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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
4th January 2017 Issue no. 343

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International News

Aiphone JP video intercom systems deployed at French Job Centres

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Aiphone has been entrusted by the French government to provide video intercom systems for 450 Pole emploi job centres.

ABUS wAppLoxx: Access control developed further

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The new ABUS wAppLoxx access control system, voted "Best Product of the Year 2016/2017" at the Plus X Award, makes security possible with just a flick of the wrist:

ACT installed at Dr Organic

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Secured Alarm Systems has installed ACT's Cloud-based access control system, ACT365, at the new UK base of Dr Organic, a natural skincare and beauty product company. Dr Organic created a production, design and distribution centre within the 18-acre Swansea Enterprise Park to consolidate its operations in Europe.

New remote access solutions for doors

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Axim Architectural Hardware are delighted to launch2 new innovative remote access products, the ES-2100 Electric Strike and the LK2100 Reversible Deadlatch delivering market leading products which surpass other leading brands.

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This Week's News

Global RFID lock market to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% during the forecast period 2016-2020.

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

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.

4/5th March at the East Midland Conference centre Nottingham NG7 2RJ See www.lockexpo.co.uk for further details or to register - for stand availability contact Mick 01359 241699 or [email protected]
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The Squire Stronghold SS80 closed shackle padlock

* Squire-padlock.jpgDesigned 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.

OSCE security monitors targeted by hackers

An international monitoring body has said its IT systems were hit by cyber attackers in a "major security incident" that compromised its network.
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) refused to speculate on reports that Russian hackers were behind the attack.

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Toyota 80-Bit transponder key cloning comes to Tradelocks

* TKG-kit.jpgThe 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.

The reflective glasses that could make criminals 'invisible' to security cameras

* Reflectives.jpgCriminals 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.

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ASSA ABLOY Access Control and Net-Ctrl educate Bett show on Aperio

* Aperio.jpgASSA 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.

Lone worker protection provider, Send For Help ranks 47th in fast track 100

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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Access control and biometric readers partnership

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A partnership between access control management systems from Cambridgeshire-based Tensor plc, and biometric fingerprint readers from Newcastle-based ievo Ltd is providing a wide range of clients across diverse sectors with state-of-the-art security systems.

Leading CCTV design, supply and installation company ranked 58th in league table recognising UK's fastest-growing business

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Hadrian Technology, one of the UK's leading CCTV design, supply and installation companies has been shortlisted in The Sunday Times' annual league table celebrating the nation's fastest-growing companies - The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100.

Door security personnel standard revised to meet new challenges and changes in the law

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 introduces Managing Retail Security eLearning

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.

Comelit opens innovative new, hands-on "experience space"

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Comelit UK is proud to announce the successful launch of its new central London offices in Queen Elizabeth Street, near Tower Bridge. The newly refurbished facility, which hosted more than 100 guests at a busy mid-week opening event in November, also includes an innovative state-of-the-art "experience space" designed to showcase Comelit's class-leading video door entry panels and monitors, HD CCTV surveillance solutions, access control and home automation systems.

A war on Winter

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With winter approaching fast, facilities managers and building owners need to think long and hard about what this season brings in terms of security and safety issues for their buildings and occupants, explains Simon Osborne, Commercial Leader UK & Ireland at Allegion UK.

ASSA ABLOY holds successful apprentice day for second year running

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ASSA ABLOY has hosted a locksmith apprentice open day at its Portobello site in the West Midlands for the second year running.

Allegion to demonstrate door control innovations at Jewson Live

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.

Hikvision Inaugural VASP Partner Day

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November 28, 2016 - Hikvision hosted its first annual Value Added Solution Partner (VASP) Day, which saw more than 140 esteemed guests recognised for their ongoing support.

The VASP Partner Day was designed to demonstrate how much Hikvision appreciates its partners and their contribution to the video surveillance industry.

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