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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
2nd September 2020 Issue no. 523

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Hanwha Techwin introduces Social Distance Measuring application

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Helping ensure the need for a safe distance between people is being respected

Hanwha Techwin has launched AI deep learning based video analytics Social Distance Measuring application which, in a COVID-19 affected world, helps businesses to implement their social distancing policies.

SMARTair from Mul-T-Lock opens the door to convenient and cost effective check-ins

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In today's landscape where reduced touch-points and low operating costs are nothing short of paramount, security expert Mul-T-Lock is offering a tailored access control solution to all hotel, holiday park and short-break property owners.

CDVI launches Automatic Mask Detection solution

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The FTC1000 also measures body temperature and recognises up to 30,000 faces.

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?

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This Week's News

The true importance of door hardware selection

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Door hardware is more than just a cosmetic consideration. In fact, it plays a role in the operational integrity of a building, and more crucially, is a key element of a facility's fire safety and security.

Oncam introduces C-Series, compact and powerful 360-degree camera line

* Oncam_C-Series.jpgOncam, the provider of premium 360-degree video capture technologies, has launched the powerful and compact C-Series and the first two cameras of this line, the C-12 Indoor and the C-12 Outdoor Plus, both featuring a 12MP sensor and powered by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Magenta funds education for 25th child in 25th year

Abbey-Petkar.jpgTo coincide with their 25th year of business, Magenta Security has announced the support of its 25th vulnerable child.

Adding sophistication to its KitLock by Codelocks range

* Kitlock-new.jpgDigital lock innovator Codelocks continues to provide smarter access for everyone with the introduction of the stylish and versatile KL1100 RFID lock to its KitLock by Codelocks range.

The new KL1100 RFID is a smart card operated lock designed for both public and private lockers. Users can simply lock and unlock the KL1100 RFID at the touch of a card.

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MPs accuse government of privacy failings

On the news that a cross-party group of more than 20 MPs has accused the UK's privacy watchdog of failing to hold the government to account for its failures in the NHS test-and-trace programme and are demanding the government change the programme, Toni Vitale, Head of Data Protection at JMW Solicitors LLP, says:

Survey shows higher education ready to move from legacy access control systems and embrace new technology

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Over half of respondents want to unify their access control credentials to support multiple applications; 44% want better integration with other security systems/components

Wisenet video surveillance protect e-BikePort charging stations

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e-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.

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.

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