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25th January 2017 Issue no. 346
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This Week's News
ABUS have introduced new TS007 BSI* cylinder ranges tested to BSI Kitemark Scheme TS007:2014 1 Star and approved to British Standard BS EN1303, which can be suited to either customer specific Y14 & Z14 Euro Profiles, or available on an open ABUS House Z14 section.
The Y14 range features a curved key profile, reserved to customer specific special section, which has been proven uncopiable without an ABUS Y14 key blank, and thus customers with these Y14 sections can be guaranteed to have follow up key cutting business, now with the security of BSI*.
A number of emerging devices have attributed to the upsurge of global smart homes over the last few years. The Smart locks market is expected to be one of the most promising offering among all the devices over the succeeding years. Smart locks is not a completely novel industry.
Elegant Italian design, contactless experience and no wiring - these features form the basis for Allegion's CISA eGO and eSIGNO leading locking solutions, made to create a seamless customer experience in the hospitality industry.
According to PwC's ongoing Consumer Intelligence Series, which interviewed more than 1,000 business and leisure travelers, service and experience is valued very highly by hospitality customers. In fact, 26 percent of business travelers make it their most valued factor a hotel can offer, while 23 percent of leisure travelers do as well.
GJD will present live product demonstrations of its extensive Clarius PLUS range of Infra-Red and White-Light LED illuminators, as well as its innovative laser sensors and IP motion detectors.
Veracity, a leading provider of innovative, intelligent solutions that solve real-world IP video challenges in transmission, storage and display, has announced its attendance at the BETT Show for the first time.
The BETT Show takes place between 25-28 January at the London ExCeL Arena, and is the largest Show of its sector in Europe. By partnering with Kingsfield Computer Products Ltd on stand G372, and Kent CCTV & Data Ltd on stand E370, Veracity will show visitors from schools, colleges and further education that choosing to use higher definition cameras to record in much greater detail is now perfectly possible using their award-winning surveillance storage product COLDSTORE.
Pickersgill-Kaye, part of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has agreed a new contract with Hitachi Rail Europe to manufacture emergency door handles for the new 'Azuma' trains being built for Virgin Trains' East Coast Main Line services as part of the Intercity Express Programme (IEP).
Thousands of Emergency Egress Devices (EED) and Emergency Access Devices (EAD) will be manufactured at Pickersgill-Kaye's Leeds facility for the Class 800 bi-mode and Class 801 all-electric vehicles being built at Hitachi's Newton Aycliffe UK Rail Vehicle plant.
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BT-based scams are becoming commonplace these days as the company is the largest UK telephone services provider. The aim of the scammers is to get your account details so that they can go to town on your money. They will try that by seeking details of your phone account or your Internet account.
Flashing the peace sign in a selfie could be setting you up for a security nightmare! Isao Echizen, a professor at the Digital Content and Media Sciences Research Division of the National Institute of Informatics has successfully obtained fingerprints from photographs taken from up to three metres away.
He specifically warned against the peace sign, as it could give identity thieves the opportunity to match fingerprints with a face.
Browse, discover and test every security product on the market from the 20 - 22 June at ExCeL London, across physical and perimeter, video surveillance, access control, smart buildings, cyber, border control and much more.
Register now, rather than later, so you can pre-book 1-2-1 meetings with key suppliers before their diaries fill up, receive exclusive travel and accommodation discounts directly to your inbox, plus be the first to receive the full seminar programme and pick which sessions you'll be attending.
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.