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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
19th June 2019 Issue no. 462

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International News

Codelocks KitLock range expands

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Introducing the new mechanical lock. Digital lock innovators and designers Codelocks, expands its digital keyless solution range with the release of its new KitLock KL10. The sleek, easy to install, mechanical lock is ideal for schools and offices where the same code is repeatedly used.

Genetec takes No 1 Global VMS vendor position

Company also retains No 1 position in Americas for the 8th consecutive year, ranks No 2 in EMEA with fastest rate of growth, and continues rapid growth in Asia.

Tourist's lucky guess cracks safe code on first try

A Canadian man unlocked a safe that had sat unopened in a small museum for decades, cracking the code on his first try with a lucky guess. Stephen Mills was visiting the Vermilion Heritage Museum with his family when he had a go at opening the iron box "for a laugh".

The museum in the province of Alberta had previously tried numerous times to unlock the old safe - to no avail.

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Hanwha Techwin introduce compact 4 and 8 channel Wisenet NVRs for transport applications

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The new vibration-proof Wisenet TRM-410S and TRM-810S NVRs manufactured by Hanwha Techwin are designed to be at the heart of video solutions for transport applications.

Hanwha Techwin leading the way with Deep Learning video solutions

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Bob (H.Y.) Hwang Ph.D., Managing Director of Hanwha Techwin Europe, explains how the company's product strategy is being honed to reflect changing market requirements.

Master Lock launches Vault Enterprise for smart and secure access management

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Master Lock has launched an innovative business security management software called Vault Enterprise in Europe.

The software, in combination with Master Lock's range of Bluetooth enabled hardware, provides business owners who manage many locks and many users with a convenient way to control access, oversee products and improve accountability.

The Vault Enterprise innovation eliminates the cost, security risk and complexity of physical key management.

Floodlight surveillance camera

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EZVIZ has added its first floodlight surveillance camera to the portfolio with the launch of the LC1 to help families and business owners sleep soundly in the knowledge their outside spaces are being monitored. The EZVIZ LC1 CCTV camera's motion-sensitive floodlight can be set-up to illuminate overnight intruders as well as act as a deterrent.

Global cyber security market is set to reach USD 282.3 Billion by 2024

The global cyber security market is predicted to grow at 11.1% CAGR during the forecast period with the market size reaching USD 282.3 billion by 2024.

The market is driven by factors such as increasing cyber security threats, increasing internet penetration, and increasing adoption of IoT solutions across different industry verticals.

Industry players are developing advanced solutions to tackle cyber-attacks and threat such as firewall, encryption, identity and access management, security, and vulnerability management, which are further fuelling the growth of the market.

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This Week's News

Why a home should be protected with smart security systems

* Smart-Home-Security.jpgA home houses all your most valuable possessions and, most importantly, your family. So, how can you keep everyone and everything safe from intruders? Here, Wasim Bux from home insurance provider iGO4 tells us how your home can benefit from a smart security system.

Smart technology is gradually having more and more of a presence in the home, whether it's with wireless thermostats or remote-control lighting. At a time when we're more reliant on technology than ever before, gone are the days of simply adding extra locks to your door, as more Brits are opting for smart security systems. Around 47% of households in the UK are interested in installing some form of video security system, according to research conducted by Eureka! Research.

Be at the heart of the debate on fire door regulations

* Michael-Skelding.jpgAs the second phase of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry gets underway, new experts from the field of architecture are joining the panel. It's in recognition of the multiple interconnected factors that led to the tragic loss of 72 lives.

Although the process has been described as complex and confusing, it's vital that all aspects which contributed to the disaster are explored.

Johnson Controls enters Grade 3 intrusion market with commercial security system

* ProSeries-Pro_white.jpgThe new EN Grade 3-compliant Tyco DSC PowerSeries Pro intrusion security alarm system provides a feature-rich intrusion detection solution for commercial properties of any size.

The PowerSeries Pro completes the JCI intrusion product portfolio with integrators now able to single-source a complete electronic security solution for commercial installations from Johnson Controls, according to Jennifer Doctor, the company's Intrusion Product Management Senior Director.

STAR1M - An innovative solution for Standalone Access Control

* STAR1M.jpgStandalone access control systems allow access to many different buildings, including offices, apartments, schools... It is a cost-effective solution where controlled secure access is required.

Standalone systems are designed to be easily installed, only needing a power supply, locking device and exit device to ensure its full operation. They are also quickly configured thanks to function cards to add and delete users. It offers flexibility and variety of access options for users, such as tag, card or code. Most standalone systems are highly scalable, allowing users to upgrade their systems as their needs grow.

Videx strengthens GSMPRO offering

* GSMPRO.jpgVidex has added new features and functionality to its GSMPRO intercom system that provides users with much greater freedom and security.

The GSMPRO, which is now expandable to an eight-door access control system, enables people to answer calls to their front door or gate from their mobile phone or landline, so they never have to miss that important visitor and are made aware of who has visited even when they are not there.

The Key Safe Company showcases products at CIH 2019

* Key-Safe.jpgThe Key Safe Company showcased its range of access solutions at Housing 2019, the Chartered Institute of Housing's annual event, held at Manchester's Central Convention Complex.

The event is Europe's largest housing conference and brings together 12,000 housing professionals, providing an excellent networking opportunity.

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Unlocking the Key to Success

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Hickleys, the vehicle key programming specialist, are explaining the opportunities in key programming at presentations being held around the country throughout the year. The ability to copy or program vehicle keys and remotes adds additional business to service and diagnostic garages, car sales and main dealers, plus key cutters and auto locksmiths.

Five new products from Castel at IFSEC 2019

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Castel has been working with many technology partners over the past year - such as CCure, Victor, Milestone, Genetec, Wavestore and FLIR - to provide seamless and integrated solutions across a wide range of third-party products and systems. This has led to a series of new products being developed and launched at IFSEC International 2019 in London (stand IF2526, next to 'The Park').

Free training with ERA - the smart way

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ERA, the UK's leading home security specialist, is offering locksmiths FREE product training on its smartware range to demonstrate how the products should be installed and boost confidence when dealing with customers who request this kind of home security.

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Locksmiths can now be CORGI Fenestration registered

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CORGI Fenestration has launched its Skilled Locksmiths Scheme in response to pressure to recognise excellence in the profession. Any locksmith - from sole traders to national companies - that has completed a CORGI Fenestration approved qualification can be registered on the scheme.

Brisant-Secure and Salto collaborate to create Ultion SMART

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Ultion SMART will change how people lock their doors. Ultion SMART combines the tried and tested Danalock technology by worldwide electronic access experts Salto, with Brisant's 3 Star, Sold Secure Diamond lock, Ultion, the lock with a £1,000 homeowner guarantee.

Join the global security industry at IFSEC International 2019

IFSEC International is the UK and Europe's leading integrated security event. Taking place on 18-20 June at ExCeL London, it brings together over 27,000 security professionals from 110+ countries looking to source new and established security technologies, learn from world-renowned speakers and network with manufacturers, distributors, government bodies and industry associations.

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