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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
27th March 2019 Issue no. 450

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International News

Nortech's new flagship boxed detector range

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Nortech's new flagship boxed detector range boasts both intuitive and innovative detection technology packaged in a compact, slimline housing - which bucks the trend of its predecessors.

UNION extends ExiSAFE solution with new accessories range

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UNION has launched a new range of accessories for its ExiSAFE panic exit devices (PEDs), which can be used in public and commercial buildings.

Vanderbilt's SPC Accredited NF A2P Cyber - RTC Cybersecurity Standard

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Vanderbilt's award-winning SPC system has been accredited to the NF A2P Cyber-RTC cybersecurity standard from the CNPP. The SPC intrusion system was tested by CNPP to ensure that it meets the latest needs for cybersecurity.

Hanwha Techwin launches Wisenet TNV-7010RC Corner Mount Camera for secure room environments

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The new Wisenet TNV-7010RC 3 megapixel corner mount camera manufactured by Hanwha Techwin has been designed to meet the requirements of police, prisons and mental health institutions where there is a duty of care to prevent inmates and patients from self-harming.

The Wisenet TNV-7010RC has a built-in 940nm IR emitter which projects infrared light up to 10 metres at a higher wavelength than traditional red glowing IR lighting.

The Next Gen of Smart Locks - the Nuki Smart Lock 2.0

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Award-winning Smart Lock introduces a range of new features including Apple HomeKit and Zigbee compatibility.

Genetec: Security Center version 5.8

Genetec Inc. has announced a new version of Security Center, the company's open-architecture platform that unifies video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics.

Oncam improves design and functionality of special stainless steel camera

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Oncam, a leading provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, today announced the release of its new and improved Evolution 05 and 12 Stainless Steel Camera line with design enhancements that further position the device as the ideal solution for surveillance needs in the most demanding environments.

Wavestore HyperRAID technology offers N+5 hard drive redundancy

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The resilience offered by the proprietary HyperRAID technology suite recently introduced by Wavestore, means that the risk of data loss due to hard drive failure can now be reduced to practically zero.

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This Week's News

Codelocks' offers unique training opportunity

* Codelocks-Training.jpgCodelocks, a leading manufacturer of access control products, is investing in developing the talents of locksmiths and installers by offering unique training courses on 10 April, 15 May and 19 June 2019.

Analogue cameras bucking the IP network trend

Uri-Guterman.jpgUri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, addresses why analogue based CCTV systems are still in favour more than a decade after many predicted that IP network based video surveillance would very quickly become the automatic choice for consultants, system designers, installers and system integrators.

The advantages that network video surveillance systems offer over analogue CCTV are significant. These include:

ATG Access partners with Bega Lighting UK to illuminate the security market

* ATG-Bega.jpgATG Access, a world leading innovator of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barrier systems, has announced a new partnership with light engineering specialist Bega Lighting UK.

DHF, Secured by Design and the Fire Industry Association release joint publication on fire safety

* DHF-Guidance.jpgIn an unprecedented collaboration within the fire and security industry, three not-for-profit organisations with expertise in fire and security doorsets have combined their knowledge to offer guidance on a newly-published document on flat entrance doorsets.

The joint publication: A Guide for Selecting Flat Entrance Doorsets; A publication for housing associations, landlords, building owners and local authorities in England, relates to new doorsets and is the product of DHF (Door & Hardware Federation), Secured by Design (SBD) and the Fire Industry Association (FIA).

New CodeGUARD 5 from UNION meets latest BS 8607 grade 5 standards

* CodeGUARD.jpgUNION has launched CodeGUARD 5, the first access control device available to meet the new BS 8607 grade 5 standards.

The recently introduced grade 5 standards provide the most stringent level of security and access control for mechanical push button locks to date. Providing an extremely strong level of attack resistance, grade 5 was introduced because of the need for a high-security push button lock, and UNION is the first manufacturer to answer this need.

Wavestore at ISC West Las Vegas

* Wavestore-ISC-West.jpgWavestore, the developer of highly secure and open platform Video Management Software (VMS), will be hosted by three of its technology partners at ISC West.

Visitors to the Feenics, Mobotix and Raytec booths will have the opportunity to see how easy it is to benefit from a fully integrated security system with Wavestore at its heart.

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We have a winner - part 2

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Last week we announced the winner of our Lockexpo registration giveaway - this week we drew the winner of our LASM app giveaway.

ANPR helps to secure North West ambulance service regional HQ

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As part of a new centrally controlled vehicle security system, The North West Ambulance Service has recently updated the security of its premises at its Lancashire regional headquarters using Nortech's stainless steel bollards that house Nedap ANPR cameras.

GDPR and CCTV: everything you need to know

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By Tim Raynor, Video Surveillance Product Manager at ADT

Video surveillance is a great way to enhance the security of your business. It not only lets you keep a watchful eye on your premises, but also acts as a visual deterrent to potential intruders.

We have a winner!

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Congratulations to Mark Jones of Car Key Group on winning the Lenovo Tab 3 Essential 7-Inch Tablet in the Lockexpo pre-registration draw! Everyone who pre-registered for the show and attended on the day was entered, and the winner drawn at random.

The Security Event 2019 - Tyco stand SE102

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Visitors to The Security Event will be among the first to see live demonstrations of some of the latest products to be launched by Tyco, the security division of Johnson Controls.

Newcastle-based manufacturer of fingerprint readers celebrates 10th year

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When ievo was founded in 2009, restricting access using biometric technologies was far from mainstream. Fast-forward to 2019, and two-thirds of us (67%) have biometric technologies such as fingerprint readers integrated within our mobile phones.

Lockexpo - What A Weekend!

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Lockexpo is all over for another year, and what a show it was!

We had over 1000 visitors, and the East Midlands Conference Centre was buzzing all weekend with locksmiths learning new skills, bagging bargains, making valuable contacts and catching up with friends and colleagues.

How Access Control can benefit

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Access control systems allow businesses to mitigate security risks by providing an efficient and secure way for employees and visitors to obtain access to areas of the business in which they have permission. Comprising of systems such as key fob entry, video surveillance, pin codes and even biometric scanners, an access control system provides a simple way to monitor access and prevent security breaches.

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