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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
16th December 2020 Issue no. 538

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Abloy UK launches new Escape Door System compliant with BS EN 13637

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The new ASSA ABLOY ePED, available from Abloy UK, is a display door terminal that incorporates an Escape Door System with a sleek, stylish design for a modern building.

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..
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New Wisenet 3-Channel multi-sensor camera

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A cost-effective video surveillance solution for 'seeing around corners'.

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.
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Corsight AI launches real-time facial recognition technology that accurately identifies individuals at an unmatched speed under any condition

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Corsight AI has launched facial recognition technology able to compliantly identify individuals on watchlists even under the most challenging conditions, overcoming common issues such as face coverings and harsh environments, at an unmatched speed and accuracy.
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Wisenet WAVE integrated with ACT Enterprise

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The integration developed between Vanderbilt's ACT Enterprise access control software platform and Hanwha Techwin's Wisenet WAVE video management software (VMS), means operators are now able to instantly visually verify access control activity and events directly from ACT Enterprise.
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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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Wisenet QR Scanner App

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The Wisenet QR Scanner App is designed to help quickly create a list of all Wisenet devices associated with a specific project, without having to take the products out of their packaging.
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This Week's News

Are security installers ready for the new UKCA mark?

* UNION_installer.jpgUNION 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.
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Virtual Check In reaches 250,000 users in just six months from a standing start

* Virtual-check-in.jpgVirtual 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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News

Squire achieves BSI Secure Digital Applications Kitemark

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British security manufacturer Squire has achieved the Secure Digital Applications Kitemark for its Inigma operating system in padlocks, cylinders and bike locks.
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Smart R Distribution and Safetrust announce distribution partnership

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Frictionless access control has become a must for many businesses that want to create a hygienic working environment for colleagues and visitors in a COVID-19 affected world. The availability of the Safetrust Touchless Identity solution from Smart R Distribution could not therefore come at a better time.
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SALTO upgrades Partner Programme

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SALTO Systems, world leaders in wire free, wireless, cloud and mobile access control solutions, have updated their UK partner programme and introduced new Platinum, Gold and Inspired Business Partner status levels as well as new programme policies, resources and support to help pro-active partners work successfully with SALTO.
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Number of CCTV Cameras in the UK reaches 5.2 million

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The number of CCTV Cameras in the UK may be as many as 5.2 million, with 1 camera for every 13 people as the popularity of public surveillance, home CCTV and doorbell camera use increases. 96% of the total number of cameras in the UK are now operated by private businesses and homeowners.
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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..
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