Accurance 3D is a tailgating and piggybacking detection system that provides an extra layer of access control security. The sensor uses ‘time-of-flight’ technology, and enables a clear mapping of the scene in 3D – with height-colour-coordinated images recognising the shapes easily. Combined with intelligent analytics, Accurance 3D helps to automatically detect unauthorised individuals attempting to…

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The ABUS Diskus 24IB/50 was one of twelve padlocks tested by ‘Practical Boat Owner’ magazine with padlocks supplied by online specialist Nothing But Padlocks. The PBO tests were conducted to determine the “best padlock” for marine environments, taking account of cost, corrosion, strength, durability and consequent security. The full test can be seen on line…

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Veracity, a leading provider of innovative, intelligent solutions that solve real-world IP video challenges in transmission, storage and display, has announced the successful installation of its COLDSTORE surveillance storage systems at The Star complex, a set of administration buildings, practice fields and player complex supporting the Dallas Cowboys football team of the National Football league…

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Transom closers and hook locks from Alpro have been installed in a new visitor centre at Sudeley Castle near Winchcombe in Gloucestershire. The castle lies in a 1,200-acre estate on the Costwold Hills and was used by Richard III as a base during the Wars of the Roses. It is also the last resting place…

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In recent years, the security industry has witnessed a growing trend towards development of user- friendly access control solutions that enable customers to have complete control over the entire security system. With new entrants in the security market,it is important for manufacturers to listen closely to customer needs and develop innovative solutions. All the major players are producing ‘smart-tech’. The biggest trend we are seeing is ‘invisible’…

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The leading science fiction writer William Gibson once said: “The future is already here…it’s just not very evenly distributed.”With that in mind, David Herbert, Business Development Director for Yale Smart Living, takes a look at the current state of the smart home security market What is a smart home? In recent years, the idea of a smart home has been much more…

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About 17 years ago, a man called Anthony Kibble invented a lock that was, shall we say, very, very, very, very secure. This lock he named after himself – the Kibb lock.The unique feature was that the two parts lock permanently together, until released, which is a huge security improvement from the basic lever lock it was based on. Kibb Ltd was formed and…

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