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2nd May 2018 Issue no. 408
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It is the second of Loxal's products to be accredited by SBD in the last 18 months.
The new design, a significant step in the evolution of the company's comprehensive door control portfolio, will appeal to architects and specifiers looking for a range of finishes and enhanced colour-suiting.
The deal allows the customers of MOI to benefit from the combined scale and software expertise of Innovise, while retaining the tight focus on the needs of the risk and loss prevention marketplace.
MOBOTIX, a leading provider of digital, high-resolution and network-based video security systems has been named a Platinum partner by Genetec Inc., a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions.
The simple and secure lock box ensures parents and children alike will never have to hide keys under the doormat or a flower pot ever again.
S&G's Digital Time Lock is the newest addition to its Digital Platform portfolio, which includes the Audit Lock 2.0 and A-Series with Display.
Compatible with RFID keycards, the escutcheon set was engineered with back-of-house operations in mind, and is ideal for offices and other standard hotel staff areas.
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The show will be taking place at the Nottingham Belfry on the 13th and 14th of October 2018.
Designed and manufactured to the highest standards, Kasp locks are renowned throughout the industry for being locks you can trust. As part of its ongoing strategy, Carl Kammerling International is keen to help its customers maximise sales and its latest introduction, the Kasp Starter Display, is no exception, offering the perfect solution for new customers to put sales of locks to the test.
This eye-catching at-a-glance Starter Display includes a great range of Kasp best selling locks, covering all basic requirements and designed to help consumers choose their product quickly and easily.
The OBD Port Tester connects to a vehicle?s OBDII / EOBD connector and lets you easily diagnose electrical faults.
Former child TV star Lee MacDonald, possibly better known as Zammo from Grange Hill, has labelled TSB bank's online banking service a 'fiasco' after an online error cost his business a large amount of money.Full Story
North East-based surveillance technology Start Up Ocucon unveils intelligent video redaction tool developed in partnership with Google.
If you thought your electronically secured hotel room was safe, think again - because security experts have revealed that electronic lock systems found in global hotel chains can be hacked, allowing thieves to break into rooms without a trace.
The revelation comes from a group of researchers who hacked a lock system to produce a master key card that could open any door in the building. It has raised fears that thieves could exploit these systems to make room key cards 'out of thin air'.Full Story
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The GDPR will come into force in the EU on 25 May 2018, and at this point all organisations, including automotive locksmiths, that hold personal data of individuals will have to get all current data up to standard and abide by these strict data privacy regulations, or else be faced with heavy fines.Full Story
It can be a tricky topic where businesses are concerned... However, the grey fleet - which refers to any vehicle used for making a work-related journey, which is not owned or leased by the organisation itself - can be managed effectively when the right steps are taken.
By now everybody will be aware of the sad demise of Codringtons. Kenny Little, known to everybody in the trade is now running a brand new company; Q-Locks and is focusing on the Anker and BiLock aspects of the old company. All the old suiting records have also been transferred so there is also continuity with profiles etc.
The remaining stock of the other product ranges has been transferred to Morlands who will be continuing with EVVA and many of the other product ranges. More information from:
To buy or not to buy?
Buying new machinery is daunting for the most of us, no matter the size or profit margins of your business. The automotive locksmith industry is known for the need to invest in order to stay on top of your game, but do you really need to invest?
Unfortunately the answer is yes! Failure to invest will leave your business stagnant, with machinery that only works on predominantly older vehicles.