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16th December 2020 Issue no. 538
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Abloy UK launches new Escape Door System compliant with BS EN 13637
Traditionally, escape door systems had to be compliant to BS EN 179 and BS EN 1125, but the introduction of BS EN 13637 in 2015 changed the landscape of how emergency doors can be specified, defining the requirements for electrically controlled exit systems for use on escape routes..
New Wisenet 3-Channel multi-sensor camera
The latest addition to the Wisenet P 'Premium' camera series removes the risk that important video evidence might be missed when there is a need to monitor two adjacent sides of a building.
With the middle camera sensor covering the blind spot between the areas being monitored by the other two sensors, the 3-channel multi-directional Wisenet PNM-8082VT camera provides an efficient way to 'see around corners' and offers a cost-effective alternative to deploying three standard fixed cameras.
Corsight AI launches real-time facial recognition technology that accurately identifies individuals at an unmatched speed under any condition
Wisenet WAVE integrated with ACT Enterprise
UK imposed €132.7 Million of GDPR fines, more than Germany and Italy combined
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) continues causing hefty fines and penalties for businesses and organizations across European countries even two years after coming into force.
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This Week's News
Are security installers ready for the new UKCA mark?
UNION is urging security installers to ensure they are ready for the new UKCA mark, which is replacing CE marking for products sold in Great Britain. This includes products such as fire-resistant and emergency locks, panic exit devices and door closers.
The UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking is the new product marking system that will be used for goods being placed on the market in Great Britain. It covers most goods that previously required the CE marking.
Virtual Check In reaches 250,000 users in just six months from a standing start
Virtual Check In provides a contactless visitor/staff recording system to any organisation that needs to keep a track of who has come in and out of their business.
So far, Virtual Check In has helped over 350 businesses of all sizes to replace their pen and paper recording system with its contactless QR code / NFC scanning system, and now has over 250,000 users across multiple industries.
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Squire achieves BSI Secure Digital Applications Kitemark
Smart R Distribution and Safetrust announce distribution partnership
SALTO upgrades Partner Programme
Number of CCTV Cameras in the UK reaches 5.2 million
How safe are your keys? 3D printing brings new security menace
3D printing brings new security menace, one good photograph could be all a criminal needs.
The relatively new technology of 3D printing has come with all kinds of moral and legal baggage, but now it appears that it can be used by criminals to evade security by copying your keys..