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4th January 2017 Issue no. 343
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The research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global radio frequency identification (RFID) lock market for 2016-2020. To determine the market size, the study considers revenue generated by vendors from the manufacture and sale of RFID locks for different end- government.
Lockexpo 2017, sponsored by 3D Group, is the only annual show for the security industry in the UK and is now in its 8th year, professionally organised, no bull, just sensible pricing. January sees us change into high gear from cruise, as we sell the remaining few stands. Visitor registration went crazy over the holiday as we promoted the show worldwide.
So far, visitors from New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, and the USA, have registered, and this is topped off by many from Europe.
Designed to be the world's strongest production padlock, Squire's Stronghold SS80 closed shackle padlock boasts an impressive 2kg solid steel lock body and a hardened boron steel shackle that is 16mm in diameter.
This British-made lock is extremely heavy duty and can withstand tensile pull forces of between 16 and 20 tonnes, making it ideal for use on warehouses, containers, lorries, high security doors and gates securing the perimeter of buildings.
An international monitoring body has said its IT systems were hit by cyber attackers in a "major security incident" that compromised its network.
The latest cloning innovation from Keyline, the TGK Kit makes cloning Toyota 80-bit transponder keys easy. Fully compatible with the Keyline 884 Decryptor Mini and the BI884 Ultegra, this latest kit clones Toyota 80-bit transponder chips, which are found in many Toyota models, on keys marked with a 'G.'
The TKG Kit, which is newly available at Tradelocks, is an expansion to Keyline's already extensive cloning capabilities. Increasing both the cloning coverage of the machines and increasing the services of any auto locksmith or key cutter who owns one of the Keyline cloners.
Criminals could commit crimes in full-view of cameras with access to a new accessory. Specially designed reflective glasses that blur CCTV images have now met their crowdfunding target. The accessory, called 'Reflectacles', reflect light off of the wearer's face, increasing visibility and confusing security cameras' infrared sensors.Full Story
ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, will be partnering with Net-Ctrl at the upcoming Bett Show, highlighting the benefits of its innovative Aperio wireless locking technology for the education sector.
Taking place from 25 - 28 January 2017 at ExCeL London, representatives from ASSA ABLOY Access Control and leading technology reseller Net-Ctrl will be available on stand C63 to discuss how Aperio can easily be integrated with existing security systems to create an advanced access control solution.
Send For Help, the largest lone worker protection provider in world, has just been announced as one of Britain's fastest growing companies.
The Fast Track 100 list, which is published annually in The Sunday Times, ranks Britain's top 100 private companies with the fastest growing sales over their latest three years. Send For Help is ranked an impressive 47th in the league table for 2016.
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News in Brief
Stanley to Sell Door-Locks Unit to Dormakaba for US$725 Million Stanley Black & Decker Inc. agreed to sell the majority of its mechanical-security business to Switzerland's Dormakaba Holding AG for US$725 million in cash as the toolmaker seeks to raise money for more possible deals.
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BSI, the business standards company, has revised BS 7960 Door supervision - Code of practice. The updated standard gives recommendations for the organization and management of companies providing door supervision services, whether contracted or in-house, to licenses premises or events.
Perpetuity Academy continues to expand its eLearning prospectus with the addition of a Managing Retail Security course designed to benefit anyone who is involved in preventing loss within the retail sector.
Two of Allegion's leading door control solutions, the SimonsVoss MobileKey and Briton 571 EL, will be showcased live at Jewson Live, UK's biggest trade show for construction industry professionals.
The VASP Partner Day was designed to demonstrate how much Hikvision appreciates its partners and their contribution to the video surveillance industry.