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30th January 2019 Issue no. 442
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Featuring advanced 4K HDR video quality with color night vision, a 180-degree panoramic field-of-view, an integrated spotlight and crystal-clear two-way audio with advanced noise cancelation.
Its Supra C500 is a locked metal box, which provides a secure method of externally storing keys to the exterior of a property. The Supra C500 can hold up to five keys and is regularly used by security professionals, carers and homeowners to gain access to a property.
RemoteLock's industry-leading SaaS, EdgeState, integrates connected locks into a single point of control.
Basta, which went into examinership in July, employed 48 people. It was based in Sligo where it was founded more than 60 years ago.Full Story
The smart lock was launched on Kickstarter at the end of 2018 and has been well-received on the platform.
Today's modern enterprise has an extremely complex digital infrastructure comprised of both traditional and modern assets - from workstations and on-premises servers to building security systems and smart devices.
This level of complexity has made it increasingly difficult for security teams to establish secure networks in dynamic enterprise environments.
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Formed in 1994, the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) has continuingly sought to maintain the highest of standards and are proud to have reached such an historic landmark as the leading certification body for organisations providing security systems and services, fire detection and alarm systems, telecare systems and services, manned security services and monitoring services.
As well as unveiling a special SSAIB logo to commemorate reaching the landmark 25-year milestone, various special events will be held throughout what is set to be a massive year for the organisation.
Master Lock's legendary almost 100-year heritage and continued pursuit of excellence ensures its comprehensive range of security products offer the highest levels of strength, reliability and functionality on the market.
The company is not just a tech start-up making smart home products, it has been making robust padlocks for generations. Master Lock even helped escapologist Harry Houdini devise some of his most infamous acts!
ATG Access, a leading designer and manufacturer of road blockers, bollards and barriers, has continued to experience growing success thanks to the popularity of its varied and ever-expanding product range.
Consistently at the forefront of innovation and security engineering, ATG Access has developed the world's strongest rising bollard, designed to protect critical infrastructure against potential vehicle attacks.
Two separate divisions of VPS (UK) Ltd are combining to operate under a new banner of VPS Security Services.
Their Property division, providing protection for people, property and assets for over 25 years, will merge with their Site Security unit, which specialises in securing construction sites, utilities and assets in remote, challenging environments.
We recently covered the Elecpro US:E Smart Lock at CES and here is an update on the Kickstarter Campaign. The US:E Smart Lock has reach 450% of its funding!
US:E is a highly innovative product, combining a variety of excellent unlocking functions and face recognition. This cross-border technology perfectly combines intelligent technology, safety and convenience, which has attracted widespread attention in the industry.
Being able to store up to 2.04PB of storage per high density unit is impressive enough, but when coupled with Wavestore's HyperRAID redundancy and EcoStore hard drive energy saving technology, PetaBlok can surely claim to be the world's most efficient and robust video management and storage solution for applications which generate extremely large amounts of data.
Pre-installed with Wavestore's Video Management Software (VMS), PetaBlok is designed to provide a simple to implement and cost-effective solution for the increasing number of video surveillance projects which require multi-megapixel images captured by high numbers of cameras to be stored over long periods of time, with lightning fast search and video recall.
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ASSA ABLOY UK, a division of ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in door opening solutions, has unveiled its new name, with the business now being known as ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland.
The new business descriptor reflects ASSA ABLOY Group's on-going commitment to strengthening the ASSA ABLOY brand, and helping its customers to better understand the organisation's solutions, services and capabilities. Alongside the launch of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions, the Group has also launched two other business descriptors - ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems and ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions which will be gradually introduced in UK & Ireland, and globally.
"I find it strange just how quiet the security industry is on the subject of Brexit. Whether you voted to leave or remain, whether you believe in the PM's plan or think she is wasting valuable time, Brexit is undoubtably the topic of the moment and will remain so for some time to come. Yet collectively the security industry remains relatively mute on its potential impact - which could be significant.
The director of Welsh event security firm, LS Armour, has received a prison sentence of two years and three months following an investigation by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) into unlicensed security staff at UK music events.
Lee Szuchnik supplied unlicensed guards to music festivals in June and July 2017. Unlicensed staff were supplied to events including Download, Glastonbury Festival and two Adele concerts in Wembley Stadium.Full Story
11:00-14:00: Impressioning - Alan Morgan