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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
1st October 2014 Issue no. 234

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Tradelocks have done it again with the Genuine Lishi cut to code pro master automated key cutting machine

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UAP Tradelocks have once again released new tools to meet all locksmiths' needs with the introduction of the Genuine Lishi Cut to Code Pro Master Series Automated Key Cutting Machine, designed for the auto locksmith, for ONLY £2,950! The machine has been designed to cut most modern car and motorcycle keys, as well as cutting all laser car keys!

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Alex 2014


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Lockdecoders introduce Miracle A9 engraving at ALEX

* Engraving-jaw.jpgThis new feature of the Miracle A9 was released at ALEX www.alexpo.co.uk in Nottingham on October 4th/5th 2014. 

The software to facilitate engraving is contained in Update 7.6 which was released on September 29th. This brings to the locksmith still more features in the All-In-One machine, the Miracle A9.

GuardTrax pioneers Milestone video integration

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GuardTrax has announced the completion of a game-changing integration of the GuardTrax officer phone app with Milestone XProtect video management software (VMS). This solution delivers unique threat alert, identification, video verification, resolution and reporting capabilities for security guarding companies, mobile patrols and in-house units.

MOBOTIX presents new IP video solutions

* Hemispheric.jpgMOBOTIX presents a new compact sized Hemispheric camera, and introduces new software developments. 

i25 - a new compact sized Hemispheric camera

The revolutionary Q25M has given birth to a brand new hemispheric camera, which is nearly half the size.

Check in with CISA at Hotel Verona

* Hotel-Verona.jpgAllegion, formerly known as Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, has completed a project to install a new access control system at The Grand Hotel Verona in Italy.

Originally the town house of the aristocratic Reichenbach family from Austria, The Grand Hotel Verona is a four star hotel with 65 guest rooms, situated a short walk from the Plazza Bra and the Roman Arena.

Hikvision adds 6 megapixel IP camera to SMART range

* Hikvision-DS-2CD4065F.jpgHikvision's range of Smart IP cameras is boosted with the launch of the ultra-high-resolution DS-2CD4065F-(A) Network Box Camera. This industry-leading design boasts a large 6 megapixel sensor that delivers razor-sharp 3072 x 2048 images at 25 fps. This model is capable of delivering real-time full HD 1080p video streams at 60 fps, and sustaining up to 20 concurrent live-view channels.

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EasyLock device makes funding target

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As first reported to the trade in LASN, a London grandfather has helped answer the concerns of travellers across the globe by creating a portable lock which can secure almost any door in the world.

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.

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Access control a priority for Allegion at the Independent Hotel Show

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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.

ISM involved with first new-build custody suite for recently established Police Scotland

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.

ALEX: If you have ever thought about auto locksmithing and how you go about starting - this is the trade show for you.

All the important suppliers are there and we have a full programme of demonstrations, lectures and training.

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

Hickleys new AD900pro+ transponder

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This all new transponder device offers the latest in key cloning, transponder management and EEPROM programming as well as many special procedures relating to precoding transponders required when using the market leading MVPPRO / AD100pro key programmer.

Yale's New CCTV Systems Offer 24-hour Surveillance

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Security specialist Yale has launched a new CCTV range. Available in two, four or six camera packs, the wired Easy Fit 960H CCTV systems offer an easy to install 'plug and play' solution.

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.

Ministry of Justice served with £180,000 penalty following encryption errors

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. 

Smart new door closer is clever innovation

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A new wire-free, digital fire door closer that uses smart technology to 'learn' the sound of a specific fire alarm has been launched by fire technology specialists Geofire.

Key Unilever research and development site made secure by Castel

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Located on the Wirral, Merseyside, Unilever's main UK-based laboratory and research centre at Port Sunlight has upgraded its security system using the latest CAP IP intercom stations from Castel.

Largest Scottish university centralises security

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Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) and network cameras from Axis Communications are helping all of the campus locations for the University of the West of Scotland to more efficiently manage security through one unified surveillance solution, designed, delivered and maintained by Boston Networks.

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