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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
4th March 2015 Issue no. 254

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Introducing....the newly updated Genuine Lishi Training Manual - Only £199!

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When it comes to the fine art of Genuine Lishi picking, it takes great skill, precision and training to open each car lock.

Luxurious Aston Semarang Hotel in Indonesia fitted with NEWGY hotel lock system

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The Aston Semarang Hotel and Convention Center is a luxurious city center business and converence hotel. Offering 157 guest rooms with harbour and city views, a cozy all day dining restaurant, an elegant lobby lounge and recreational facilities including an outdoor swimming pool, a well-equipped gym and a full service spa.

Diebold launches anti-skimming technology to help protect consumers

Representing global losses in excess of a billion Euros, skimming remains the most prevalent type of ATM crime and a major concern for financial institutions that are at risk of losing customers' confidence, due to the constant threat of cardholder identity theft and card losses.

Comelit's ViP system offers residents class-leading comfort and security

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Globally renowned door entry manufacturer, Comelit Group UK, has supplied an IP video door entry system for a multi-block residential development in an exclusive gated community within the idyllic north London village of Mill Hill.

Yale UK stand A2

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Yale is part of the ASSA ABLOY group, a global leader in door opening solutions. At Yale, we have the expertise and product range to protect the homes and possessions of your customers. We pour passion and pride into our products, making sure our locks lead the way in home security.

Codelocks stand C15

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Codelocks is an innovative designer and manufacturer of electronic and mechanical push button locks for doors, cabinets and lockers.

Whether controlling access to certain areas or safeguarding confidential or dangerous materials, the locks offer users a convenient standalone solution without the trouble of issuing keys or cards.

Security Express stand C10

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Security Express is a leading wholesaler of safes and security products for both domestic and business use.

We have recently introduced several new products, including a range of key-locking Compact Safes, ECB.S Tested Fire Safes and further additions to our Deposit Safe range.

3D Group UK stand B20-B21

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3D Group are the leading Auto Locksmith Trade specialists. We stock a huge range of parts and tools from big brands such as Silca, JMA, and Keyline alongside a range of our own-branded products and genuine keys. Why not visit us on stand B20-21 and take advantage of our show discounts.

Nearly every car is vulnerable to hacking

According to a new report released by US Senator Ed Markey: 'Security & Privacy Gaps Put American Drivers at Risk' highlights that only two of 16 major automotive manufacturers were able to "describe any capabilities to diagnose or meaningfully respond to an infiltration in real-time." Therefore, almost every new car on the market includes wireless technology that makes it vulnerable to hacking.

Security Hardware B24

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Security Hardware is one of the UK's leading suppliers of UPVC Door & Window Hardware. Specialising in the maintenanceand repair sector, they stock a vast range of products including over 300 Multi Point Locks, Locksmith Tools, Escutcheon Repair Plates, TCT drill bits and Euro Cylinders.

China Lock Industry Expo 2015 to be held in May

China Lock Industry Expo (Lock China 2015), an exhibition and conference that promotes new innovations in the lock Industry, such as biometric locks, will be held at the Pazhou Complex in Guangzhou, China from May 9th through 11th.

Lock Industry Expo will feature demonstrations of the latest in mechanical locks, electronic smart locks featuring biometrics, lock cylinders, lock making equipment, accessories and other related products.

Custom cylinder mastersuite facilities from UAP

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UAP Limited is able to create bespoke Mastersuite orders using their team of fully qualified, experienced in-house locksmiths. These knowledgeable professionals are all BSi Kitemark-accredited, which means that when they physically mastersuite the cylinders, the Kitemark status of these cylinders is not affected.

BMW hack - fact or hype?

In recent days BMW have made the headlines. Experts from ADAC (the German Automobile Association) announced that they have managed to 'hack' BMW's ConnectedDrive - but is this true and if so, should we be worried?

Lockwood Locks change to "Kinetic Defence"

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The Lockwood Brand is an Australian range of premium domestic and commercial locks which is well branded and very much an Australian icon.

