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13th May 2015 Issue no. 264
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This Week's News
The TDB003 Proximity/Smart Key Systems Tester offers a simple and cost effective way to diagnose and test problems relating to the vehicle immobiliser system, which is made up of a number of components.
Bianchi Keyline key cutting machines are innovative, original and unique, and always deliver the goods. They are essential for any professional who is looking to cut keys with ultimate precision and accuracy, without encountering any difficulties or setbacks.
And the latest machine to be added to TradeLocks' catalogue of exceptional key cutters is the revolutionary Ninja Laser.
Comelit has added to its market-leading access control range for apartment blocks and residential complexes with the 'Mini' video door entry phone, which the company will be demonstrating at this year's IFSEC in June at London's Excel Centre.
The 'Mini' is an enhanced version of Comelit's entry-level solution, which maximises security while remaining unobtrusive.
Boon Edam Inc., a leading manufacturer of security entrance solutions in North America, has announced that its existing software tool, BoonConnect, will be addressable in real time via a web browser and will be a standard feature for both the Tourlock security revolving door and the Circlelock security mantrap portal.
The Balham site which has a focus on art and creativity wanted custom-made aluminium-framed glass doors with a Fifties design which have been constructed by Essex-based IDF Aluminium Ltd.
AMG, the British manufacturer of CCTV transmission solutions and sophisticated 5 Megapixel cameras, announces that they have completed the supply of the transmission solution for the Security & Surveillance project for the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong.
In total, the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal CCTV solution has 620 cameras in a mixture of IP, Analogue and 360 degree. Of those, 260 comprise the designated TC solution.
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The CPD seminar titled 'Door Hardware and Inclusive Design', has been assessed and approved as conforming to guidelines set by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and has become part of its Core Curriculum.
Contrary to the much-lauded 2013 Scrap Metal Dealers Act, new analysis on metal theft raises questions on its success and on how it has encouraged a shift from petty to large-scale organised crime.
The act was meant to cut metal theft which peaked in 2011/2012 when copper prices were high and UK businesses alone were experiencing over 1,000 such thefts a week, with an annual haul of 60,000 metal thefts reported.
London Gatwick Airport has become the world's first airport to go paperless for its Airport ID pass applications and issuance.
Human Recognition Systems' (HRS) MTrust is reducing pass rejections and waiting times, streamlining Gatwick's ID Centre operations to increase security and improve service.
It takes soft hands and a gentle touch to pick a lock. Under the watchful eye of a former locksmith and with an array of tools at his disposal, 10-year-old Kyle Desjardine can pick a front door lock in minutes flat.
Lest you think Desjardine attends some kind of school for pickpockets and petty criminals, fear not - he can also recite the two rules of lock picking: never pick a lock without permission, and never break the law.
Desjardine is one of several kids aged eight to 12 who are part of an after-school program that gives them hands-on activities once a week. It's run by the Maker Bus, a mobile hacker and maker space.Full Story
They have put together a fantastic collection of options for both domestic and auto locksmiths, and all of these tools are perfectly suitable for both the professional and the keen hobbyist.
Held at The Grand Hotel Malahide, Dublin, from 22nd-24th May 2014, ASSA ABLOY UK will exhibit on stand 4, showcasing its range of leading solutions for locksmiths, including digital products. Tzachi Wiesenfeld, Executive Vice President Head of ASSA ABLOY EMEA will also present at the international conference, offering an insight into current and future trends in the lock industry.
Overlooking the river Can and the green stretches of Central Park and the Essex county cricket ground, 'Canside' offers 33 luxury apartments.
With some safes now being offered with delivery to kerbside, there is a likelihood that occasionally safes may not be correctly anchored. It should be made totally clear to purchasers that any safe certified in accordance with EN1143-1/2 and weighing less than 1000kg, must be anchored in order to conform.
If it is not, then the certification is invalid. In the event of a subsequent loss, the policyholder may find that they are not adequately covered.
It is a natural alliance for the two companies, which both have big name customers that prize excellent service, products and delivery.
Mitie, the facilities management company, has retained a multi-million pound security contract with the Fujitsu, one of the UK and Ireland's leading IT systems, services and products companies.
Over the next three years, Mitie's total security management business will provide integrated services including security personnel, key holding, alarm response and mobile patrols. Mitie will also provide remote monitoring via a dedicated pod at Mitec, Mitie's technology centre. This will monitor over 40 of Fujitsu's vital UK locations, including head offices, data centres and satellite locations.