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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
3rd July 2019 Issue no. 464

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Controlsoft integrates Aperio with Identity Access platform

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Controlsoft, 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.

Combining video surveillance and access control to enhance security provisions

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

Temporary HVM barrier makes an impact at Jacksons Fencing

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Jacksons 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.

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.

Full Story

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.

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This Week's News

MLA Expo19 Breaking Records!

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In fact, MLA Expo 19 is already breaking records! Online registration shows a 45% increase compared with the stats from 2017. 

If you haven't registered yet, we advise you to do it as soon as possible in order to avoid queuing.

ASSA ABLOY launches new ASSA Triton cylinder platform with patent until 2036

* ASSA-Triton-cut-out.jpgThe Door Hardware & Access Control Group, a business unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, has launched its new high-security, patented ASSA Triton cylinder platform.

ASSA Triton is a high-end master key solution with long life patent protection until 2036. ASSA Triton has been expertly designed and extensively tested in Scandinavia, to guarantee the same high quality, exceptional durability and excellent performance expected from an ASSA cylinder.

Ultion SMART has homeowner security at its heart

* Ultion-SMART.jpgBrisant Secure has a long track record as a security company, that creates locks and handles which keep people safe. In Brisant's development of Ultion SMART, homeowner security was at the top of the wish list.

Ultion SMART has been developed in collaboration with Salto Systems. Their tried and tested Danalock technology used with Brisant's most secure lock and handle, creates a new customer focussed Smart lock.

EZVIZ now offering installation service to customers

* EZVIZ-installed.jpgEZVIZ Inc., the global smart home security brand, is extending its value added services with the addition of an installation option for customers looking to fit their latest EZVIZ Camera.

Securing your business with security cameras

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When it comes to securing your business, it's always better to try to prevent issues arising, rather than having to deal with the fallout after the event.

Regardless of the services you provide, your business is not exempt from being targeted so a good security surveillance system is highly recommended. You may already have a door alarm - but these days it just isn't enough.

New App for Videx GSM Intercom Range

* New-Apps-GSMPRO.jpgVidex, a leading manufacturer and supplier in access control and door entry kits, has added a new app to its flagship GSM intercom range, the popular entry systems that provide greater security and freedom to users.

The new app simplifies programming and usability for both end users and installers. Available for iOS and Android devices, the app allows you to program the GSM intercom system by automatically creating the SMS messages.

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Security overkill: how much is too much?

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- 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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Protecting visitors, staff and assets with the help of a Wisenet video surveillance system:

Tyco Engage Conference 2019

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The 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.

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.

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