Alexandra Locksmiths

North London Locksmith Chosen To Represent Small Business Saturday UK

Master Locksmiths Association member Alexandra Locksmiths have been chosen as one of this years Small Business Saturday 100. For those who haven’t heard of the initiative, Small Business Saturday UK is all about supporting, inspiring and promoting small business, on Saturday the 6th December and beyond. The Small Business 100 falls under the ‘promote’ tenet of…

Do you want to find out what Auto Locksmiths do?

If you have ever thought about auto locksmithing and how you go about starting – this is the trade show for you. All the important suppliers are there and we have a full programme of demonstrations, lectures and training. These are in a proper classroom or in our demo area which will be equipped with…

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Smartphone Access is coming are you prepared?

    Smartphones to open doors for world’s biggest locksmith as it eyes deal with mobile provide DIGITAL KEY: The global market for smartphone-controlled residential locks is projected to grow to $3.6bn by 2019 Assa Abloy, the world’s largest lock maker, is negotiating partnerships with mobile-phone companies as new software for Apple and Google devices will allow…

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Is 3D bump key printing a reality?

The 3D-printed key that can unlock anything   Lockpicking just became a whole lot easier. Engineers Jos Weyers and Christian Holler can use 3D printing technology to produce ‘bump’ keys capable of opening millions of locks, without ever having seen the original keys. – See more at: http://www.independent.ie/business/technology/the-3dprinted-key-that-can-unlock-anything-30548849.html#sthash.85ulo1NY.dpuf   Their DIY software Photobump requires only…

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A better front door: What will it take for smart locks to succeed?

by Eric C. Gould (I saw this and it is thought provoking especially as many cars use this type of technology now- see the link at the end for the Paranoia in America with this technology. Mick) Consumers have been relatively slow to adopt smartphone and app-controlled door locks. Here are a few things that may…

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Alex The only exhibition to specifically promote the auto locksmithing side of the industry

Alex The only exhibition to specifically promote the auto locksmithing side of the industry is about to run for the third year. Sponsored for the second year by KAP diagnostics Exhibitors this year are:- KAP Diagnostics (sponsor) The latest in diagnostic technology       SKS – specialist key cutting and auto locksmith tools Lockdecoders…

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USB ‘critically flawed’ after bug discovery, researchers say

  By Dave LeeTechnology reporter, BBC News   Karsten Nohl shows Dave Lee a threat on a USB-connected smartphone   Editors note: whilst not a major concern for locksmith’s you may think, but each and every one of us uses devices every day- I seem to remember in the past couple of years USB memory…

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Mechanical becomes electronic

The Simplex 1000 is the most common push-button mechanical lockset you will find on commercial buildings. The primary draw to keyless locks is that they are keyless. There are no keys to issue and no keys to re-issue when the lock is changed. A limitation of the mechanical push-button locks is that only one code…

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Gramps makes the grade!

see the article below as well – Grandad has a new idea.   GRANDFATHER ECSTATIC AT HAVING ACHIEVED FUNDRAISING IN ORDER TO PRODUCE THE EASYLOCK!  Grandfather Bob Fitzjohn is delighted to announce that the target to crowdfund his invention ‘The Easy Lock’ has been achieved, exceeded in fact! A breakthrough for the world of security.…

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Grandad has a new idea!

………….https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/easylock-the-lightweight-easy-to-install-super-strong-temporary-door-lock#home   EasyLock – The lightweight, easy to install, super strong temporary door lock The answer for hotel rooms, B&Bs, rented accommodation, students, solo travellers or the elderly. Secure in seconds. The strength of stainless steel. Find us at www.The-Easy-Lock.com after this Indiegogo Project ends!!!  My thoughts were with my grandchildren when I designed The EasyLock. One…

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