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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
3rd April 2019 Issue no. 451

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International News

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

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ATG 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.

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

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UNION 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

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

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.

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This Week's News

Range of products prioritised over a vendor's country of origin in battle for security sales

* Survey1.jpg90% of senior decision makers say cyber security is a main priority, but new research from Say Communications shows that purchasing decision makers are more likely to trust a vendor's media profile than where they are based when considering working with them.

Despite ongoing concerns about state data-sharing, new research has revealed that senior decision makers prioritise media reputation (71%) and face-to-face relationships (72%) over where a vendor is based (58%) when evaluating a potential security partner. The research, commissioned by Say Communications explored senior decision makers' attitudes to choosing physical and cyber security vendors, and what motivated them to select a partner.

MLA Western Region Meeting

The MLA has announced details of its Western Region Meeting for members taking place on 10th-12th May in Torquay.  Over the weekend there will be:

- Training Classes (weekend pass available)
- Mini Exhibition
- Manufacturer Presentations
- Bring and Buy Sale
- Annual Lock Picking Contest
- BLI Exam (Written)
- Raffle
- Evening dinner and entertainment

For full details & booking form: http://bit.ly/MLAWestern19

Hanwha Techwin Launch 2MP Wisenet 55x IR PTZ Dome Camera

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"The Hanwha Techwin product development team has ensured the 2 megapixel Wisenet XNP-6550RH is packed with features needed by security personnel to detect and observe suspicious activity over long distances in airports, car parks, industrial estates, stadia and city centre type environments" said Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe.

Genetec achieves top-5 global market share ranking for ANPR surveillance technologies and rises to 2nd place in the Americas

Genetec Inc. a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions has become one of the world's leading and fastest growing providers of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology, according to a recently-released report by IHS Markit.

According to the report "ANPR and Detector Sensors Report - 2018", Genetec has now become a top 5 global provider of ANPR technology for surveillance applications (which includes ANPR for access control, travel time information, parking time management, tolling and law enforcement), climbing from 10th place in 2016 to 4th place in this $453 M market.

Arteco focuses on integration, intelligence and the user experience at ISC West

* Arteco_OMNIA.jpgArteco, a global provider of intelligent video management solutions, will showcase its integrated and event-based solutions and introduce its newest consumer-based user interface at ISC West 2019, the security industry's largest conference and exhibition.

ISC West marks the first time customers and partners can preview Arteco's new intuitive UI, OMNIA. The interface is developed specifically for Universal Windows Platform and enables a complete integration in Windows 10 and future releases, streamlining expansion and upgrade capabilities for end users. Available on desktop and tablet mediums, OMNIA delivers real-time push notifications and system health monitoring to maximize uptime, and its user-centric design facilitates fast and simplified access to information. Graphic acceleration and

ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control showcases latest access control solutions

* eCLIQ.jpgASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control exhibited at the first ever Security Event 2019, showcasing its latest security and integrated access control technology.

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Codelocks' offers unique training opportunity

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Codelocks, 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, 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.

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

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In 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.

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.

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