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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
19th August 2020 Issue no. 521

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Why Gymkana is the ultimate solution for auto locksmiths!

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The question on every automotive locksmiths' lips is going to be why buy a Gymkana 994? It does the same as the Condor, right? Why wouldn't I just buy an Xhorse Condor?

DOM door hardware now with a 'Silver Lining.'

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Today, implementing hygiene regimes and social distancing has become the new norm for society. Door handles and knobs are the most frequently touched surfaces in a building and are considered one of the worst areas to harbour harmful microbes.

Codelocks adds new key control cabinets to its portfolio

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Codelocks further expands its access control portfolio with a new range of simple and effective key control cabinets using a single or unique access code. 

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CDVI launches Automatic Mask Detection solution

* Face-mask-recognition.jpgThe FTC1000 also measures body temperature and recognises up to 30,000 faces.

Wisenet video surveillance protect e-BikePort charging stations

* e-Bike-port.jpge-BikePort has chosen Hanwha Techwin as the single source provider of the video surveillance systems to be integrated with its autonomous, sustainable charging stations for electric-assisted bicycles and scooters.

With city dwellers and workers throughout Europe being encouraged by governments to abandon their cars and use either public transport or bicycles to get to their destination, e-BikePorts provide a convenient way to re-charge light electric-assisted vehicles, as well as other electronic equipment, such as mobile phones and tablets. In addition to the recharging sockets, secure lockers are available to temporarily store helmets and clothes, whilst internet access is provided by an integrated Wi-Fi kiosk.

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Placing its trust

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Jewish Care has placed its trust in the latest access control, door entry and CCTV technology, to help create a safe and secure environment for residents living in Anita Dorfman House, a new 64-bed care home facility recently erected at its Sandringham care and community hub in Stanmore.

Coronavirus recovery - data protection advice for organisations

The ICO recognises the unprecedented challenges we are all facing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As lockdown restrictions start to ease and businesses begin to reopen, we know you might need to continue to share information quickly or adapt the way you work. Data protection will not stop you doing that.

It's about being proportionate - if something feels excessive from the public's point of view, then it probably is. Our six data protection steps for organisations sets out the key principles organisations need to consider around the use of personal information.

And the ICO is here to help - please see below for answers to the questions we're being asked. If you need more help, call us on 0303 123 1113.
We have also produced specific advice for health and social care organisations during the coronavirus pandemic.

Magenta Security celebrates 25 years of service

Successful security company, Magenta Security is celebrating 25 years of business. Magenta's commitment to providing world-class security services and advocation for positive changes to be made across the industry has helped them become industry leaders across the last quarter century.

Lockexpo postponed until 2021

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After 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

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Hickleys 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 :

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