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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
22nd July 2020 Issue no. 517

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SmartCitti & WRLD3D launch 'SafeDistance' app as 47% of the UK workforce are anxious about returning to work post-lockdown?

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A study has found that almost half of the UK workforce (47%) are nervous to go back to work and be in close proximity with others, as the government continues to loosen lockdown restrictions. 

Coronavirus has become a breeding ground for hackers to attack virtual businesses

The COVID-19 era has drastically changed our lives in many ways; it has also fuelled the need for companies to have employees work from home more than ever before.

EZVIZ launches outdoor security cam, with colour night vision & AI active defence

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The latest EZVIZ camera with colour night vision has today officially launched in the UK. Equipped with professional optical lenses, two built-in spotlights, and two infrared (IR) lights, the colour night vision outdoor security cam renders sharp colour imaging even in pitch-black darkness.

SALTO releases new Neo Cylinder

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SALTO Systems has released the SALTO Neo Cylinder - a new electronic cylinder that offers more features and better functionality than any other cylinder on the market.

The compact SALTO Neo Cylinder is designed for doors where fitting an electronic escutcheon is not possible or required and can be installed on standard doors, server racks, gates, cabinets, electric switches, sliding doors and more.

Queen's Award-winning M.A.R.S system's temperature monitoring protects employees returning to work

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Vital health and safety personal protection against coronavirus (Covid-19) for a wide range of employees returning to work has been developed by Metro Security (GB) PLC.

Master Lock launches portable Bluetooth select access smart key lock box

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Master Lock has launched an outdoor use Portable Bluetooth Select Access Smart Key Lock Box allowing for safe, shareable, and convenient access to your keys via a smart phone. As the ideal solution to managing multi-user access to your keys whilst moving the device from location to location; there is no need to hide your keys under a doormat or flowerpot!

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This Week's News

Brisant puts govt jobs retention bonus towards creation of 5 new trainee jobs

Like all UK businesses, we found out last week that for every member of staff furloughed whom we still employ in January 2021, we will receive a £1,000 bonus.

Antivirus killing your xhorse software? See our guide to troubleshooting Antivirus issues with your Xhorse Software on Windows 10.

* XHORSE_ANTIVIRUS.jpgHave you ever experienced issues with your Xhorse software? Then this step by step guide will walk you through eliminating antivirus issues for Xhorse VVDI2, VVDI Mercedes Benz or VVDI BMW Software.

Some antivirus software catergorises Xhorse as malware and can prevent you from downloading, installing and can even corrupt the software after you have installed it. To prevent this, follow these steps to make sure that Xhorse works for you without interference from your antivirus software.

SALTO achieves BSI Enhanced Level IoT Kitemark

* SALTO-BSI.jpgSALTO Systems, a leading manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has become the first company to achieve the BSI Enhanced Level IoT Kitemark for access control systems.

The IoT is typically a network of smart devices and systems that can be connected, enabling data to be exchanged to provide services, efficiency and innovation.

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Burton Safes launches Covid secure installation process

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Burton Safes and Safe & Vault Company Limited merged in January 2020 and have just launched a number of systems and solutions for the current times.

Master Lock partners with CubicLease to offer innovative property management solutions

Security super brand, Master Lock, has partnered with CubicLease, a residential property-viewing platform, to facilitate a safe and convenient alternative to the traditional residential viewing process. Using Master Lock's innovative Select Access Smart Bluetooth Key Lock Box hardware and Vault Enterprise management software in tandem with CubicLease's state-of-the-art app will allow for greater personalisation, unaccompanied self-viewings, and live communication tools between viewers, landlords and agents.

ASSA CLIQ Remote secures plant control rooms for Loughborough University

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Loughborough University has selected the ASSA CLIQ Remote system from the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware Group to help secure its plant control rooms.

Abloy hosts virtual exhibition featuring Access Control for the Built Environment

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Abloy UK has announced plans to hold its first ever virtual exhibition, Keyvolution, which will take place online in July.

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