* LASN_picture_logo.jpg


Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
14th October 2020 Issue no. 529

Your industry news - first


We strongly recommend viewing Locks and Security News full size in your web browser. Click our masthead above to visit our website version.


English French Spanish Italian German Dutch Russian Mandarin

Please note that you are viewing an archived issue of Locks and Security News.

International News

The award-winning Nuki Smart Lock 2.0

* Nuki-Smart-Lock.jpg

The Nuki Smart Lock 2.0, is the next generation of smart lock that turns a smartphone into a key.

Featuring a plethora of new features, the Smart Lock 2.0 includes Bluetooth 5 for improved range, enhanced internal processing power for speed of use, a door sensor for at-a-glance status updates on your home door, plus full Apple HomeKit compatibility.

Master Lock innovative Biometric Security Safe

* Masterlock-bio-safe.jpg
Master Lock, the American security super brand, is excited to announce the launch of the Biometric Security Safe to join the brand's expanding easy access range.

Following the success of the Biometric Padlock that launched earlier in 2020, the new Biometric Security Safe offers a practical solution to security at the touch of a fingerprint!

Honeywell - MAXPRO Cloud

* Honeywell-Maxpro.jpg
With AinsCo Fire & Security a proud Honeywell Integrator; Honeywell's latest range of intruder products known as MAXPRO Intrusion is an integrated cloud-based solution bringing intruder alarm systems into the modern day.

Videx strengthens MiAccess access control range

* Videx-HL1000-MF.jpg
Door entry and access control manufacturer Videx has introduced a new handle for its range of MiAccess proximity readers.

The HL1000-MF provides an ideal access control solution for small to mid-sized installations including offices, guest houses, industrial units and schools.

How to add a new key to a BMW 640D with the IM608 Pro

* BMW6.jpg
Here's a quick and extremely interesting guide on key programming for BMW 6 series cars with the Autel IM680 Pro for those of you who want to avoid costly mistakes when programming BMW's. So the first thing you'll need to know is what type of Autel equipment you'll need in order to carry out the job.

Back up the Key: For the BMW the IM608 gives you the option to back up key data through the following path: Key Operation > Key Data Operation > Backup Key Data. It is highly recommended you do this in case the IM608 corrupts the data during the following process.

Welcome to


Read by industry professionals nationwide - and beyond

* FB.jpg

Apologies. Due to an oversight earlier we sent out last week's issue! Here's this week's.

Welcome to your industry news weekly! We welcome comments on any item in Locks and Security News on our FaceBook page. You can find us at:


If you enjoy reading Locks and Security News so do others! If you have company news, stock clearances, distributor or product information, or even a job to offer just email news

This Week's News

Mul-T-Lock supports National Home Security Month to encourage homeowners to contact their local locksmith

* Home-security-month.jpgNHSM is an annual campaign that runs throughout October and this year is themed: 'You call it home, we keep it secure.'

Locks and Security News Archive Search

We keep an extensive archive of news stories and product information that have featured in past issues of Locks and Security News. If you would like to run a search of the Locks and Security News web site using the search tool below please just go ahead by entering in the name of the person, product or company or any other key words that you are looking for.

Search Locks and Security News:

How to contact us at Locks and Security News:

* John-pro-shot.jpgNewsdesk News

If you would like Locks and Security News to feature your product information, case studies, or company news, just email as above. Ideally a Word doc + jpeg images. Remember, we can take copy up to 5pm on any Tuesday for Wednesday transmission.

Want a link from Locks and Security News to your web site? Just ask for details.

The views or claims expressed by contributors do not necessarily reflect the views of the publisher. Whilst every effort is made to ensure accuracy, the publisher accepts no liability for errors in this publication.

John Austen
Publishing Director
Tel:07766 707 888



Locks and Security News is broadcast every Wednesday. You may receive it FREE each week by clicking the link above.
To prevent this newsletter from getting swept up by overzealous email filters, we suggest that you add news@locksandsecuritynew
to your address book.


Is the UK heading for a second wave and a double dip?

* NYSE.jpg
With the recent spike in Coronavirus cases across the UK many of our customers will be asking "are we heading for a second wave and what are the economic ramifications to their businesses if this happens?"

At 3D Group we have been fortunate enough to avoid the worst of the economic and social ramifications, but with the increasing likelihood of a second national lockdown, we are hoping to help our customers prepare for the worst. Here are some tips on how you can minimise the risk to your automotive locksmith business during the second wave and a potential depression.


Time for focus on fire door safety

* Fire-Door.jpg
As Fire Door Safety Week 2020 draws to a close, Bureau Veritas is taking the opportunity to give another reminder about the importance of properly fitted and maintained fire doors to enhance safety in the event of a fire.

Fire Door Safety Week was first launched in 2013, in response to a legacy of fire door neglect, and is managed by the British Woodworking Federation, with support from partners including London Fire Brigade (LFB), The National Fire Chief's Council (NFCC) and the Home Office's National Fire Safety campaign.

Help save lives with compliant specification on fire and escape doors

* Courseleader-Pat-Jefferies.jpeg
During Fire Door Safety Week, Abloy UK is inviting the industry to refresh its knowledge with two webinars to help raise awareness and highlight the importance of selecting compliant products for fire and escape doors.

© Locks and Security News 2023.
Subscribe | Unsubscribe | Hall of Fame | Cookies | Sitemap