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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
14th August 2019 Issue no. 470

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Millions risk identify theft because they are so eager to use free public Wi-Fi

Is a hotspot real or malicious? Many consumers simply don't check. New research of 2,000 people has revealed that 79% of public Wi-Fi users take significant risks when choosing hotspots. Instead of taking the time to check that a hotspot is legitimate, users are selecting hotspots based on Wi-fi- strength, a name that seems appropriate, or just picking any free option.

New Illustra Pro Mini-Domes Gen3 Pro cameras with Smart Wide Dynamic Range

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Automatically optimise video quality whilst minimising configuration time. Johnson Controls has updated its popular Illustra Pro camera family with a new generation of Illustra Pro Mini-Domes featuring Smart Wide Dynamic Range.

Offering a choice of 2, 3, 5 and 8 megapixel models and a variety of lens options, the new Pro Mini-Domes are ideal for a wide range of deployments in both medium and large-sized facilities.

Allegion launches new-generation wireless mortise lock in the UK

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Allegion UK, a leading specialist in fire safety and security hardware, has launched a new generation of wireless mortise lock in the UK. The Schlage LE mortise lock with ENGAGE technology has been developed specifically to extend effective electronic access control throughout the interior of a building, in addition to exterior doors, providing a single, secure locking device for the whole of a building.

3xLOGIC reports a highly successful launch into Europe

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3xLOGIC is celebrating a highly successful launch into the European market.

Neos launches next generation of 'smart' home insurance

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Neos, the UK's first smart home insurance provider, has launched its next generation of tech-enabled home insurance packages. Now enhanced with new market-leading preventative solutions, Neos insurance packages effectively help UK consumers protect their homes from domestic fires, theft and water damage with a best value tech and insurance offering.

Feemaster smart console makes controlling Access affordable and convenient

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The FeeMaster Smart Console from people and vehicle access control specialist Nortech provides a simple and cost-effective way of managing access to car parks and facilities for vehicles and pedestrians.

Genetec partners with BlackBerry Cylance to include AI-based antivirus in its appliance portfolio

Through this partnership, Genetec will offer additional cyber security protection to its Streamvault family of infrastructure solutions by including CylancePROTECT out-of-the-box at no additional cost to its customers.

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This Week's News

Locksmith chooses DOM UK to secure Neuro Disability Hospital

* DOM-training.jpgMaximum security levels should be implemented within public environments such as hospitals with the aim to protect staff, patients and equipment, but hospitals should also provide a warm and comfortable space.

New Ultion WXM performs 3x normal 3 star test standard

* Ultion-WXM.jpgUltion WXM has extra molybdenum, the metal that is 25% denser than iron, integrated within its design. Brisant-Secure redesigned and improved the materials used to increase the strength and durability that Ultion brings.

Innovator of visitor management systems brings new name and products to GSX

* Threshhold.jpgData Management, Inc., owner of Visitor Pass Solutions, has launched a new name, confirming its focus in the security industry.

The company now goes by the name "THRESHOLD," a term evocative of its expertise in visitor management systems, with a new tagline, 'the gateway to stronger security.'

Enterprise level intelligent video surveillance server brings new levels of security

Dahua Technology has launched a high-end series of its NVR family, powered by the latest AI capable of deep learning and optimised for security applications, opening up new functions for end-users.

* IVSS2-product.jpgThe IVSS 7000-I features a scalable Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) which together with Dahua's deep learning algorithm, enables it to perform face recognition and perimeter protection with high levels of accuracy. Offering advanced AI features, it even allows incident prevention via faster video content inquiry and rapid discovery of targets, as well as providing real-time and accurate alarms in a variety of applications.

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ASSA ABLOY encourages installers to attend free SMARTair training course

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The ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group is encouraging installers to sign-up to one of its upcoming training courses on its innovative wireless access control system, SMARTair.

The course is free to attend and offers installers everything they need to know to help sell and install SMARTair, while also providing an informative overview of the wireless access control system's capabilities and benefits.

KD Electronics to distribute Dahua product portfolio

KD Electronics, a leading distributor of CCTV, Access Control, Alarm, TV and Networking products for the security, TV and networking industry, today announced that it has secured distribution for Dahua's full product portfolio.

MLA Expo 19 - Training Schedule

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The MLA are delighted to confirm that details for the training schedule due to take place at MLA Expo 19 between 4th and 6th of October at the Telford International Centre have been announced.

ASSA ABLOY announces Aperio training dates for the second half of 2019

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The ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group has released the latest dates for its free Aperio technical training course, which provides an invaluable insight into the innovative wireless locking technology's many benefits.

Mitie appointed to the Prison Operator Services framework

Mitie's Care & Custody division has been named as a supplier on the Prison Operator Services (POS) framework.

The Ministry of Justice launched the POS framework to effectively manage a pipeline of competition for new prisons and potentially existing privately managed prisons over the next six years.

ASSA ABLOY Project Specification Group 'shreds' time and costs for ColladoCollins Architects

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ASSA ABLOY Project Specification Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, has partnered with ColladoCollins Architects to leverage the benefits of its Openings Studio(tm) BIM software to make significant time and cost savings on the former Shredded Wheat factory project.

Magenta Security expresses disappointment in recent SIA decisions over ACS

Abbey Petkar, managing director of Magenta Security has expressed deep concerns and disappointment in recent decisions by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).

The Key Safe Company to the rescue in Oldham

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The UK's market leader in access solutions, The Key Safe Company, has provided Oldham Mountain Rescue Team with a total donation of five key safes, ensuring the team have immediate access to its resources whenever needed.

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