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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
29th July 2020 Issue no. 518

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SALTO achieves BSI Enhanced Level IoT Kitemark

SALTO 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.

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.

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This Week's News

Lockexpo postponed until 2021

* lockexpo_alex-2021.jpgAfter a very strange year so far and not one but two changes to the dates for Lockexpo 2020, we've now accepted that the show can't safely go ahead this year and we're looking ahead to 2021.

Hickleys offer Technical Support & Extended Warranty

* Hickleys-offer.jpgHickleys would like to offer you two exceptional deals to help you move your business forward out of the Coronavirus lockdown. We hear from lots of customers every day that business completely stopped during the 3 months of lockdown and is now only gradually picking up to pre lockdown levels. In order to help, the two deals we offer are :

- Bounce back, 15 months for the price of 12, and
- Early bird 30% discount in July, August & September

How do I know if I need to upgrade my old OSCA Cable?

* 3DG-Blog-Banner.jpgOur original OSCA is still supported by our specialist technicians' so don't worry if you don't want to upgrade; simply carry on using your cable as normal. However, OSCA 2.0 has many significant advantages over the original OSCA cable.

While OSCA 2.0 excels in the more complicated configuration processes, such as ECU and Body Control Modules. If you are just programming keys or doing less complicated modules, the original OSCA cable will work fine and dandy.


Codelocks WiFi Gateway delivers enhanced remote access control for Codelocks Smart Locks

* Codelocks-Gateway.jpgCodelocks newly released WiFi Gateway offers the next level of control and convenience to smart lock users. One WiFi Gateway allows a user to control up to four compatible Codelocks Smart Locks from any WiFi connected mobile device.

WiFi Gateway by Codelocks works in conjunction with the K3 Connect App, giving the user extended range and enhanced functionality. Remote smart access control features include locking and unlocking, programming, client management, NetCode generation and more.

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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.

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.

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