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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
30th March 2022 Issue no. 600

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International News

CDVI releases advanced high speed facial recognition

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Global access control manufacturer CDVI has announced the official release of iface, an advanced biometric facial recognition unit. Following a successful and exclusive preview of the product at The Security Event 2021, iface is now available to buy for UK and international customers.

Digital Barriers helps Bogota Police tackle crime on transportation system

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Digital Barriers, a leading provider of IoVT (internet of video things) surveillance and security products, has announced a new contract with Bogota’s Police force to provide its BW600 body worn cameras for use on the city’s mass transportation system.

Varifocal multi-imager camera for cost-effective video surveillance

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Four separate streams provide coverage of multiple cameras in a single housing. 3xLOGIC, a leading provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, has released its new VX-20M-SURROUND-RAW varifocal mult-imager surround dome camera.

Videx introduces new video monitor for leading door entry range

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Videx has launched a new premium video monitor for its flagship door entry system the VX2200 and its 2-wire video VX2300 range.

Vayyar Imaging to open new office in Japan

The newly assembled team is comprised of experts from across the senior care, automotive and semiconductor sectors. The office will specialize in business development, system application and marketing.

ERA supports national burglary prevention campaign

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ERA, one of the UK’s leading home security and fenestration component providers, has partnered with Neighbourhood Watch, the UK’s largest crime prevention charity, as part of its annual burglary awareness campaign.

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This Week's News

A Smart Guide to Access Control Cards

... and how you can benefit from Smart card technology without being tied to one manufacturer.

Neill Williams, Director of Smart R Distribution, explains how end-users looking to upgrade their Access Control system, can do so by enhancing what they already have, rather than ‘rip and replace’.

“You have to know the past to understand the present.” Carl Sagan

EZVIZ launches the C3TN Colour night vision camera

* Ezviz-night-colour-cam.jpgFeaturing vivid colour night vision, motion detection, active defense with strobe light and IP67 waterproof protection, the C3TN is an incredibly accessible choice for those searching for outdoor security.

The launch of its C3TN Colour night vision security camera follows the success of EZVIZ’s C3QTN which was praised for the premium quality it offers, all at an incredibly affordable price. This aligns with EZVIZ’s commitment to offer consumers security cameras across a range of price points, but always packed with functionality and good quality imagery.

Kubu window smart sensor ready to roll

* Ryan-Bromley_Kubu.jpgFollowing a thorough development and testing programme, the newest member of the Kubu Smart Security family is ready to launch, with the first Avantis ‘Works with Kubu’ FMT window locks now in stock. 

Kubu smart-sensor technology, and the platform that it runs on has been proven and perfected over several successful years in consumers’ homes across the UK. The launch of the window sensor sees the introduction of the most advanced smart security sensor yet in the fenestration industry.

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Fire Safety and Ironmongery: Hand in Hand

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Daniel May, Director at Consort Architectural Hardware explores the close relationship between fire safety and ironmongery and how compliance becomes compromised without essential hardware components:

Free access control training sessions from industry experts

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Codelocks is offering Lock 101 and Troubleshooting training sessions to help trade professionals refresh and bolster access control knowledge and skills. The free training sessions will take place at the Codelocks offices in Newbury, on 24 March, 28 April and 26 May 2022.

Abloy UK presents innovative digital access solutions at the Security Event 2022

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Abloy UK is showcasing its comprehensive range of innovative digital access solutions on stand 3/H30 at The Security Event, held at the NEC in Birmingham from 5th – 7th April 2022.

Lockexpo 2022 photo review

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It was never going to be easy to start almost from scratch again, but disappointed exhibitors from 2020 rebooked and chose their spots, while there were a couple who decided Covid was still a risk, overall the showing was good. Setup day was hard as it always is but the team pulled equally hard and we made the 1800 start deadline. Exhibitors built stands, erected screens and it all looked lovely.

2022 expected to be another eventful year full of vulnerability exploits, account takeover attacks, phishing, and ransomware, says Secon Cyber

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With much of the UK workforce now heading back into the office following the easing of Covid restrictions, there still remains a large amount of people choosing to work remotely or splitting their time between the office and home.

This work-life shift means that businesses need to continue to be vigilant and address the multiple vulnerabilities that still linger. This is according to Andrew Gogarty, Chief Security Evangelist, Secon.

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