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6th February 2019 Issue no. 443
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Its Supra C500 is a locked metal box, which provides a secure method of externally storing keys to the exterior of a property. The Supra C500 can hold up to five keys and is regularly used by security professionals, carers and homeowners to gain access to a property.
RemoteLock's industry-leading SaaS, EdgeState, integrates connected locks into a single point of control.
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This Week's News
Lockexpo returns to the East Midlands Conference Centre on the 2nd and 3rd of March for its 10th consecutive year. We've only got 4 stands left and we're anticipating great visitor numbers (pre-registrations are through the roof!), so this is your chance to get in front of locksmiths from all over the country (and some from further afield!).
We're the UK's only annual locksmiths' exhibition, and the East Midlands Conference Centre is a purpose built facility in a great location with loads of parking and a hotel on-site. As well as the exhibition area, we have several training workshops, a family room, a bar and cafe and additional features such as the Lock Collectors and a locksmith bring & buy.
Unmanned Security & Safety Expo New York is an all-new, trade-only event focused on UAS and UGV technology and hardware. Restricted to qualified professionals sourcing or providing autonomous solutions in commercial and government security and safety, drone detection/counter-system applications, updates and education in UAV regulations, and more.
To be held 20-21 Nov 2019 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, and is anticipated to be an annual event.
Secure bike, garden shed, allotment, garage - in fact just about anything with this smart padlock operated via a smartphone doing away with fiddly keys and long code combinations.
FEIN will introduce the NEW E-Cut Carbide Pro saw blade. The blade's carbide teeth coupled with their TiN coating make the accessory durable and resilient, ensuring a very long service life. Even hard and abrasive materials can be handled with ease.
One huge benefit is that users can cut out hardened screws with the E-Cut Carbide Pro BiM-TiN. The E-Cut Carbide Pro BiM-TiN with Starlock mounting will be available in March 2019.
Videx, has expanded its GSM range, introducing a new device compatible with its flagship VX2200 system, both 2 wire audio and 6 wire video versions, that enables audio calls to be made from any of the VX2200 entrances to a mobile phone or land line.
Strengthening Videx's presence in the GSM entry market, the 2270 is a 2G/3G device which is suitable for new and existing systems within residential apartments. It has the ability to call up to 180 apartments with the facility to release the door after verifying the caller.
UNION's keyPRIME reversible key cylinder platform has been installed at the University of Essex's new student accommodation, providing assured key control for the university and security for undergraduates.
The new accommodation, named The Copse, consists of 643 new single ensuite rooms and studios across two accommodation blocks: The Oaks and The Poplars.
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Two separate divisions of VPS (UK) Ltd are combining to operate under a new banner of VPS Security Services.
Their Property division, providing protection for people, property and assets for over 25 years, will merge with their Site Security unit, which specialises in securing construction sites, utilities and assets in remote, challenging environments.
First things first: have you registered yet? Even if you've attended previous shows you still need to register for this one! Bringing your QR code on the day will guarantee you fast track entry (but if for some reason you can't download the QR code, don't worry - as long as you're in the database, you'll still get fast track entry).
If you haven't pre-registered you will have to queue up and register on the desk. It'll only take you a minute to do it in advance, it'll save you lots of time on the day AND if you pre-register and attend on the day we'll enter you into our draw to win a Lenovo Tab 3 - why not do it right now? https://lockexpo.co.uk/visitor-registration/
ASSA ABLOY UK, a division of ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in door opening solutions, has unveiled its new name, with the business now being known as ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland.
The new business descriptor reflects ASSA ABLOY Group's on-going commitment to strengthening the ASSA ABLOY brand, and helping its customers to better understand the organisation's solutions, services and capabilities. Alongside the launch of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions, the Group has also launched two other business descriptors - ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems and ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions which will be gradually introduced in UK & Ireland, and globally.
"I find it strange just how quiet the security industry is on the subject of Brexit. Whether you voted to leave or remain, whether you believe in the PM's plan or think she is wasting valuable time, Brexit is undoubtably the topic of the moment and will remain so for some time to come. Yet collectively the security industry remains relatively mute on its potential impact - which could be significant.
The director of Welsh event security firm, LS Armour, has received a prison sentence of two years and three months following an investigation by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) into unlicensed security staff at UK music events.
Lee Szuchnik supplied unlicensed guards to music festivals in June and July 2017. Unlicensed staff were supplied to events including Download, Glastonbury Festival and two Adele concerts in Wembley Stadium.Full Story
11:00-14:00: Impressioning - Alan Morgan