Security Solutions to exhibit StrongBOLT range at the Locksmith Expo 2015

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Attending for the sixth consecutive year since the show began in 2010, Security Solutions, a division of ASSA ABLOY UK, will be exhibiting at the Locksmith Expo 2015.

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This Week's News

LockExpo 2015 show announcement

Lockexpo_142.jpgThe annual Lockexpo, sponsored by Tradelocks is ready to run on the 7th and 8th March 2015.

COME and MEET Ken Peterson of Peterson Tools USA on the UAP Stand. The Venue is East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham University. NG7 2RJ

YES That's at the end of this week! Pre-book your place now on www.lockexpo.co.uk and get your QR code. If you registered for previous events you just need to log-in.

Pick Ken Peterson's brains at the LockExpo 2015 in Nottingham!

* Peterson-Logo.jpgThe Locksmiths' Exhibition returns in 2015 for its sixth year, and UAP TradeLocks are proud to announce that they will be the official sponsor at this year's Locksmiths' Expo, with the show expected to be better than ever before!

On Saturday 7th March (09:30-17:30) to Sunday 8th March (09:00-15:30), locksmiths from across the United Kingdom and Ireland - as well as further overseas -will flock in their droves to the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham to attend one of the most prestigious and highly anticipated locksmith events of the calendar year.

Lockdecoders stand C8

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New product just in! - Aftermarket version FOR3 - 3 Button Remote Head

* 3DGroup.jpg3D Group are proud to release our own brand of aftermarket Ford remote, the FOR3c. This product is the result of a whole years’ worth of development. The FOR3c fits into Silca (FOB3), OEM and our own 3D version of the horseshoe (FOB3c). We have developed this product to the highest standard; it is identical to the OEM version in that it features a Panasonic battery and rubber seal that holds a glass chip just like in the original.

The internal circuit board is also sealed into the remote just as in the OEM version as this stops the circuit board from moving and also stops noticeable tampering.

AK24 stand C8a

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They are easy to fit and offer high levels of reliability backed up by a five year guarantee, giving you a trouble free installation.

1010 Security stand B14

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Promethean Concepts stand C15a

* Promethean.jpgPromethean Concepts brings innovative security solutions from around the world to the UK. Featured products include:

(1) The DiSec Magnetic Cylinder Protector: Protects against glue, sand & salt, tampering, and bumping.
(2) The Mottura Gorilla Automatic Panic-Bar: This Self-closing anti-panic security system, is unique to the market as door closure automatically triggers the closure of security bolts in addition to the latch.
(3) BOA Security Technologies Handcuffs, Cabinet & Showcase Locks: The Medeco XT system for Cabinets and Showcases offers an electronic master key system providing controlled access, accountability, physical security, and effective system management, with simple key management, scheduling, and auditing capabilities.

T. +44(0)7738 179 444

Davenport Burgess stand B23

* davenport.jpgDavenport Burgess are a specialist supplier of keys, key blanks, key cutting equipment and locksmith's tools.

We specialise in every aspect of our trade, and not only offer the best and most reliable products, but also the finest service and excellent support. We also stock a wide range of locking devices and have in- house master suite building facilities. We operate on BS EN ISO 9000 production standards to ensure our key blanks are of impeccable quality.

T. 01902 366448

ABUS stand B5

* ABUS.jpgABUS is a worldwide security brand with the global objective to provide the "good feeling of security". Founded in 1924, the Bremicker family started with padlock production. Four generations later, through attention to quality and detail, innovation, and top class product development ABUS has become an international security icon.

Please visit our stand B5 and see ABUS' range of award winning padlocks, cylinders and electronic security equipment. The show presents an opportunity to showcase new ABUS ranges; the patented Bravus dimple key cylinder system, two new stand-alone CCTV cameras, and our comprehensive industrial safety 'LOTO' range.

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New security qualifications launched for Scotland

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A new suite of security qualifications specific to Scotland has been launched by Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance ('HABC') for learners hoping to become licensed security operatives.

The introduction of the new qualifications comes after one of the largest ever reviews into learning in the sector by the Security Industry Authority (SIA), followed by the introduction of similarly updated qualifications in England, Northern Ireland and Wales in January 2015.

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