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20th January 2021 Issue no. 541
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New Wisenet 4-Channel Remote Head Camera Module
The new Wisenet PNM-9000QB camera module is designed for ATM, retail and other covert fraud and theft detection applications.
Master Lock celebrates its 100-year anniversary!
To celebrate this remarkable milestone, the brand has produced a very special limited-edition Collector Padlock and Key Chain - launching today.
Hanwha Techwin launches IEC 60601 certificated Temperature Detection Thermal camera
The Wisenet TNM-3620TDY is a bi-spectrum, multi-channel device which incorporates a QVGA-class thermal imaging camera and a 2-megapixel video surveillance camera.
Ransomware attacks will grow in frequency and sophistication in 2021
Successful ransomware attacks will continue to grow this year due to increasingly sophisticated tactics. This is according to research* from Databarracks, revealing ransomware attacks have increased by 26% since 2018.
Smart activations are 98% unassisted, says Kubu
Hanwha Techwin's Top 5 video surveillance trends for 2021
They cover AI edge-based solutions, open platform, the Cloud, cyber security, data protection and privacy issues.
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This Week's News
The question posed recently in an email between some of the leading lights in the automotive locksmith industry was: "How long will it be until car keys are a thing of the past?"
It is with huge regret that we must cancel any shows in 2021. Having canvassed and had replies from many exhibitors, it seems unlikely that any would attend a show or they feel that visitor numbers would be very low.
Provisional dates have been secured of Saturday 5th and Sunday the 6th of March 2022 for Lockexpo
And for ALEX (the Auto Locksmith speciality show) on 1st and 2nd of October 2022
Revealed: 755 burglaries a DAY in England and Wales in 2020!
Burglary can be a very profitable crime for offenders but significantly costly for property owners.
In fact, statistics from the Government show that victims on average incur a financial loss of £4,040 from the theft of possessions and damage caused to property during a burglary.
Interested in property safety, OnlineMortgageAdvisor.co.uk analysed the latest data from the police on 41 police forces/constabularies to determine which areas of England and Wales experienced the most burglary cases between January - November 2020.
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2020 a year in review and what to expect from 3D Group in 2021
New telephone number for Lockexpo
London now has the 4th highest CCTV Camera density in the World
What locksmiths need to know about the new UKNI mark for door hardware
With the new UKNI mark fast approaching, locksmiths in Northern Ireland must be up-to-date on the latest changes and deadline for the new product marking system, says UNION, part of the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware Group.
This covers door opening solutions such as fire-resistant and emergency locks, panic exit devices and door closers.
Are security installers ready for the new UKCA mark?
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
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.