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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
10th April 2019 Issue no. 452

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International News

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

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90% 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.

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

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With a 55x optical zoom, a Gyro sensor for accurate stabilisation in windy conditions, optical 'Defog' and built-in IR LEDs to capture high definition images at night at a distance of up to 500 metres, the Wisenet XNP-6550RH can surely lay claims to have set a new standard for PTZ cameras designed for perimeter protection and large open area applications.

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.

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.

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This Week's News

David Sanderson, 3D Group

* David-Danderson.jpgIt is with great sadness that we must announce the passing away of our managing director, David Sanderson, after a seven month battle with cancer. At the time of his initial diagnosis he was only given a few months to live, but he fought on with fortitude for over seven months until the 4th April, when he finally found peace, surrounded by his loved ones in hospital.

Autowave to sponsor Lockexpo 2020

* autowave-stand.jpgHot on the heels of an extremely successful show last month, we're excited to announce that our 2020 sponsor will be Autowave!

Autowave joined us for the first time at ALEX in 2018 and again at Lockexpo in March, and were a huge hit with our visitors. After two such successful shows they decided the next step was to join us as our sponsor.

The days are getting longer... order with ERA by 5pm for next day delivery!

ERA.jpgAfter a cold, dark winter, there's nothing like the feeling of the evenings getting lighter and spring being on the way. Longer days means getting more done, especially now you can place orders with ERA right up to 5pm and still benefit from next day delivery.

Understanding that their customers need flexibility to function in today's competitive market, ERA is committed to providing a delivery service that suits their needs and enables them to order the product they require at short notice.

Master Lock awarded Sold Secure accreditation

* ML-padlock.jpgMaster lock has been awarded yet another accreditation to bolster its vast product range, this time to the 8239EURDPRO electric scooter/bicycle padlock and chain. Now covered by insurance companies, this lock provides customers tried and tested robust protection against theft.

Sold Secure is a trusted review institution dedicated to reducing the risk of crime by the assessment of security products. Products that have been satisfactorily assessed bear the Sold Secure Quality Mark. The scheme has close ties with several police constabularies and insurers who provide regular information regarding the methods of theft plus the tools utilised by criminals in their areas.

London and South East Sales Manager to Boost Videx Growth

* Mabs-Alam.jpgVidex Security has appointed a new Regional Sales Manager for the London and South East region.

Mabs Alam has vast sales and management experience and understands the access control and door entry market well. He takes on the role to help drive business opportunity and growth specifically in the South East region including London.

Vanderbilt's ACTpro PoE Ultra Controllers Support All Power Requirements

* ACTpro-1500-PoE.jpgVanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, has announced the release of the ACTpro 1500 PoE Ultra controller.

In line with the ACT philosophy of not being difficult or time-consuming to install and use, this latest development to Vanderbilt's staple access control system brings the power and advantages of PoE Ultra hardware to the fore.

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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

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

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

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.

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