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28th October 2020 Issue no. 531
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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.
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Designed to provide a highly cost-effective solution for monitoring activity over wide open spaces, the second generation Illustra Flex multi-directional camera is equipped with four separate image sensors which can be individually positioned and angled to provide up to 360 degree coverage via four separate non-stitched video streams.
For premises looking to secure rooms in busy public spaces, such as commercial offices, healthcare buildings and retail environments, Code Handle from ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware provides a stylish, secure and easy-to-fit solution.
EZVIZ has launched its most advanced and highly anticipated outdoor Wi-Fi camera, the C3X.
Our team kept working through the first National lockdown and we intend to during the second. We just wanted to give you a quick update on what you can expect in the coming months. We know that this time around things seem even more difficult but we are confident we can help you thrive in these trying times. Like 'The Doors' we'll be riding on the storm, so to speak and surfing this second wave.
As of today, all our services remain fully operational and the team will be working hard to deliver the same delivery times and the full customer support you expect and deserve. So, without further ado here is a list of all our services.
Abloy UK has added another course to its comprehensive Academy - Electric Locking for Fire and Escape Doors. The CPD is designed to provide a greater understanding of the different types of access control systems, explaining their basic requirements and the considerations of fire safety.
RIBA approved the course for giving participants the required understanding of fire and escape door safety standards. The one-hour seminar includes building regulations, legislation and 'best practice' standards in electric locking options and access control fundamentals.
The sensors are equipped with adjustable sensor range up to 6" (15cm) 1A relay, adjustable trigger duration 0.5~20 seconds or toggle.
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It makes for grim reading if you live in the North, because 7 out of the top 10 worst places for burglaries are towns located in the North of England, according to a survey of 2,000 respondents by CCTV installer CCTV.co.uk.
Following the news that the ICO has issued British Airways with a £20m fine - the largest it has handed out to date - for failing to protect its customers' personal data in a previous cyber-attack, Paul Cahill, data breach solicitor at Fletchers Data Claims, outlines how this ruling might affect data breach liabilities moving forwards.
"Whilst it might seem that BA has had a lucky escape here - with the original notice from the ICO suggesting a fine of £183.9 million - the ICO's decision is likely to have large companies reviewing their data security arrangements and seeking to strengthen their protection against cyber-attacks.
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.