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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
24th March 2021 Issue no. 550

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International News

3 Stars of Orion

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Hardware specialist VBH has added to its family of greenteQ profile cylinders, having introduced the new Orion 3 star barrel. Orion is tested to TS007 and is rated as a 3 star profile cylinder.

This means that it offers full protection against drilling, picking, bumping and snapping without the need for any additional support such as a security handle or shroud.

Allied Universal takeover of G4S

G4S shareholders have agreed to the £3.8BN takeover by its North American rival. With 750,000 employees, the new company now becomes one of the world's largest direct employers.

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The importance of NDAA compliance for European businesses

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Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, explains the significance to system integrators and end-users across Europe of the measures taken by the U.S. Government to prevent security cameras being maliciously hacked.

Get Smart with Q-Smart

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Hardware expert VBH has added the Q-Smart electronic smart handle to its range of premium quality window and door hardware and furniture.

It's a keyless product which gives the homeowner 3 methods of gaining access. The first is a proximity fob that communicates with a reader built into the handle unit; the second is via the Blusafe app that allows the user to use their mobile phone as a key, and the third is finger print recognition. The large reader pad is concealed under a hinged tab to keep it dry.

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This Week's News

Flexible and futureproof access control at Hean Castle Estate

* AA-Cliq.jpgASSA CLIQ Remote has proven to be the perfect partner for the Hean Castle Estate in southwest Wales, delivering assured key control and much-needed flexibility when managing access control across the site.

Covering over 1,200 acres, the Hean Castle Estate owns and manages a diverse portfolio of land and property around the village of Saundersfoot in Pembrokeshire. The Estate operates a range of different enterprises, including beef farming, forestry and biofuel production, two substantial holiday caravan parks and a beach centre, together with a significant portfolio of leased commercial properties.

Videcon partners with Uniview to launch CCTV range

* Videcon.jpgLeading security solutions developer, designer, and provider, Videon have joined forces with the global CCTV manufacturer Uniview to introduce a new range of products to the UK market, including innovative NDAA-compliant technology.

The new range, consisting of 14 cameras and recorders will sit alongside Videcon's Aspect and Concept Pro ranges and will be split across three tiers: Easy, Prime-I, and Prime-III, with each product providing a premium quality performance suitable for all business and domestic needs.

ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions launches new access management solution to support digital transformation in critical infrastructure

* AA-Access-Control.jpgASSA ABLOY Global Solutions launches CIPE Manager, a new access management solution for the demanding requirements of critical infrastructure protection.

CIPE Manager allows organisations to manage all their keys, locks and access rights from any location, with a user-friendly, cloud-based management system,  connecting with every locking solution in the Digital portfolio for Critical Infrastructure Protection by ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions.

Codelocks grows its Marine by Codelocks family

* Marine-by-Codelocks.jpgCodelocks has expanded its Marine by Codelocks range, giving customers a wider choice of weather-resistant keyless access solutions. Due to the popularity of its CL510 and CL515 Marine by Codelocks products, launched in October last year, Codelocks has added a number of new locks to its Marine by Codelocks range.

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Cloud upgrade available on ASSA ABLOY's Incedo Business access control solution

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Incedo Business access management from ASSA ABLOY, available from Abloy UK, is created for businesses on the move, who need a flexible security solution which grows with them.

Now, security managers managing an Incedo Business solution can work remotely too - while maintaining complete control over their building's access points.

SSAIB listed among 2021 ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards aponsors

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SSAIB are proud to have been named as one of the sponsors for this year's ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards.

The 2021 ceremony will take place on June 16, 2021 and SSAIB are one of six sponsors announced for the awards, which will be the seventh occasion that the exceptional actions of on-duty front-line security staff have been celebrated.

New National Sales Manager at Videx

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Videx Security has appointed a new National Sales Manager following the departure of Neil Thomas.

James Gray, who has been with the company for over a decade, becomes the firm's National Sales Manager after Neil left the company following a 20-year career at Videx.

Smart R Distribution appointed distributor of new Comelit Secur HUB wireless intruder alarm system

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Smart R Distribution's ability to provide installers throughout the UK with a competitive edge, has been enhanced with the news that it has been appointed an authorised distributor of the new Comelit Secur HUB wireless intruder alarm system.

Abloy releases date for second virtual showcase

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Following the success of its virtual Keyvolution exhibition in July 2020, ABLOY UK has announced a virtual showcase on 9 March, which will share the latest trends and innovations in the security and access control sector.

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