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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
7th December 2022 Issue no. 634

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International News

Yale launches new mains powered floodlight camera

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Trusted home security expert, Yale, has recently announced a new addition to its smart security range – the Floodlight Camera.  And as it is mains powered, Yale is recommending all homeowners who purchase the camera to enlist the help of a professional electrician to aid the installation.

3xLOGIC introduces VIGIL CLOUD across Europe

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3xLOGIC has announced the availability of its innovative VIGIL CLOUD system across Europe.

Originally launched in the U.S. in 2020, VIGIL CLOUD extends the scope of 3xLOGIC’s award-winning VIGIL Video Management System into the cloud, and has proven popular among organizations looking for a powerful, scalable, and easy-to-use platform.

Milestone Systems introduces Milestone Kite

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Milestone Systems continues to increase its range of on-premises, hybrid-cloud and cloud-native data-driven video technology solutions; the new Milestone Kite Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) complements XProtect on Amazon Web Services (AWS) as Milestone’s newest cloud offering.

SALTO launches Homelok, an all-in-one smart access solution for residential living

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SALTO Systems, a global leader in smart electronic access control solutions in the hospitality and commercial industries, is launching a groundbreaking new platform aimed at the residential market. 

Secure Logiq to showcase line of high-performance HD surveillance solutions at 'CNI Security Technology Day'

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Building on their highly popular series of electronic security solutions focused events, the CNI Security Group will once again host a ‘CNI Security Technology’ Day, showcasing the latest cutting-edge security technologies from leading manufacturers, which this year, includes Secure Logiq.

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This Week's News

UNION launches new high-security padlock

* UNION-Padlock.jpgUNION has launched a new range of high-security padlocks that enable a variety of internal and external locations to be secured, and work as part of the company’s new master key cylinder range, keyMASTER.

Compatible with all UNION cylinders, the new Shield high-security padlock range delivers exceptional security. This has enabled it to attain BS EN12320:2012 from Grade 4 up to the maximum Grade 6, in recognition of its physical security and the number of combinations it allows for.

Integrated Solutions extend Codelocks’ quality to bespoke solutions

* Joanne_Codelocks.jpgCodelocks’ newly appointed Sales Director, Joanne Milne-Rowe, announces that access control provider Codelocks is now extending its expertise to businesses who want to integrate the Codelocks NetCode® Technology into their solutions.

This new initiative sees Codelocks experts working with businesses that need to provide timed access to buildings, lockers and storage facilities, to integrate the algorithm-based access control locks within their product offering.

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions introduces Openings Studio asset tagging

* Asset-tagging.jpgASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has introduced an asset tagging functionality for doors developed using its Openings Studio Building Information Modelling (BIM) Software, with the first customer project utilising this system now installed.

Openings Studio is a cloud based, custom configuration tool for the creation, visualisation, modification, and management of door openings. The unique BIM application provides access to complete doorset information at all stages from product concept to product care.

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What is an electro-magnetic lock?

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Electro-magnetic locks hold a door shut using the power of magnetic attraction. An electro-magnet only becomes magnetic once electrical power is applied to it. When there is no power applied, it does not generate a magnetic field. This means the door can be freely opened

Codelocks’ culture delivers prestigious award wins

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The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) presented Codelocks with two awards and one shortlist at its inaugural Community Awards event at the London Oval.

Prestigious GAI accolade for Abloy UK’s Roy Buckingham

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Abloy UK is proud to announce Roy Buckingham, Regional Specification Development Manager – London & South East has been given the Customer Focus Award at the new Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) Community Awards.

New UNION guide tackles misleading claims around key copy protection

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UNION has launched a new guide to highlight the issue of misleading claims around key copy protection, advising merchants to be vigilant against such claims to avoid the fallout that can result from misusing trademarks.

VPS Group announces Craig Robb as Group Chief Commercial Officer

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Leading temporary security specialist VPS Group has appointed Craig Robb as their Group Chief Commercial Officer.

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