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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
30th May 2018 Issue no. 412

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International News

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

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Yale 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!

Lock Lock is showcased on Red Dot 21

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The 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

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

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The 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.

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

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Oncam, 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.

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.

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This Week's News

Risk Warden streamlines the risk assessment and management process

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Risk Warden, a pioneering internet-based fire risk assessment and management tool, is now available to help assessors and building managers improve levels of safety.

SSAIB announce first parking enforcement firm to achieve surveillance camera certification

* Park-Watch.jpgSSAIB announce that Defence Systems Ltd have become the first parking enforcement firm in the UK to achieve certification against the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice, in respect of their use of CCTV Enforcement Cameras, Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) and Body Worn Video.

This achievement for Defence Systems Ltd - who trade as Park Watch - is even more significant, as they are the first organisation in the UK to have their use of ANPR subject to assessment under the code of practice.

PACOM 8003 hybrid control panel targets false alarms

* PACOM-integrated-security.jpgPACOM Systems, part of STANLEY Product & Technology, a leading provider of security and access control solutions, is helping users reduce false alarms with the PACOM 8003 intelligent security control panel.

A true hybrid panel, the PACOM 8003 is capable of delivering both advanced access control and robust, EN Grade 3 intrusion detection across applications of all sizes; from simple two-door installations to campuses and multi-site estates.

Jacksons Fencing seamlessly transitions to ISO 9001:2015

UK security fencing manufacturer Jacksons Fencing has recently completed its transition to the most up-to-date version of the international quality management standard ISO 9001:2015 with certified accreditation from BRE Global, a UKAS accredited certification body.

This ensures Jacksons Fencing retains its Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) approval, LPS 1175, for its SR1 to SR5 Security Rated products. Only companies that have secured ISO 9001are eligible to have items Security Rated by the LPCB.

Manything announces simple recurring revenue platform and new white label app

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Manything originally launched as an app allowing users to turn retired smartphones and tablets into home security cameras, with over 25 years of video monitored every day.

Utilise tools and training to enhance your business, says SGS at this year's Infosecurity Europe

SGS United Kingdom Ltd (SGS), one of the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification companies, will attend this year's Infosecurity Europe event from 5-7 June to engage with visitors about business improvement tools, consultancy services and workshops designed to identify and enhance individual areas of business operations.

Experts at SGS will be on hand to speak to visitors about how they can improve their business by utilising tools, workshops and services that are the ideal fit for their specific concern. Drawing on a deep understanding of international standards, SGS can provide guidance on appropriate standards, to help facilitate improvement.

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

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For the first time in the Institute of Architectural Ironmongers' (IAI) history, all of the winners at the IAI Awards are female architectural ironmongers.

Finding the Key to Efficiency in Healthcare

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The 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]

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.

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