
Successful security company, Magenta Security is celebrating 25 years of business. Magenta's commitment to providing world-class security services and advocation for positive changes to be made across the industry has helped them become industry leaders across the last quarter century.
Magenta Security has grown from a small security team in Hounslow to a nationwide, award-winning company. Over the years Magenta Security has expanded its offering to provide a range of services from manned guarding and access control to international private security - they hope to continue their expansion in years to come.
Codelocks further expands its access control portfolio with a new range of simple and effective key control cabinets. Using a single or unique access code, Key Secure by Codelocks helps to manage keys and regulate access for authorised users, offering complete control.
Key Secure by Codelocks is a practical solution for building managers who oversee environments where multiple keys need to be organised and secured. From estate agents and car dealerships, to offices, hotels and education facilities, Key Secure is ideal for industries where the security of buildings, vehicles and equipment is high priority and access is required 24 hours a day.
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The combined Lockexpo/ALEX show will take place on 20th and 21st March 2021 at the Nottingham Belfry.
Our sponsor is still Autowave and many of the exhibitors who would have been at the 2020 event are going to be with us in 2021.
Like all UK businesses, we found out last week that for every member of staff furloughed whom we still employ in January 2021, we will receive a £1,000 bonus. Because every member of the Brisant team is back from furlough, this amounts to around £50,000. It is this grant that many high-profile companies such as Primark and John Lewis, have turned down and are giving it directly back to the Government.
Some antivirus software catergorises Xhorse as malware and can prevent you from downloading, installing and can even corrupt the software after you have installed it. To prevent this, follow these steps to make sure that Xhorse works for you without interference from your antivirus software.