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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
22nd April 2020 Issue no. 504

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Genetec releases access control feature to help organisations identify those at increased risk of being in contact with contaminants or contagious individuals

Genetec has announced that it has released a new reporting function for its Security Center Synergis access control system that is designed to help organisations find all people who went through a door in close proximity to someone thought to be contagious.

Adjusting doors for safety & compliance

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Door inspections are an important activity for security professionals. It provides an important service, and also can represent a consistent revenue stream. Depending on where you are located will determine the codes with which commercial doors will be required to comply.

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This Week's News

´╗┐Free field service management software

* FMS-phone-app.jpgIntelliserve has recently announced that its Field service management software is now free for tradesman and business owners with fewer than five employees.

The app allows companies to manage their jobs, create custom checklists, generate quotes and invoices and manage staff. The app also supports location tracking and automated customer messaging in the form of texts and e-mails. The Intelliserve app works on desktops, laptops, Android mobile, and Android tablet devices.

New Wisenet 4-Channel Multi-Sensor Cameras

* Wisenet-PNM-9084QZ.jpgHanwha Techwin has enhanced its premium Wisenet P series with the addition of three new 4-channel multi-sensor cameras, designed to provide a cost-effective solution for detecting and tracking objects over wide open areas.

The 8MP Wisenet PNM-9084QZ features motorised varifocal lenses for precise control of focal length, angle of view and zoom of each of its sensors, as do the 8MP PNM-9084RQZ and 5MP PNM-9085RQZ, which are also equipped with built-in smart IR illumination for each sensor. This illuminates objects at a distance of up to 30m by focusing the beam in line with zoom.

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Alex Carmichael: SSAIB still providing certification despite Coronavirus crisis

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Chief executive Alex Carmichael is keen to reiterate that SSAIB is fully operational and continues to provide certification for over 1,800 registered firms and new firms looking to join during the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

´╗┐Coronavirus detecting CCTV cameras coming to UK workplaces?

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Installation of Smart “Coronavirus” CCTV is being investigated for large office buildings to try and pro-actively isolate those with the virus.

As bosses struggle to get their heads around how to cope with an employee in a large office building or factory coming down with Coronavirus, some are looking to invest in smart CCTV with built in temperature sensors.

SSAIB pride at registered firm assisting with NHS Nightingale Hospital transformation

SSAIB were overcome with pride upon discovering that registered firm PLP Fire Protection have been providing invaluable assistance in the building of the Government's first emergency field hospital at the ExCel in London.

3D Group thanks customers for their support

We know it's going to be a rough period for many of your businesses and we are looking at ways to ease that pressure. Cash flow is a worry for everyone right now, so we're offering 0% finance on all orders over £250+VAT and this includes all of our stock items, not just machinery.

Any orders that total £250+VAT or more are eligible for 0% finance, excluding discounted products. Shop at www.3dgroupuk.com

EZVIZ launches its new Full HD Wi-Fi Outdoor Turret Camera in the UK

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EZVIZ has launched the Full HD Wi-Fi Outdoor Turret wall-mounted camera in the UK. With full HD 1080p resolution video, the camera delivers crystal clear monitoring all day and super night vision so that images still remain visible in full clarity no matter the time of day. The Outdoor Turret Camera also uses active defence including a strobe light, customised voice alerts and 100db alarm for full peace of mind when away from the home. 

Announcement: Lockdecoders are OPEN

We would like to notify everyone that we are still open for business as usual. Cut off time for orders is 2pm.

We have taken the necessary steps to ensure our staff's and the public's health and safety.

Lockdecoders wishes everyone the best of luck and health during the Covid-19 period.

T. +44 (0) 1322 407 790
E. [email protected]
W. www.lockdecoders.com

Statement from Abbey Petkar, Magenta Security, on inclusion of SIA licenced guards in key worker roles

I am delighted that many SIA licensed guards able to support the country at this time of need and they are being recognised as key workers.

Surge in break-ins at pubs, shops, offices and construction sites during coronavirus lockdown

Police forces across the UK are having to carry out extra night patrols in empty city and town centres, as burglars target shops, pubs and other commercial premises during the coronavirus lockdown.

Collating intelligence data  from police reports, news items, and their own customer feedback, the property security specialists, VPS UK, has seen a sudden rise last week in burglaries and attempted thefts.

Bureau Veritas offers sage advice on business continuity amid Coronavirus restrictions

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As the UK becomes the latest nation to bring in substantial restrictions over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, leading safety and compliance expert Bureau Veritas is highlighting a few simple steps to help firms manage their business continuity plans.

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