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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
17th July 2024 Issue no. 714

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Mul-T-Lock enhanced metal keys with superior durability and customisation options

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Mul-T-Lock has launched upgraded metal keys, designed to offer enhanced durability increased customisation capabilities, and reduced lead times. This innovative enhancement to the patented platforms marks a significant milestone in key design and functionality.

Hanwha Vision launches Bi-spectrum Radiometric Thermal AI cameras

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Hanwha Vision has unveiled its new high-performance bi-spectrum radiometric thermal AI cameras, which are ideal for use in perimeter protection, traffic monitoring, manufacturing, industrial facilities, data centres, solar farms, and more. 

Smart technology for PVCu doors: ERA launches new ERA Protect Smart Universal Handle

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ERA has launched its new ERA Protect Smart Universal Handle, offering a smart security solution for lift-to-lock multi-point locks, commonly found on PVCu or composite doors.

3xLOGIC launches four new cameras to improve efficiency and surveillance

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3xLOGIC, has launched four new camera and imager solutions providing exceptional high-definition quality and intelligent software to improve business insights. Each camera offers unique features tailored to business needs. Some include fixed lens capabilities, AI analytics, enhanced visual performance for poor lighting conditions, and more.

Deepfake experts Sumsub’s guide to spotting AI deepfakes

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2024 is the year of the deepfake - with increasingly realistic, AI-powered deepfakes already impacting the biggest election year in history. The UK has not been spared this malicious influence, as Sumsub’s data shows that the UK is currently the seventh most targeted nation in the world and third nation in Europe.

Introducing the Smart Security Ecosystem from Yale

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Leading home security brand Yale is pleased to announce the launch of its new Smart Security Ecosystem to trade customers. Designed to provide trade professionals with a range of devices to suit all customer needs. The products can be offered as a package or individually to ensure advanced security and convenience to customers.

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ABLOY PULSE: A revolutionary new kinetic energy key system

* Abloy-PULSE.jpgAbloy UK has launched ABLOY PULSE, a revolutionary kinetic energy key system that seamlessly integrates advanced access control functionality with traditional mechanical key-based products, enhancing reliability, security and efficiency. 

ABLOY PULSE keys harness kinetic energy, the system gets its power when the key is inserted into the cylinder. This means that keys are maintenance-free as they do not rely on batteries or external power sources. This combination of mechanical durability and electronic flexibility offers the best of both worlds, providing a robust and reliable solution for modern security needs. 

Survey finds 27.7% of crimes weren't reported to the police last year

According to the National Crime & Community Survey 2023, conducted by Neighbourhood Watch and home security experts SimpliSafe, over a quarter of crimes, either experienced or witnessed, went unreported to the police last year.

Of these unreported crimes, 58.3% went unreported due to the respondent not believing that anything would be done – by far the most common reason given in the survey. From the 28,909 people who took part, there were 16,177 crimes that respondents had witnessed or experienced themselves, meaning that a staggering 16.1% of crimes were not reported for this reason.

Videx launches the Klass Monitor entry system

* Videx-Klass-Monitor.jpgVidex Security has launched its new Klass Monitor. This latest innovation in the Videx IPure range combines the latest technology and modern design to provide a leap forward for smart building entry solutions.

The Klass Monitor provides a wide range of smart integration with various systems, including building and home automation, third-party CCTV picture-in-picture, anti-intrusion, full video and speech intercommunication and access control. Built on standard IP protocols, it guarantees limitless integration with third-party devices, enhancing both security and system customisation.

3DX-Ray UK Defence contract award

* 3DX-Ray-Defence-contract.jpg3DX-Ray Ltd the specialist supplier of X-ray screening systems to the security market, has announced that it has been selected for a contract with a prominent UK defence contractor, NP Aerospace Limited for the supply of its ThreatScan® portable X-ray system.

The contract (which is subject to the finalisation of commercial terms) will commence with a three-month trial and testing process expected to commence in September 2024. Once the trials are successfully concluded, 3DX-Ray will commence delivery of its ThreatScan® portable X-ray systems. The estimated contract value is c.£3 million over a 36 month period.  

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Top name suppliers in attendance at Hickleys Simply Keys

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There is now less than 2 weeks to go until Hickleys annual auto locksmith and diagnostics trade show. Hickleys have released the full list of suppliers that will be brining their products and services to show at Simply Keys, and it looks like there is a wide range on show.

CLD responds to client’s security requirement in record-breaking time

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CLD Physical Security Systems (CLD) has supplied a robust perimeter security solution to a prestigious Blue-chip client in North America within a tight 10-day timeframe, reigniting the cargo business between Air Canada and Glasgow’s Prestwick Airport for the first time in 30 years. 

The client was faced with an urgent security requirement, and enlisted CLD as a renowned global leader in security fencing solutions to specify, manufacture, and deliver a bespoke solution to secure property lines around the client’s site. 

Win a prize worth £35,000 at Hickleys Simply Keys 2024 Show

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At Hickleys we are great believers in face-to-face interactions with our customers and as such we attend a number of trade shows throughout the year. Right now, our attention has very much turned to ‘Simply Keys’ our locksmithing show, which takes place towards the end of July.

Is outdated technology crippling the Fire Safety and Security sector?

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By Rob Gilbert, Managing Director of Commercial & Infrastructure at Totalmobile

In the challenging world of fire safety and security services, organisations are constantly juggling the need to maintain high efficiency with the relentless push for technological advancement.

Westminster Security Group invests in Tratix: pioneering technology to combat cargo theft

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Westminster Security Group, a leading name in private security, announces a strategic investment in Tratix, an innovative technology company based in Tel Aviv.

Tratix, founded and led by seasoned entrepreneur Sharon Rashty, specialises in cutting-edge solutions to help prevent cargo theft.

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