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22nd June 2016 Issue no. 318
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
The 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'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.
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.
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 & 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.
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.
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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By Jeremy Cassady, Managing Director of Securikey
As part and parcel of managing the health and safety of any business and its employees, it is essential to conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential risks in the workplace and to implement the appropriate physical security measures.
The ICO online self-assessment toolkit is designed to help organisations check their compliance with the Data Protection Act.