Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
14th October 2020 Issue no. 529
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The Nuki Smart Lock 2.0, is the next generation of smart lock that turns a smartphone into a key.
Featuring a plethora of new features, the Smart Lock 2.0 includes Bluetooth 5 for improved range, enhanced internal processing power for speed of use, a door sensor for at-a-glance status updates on your home door, plus full Apple HomeKit compatibility.
Following the success of the Biometric Padlock that launched earlier in 2020, the new Biometric Security Safe offers a practical solution to security at the touch of a fingerprint!
The HL1000-MF provides an ideal access control solution for small to mid-sized installations including offices, guest houses, industrial units and schools.
Back up the Key: For the BMW the IM608 gives you the option to back up key data through the following path: Key Operation > Key Data Operation > Backup Key Data. It is highly recommended you do this in case the IM608 corrupts the data during the following process.
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This Week's News
It makes for grim reading if you live in the North, because 7 out of the top 10 worst places for burglaries are towns located in the North of England, according to a survey of 2,000 respondents by CCTV installer CCTV.co.uk. Manchester is ranked the worst with 15 burglaries per 1,000 people - with Doncaster and Hull close behind with 13.1 and 12.5 respectively.
For premises looking to secure rooms in busy public spaces, such as commercial offices, healthcare buildings and retail environments, Code Handle(r) from ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware provides a stylish, secure and easy-to-fit solution.
A sleek and stylish handle with a built-in PIN-pad, Code Handle offers a convenient access control solution for those that need to keep private rooms separate from public areas.
Codelocks releases PINGuard weather shield designed to improve weather resistance and provide extra security for its mechanical and electronic locks. Made from a flexible polymer material, PINGuard protects the lock from rain and shields the keypad from view.
PINGuard fits behind the lock, improving the gasket seal and preventing water ingress. It has the added benefit of improving security, as the cowl keeps the keypad hidden when a code is being entered.
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At 3D Group we have been fortunate enough to avoid the worst of the economic and social ramifications, but with the increasing likelihood of a second national lockdown, we are hoping to help our customers prepare for the worst. Here are some tips on how you can minimise the risk to your automotive locksmith business during the second wave and a potential depression.
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