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19th September 2018 Issue no. 425
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The versatile AL900 electric release is designed to work with all leading brands of deadlocking night latch locks. With a holding force of 1000lbs, when an electrical current is applied to the mechanism the release will either open (Fail Safe) or lock into position (Fail Secure).
That's why we are now selling the Mini Condor Electronic Key Cutting Machine and the new Battery Adapter.
The Mini Condor Electronic Key Cutting Machine might be small, but it still comes with an impressive specification:
Los Angeles is the first city in the US to employ body scanning security.
The scanners will monitor visitors for concealed weapons, both metal and non-metal, capable of causing mass casualties. They're not necessarily looking for smaller weapons. Instead, they are trying to identify things like suicide vests or assault weapons.
The safe dates to Japan's Taisho Period (1912-1926) and the katakana script on the dial is no longer legible.
Allegion says that its latest version of the Keri Systems' software now supports Schlage locks in no-tour mode. No-tour mode allows for the altering of access to a lock without having to visit it.
The supported locks, which include Schlage Control, NDE and LE, are said to be well-suited for multifamily property managers looking to retrofit their existing properties with electronic access control on individual apartment spaces.
Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced today that it would showcase the latest version of ACT Enterprise at Security Essen 2018.
Along with demonstrations of the access control software solution, visitors to Security Essen can explore the full range of products that Vanderbilt has to offer at Stand 6D90, with a significant focus on increased integration within the company's products and with third-party systems.
The latest ACT Enterprise features, which include integration with Vanderbilt's award-winning SPC intrusion system, a rules mapping engine, and a smartphone app, were previewed at the IFSEC tradeshow in London in June and received a wave of positive feedback from visitors to the show.
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Codelocks' CL4520 smart lock combines convenience, flexibility and a powerful mortice lock with a double cylinder. This fresh, new lock is ideal for buildings and environments that experience high traffic or for busy Building Managers seeking to streamline their activities.
Presenting the same lever and keypad as the popular CL4510 lock, the CL4520 takes security to the next level. It features a euro profile mortice sash lock with deadbolt and latchbolt safety function. This versatile lock can be set with or without a key-operated deadbolt feature allowing building managers to restrict or allow access by code.
Here are some of the highlights:
KAP Diagnostics will be showcasing yet-to-be-released AVDI Abrites key programming software on one of the most popular vehicles in the market today. This will be the first public demonstration! Don't miss out. More details are to be announced soon.
A 75-year-old Cleveland man had a harrowing experience last month when his car's electrical system conked out and he was trapped inside for over 13 hours, unaware that he could've freed himself within seconds.
Peter Pyros got into the 2006 Cadillac XLR that was parked in his garage on Aug. 31, but found that it was dead when he tried to start it.
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The 4-day visit by both auditors involved full scrutiny of the TC Security Services operation and for the ACS audit included visiting both the Head Quarters and satellite offices along with a mix of varied customers.
All you have to do is register in advance and attend on the day, and you'll be entered into our draw to win a Lenovo Tab 3 Essential 7-Inch Tablet!*
Keyprint customers had the opportunity to attend their popular Open Weekend on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2018 at their premises in Edinburgh.
"We are delighted to organise our Open Weekend again this year." Company director Nagib Jiwa commented.
Participants had the unique opportunity to meet manufacturers showing products in the following areas:
* Mechanical locking systems
Joanne has been with SSAIB for over ten years - during two spells with the organisation - having started as an office apprentice straight out of school.
Access2 will be joining us on stand 14, showing a range of products ideal for auto locksmiths.
We asked if they were looking forward to the show. Here's what they said:
"Last time we took our latest locks to an expo, the interest was phenomenal. We don't expect things to be any different at this year's ALEX event because VANLOCK and the new TIGRIS Secure Solutions range are superb.
Security officials in the UK are concerned that the nation's communications backbone could be at risk thanks to a piece of US-made software that is about to go out-of-date. The software is currently being used by Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, the company responsible for supplying networking equipment for BT, Vodafone and their subsidiaries.
The problem surrounds Huawei's use of Wind River Systems' VxWorks operating system. The software will stop receiving security patches and updates in 2020, possibly leaving theWind River Systems' VxWorks operating system open to attack.