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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
26th June 2019 Issue no. 463

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International News

Johnson Controls enters Grade 3 intrusion market with commercial security system

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The 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.

STAR1M - An innovative solution for Standalone Access Control

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Standalone 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.

Videx strengthens GSMPRO offering

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

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.

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.

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This Week's News

Security overkill: how much is too much?

* Pirnar-Smart-Home.jpg- 38% of UK homes have smart tech security installed
- £341 is the average value of smart home tech
- But 42% say they think too many smart tech devices could be too much

As home security is a priority for many UK households, recent research has revealed the number of homeowners installing smart home tech to deter invaders.

Audley End Miniature Railway Case Study

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Controlsoft integrates Aperio with Identity Access platform

* Aperio.jpgControlsoft, a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of access control solutions, has fully integrated its latest Identity Access platform with the Aperio wireless locking technology from the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group.

By updating and upgrading its Identity Access platform to fully integrate with the Aperio AH30 1-to-8 communication hub, Controlsoft's customers can easily add mechanical doors to their existing access control system. Aperio ensures users require minimal additional hardware to upgrade their premises to wireless access control.

Combining video surveillance and access control to enhance security provisions

* CEO-Morphean.jpgRodrigue Zbinden, CEO at Morphean, discusses the value in merging video surveillance and access control technologies, and the security benefits for business.

Improvements and refinements in physical security create opportunities for innovation that can have a positive impact on business functions. The internet of things (IoT) has provided the opportunity for connected devices to be used for purposes beyond those for which they were originally intended. Connecting these devices rather than running them in isolation makes them much more powerful in terms of their increased scope and the outputs that a combined system can provide.

Tyco Engage Conference 2019

* Tyco-Engage-2019.jpgThe 230 delegates who attended the recent Tyco Engage Conference 2019 were among the first to see how Tyco, the security products division of Johnson Controls, is continuing to help system integrators grow their businesses by developing innovative solutions which capitalise on emerging technologies.

'Beyond Security' was the central theme of the conference held at the Melia Villaitana Hotel, Costa Blanca, Spain, which began with delegates being welcomed by Alan Riegler, Senior Sales Director EMEA, Access & Video, for Tyco, the security products division of Johnson Controls.

Temporary HVM barrier makes an impact at Jacksons Fencing

* ImpaktDefender1.jpgJacksons Fencing gains exclusive UK rights for sale of Rosehill Security's Impakt Defender. UK security fencing manufacturer Jacksons Fencing has expanded its hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) range with Impakt Defender by Rosehill Security, a leading provider of engineered rubber perimeter security products and ballistic solutions.

Jacksons now has exclusive rights within the UK for both direct sales of the innovative barrier, as well as hire markets. Combining a large footprint and unique shape, Impakt Defender is IWA-14 rated, capable of stopping a 7.2 tonne N2A lorry travelling at 30 mph. The barrier is also accredited by Secured by Design.

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Why a home should be protected with smart security systems

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A 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.

Be at the heart of the debate on fire door regulations

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As 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.

The Key Safe Company showcases products at CIH 2019

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The 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.

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.

Advanced Keys 'Sizzling Deals' ready for Summer

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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.

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