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30th July 2014 Issue no. 227
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The ministry of interior says it will arrest and prosecute all unregistered locksmiths in the country. According to the Minister, Mr. Kwesi Ahwoi, most of the locksmiths in the country are unregistered and there is "evidence available that unregistered locksmiths aid armed robbers by making keys for them."
The Minister explained that by law, locksmiths should secure permits from the Ministry of Interior.
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One of the top rated locksmith service provider in Australia has become the first provider to offer its services 24/7 in a move the provider says will increase its reliability score in the coming few months.
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The system features a horizontal keyway that takes a reversible key combining a high level of both technical and legal copy protection.
Hickleys, the vehicle key programming specialist, are touring the country offering presentations and demonstrations on the new "all in one" Zed-FULL programmer at various locations around the country. This is your chance to see this new machine in operation, understand the features and see how the Zed-FULL can expand your business.
The new Zed-FULL is said to be the most comprehensive and unique "all in one" immobiliser device in the world, the mixture of fixed & crypto cloning, remote programming, transponder editing, eeprom programming and OBD key programming offers many leading solutions not available on other devices.
Registration for the show is now open at www.alexpo.co.uk and the site is up to date with information. This is the third annual event for Auto Locksmiths and judging by the last two year's reaction, very popular with visitors and exhibitors alike.
The fire kit pack contains shaped pads of intumescent strips that can be used on new or existing lock installations. Once installed lock preparations are fire resistant for up to one hour.
The Panasonic surveillance cameras were used by security solutions specialists DCNS at the festival held over consecutive weekends in the appropriately named Belgian town of Boom.
Allegion has completed a project to provide a biometric access control system at one of Europe's largest ever construction projects, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, with the system installed verifying the credentials of over 10,000 workers during an 18-month build project.
The project formed part of a £292 million construction scheme to transform Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park into its legacy state following the success of the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Eryl Jones has been appointed to the role of Managing Director of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, with his predecessor David Wigglesworth heading up the new specification division of ASSA ABLOY UK.
MOBOTIX has introduced the new thermal sensor modules for the S15D, being the first thermal devices to use MOBOTIX' revolutionary dual flexmount video cable technology. This is available with all S15D upgraded to software version MX-V220.127.116.11.
The flexible video cabling, weatherproof design and tiny footprint allows the two S15D thermal sensor modules to be installed into any location up to two meters away from a single S15D core unit.
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A new portable lock to keep people safe when they are on the move has been invented by a London Docklands entrepreneur, who is looking to crowd-source funding for his business.Full Story
Now in its second year, the Yale supported initiative is designed to create awareness around home security across the UK. It will run throughout October, featuring a series of hints and tips to highlight the ways consumers can keep their homes, families and possessions safe during the dark nights.
Midlands based security experts Mint Security Systems have achieved a silver medal from the National Security Inspectorate, (NSI) the independent regulator and leading certification body for the security sector.
Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has just released the newest Device Pack 7.4 for the XProtect portfolio of VMS products. This update adds another 20 percent new or updated device drivers to XProtect, since the monumental device pack 7.2 release in February when Milestone celebrated record support of 3,000 devices from more than 100 camera manufacturers.
The Ministry of Justice has announced that enforced subject access requests will become a criminal offence under new legislation set to be introduced on 1 December 2014.
Enforced subject access is where individuals are forced by someone like a prospective employer to make a data protection subject access request and reveal the results to them, typically in relation to criminal conviction data.
"The catalogue is now A5 size. We know how important it is for our customers to be able to have the 3D Group catalogue out on the road, many refer to it as their 'bible', so it's now the perfect size to fit in your glove box.