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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
18th July 2018 Issue no. 419

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Hanwha Techwin introduces compact Wisenet Transport Solution

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The new vibration-proof Wisenet cameras and small footprint NVRs from Hanwha Techwin are designed to provide a robust solution for monitoring activity on buses, trains, trucks and other forms of transport.
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Surveying security options (CCTV)

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Burg-Wächter is bringing its extensive range of home and professional video surveillance cameras, software and accessories to the UK.
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Hands-free translator launches as UK's language skills deficiency cost £17bn in first quarter of 2018

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The world's first live hands-free translator, Tragl, has launched, enabling people that speak different languages to easily communicate with one another through a single headset, as it's found that the UK's language skills deficiency cost the British economy up to £17bn in the first quarter of 2018*.
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MOBOTIX expands management team

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MOBOTIX is expanding its management team to include two new members. Following a successful restructuring, MOBOTIX is paving the way for sustainable growth with its new members, both experienced industry experts: Christiane Kampling will now serve as Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications and Hartmut Sprave as Chief Technical Officer. Both started with the company on June 1, 2018.
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Maevex 6120 encoder features simultaneous dual 4K capture, stream, and record on a standard one Gigabit Ethernet network

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Matrox Graphics Inc. launches the Matrox Maevex 6120 dual 4K enterprise encoder appliance.

Leveraging the same industry-leading core technology as the multi-award-winning Maevex 6100 Series quad 4K enterprise encoders, Maevex 6120 delivers simultaneous dual 4K input capture, stream, and record-with options to stream and record even more channels in different configurations-all on a standard one Gigabit Ethernet network. 
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High-quality Siqura camera nominated for prestigious GIT Security Award 2019

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Siqura's XCU Fusion camera has been nominated in Germany for a GIT Security Award 2019. There are competitions in five different categories of safety and security products. The Siqura camera competes in Category B: Fire and Explosion Protection, Industrial Safety.
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Always the Safe choice

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Independently certified to ECB.S S2 (EN14450), the popular Combi-Line safes are AiS approved for up to £4,000 cash or £40,000 valuables. Combi-Line safes also offer genuine fire protection, certified to LFS 30 P (EN15659) for 30mins.

Hot on the heels of winning a prestigious "Stiftung Warentest" consumer award in Germany, the Combi-Line CL20 is now joined by a new larger CL60 model.
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This Week's News

New British Standard guides bring door hardware professionals up-to-date

A raft of revised British Standards has prompted the publication of three new technical guides from the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) for door and window hardware specialists.

BS 3621: 2017 specifies the performance requirements and test methods for a thief-resistant mechanically operated single-point lock assembly. It gives ironmongers clarification on how to conform to BS 3621 and the classification for locks in respect of other British and European standards.
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Exhibitors at ALEX - use our demonstration area free of charge!

* ALEX-demo-area.jpgThinking of exhibiting at ALEX? We've only got 3 stands left, so how can we tempt you?

One of the ever popular features of ALEX is our training and demonstration area. We have two 42-inch plasma screens, a handycam with an operator and a PA with wireless microphones, so you can demo a product on a car (you need to supply your own car!) and connect a laptop to the screens to show presentations or video.
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Turnover soars as Haydock-based ATG Access achieves considerable growth

ATG Access, the world's leading innovator of road blocker, bollards and vehicle barrier systems (Hostile Vehicle Mitigation products), has exceeded its previous year's turnover by 12% to report a turnover of £17.5 million.

The business' expansion has been driven by its solid UK performance and exporting success across Europe, Asia and the Middle East, with the company now supplying its products to 42 counties.
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Burton Safes new Head of Sales & Marketing

Burton-Safes.jpgThe Physical Security Specialist, Burton Safes, is delighted to announce Tony Lever as their new Head of Sales and Marketing. Tony brings a wealth of experience to the role, having worked in the security industry for over 31 years - 21 years of which was spent in the Locksmith sector.

He has spent the last 10 years at Burton Safes developing their commercial division.
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News

70% of us forget if we've locked our doors

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Seven in ten of us have left a property and been unable to remember whether we locked the doors, while six in ten of us have left a property and returned to find we had left a door unlocked.
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National music events receive a-list security solutions

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Two Rolling Stones concerts became the latest star-studded events to receive the highest level of protection against potential terror attacks.
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Ad Hoc Property Management launch new security division to offer range of property security solutions

Ad Hoc Property Management, Europe's leading providers of Property Guardians, have launched a new business division to sit alongside its core offering - Ad Hoc Security UK Limited - and to strengthen its security service for property owners.
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Chubb Locks Custodial Services celebrates 200th anniversary

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Chubb Locks Custodial Services (CLCS) marked its 200th anniversary this week, with customers, ex and long-standing employees all coming together at its Willenhall headquarters to celebrate.
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Aiphone UK appoint Harvey Williams as General Sales Manager

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Aiphone, a global market leading manufacturer of intercom, video door entry and IP based integrated security solutions, has appointed Harvey Williams as its new UK General Sales Manager.
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ALEX nearly sold out - book now!

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ALEX, the Auto Locksmiths' EXpo, returns to the Nottingham Belfry hotel this October the 13th and 14th. We've only got 4 stands left and visitor registration is running at a high level, so this is your chance to get in front of auto locksmiths from all over the country (and some from further afield!).

ALEX runs every two years and is the only UK show that's aimed specifically at auto locksmiths - instead of being a small fish in a big pond at a larger, more general expo, you can be sure you're putting yourself in front of trading auto locksmiths and those wishing to get into that area.
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Arteco announces integration with Paxton's Access Control System, Net2

Arteco, a global provider of video event management solutions, has completed its integration with Paxton's networked access control system, Net2. The combination of these two leading solutions enables users to gain additional levels of intelligence from their security infrastructure.
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UNION warns of the dangers of incorrect closer specification for non-insulated metal fire doors

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UNION, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, is warning specifiers and installers about the dangers of fitting incorrect door closers for non-insulated metal fire doors.
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