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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
22nd June 2016 Issue no. 318

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International News

SimonsVoss Mobilekey launches in UK

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New MobileKey from SimonsVoss enables facility managers to have full control over building access. SimonsVoss is a leading electronic lock manufacturer and brand of Allegion. MobileKey is suitable for a variety of buildings, including commercial offices and healthcare applications.

MobileKey provides state-of-the-art technology and offers the end user simple, keyless locking by replacing a traditional lock with an electronic cylinder and standard keys with a transponder, PIN code keypad or an app on users' own smartphones.

UK manufactured security seal range expanded

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Talisman Security Products, a leading UK domestic manufacturer, and supplier of tamper evident security seals is pleased to announce the release of a completely new product to add to their current extensive portfolio.

The Easiloc 'Tear Off' pull tight seal has been designed with the customer in mind, and is a security seal with an easy to use 'tear off' feature.

A new name in quality door hardware is set to make waves in the architectural ironmongery market.

Total Door Hardware is the UK distributor for door hardware from OZONE, an India-based international architectural hardware brand.

Offering certified hardware with innovative technologies and functionality, Ozone products are becoming established globally.

Hikvision launches new PanoVu series panoramic cameras

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With ultra-high definition, 180-degree and 360-degree video and powerful Smart Tracking capabilities, the PanoVu Series from Hikvision is the most compelling argument ever for panoramic surveillance, suitable for expansive, open-area monitoring.

ABUS padlock triumphs over another very determined burglar!

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We know that padlock security can't always stop a burglar, but we do know that good security buys time, and the better the system the more time it will buy.

Master Lock introduces a full line of safes specifically designed for business offices

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Cash, digital media, laptops, tablets, electronic devices, documents and confidential files are many of the possessions and valuables that must be secured against fire, water and burglary. Master Lock has the largest offer of safes and storage security for offices and stores.

Yale showcases state-of-the-art Smart Living range at IFSEC 2016

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ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, will be exhibiting its product breadth at IFSEC that comes from years of expertise in the industry. The groups leading brands, including Yale, will be on stand E1100 in Hall S7 at Excel, London, from 21-23 June.

Hikvision cameras push area surveillance to the limit with fully mobile CCTV solution

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When Mercury Fire & Security was asked to create a fully mobile CCTV solution for Nottingham-based client Magpie Security, it turned to Hikvision to confront the triple perils of dust, vibration and the British weather.

Mini strobe sirens now available from SECO-LARM

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The SECO-LARM Mini Strobe Siren has a synchronized piezo siren that sounds at 110dB at 1ft (30cm) and LED strobe light to help deter would be thieves. With high-impact plastic casings and weatherproof design, they allow for indoor and outdoor use.

Room observation system for detention facilities

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Sovereign Fire and Security has released a room observation system (ROS) to promote the welfare of vulnerable people in secure hospitals, mental health units, immigration centres and any kind of detention facility. The product will oversee duty of care but at the same time protect staff from spurious claims of mistreating or neglecting inmates.

T-Reign solutions for land and sea adventures

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In 2014, Adventurer Dave Cornthwaite joined forces with Outdoor Product Supplier Securikey T-Reign for his Expedition1000 journeys, during which a selection of products from the Retractable Gear Tether and ProCase ranges were provided for the trips.

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This Week's News

IFSEC 2016: why you need to visit

Due to the heightened threat in today's world, the importance of protecting property, people, and assets is of paramount importance in all security strategies. You need to explore these product areas to find the right protection your business needs:

• NEW! Perimeter Physical Security: See a range of products such as blast protection, gate automation, perimeter detection, bollards, turnstiles and more. Over 25 exhibitors dedicated to this field, including Frontier Pitts, Marshalls, Came, Bpt, Polmil and Nitesite will be showcasing only the best products in this Zone.

Flying high at IFSEC, the new Drone Zone

* Drones_in_action.jpgThe Drone Zone, brand new for 2016, is a dedicated space to see drones in action. Head there tomorrow to find out how they can help you with surveillance, or learn how you can protect yourself against drones.

Drones are a fast-growing market, some have valued the market at $80 billion by 2025, and can be deployed for purposes such as surveillance, border control and fire scene inspection.


Aurora unveils breakthrough access control technology straight out of sci-fi

* Aurora-FaceSentinel.jpgAurora's FaceSentinel in Identification Mode allows users to pass through security doors without cards, tokens or codes. A world-first in access control technology that allows registered users to open doors simply by looking at a sensor, with no need for any additional verification such as tokens, cards or PINs.

The breakthrough access control system integrates Aurora's AI-powered FaceSentinel facial recognition product with Fastlane gates and Door Detective anti-tailgating products from IDL.

New Building Regs security rules - help from Door & Hardware Federation

Valuable advice on how to meet the new security requirements within the English Building Regulations has been published by the Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) which represents the UK's leading manufacturers of door and window hardware and locks.

SECO-LARM introduces a new series of Miniature Single Photobeams

* seco-larm.jpgThe SECO-LARM Miniature Single Photobeams, E-961-S50TB (single-frequency) and E-964-S50TB (multi-frequency), are simple, easy-to-use, and easy-to-install single-beam infrared motion sensor.

The devices easily install almost anywhere to provide an invisible beam that, when broken, sends a signal to activate a light, beeper, or other device.

Sargent and Greenleaf hosts global distributor meeting at corporate headquarters

Sargent & Greenleaf (S&G), a subsidiary of STANLEY Security, hosted over 40 industry distributors from 24 countries including Sweden, New Zealand, China, Ecuador and United Kingdom during its Global Distributor Meeting in May.

S&G is a world leader in developing and manufacturing high security locks and locking systems for highly sensitive government facilities, residential gun safes, ATMs, and bank vault doors and safes.

Police across the USA concerned over rise in use of Bump Keys

By Grace Wong

It used to be that only locksmiths used bump keys - a modified key that can be used to open many kinds of locks -- but now anyone can buy them online, and police are worried because the keys are increasingly being used in burglaries across the country.

In some cases people don't even know they've been burglarized. That's because bump keys can be used to break into your house without leaving a trace.

Show opens new doors for Pickersgill-Kaye's products

Pickersgill-Kaye reported brisk business following the Home Office's 2016 Security & Policing Exhibition in Farnborough, with the manufacturer of high security and custodial products attracting encouraging sales enquiries after displaying its range of locks and hatches.

The Leeds based company, which designs and manufactures all its locks in the UK, recently posted a sales increase to £3.5million for 2015 and is confident of another successful year after generating many enquiries as a result of exhibiting at the security industries' showcase event.

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Stellar security that won't cost the earth

By Jeremy Cassady, Managing Director of Securikey

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GJD and Cougar Monitoring team up to provide powerful security solutions

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GJD, an award winning UK manufacturer, designer and supplier of professional external detector equipment, as well as Infra-Red and White-Light LED Illuminators has announced its new strategic partnership with Cougar Monitoring, who is a premier national security and monitoring provider.

SSAIB's certification advantages explained at IFSEC

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SSAIB, the UK and Ireland's leading certification body with some 1700 registered firms, will be exhibiting on stand G500 at IFSEC. SSAIB's appearance at the three-day show follows its full programme of regional forum events held in the first half of 2016.

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