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18th September 2019 Issue no. 475
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Johnson Controls releases CEM Systems AC2000 v10.2 Security Management System with enhanced Time & Attendance
CEM Systems AC2000 Time Hub is an enhanced Time & Attendance workstation client and web application. It helps AC2000 customer maximize their existing security infrastructure by going beyond access control, without the need for an additional Time & Attendance system.
Dahua signs distribution deal with IC Plus in Ireland
Dahua Technology, a world-leading, video-centric, smart IoT solution and service-provider, has announced a distribution partnership with Dublin-based electronics distributor, IC Plus.
IC Plus - which incorporates IC Realtime and Electroplus - will be distributing the full range of Dahua products, including video surveillance, access control and video intercoms.
Codelocks broadens its portfolio with new door controllers
The new A3 range features three different models, each providing proximity access control without requiring complex software purchases, external programmers or licensing costs.
Gallinet adds adds digital employee ID card to the TelMe app
Costs from consumables such as pouches, clips & photographs; the logistical efforts of yearly reissue of cards and collection from Ex-employees; ID card printers that are so often faulty.
Mul-T-Lock showcases innovative security solutions at MLA Expo
The MLA Expo, run by the Master Locksmiths Association, returns to The International Centre in Telford from 4th - 6th October 2019.
Master Lock launches the 'ultimate' corrosion and cut resistant brass padlock
Generally used for storage units, sheds, gates or vans, the Master Lock M1177EURD is made of a durable solid brass body for superior corrosion resistance, whilst the octagonal boron-carbide shackle with shrouded cover makes it highly resilient from attack.
Asia's largest mega hub logistics terminal installs a Wisenet video surveillance solution to match its cutting edge facilities
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This Week's News
Codelocks' Autumn installer training courses now available to book
Codelocks, a leading manufacturer of access control products, has announced its new training programme for locksmiths and installers. The courses on 25 September, 23 October and 20 November 2019 are available to book now online.
Codelocks first introduced its locksmith training courses in 2012 and the programme continues to be successful.
SECO-LARM introduces its new Self-Contained Siren or Siren/Strobe!
Features include: Strobe light can be triggered separately from siren, 25W Speaker, Audio input for broadcasting messages or audio playback, 120dB Warble-tone siren, Bright xenon tube strobe light (SH-816S-SQ), 9~15 VDC operating voltage, Built-in tamper output, IP65 weatherproof for outdoor/indoor use, Mount directly to wall or to most common back boxes, Siren / strobe available with amber, blue, clear, and red lenses.
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions events 'Unlock Compliance' for Fire Door Safety Week 2019
Fire doors are often the first line of defence in a fire, yet the strict specification, maintenance and management of these doorsets is still not fully understood. This is something that ASSA ABLOY is passionate about changing.
So, to coincide with Fire Door Safety Week 2019 (23-29 September), ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland will be hosting two dedicated events to help people responsible for fire doors, unlock compliance to fire door safety.
New Wisenet Q Flateye IR dome cameras
The new Wisenet 5 megapixel Flateye IR dome cameras manufactured by Hanwha Techwin are designed for high humidity environments and for where condensation might occur because of temperature differences.
A key feature of the Wisenet QNE-8011R and QNE-8021R domes is that they each have a flat surface cover which is applied to the front of the lens, instead of the dome cover. This reduces IR diffused reflection which is caused by moisture and in the absence of a normal transparent dome cover, also removes the effect scratches can have on image clarity.
Dahua launches autumn Technology Showcase events
Security professionals are set to gain valuable technological knowledge this autumn by attending a free, one-day Technology Showcase event presented by Dahua Technology UK & Ireland.
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ICO statement on the High Court judgement on the use of live facial recognition technology by South Wales Police
SIA meets Magenta to discuss future of security industry
They also considered other topics focused on making the security industry more professional and more robust in the face of unscrupulous players in the market.
Locksmiths qualification claim: The MLA comments
Some of our readers may have become aware in recent weeks of claims made in social media that new locksmiths qualifications are about to be launched in the UK, without which, they may not trade.
With arguments being made both for and against, LASN sought the advice of industry body the MLA. This is what they had to say:
Reliance High-Tech to scale 'Mt Everest' in stairs at new Bracknell HQ to fundraise for SSAFA
The Everest Challenge will involve the Reliance High-Tech team climbing 29,035 ft (605 ascents of the stairs) throughout September. All office visitors are invited to join in the challenge by foregoing the building's lift, or making a donation through the challenge's dedicated JustGiving page.
Bolstering security with data-driven Facilities Management
Ever since the inception of the internet, data has been used to improve processes across the globe. Since the turn of the millennium in particular, the storage and use of data has expanded considerably.
A 2018 report by IBM found that 90% of the data in the world (at the time of the report) was created in the previous two years alone.