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29th April 2015 Issue no. 262
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It allows the user to view visitors at the door before speaking or admitting them. The remote push button release feature enables you to wirelessly open doors and gates if fitted with electronic locks. The simple setup menu makes for very quick and easy installation of the system.
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This Week's News
London Gatwick Airport has become the world's first airport to go paperless for its Airport ID pass applications and issuance.
Human Recognition Systems' (HRS) MTrust is reducing pass rejections and waiting times, streamlining Gatwick's ID Centre operations to increase security and improve service.
The innovative Smart Dongle developed for AD100Pro and MVPPro testers has many new features and benefits for the automotive locksmith. Smart Dongle is easy to use and replaces the security calculator and the current range of AD dongles with one automatic configurable dongle for all makes and models.
Previously you would need to enter the security calculator information to release the software, but this is now an automatic feature of the Smart Dongle. When using the Pro tester the correct AD dongle had to be selected for programming keys and remotes, and in some cases, multiple dongles were used when programming transponders, remotes or reading pincodes for the same vehicle.
It takes soft hands and a gentle touch to pick a lock. Under the watchful eye of a former locksmith and with an array of tools at his disposal, 10-year-old Kyle Desjardine can pick a front door lock in minutes flat.
Lest you think Desjardine attends some kind of school for pickpockets and petty criminals, fear not - he can also recite the two rules of lock picking: never pick a lock without permission, and never break the law.
Desjardine is one of several kids aged eight to 12 who are part of an after-school program that gives them hands-on activities once a week. It's run by the Maker Bus, a mobile hacker and maker space.Full Story
They have put together a fantastic collection of options for both domestic and auto locksmiths, and all of these tools are perfectly suitable for both the professional and the keen hobbyist.
Held at The Grand Hotel Malahide, Dublin, from 22nd-24th May 2014, ASSA ABLOY UK will exhibit on stand 4, showcasing its range of leading solutions for locksmiths, including digital products. Tzachi Wiesenfeld, Executive Vice President Head of ASSA ABLOY EMEA will also present at the international conference, offering an insight into current and future trends in the lock industry.
Working in partnership with property developers, Land Charter Homes, Comelit UK has supplied an IP-based door entry system for an 8-storey office block in Chelmsford city centre that has been converted for residential use.
Overlooking the river Can and the green stretches of Central Park and the Essex county cricket ground, 'Canside' offers 33 luxury apartments.
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With some safes now being offered with delivery to kerbside, there is a likelihood that occasionally safes may not be correctly anchored. It should be made totally clear to purchasers that any safe certified in accordance with EN1143-1/2 and weighing less than 1000kg, must be anchored in order to conform.
If it is not, then the certification is invalid. In the event of a subsequent loss, the policyholder may find that they are not adequately covered.
It is a natural alliance for the two companies, which both have big name customers that prize excellent service, products and delivery.
Mitie, the facilities management company, has retained a multi-million pound security contract with the Fujitsu, one of the UK and Ireland's leading IT systems, services and products companies.
Over the next three years, Mitie's total security management business will provide integrated services including security personnel, key holding, alarm response and mobile patrols. Mitie will also provide remote monitoring via a dedicated pod at Mitec, Mitie's technology centre. This will monitor over 40 of Fujitsu's vital UK locations, including head offices, data centres and satellite locations.
The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) - the trade body representing the UK's private security industry - has called for increased partnership work between the police and the private security industry in response to Labour's pledge to guarantee neighbourhood policing in every area.
The Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has welcomed the publication of the long-awaited new Building Regulations which - for the first time in England - require new homes to incorporate provisions to resist unauthorised access.
The ability to copy or program vehicle keys and remotes adds additional business to service and diagnostic garages, car sales and main dealers, plus key cutters and auto locksmiths.
The Send For Help Group has acquired Bluechip Technologies Ltd (trading as Guardian24), which makes the group the largest lone worker protection provider in Europe. Combined with its existing subsidiary Skyguard, the Group has a subscriber base totalling 70,000 users across a diverse range of Public and Private sector vertical markets.