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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
8th February 2023 Issue no. 642

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International News

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.

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.

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This Week's News

ASSA ABLOY launches comprehensive Specification Manual

* AA-specification-guide.jpgASSA ABLOY’s new Door Hardware Specification Manual is now available for customers to download. The guide is ASSA ABLOY’s most complete specification resource to date, helping architects and specifiers produce detailed and accurate door hardware specifications, aligned with smart construction objectives.

To enable users to navigate their way through the extensive range of products, the Specification Manual offers a solution-led approach, grouping products into cohesive sets across eight categories.

Bram Soete appointed Technical Director of CDVI Group

* BramSoete_CDVI.jpgCDVI Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Bram Soete to the position of Technical Director for the Group. Alongside his role as General Manager of CDVI Benelux, Mr Soete will be responsible for the international Group’s Product Committee. 

Cognitec adds verification and PAD features to Photo Capture Device

* Cognitec-Face.jpgThe latest version of Cognitec’s FaceVACS-Entry technology not only takes biometric photos, it now allows for their comparison against facial images retrieved from ID documents or databases. The process also includes presentation attack detection to ensure a live person interacts with the device.

The slim, light-weight device fits wide-ranging installation scenarios, including eGates, desks, kiosks, free-standing pillars, and border control booths. Instant camera positioning, active lighting, and responsive user guidance lead to optimal capturing conditions, accurate person authentication results, and fast processing times. 

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

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Property protection and security experts can now apply to be part of a £135m public sector asset and building management framework.

Three men prosecuted for working as illegal security in Newtownards

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On 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.

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.

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