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4th April 2018 Issue no. 404
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The new SMARTec timber door range has been developed to offer a complete doorset solution of high quality, high performing doors and frames complete with all ironmongery solutions.
The new ENFORCER HDMI Extender over Two Wires extends the range of traditional HDMI cabling methods via an active transmitter and receiver combination to send video and audio over any two copper wires including Cat5e/6 cables, telephone wires, and coaxial cables.
Once the preserve of commercial offices or high-end buildings, affordable electronic door locks are becoming more popular as a smart security solution for both homes and businesses.
Featuring a pioneering chip and 128-bit AES encryption, the new eCLIQ system has been developed to offer high security and resistance to electronic attack.
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The Foundations course covers the majority of standards applicable to doorsets - from hinges to door selectors - and helps delegates to understand the needs of a door, from its location within the building to the purpose the door must fulfil.
The annual magazine - formerly known as SSAIB News - received a complete overhaul after SSAIB's PR and Communications Executive Glen Maxwell took over as editor of the magazine, which led to the marketing team decided that a change of name was necessary for the new publication.
The Max touchscreen - 10,800 of which have already been shipped in little over a year - is a sleek, versatile 7-inch screen that incorporates touch-sensitive technology and provides a platform for video door entry, home security and smart home automation (including energy display, and property management).
Your smart lock now works with your smart speaker - your Apple smart speaker, that is. August announced that its third-generation August Smart Lock Pro and second-generation August Smart Lock are now compatible with the Apple HomePod, which means that your extremely expensive audio device is now also something of a smart home controller.Full Story
When Kestrel Aluminium Systems took Lock Lock to an official, independent test house for the PAS 24 assessment of a door, the handle withstood some of the most rigorous abuse ever seen on a test video for a product of this type.
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Many businesses use CCTV systems for their security benefits, however the images of people captured is classified as personal data. Due to this, businesses must comply with the Data Protection Act, or from May 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
The GDPR will require controllers to undertake a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) when their processing is likely to result in a high risk to individuals.
Our draft guidance (expected later this month) will give further detail on how to assess risk, and will also propose a list of processing operations where DPIAs will be mandatory. The guidance will also discuss in what circumstances controllers will have to consult the ICO prior to processing. We will be seeking comments before 13 April, please check our Guide to the GDPR for further details.