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13th March 2019 Issue no. 448
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Genetec Inc. has announced a new version of Security Center, the company's open-architecture platform that unifies video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics.
Internet-connected locks will become more mainstream over the next few years due to their affordability, new research suggests.
Smart locks are gaining favour with consumers as one in four broadband households in the US intend to buy a connected lock in the next 12 months, according to new research.Full Story
Simon Barnes, Business Development Manager - Airports EMEA at Genetec commented on the news that Police believe a current or former employee was behind the Gatwick drone incident on December 19th 2018:
As an IP security system and part of S&G's Digital Platform, NexusIP is a fully scalable solution that allows for real-time, remote monitoring and control of one lock or multi-lock location network for a more reliable IP safe lock.
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Congratulations to Mark Jones of Car Key Group on winning the Lenovo Tab 3 Essential 7-Inch Tablet in the Lockexpo pre-registration draw! Everyone who pre-registered for the show and attended on the day was entered, and the winner drawn at random.
A wide range of access control, intrusion and video products from the American Dynamics, Exacq, Illustra, Bentel, CEM Systems, DSC, Kantech, Software House and Visonic brands, which are supplied under the Tyco umbrella, will be on show on stand SE102. These include:
When ievo was founded in 2009, restricting access using biometric technologies was far from mainstream. Fast-forward to 2019, and two-thirds of us (67%) have biometric technologies such as fingerprint readers integrated within our mobile phones.
The successful and ever-increasing adoption of biometrics by consumers has led to the increase in demand for both the consumer and commercial application of these technologies, and so it is no surprise that ievo has seen demand for its biometric readers reach record levels as it celebrates its 10th birthday.
Vanderbilt's award-winning SPC system has been accredited to the NF A2P Cyber-RTC cybersecurity standard from the CNPP. The SPC intrusion system was tested by CNPP to ensure that it meets the latest needs for cybersecurity.
The new Wisenet TNV-7010RC 3 megapixel corner mount camera manufactured by Hanwha Techwin has been designed to meet the requirements of police, prisons and mental health institutions where there is a duty of care to prevent inmates and patients from self-harming.
The Wisenet TNV-7010RC has a built-in 940nm IR emitter which projects infrared light up to 10 metres at a higher wavelength than traditional red glowing IR lighting.
Evolution, the fire and security systems integrator, has completed a major consultancy project for an international semiconductor business to meet the ongoing requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enacted in 2018.
Renesas Electronics Europe Limited has been an Evolution client for several years, and in 2017 Evolution completed a major upgrade and extension to the company's CCTV and Access Control installation. The advent of GDPR, however, obliged Renesas' Facilities Manager, Julie Blake, to review the existing site security policies and procedures to ensure they were current and compliant. In doing so she contacted Evolution's dedicated Risk & Design team:
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We had over 1000 visitors, and the East Midlands Conference Centre was buzzing all weekend with locksmiths learning new skills, bagging bargains, making valuable contacts and catching up with friends and colleagues.
The ability to copy or program vehicle keys and remotes adds additional business to service and diagnostic garages, car sales and main dealers, plus key cutters and auto locksmiths.
Recent Home Office statistics have shown that in nine out of ten crimes, nobody is charged. Along with this, the numbers of burglaries are rising, painting nothing but a gloomy picture.
By Lee Jasper, Security Expert at ADT
A lot of attention on security has been focused on cyber-crime but it is the more traditional theft that is still most common and just as harmful. 63% of reported commercial crime in the retail sector was from shoplifting and 24% was from assault.