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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
27th June 2018 Issue no. 416

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International News

Peoplesafe unveil the world's smallest personal safety alarm - 'MicrosSOS'

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Peoplesafe will be unveiling the World's smallest and lightest personal safety device - MicroSOS, at the 2018 Safety and Health Expo, held at London's Excel between 19th to 21st June.

HGH Infrared Systems to announce significant innovations at Eurosatory 2018

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HGH Infrared Systems is exhibiting at Eurosatory this week, a leading International Land and Airland Defence and Security Exhibition.

The company will launch another big innovation for their 360° thermal sensors SPYNEL : the ''Automatic Tracking in Staring Mode'' feature.

New Vanderbilt SPC wireless devices aimed at installer convenience

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Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced today the release of a new range of SPC Wireless devices.

The range of devices include detectors, panic buttons, fobs, and a transceiver. The devices are discreet and tasteful in design with sleek and modern lines to complement the interior styles of many environments, such as retail stores and apartment buildings.

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This Week's News

UNION warns of the dangers of incorrect closer specification for non-insulated metal fire doors

* RetroV.jpgUNION, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, is warning specifiers and installers about the dangers of fitting incorrect door closers for non-insulated metal fire doors.

While many door closers are stated as being approved for metal fire doors, in a number of cases this only applies to insulated metal fire doors. And with around 8 out of 10 metal fire doors sold in the UK are non-insulated, this means many door closers are not fit for purpose - with potentially disastrous results.

Maevex 6120 encoder features simultaneous dual 4K capture, stream, and record on a standard one Gigabit Ethernet network

* Matrox-Maevex-6120.jpgMatrox Graphics Inc. launches the Matrox Maevex 6120 dual 4K enterprise encoder appliance.

Leveraging the same industry-leading core technology as the multi-award-winning Maevex 6100 Series quad 4K enterprise encoders, Maevex 6120 delivers simultaneous dual 4K input capture, stream, and record-with options to stream and record even more channels in different configurations-all on a standard one Gigabit Ethernet network. 

Securefast provides the latest multi-suite locking solutions to Exeter student block

* Queen-street-entrance.jpgWhen the developers of Exeter's Queen Street student accommodation block were looking for an efficient yet versatile security system for their latest multi occupation complex they turned to the Securefast team of security specialists to provide the perfect user friendly locking solution.

The project included the design and construction of 151 en-suite student study bedrooms in flat clusters, with each flat cluster comprising of one kitchen and a dining and living room area. The development also included a management suite together with a main reception, staff office, WC, kitchen area, laundrette and common room.

High-quality Siqura camera nominated for prestigious GIT Security Award 2019

* Siqura-chosen.jpgSiqura's XCU Fusion camera has been nominated in Germany for a GIT Security Award 2019. There are competitions in five different categories of safety and security products. The Siqura camera competes in Category B: Fire and Explosion Protection, Industrial Safety.

GIT Sicherheit is the leading publication in its field in Germany and one of the leading publications on safety and security in the world. Being a finalist through a nomination in itself already is a warm recommendation in terms of the quality of a product. This fall, a professional jury will decide on the winners and runners-up in each of the five categories.

SALTO and Wavestore integrate to deliver a combined video, data and access control management solution

* Wavestore-Salto.jpgA technology partnership formed between SALTO and Wavestore is enabling operators to instantly visually verify the identity of anyone attempting to gain access to a site or sensitive areas of a building.

The successful integration of the two companies' software platforms means users of SALTO Access Control are now able to view event-driven video captured by cameras connected to the Linux based and open platform Wavestore Video Management Software (VMS).

Always the Safe choice

B-W-CombiLine.jpgIndependently certified to ECB.S S2 (EN14450), the popular Combi-Line safes are AiS approved for up to £4,000 cash or £40,000 valuables. Combi-Line safes also offer genuine fire protection, certified to LFS 30 P (EN15659) for 30mins.

Hot on the heels of winning a prestigious "Stiftung Warentest" consumer award in Germany, the Combi-Line CL20 is now joined by a new larger CL60 model.

37th East - West International Security Conference held in Lisbon

Attending the 37th East -West International Security Conference organised by Capricorn Conferences and Exhibitions on 4th and 5th June 2018 at the Lisbon Marriott Hotel, Portugal, were delegates representing private and public sector organisations from the Russian Federation and Ukraine.

Addressing the delegates at the opening ceremony, conference Co-Chairman, Patrick Somerville QPM, welcomed the delegates to the conference for an intensive two days of presentations and discussions on a wide range of security issues led by speakers from the UK, USA and Russia, with simultaneous translation in English and Russian.

Magenta Security Services achieves Cyber Essentials accreditation

* Magenta.jpgMagenta Security Services has been recognised by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) after taking significant steps towards protecting its online systems. The effort has seen them added to a list of endorsed organisations on the NCSC's website and accredited with a Cyber Essentials certificate.

Cyber Essentials is a government-backed, industry-approved scheme aimed at helping organisations protect against common types of cyber-attacks. At its basic level, it advocates for businesses to implement certain technical controls in order to bolster overall system security.

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Vanderbilt showcases upcoming ACTEnterprise at IFSEC 2018

Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, will preview the upcoming ACTEnterprise access control solution at this year's IFSEC International, June 19-21, at ExCeL London. Along with demonstrations of the solution, visitors can explore the wide range of products that Vanderbilt has to offer at Stand F305, with a significant focus on increased integration both within and with third-party systems.

SALTO products on show at IFSEC 2018

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SALTO Systems is set to showcase a range of security products at IFSEC in June, with a strong focus on mobile and cloud based access control solutions. Find us on stand G100.

Two new exhibitors at ALEX 2018!

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We're excited to announce not one but two new exhibitors this week - both Edilock and TEVO have confirmed they'll be at the Nottingham Belfry on the 13th and 14th of October.

TEVO will have a van with full racking and storage solutions outside the main exhibition hall and a demo unit inside, designed for each customer.

Ocucon welcomes Brand L. Elverston to its team

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The world's first Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) system - Ocucon - has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of Brand L. Elverston, former Director of Asset Protection Strategic Initiatives at Walmart, as a consultant to the business.

Burg-W├Ąchter was one to watch at Lockex 2018

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Security specialists Burg-Wächter showcased a number of security solutions and range enhancements that are worth keeping an eye on.

Newly launching into the UK market, Burg-Wächter's extensive range of remote access video surveillance solutions includes BurgCam Wi-Fi, which can run as either a standalone or modular system. The BurgCam analogue range updates existing coaxial systems, whilst the BurgCam IP range represents the very latest in video surveillance technology.

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