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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
1st February 2023 Issue no. 641

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SECO-LARM introduces its 1,200-lb Electromagnetic Lock (E-941SB-1200)

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SECO-LARM Maglocks are now available in black. The 1,200-lb Electromagnetic Lock has an operating voltage of 12/24 VDC (selectable), MOV Surge protection, with no residual magnetism.

A detachable faceplate for easy access to wiring.

Housing is created from anodised aluminium with a black finish. Includes an adjustable mounting bracket, and complete mounting hardware for typical installations.

Dutyholders urged to pay heed to multiple emerging fire safety legislations

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On January 23rd the Fire Safety (England) Regulation 2022 came into effect, putting greater emphasis on the importance of fire doors and fire safety instructions for multi-occupied high-rise buildings.

In addition this month, the UK Government has launched a consultation to force developers into putting a second staircase in all new housing blocks over 30 metre tall and sprinklers in all new care homes regardless of building height.

Briton pledges performance with enhanced 2000 door closer series

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Briton has launched its newly enhanced 2000 door closer series, adding augmented versions of its highly renowned 2003 and 2003V overhead door closers to its UK portfolio.

Mul-T-Lock provides OnPoint Electrics’ van security

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OnPoint Electrics has fitted Mul-T-Lock’s innovative vehicle security solution, MVP2000 to its company van, following a break in that resulted in a significant loss of tools.

Hanwha Techwin Europe launches new Wisenet X Series AI Fisheye camera

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Hanwha Techwin has launched the XNF-9013RV, an AI fisheye camera designed to make AI at the edge more accessible and actionable for security teams. The camera comes with AI-based object detection and classification, and improved image quality features, along with IK10 vandal resistance.

New Magic engravers from Lockdecoders

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The Magic S Series Multipurpose Engraver:

- Engraves on acrylic, various kinds of plastics, wood, modeling board, etc
- Can be controlled via bluetooth
- Optional additional clamps
- All models are built with the latest third generation motor control system

Hanwha Techwin’s Top 5 Video Surveillance Trends for 2023

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Hanwha Techwin previews the Top 5 Video Surveillance Trends for 2023, focusing on cutting-edge technologies including AI, computing at the edge, and the convergence of the IoT. It also explains why cybersecurity and the responsible use of technology will become increasingly important.

1. The use of AI is evolving

To date, traditional video applications have called on AI to reduce false alarms and allow the forensic search of video based on object attributes.

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Lockexpo 2023 - just 6 weeks away!

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www.lockexpo.co.uk and follow the link

Look forward to seeing you all there.


Applications open to property protection and security experts for £135 million public sector framework

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Launching this week (31st January), consultancies and contractors have until 16 March to apply to be part of the ASC1 (Asset Safety and Compliance) Framework, delivered by public sector construction framework provider LHC. Designed to help the public sector meet building life safety and maintenance government guidelines and legal responsibilities, ASC1 will provide a full suite of asset safety and compliance services.

Three men prosecuted for working as illegal security in Newtownards

* SIA-logo.jpgOn 25 January 2023 Christopher Butler, from Belfast, pleaded guilty at Downpatrick Magistrates’ Court to five offences including providing illegal security to a bar and restaurant in Newtownards.

Two men supplied as security by Butler were also prosecuted on Wednesday for working illegally at the same venue. Butler, who is sole director of Strangford Security, has been referred for further proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Sycope enters UK & Ireland markets

Sycope, an innovative monitoring solutions company, has cemented its entry into the UK and Ireland markets after signing an agreement with Nuvola Distribution.

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Van Guard joins forces with ARMD to prevent and protect against van crime

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Van Guard Accessories, a market leader in van accessories and security solutions has partnered with ARMD to prevent and protect against van crime. The new partnership means that businesses and tradespeople across the country can benefit from Van Guard's best-in-class vehicle security products and ARMD’s innovative tool protection solutions.

2023 Experience Days, for installers and end users

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, a leading provider of integrated and intelligent security solutions, has announced details of its 2023 Experience Days this February.

Bringing together a wealth of expertise and insight from some of the industry’s most esteemed thought leaders, these three 2023 Experience Days are designed to give end users and installers insight into the 3xLOGIC security product ecosystem, analyse market trends and provide an opportunity to network with peers and experts.

The new CDVI product selector catalogue is here!

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With more than 400 products and over 35 new additions, it's our best edition yet. Download now!

- Clear and simple product information
- IP, IK and fire ratings clearly labelled
- High-definition photos of every product

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