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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
23rd May 2018 Issue no. 411

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International News

Hanwha Techwin launches Wisenet Group ANPR cameras for small site management

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Hanwha Techwin has strengthened its range of Intelligent Traffic Management solutions with the introduction of Wisenet Group ANPR cameras.

Taking advantage of a powerful chipset, Wisenet Group ANPR cameras are an ideal edge-based solution for small sites with multiple entrances/exits or roadways.

Jacksons Fencing specified for £17m shopping centre project

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UK perimeter solutions manufacturer, Jacksons Fencing, has recently completed a project at Portsmouth Retail Park, the latest addition to Portsmouth City Council's investment portfolio. The £17m development aims to generate up to £1m a year for local services, create jobs and contribute to the city's revitalisation.

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors hosts BRE security testing day

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ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has delivered a successful security testing day in partnership with BRE.

Beyond ID: Databac launches smart solutions for hospitality

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Every hospitality business needs to be able to identify every person present on their premises. Whether at hotels, restaurants, conference centres, spas, leisure centres or indoor or outdoor venues, some kind of identification system needs to be in place.

AMG launches 90W Power over Ethernet switches for high functionality CCTV applications

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AMG Systems' new additions to its Industrial Ethernet switch range provide PoE options for even the most demanding of video surveillance applications

Technological acceleration in the 21st century means that CCTV cameras are becoming increasingly powerful and feature-rich. These advances allow the capture of higher quality, crisp and clear images in circumstances traditionally unkind to video surveillance: extremes of temperature and precipitation, harsh sunlight, dark interiors and remote locations.

Put Carl Kammerling to the test with its new Kasp Starter Display!

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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.

TDB014 OBD Port Tester

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The Diagnostic Box are pleased to announce the release of the new product TDB014 OBD Port Tester.


The OBD Port Tester connects to a vehicle?s OBDII / EOBD connector and lets you easily diagnose electrical faults.
- Instantly check power and ground circuits
- Identify communication link protocols
- Constantly monitor Battery Voltage with display

Ocucon launches Pixelate

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North East-based surveillance technology Start Up Ocucon unveils intelligent video redaction tool developed in partnership with Google.

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This Week's News

Yale makes the Smart Door Lock even smarter with launch of its SR-Hub and Module 2

* Yale-SR-Hub-Module.jpgYale is opening the door to new possibilities with the launch of its brand-new SR-Hub and Module 2 kit, offering enhanced control and monitoring features to customers when using the Yale Home app.

Suitable for use with the Conexis L1 and Keyless Connected, the SR-Hub and Yale Module 2 allows users to open their door remotely from anywhere in the world using the app - perfect for letting in early house guests!

Wonder Women: Female hardware experts lead the way at this year's Institute Awards

* Wonder-women.jpgFor the first time in the Institute of Architectural Ironmongers' (IAI) history, all of the winners at the IAI Awards are female architectural ironmongers.

The best industry professionals and most promising newcomers within the international door hardware industry were recognised at an IAI awards ceremony on 28 April.

Lock Lock is showcased on Red Dot 21

* Lock-Lock-Showcased.jpgThe pioneering Lock Lock door security handle from Brisant Secure has recently been featured on the globally renowned Red Dot 21 World of Design website, alongside other global brands associated with outstanding product design

Red Dot 21 is a portal for design enthusiasts and design-oriented companies featuring brands such as De'Longhi, Dyson and Ferrari, with Brisant Secure now boasting a listing as a design manufacturer along with a product listing for Lock Lock. The website at www.red-dot-21.com covers a number of consumer and industrial sectors, along with a section dedicated to specific projects.

Hanwha Techwin launch space saving compact H.265 Wisenet dome cameras

* Wisenet-Compact-Cameras.jpgThe five new dome cameras, which have been added to the award winning Wisenet X camera series, are designed for environments where there may be limited space, such as in lifts, entrance lobbies, stair wells and small shops, whilst three of the new models are built to withstand vibrations which may occur in transport environments.

These latest additions to the Wisenet X range, which are all vandal-resistant, are able to capture superb 2MP high definition images. They are supercharged by the most powerful DSP chipset ever incorporated into a full camera range and are equipped with the world's best 150dB Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) technology.

Finding the Key to Efficiency in Healthcare

* Key-to-efficiency.jpgThe physical environment of a healthcare facility is the foundation of all that occurs in it. Implementing effective safety and security solutions creates an environment that enhances the building for those working and staying in such facilities.TRIMTO]

With the ever-changing landscape that is the healthcare provision, it's important to opt for solutions that provide the cornerstones for success and progression, rather than act as sources of limitation. Healthcare facilities present a considerably complex security challenge.[

Oncam Appoints Simon Reed to Vice President of Sales for EMEA and Asia

* Simon-Reed_Oncam.jpgOncam, a leading provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, announced today the promotion of Simon Reed to Vice President of Sales, EMEA and Asia.

In these dynamic regions, Reed will lead the implementation of the company's strategic vision to expand market share, propel new deployments of the company's award-winning technology, and boost strategic alliances.

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All in one place: visitor facilities at ALEX 2018

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As you know, we're returning to the Nottingham Belfry for the 5th year running. Why do we keep going back? Well, the facilities are fantastic and that lets us bring you an all-around better show.

Yale sponsors Smart Home Week initiative

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Yale, along with a host of other technology giants, is sponsoring Smart Home Week 2018 - an initiative to showcase the very best in smart, connected and integrated home technology.

TC Security Services awarded 100% Achilles Audit

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Following a rigorous 2-day assessment, TC Facilities Management (TCFM) has successfully completed their "Achilles" annual audit for the third consecutive year. The audit saw a score of 100% being awarded in all four key areas that the audit measures: Corporate Social Responsibility, health and safety, environment, and quality.

Codelocks business development manager announced as new chair for Institute of Architectural Ironmongers

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Jo Milne-Rowe, business development manager for Codelocks, has been announced as the new national chair for the Institute of Architectural Ironmongers (IAI). The appointment was confirmed at the IAI's annual general meeting held at the Copthorne Hotel, Dudley, on 28th April.

Small Business Network applauds SIA progress on ACS reforms

Many of the changes proposed at the Strategy & Standards Group review of the ACS have been welcomed by the Small Business Network (SBN). The meeting, which took place on the 24th April 18 was attended by SBN representatives and other key players from across the security industry including IPSA., BSIA, The Security Institute and G4S alongside the CEO and senior management from the SIA.

STANLEY Product and Technology gets ready to showcase its industry leading technology at IFSEC International 2018

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STANLEY Product and Technology, the leading provider of security, access control and door entry solutions, will be showcasing the latest innovations from its PACOM and PAC GDX brands at IFSEC 2018.

Hat-trick of new appointments fuel Evolution growth

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Evolution, the integrated security and fire solutions business, has appointed three new Area Sales Managers to drive new business and grow Evolution's presence in key geographic locations.

Brian Gilluley joins Evolution as Area Sales Manager in Scotland. Brian has 30 years' experience working in the fire and security industry, having started his career as an apprentice with Shorrock Security Systems. Ten years as an Installation Engineer was followed by a move into sales in 1999. Most recently, Brian has been working on a number of significant accounts including a major international supermarket.

Registration is now open for ALEX 2018

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Registration for the 5th biannual Auto Locksmith Exhibition is now open!

The show will be taking place at the Nottingham Belfry on the 13th and 14th of October 2018.

Grange Hill star Lee MacDonald's business struggling after TSB online banking glitch 'fiasco'

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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.

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