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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
8th May 2019 Issue no. 456

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Dome camera installation simplified with Wisenet X Plus

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The new IP network Wisenet X Plus dome cameras from Hanwha Techwin have been designed to significantly reduce the time normally needed for installation, set-up and maintenance adjustments.

Norpass3 access control software provides high degree of security and personnel safety

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With Norpass, access control can be provided at all access points to gyms, fitness studios, health clubs and more to ensure that only authorised members and staff can enter the premises. Nortech recommends the use of its Mifare readers and smartcards that have a dedicated secure access control sector.

ERA Doorcam - smart technology's latest leap forward

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With remote-controlled security operating systems becoming ever more popular, the latest tech development in home security is the ERA DoorCam Smart Home WiFi Video Doorbell.

Using a Smartphone app, DoorCam allows householders to view callers and talk to them in real time, whether they're home or not, offering not only convenience, but thanks to a motion detector which alerts householders when someone has arrived, added security and peace of mind.

New Wisenet T Radiometric Thermal Cameras with temperature measurement

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Hanwha Techwin Europe has further strengthened its Wisenet T Thermal camera range with the introduction of three new radiometric thermal models, each of which have a temperature measurement feature.

Cloud-based Homeguard Pro from ERA

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ERA, the UK's home security specialist, recently launched the new HomeGuard Pro, the first of its kind, cloud-based alarm system to combine security with smart living.

Oncam ExD Camera Range honoured with 2019 Hazardex Award

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Oncam, a leading provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, announced today that its Evolution ExD Explosive Environment Camera Range was awarded the Personal Protection Technologies (PPTex) Innovation Award during the Hazardex 2019 Conference and Exhibition in the U.K.

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This Week's News

One in seven British homeowners have a security camera to spy on neighbours

New research has found that 40% of homeowners in Britain have some form of security camera on their property, primarily to deter potential thieves, use as evidence in case of a crime and monitor who is coming and going.

ERA launches Lockdown - emergency door security

Lockdown-Single.jpgERA, one of the UK's leading home security specialists, has launched Lockdown, the UK's first emergency barricade device designed to provide high performance security in the event of a threatening situation.

From security to intelligence: the evolution of the IP surveillance camera

* Axis-in-retail.jpgDavid Needham, UK and Ireland Sales Manager at Axis Communications, discusses how the rise of IP technology has created a shift towards greater levels of business intelligence and further collaboration with IT & security installers.

Nortech's standalone access control system is a reliable and cost-effective door controller

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The NanoQuest is a compact standalone proximity card reader and access controller that is easy to install and operate and houses both the access control electronics and the 125kHz proximity reader. Its slender and elegant compact design suits most architectural and interior design settings, while the robust construction allows it to be used in most working environments.

Security bollard range launched to significantly reduce crime rates

* ATG-Aldi-bollards.jpgATG Access, a leading British designer and manufacturer of road blockers, bollards and barriers, is helping to protect commercial properties and prevent ATM ram raid attacks with its leading security bollard range.

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Valuing security from the start: Jacksons fencing research shows budget complacency preventing effective risk management

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* 20% of UK companies never test their security measures
* 22% of companies say the consequences of their physical security being compromised would be severe, including public disruption or even loss of life
* Two-fifths (41%) of companies only review risks after a breach has occurred, or don't review at all
* Budget is the greatest challenge (47%) for decision makers when specifying security measures

Regular servicing can keep critical space invaders locked out

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Leading lock specialist Pickersgill-Kaye (Kaye), a brand under ASSA ABLOY's High Security & Safety Group, is encouraging those responsible for critical infrastructure sites to consider servicing contracts to help minimise the risk of costly breaches of security.

The Key Safe Company fits around you

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One of the UK's market leaders in mechanical access solutions, The Key Safe Company has teamed up with Property Line Services to provide an improved installation service designed with its customers in mind.

Fitter Focus: LockFit

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LockFit have many years of experience in locks and security.

They are a local trusted business serving all areas of Burton On Trent, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Lichfield, Swadlincote, Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, Cannock, Rugeley, Wolverhampton, Stoke On Trent, Leicestershire, Birmingham and all parts of the West Midlands and surrounding areas; the company focuses on efficiency, friendliness and quality of workmanship.

Project Specification Group redefines service offering

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Project Specification Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, has redefined its capabilities in light of its recent rebrand.

After the unveiling of its new name, Project Specification Group is taking the opportunity to shout about its new and improved service offering.

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