Abloy UK Secures Pod Works Phone Box Offices

by Mick Friendon 03/12/2016
Leading lock manufacturer Abloy UK has created a bespoke locking solution for ART Security Solutions (ART), to secure up to 1,000 Pod Works quirky phone box workstations across the UK, specifying the EL490 electric motor lock alongside interior and exterior keypads. The Pod Works workstations have been created using iconic red BT telephone boxes, and […]

Lockexpo 2017 – A Few Stands Left

by Mick Friendon 02/12/2016
Lockexpo 2017 now only has a few stands left unsold. While some stands are pending confirmation, a firm order and deposit secures it. Please see the colour coded floor plan. Lockexpo is the only annual show for the security industry in the UK and is now in its 8th successful year. Lockexpo has a tried […]


Aurora To Demonstrate Card-Free Facial Recognition-Powered Access Control At UK Security Expo 2016

by Mick Friendon 01/12/2016
At UK Security Expo 2016, pioneering facial recognition specialist Aurora will be demonstrating its AI-powered FaceSentinel system, which allows registered users to open doors, turnstiles and speed lanes simply by looking at a sensor, with no need for any additional verification such as tokens, cards or PINs. The facial recognition system is integrated with Fastlane […]

Former Copper, Cooper, Takes Gold!

by Mick Friendon 30/11/2016
aul Cooper's mobile app for policing wins Gold at the Cambridgeshire Digital Awards 2016! Paul Cooper recently left his job as a police officer to focus on his mobile app which helps bobbies on the beat. Paul struck gold at the Cambridgeshire Digital Awards 2016 after his app, Pocket Sergeant was declared the winner in […]


Suprema BioEntry W2 Wins Detektor International Award

by Mick Friendon 28/11/2016
Seoul, Korea, NOV 18, 2016 – Suprema, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics and ID solutions, today announced that the company has won the Innovative Achievement Award in Detektor International Award 2016 with BioEntry W2, the world’s fastest outdoor fingerprint access control device. The awards ceremony was held in conjunction with the Sectech 2016 […]

Vacant Properties: Be Aware Of Spike In Thefts And Vandalism During The Winter Months

by Mick Friendon 26/11/2016
There is a significant spike in property claims when winter draws in, with November, December and January the most active months of the year for thefts and attempted break-ins. Winter time makes it easier for burglars and vandals to hide under the cover of darkness, and unoccupied properties are far easier targets than premises which […]


Maximising The Value Of Your Door Hardware

by Mick Friendon 25/11/2016
By Simon Osborne, Commercial Leader UK & Ireland of Allegion UK When looking at door hardware, it may at first appear to be a simple choice that can be broken down into three broad factors: appearance, functionality, and cost, i.e. what type of hardware looks best, does what I need it to do right now […]

The Death Of The Hotel Room Key

by Mick Friendon 24/11/2016
NT Security, one of the UK's leading access and CCTV solution providers, specialising in delivering bespoke solutions to the hospitality and educational industries is among the first to pioneer new technology making the hotel key a thing of the past. In future, guests will be able to unlock their doors by simply using an app […]

The 2016 VIBES Awards ceremony takes place in Glasgow’s Raddison Hotel and sees finalists from across the country get together for the unveiling of the 2016 VIBES winners.

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Veracity Scoops Prestigious Environmental Award

by Mick Friendon 23/11/2016
Veracity, a leading provider of innovative, intelligent solutions that solve real-world IP video challenges in transmission, storage and display has won a Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland (VIBES) 2016 'Environmental Product or Service' Award recognising the significant contribution to the environment made by the company through its products and approach to end-to-end […]

Dahua UK Hires Mark Wall To Aid Further UK Expansion

by Mick Friendon 22/11/2016
Mark Wall has joined Dahua UK & Ireland as Area Sales Manager, covering the Midlands and Wales. He has been in the electronic security industry for over 25 years, starting as an engineer in the family installation business before working in a commercial capacity for major CCTV and security distributors. Of his new role, Mark […]