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24th September 2014 Issue no. 233
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Pre-registration for the show continues at a high rate and sales of the demos and Training is at a record high. Following on from requests the show will now remain open later on Sunday to accommodate visitors.
PDQ Manufacturing, a leading US-based producer of architectural door hardware, and ECKey, the market leader in Smartphone Access Control Systems and Bluetooth Readers, today announced a complete line of VIZpin-enabled, stand-alone electronic door locks.
Planned for 2015, several of PDQ's most popular stand-alone electronic locks will be available in VIZpin-enabled models. Marketed under PDQ's Tellcard brand, the VIZpin technology empowers a line extension off three existing platforms - EGT Cylindrical Lock, EMR Mortise Lock and E629 Exit Device Trim.
Another new product to add to the ever-expanding 3D Group catalogue is the Super OBD SKP-900 key programmer. Said to be an ideal machine for new start-ups or perhaps as a secondary machine for an established auto locksmith.
3D Group has re-written the supporting information and application lists which will be free to download from the website.
For more information www.3dgroupuk.com
Bob Fitzjohn developed The EasyLock device at his kitchen table after raising more than £10,000 from crowdfunding website, IndieGogo.
The device, which weighs less than an iPhone, will completely secure any type of door that opens inwards, anywhere on the globe, providing extra security for guests using hotels, B&Bs, or even beach huts.Full Story
Milestone Systems has announced an easier and more affordable way to make the transition from analog to digital technology. There is no need to throw out older cameras that are still working, as you add new network devices to your surveillance solution.
The Milestone Husky series of NVRs will now offer versions with integrated encoders that make it simple to connect analog and digital cameras, which run on IP networks, to the same box. Milestone Husky Hybrid NVRs are preinstalled with Milestone VMS and let end users build on their initial investment. The end users can continue to use existing analog cameras and add IP cameras over time for better evidence-quality video and surveillance features.
Leading global provider of security and safety solutions, Allegion, is set to attend the Independent Hotel Show, the UK's only forum for boutique hoteliers from Tuesday 21st October to Wednesday 22nd.
A major supplier of security, hardware packages, and access control systems to hotels worldwide, Allegion will be exhibiting products from its CISA brand.
ISM, in collaboration with systems integrator, Scotshield announce a fully integrated custody security management system for Police Scotland at the new Kittybrewster facility in Aberdeen. The new custody suite, costing around £11 million, includes 60 cells, a virtual court, an identity parade suite and accommodation for a local community policing team.
Police Scotland, (established 1st April 2013, the second largest force in the UK after the Metropolitan Police), is responsible for policing the length and breadth of Scotland, encompassing some 28,168 square miles.
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These are in a proper classroom or in our demo area which will be equipped with Plasma screens, a CCTV cameraman and a PA system - on a live car all the action on screen from the comfort of a chair - AND you are able to ask questions. The sessions are moderately priced as a booking fee, check the website here: alex.lockexpo.co.uk/show-demonstrations Visitor registration is free on the website www.alexpo.co.uk where you can print a QR code for fast track entry.
Held over the weekend of 4/5th October the show opens at 0900 both days closing Sunday 1530. The Nottingham Belfry Hotel. Mellors Way NG8 6PY - Just off the M1 J26
The weather resistant CCTV cameras can be used indoors or outdoors. They record in colour during the daylight and black and white at night, with built-in infrared LEDs providing night vision of up to 20 metres to ensure enhanced security at all times.
The Ministry of Justice received a monetary penalty of £180,000 last week following a serious breach of the Data Protection Act. The breach was caused by the loss of an unencrypted hard drive at HMP Erlestoke in Wiltshire in May last year. The drive contained sensitive information relating to 2,935 prisoners.
It doesn't seem that just 5 years ago Tradelocks launched in the UK market. Five years ago the Locksmith Industry had no knowledge of Tradelocks or Genuine Lishi, yet today they have more than 30 distributors and export to 25 countries!
Skyguard - Europe's premier personal safety service, are pleased to announce that Quattro Telematics are the latest organisation to join their Business Associate Programme.