Abloy UK News

Abloy UK releases new white paper, titled ‘Smartphones: the future of access control?’

Abloy UK has released a white paper to explore how the critical infrastructure sector can unlock the potential of smartphones in the workplace to improve employee mobility, job satisfaction and productivity. Despite consumer usage of smartphones increasing significantly over the last decade, many organisations haven’t been as quick to tap into the uses and benefits that smartphones can provide. Smartphones, an extension of IT infrastructure Abloy recognises that smartphones should be an...

Abloy UK releases a free guide providing safety and compliance information for fire doors

Designed with facilities managers and nominated Responsible Persons in mind, the guide has been created to be a trusted source of safety and compliance information. It is free for any business to download and use to review their own fire doors. In 2019, the Fire Door Inspection Scheme found that 76% of fire doors inspected were condemned as not fit for purpose, with excessive gaps, damaged smoke seals and poorly adjusted door closers the top reasons for failings. Fire door safety The research...

Security Industry Association announces the winners of the 2020 SIA New Product Showcase Awards

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2020 winners of the SIA New Product Showcase Awards, the flagship awards program in partnership with ISC West recognising innovative security products, services and solutions. Top among the winners – who were recognised on July 9 during a virtual awards show – was Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, receiving the 2020 Best New Product Award. Since its inception in 1979, the SIA New Product Showcase has been the security indust...

Abloy UK set to host Keyvolution virtual exhibition featuring access control for the built environment

Abloy UK has unveiled plans to hold its first ever virtual exhibition, Keyvolution, which will take place online on 8 July. With many exhibitions being postponed or cancelled in 2020, this initiative has been organised to meet the demand for online advice and information on security. It also aims to help visitors resolve current security issues and plan for future needs to ensure their building’s occupants and assets remain safe and secure. The digital event will showcase innovative new p...

Abloy introduces Incedo Business cloud-based system of access control

Incedo is an access control system that can adapt to a business’ individual security needs. Businesses can benefit from one system that links all security solutions a building may have and integrate them into one easy to manage system. Building security Access control regulates how people can enter and exit a building and can offer insights into the movements of staff and contractors. Incedo includes a personalised interface that combines hardware with a cloud-based system offers a high...

Abloy UK announces its first ever virtual event, ‘Keyvolution’ featuring new products

Abloy UK has unveiled plans to hold its first ever virtual exhibition, ‘Keyvolution’, which will take place online on 8th July, 2020. With many exhibitions being postponed or cancelled in 2020, this initiative has been organised to meet the demand for online advice and information in the security industry. ‘Keyvolution’ virtual event aims to help visitors resolve current security issues and adapt for future needs to ensure their building’s occupants and assets rema...

Abloy UK launches webinars to support organisations stay ahead in the industry during the time of pandemic

Abloy UK has launched a suite of webinars designed to help organisations stay up to date with the latest in building regulation compliance and access control technology. The two RIBA Core Curriculum CPD webinars also have the aim of keeping the sector connected while so many are working from home, as well as helping security specifiers plan for the future after lockdown. The first, Electrically Controlled Fire and Escape Doors, CE Marking and the CPR, will provide an understanding of compliance...

Abloy UK to showcase keyless digital security solution BEAT at IFSEC International 2020

Abloy UK unveils its newest innovation in digital security, the Abloy BEAT. The new keyless solution combines three main components: a digital key, a mobile application and a heavy-duty, Bluetooth padlock, all managed with the visual Abloy OS user interface. Businesses across the UK have a growing need for the convenience and accessibility of highly secure keyless access solutions – either as an addition to existing workflows or as a standalone solution. This is particularly true in remot...

ASSA ABLOY unveils the latest in ‘curb-to-core’ solutions at ISC West 2020

As SIA’s 2020 Member of the Year, ASSA ABLOY’s presence at ISC West 2020 will include an enhanced booth experience, showcasing a suite of new product innovations that help security professionals create access in smart and efficient ways. “Security professionals are experiencing rapid industry change, which is why ASSA ABLOY is focused on educating customers about the latest curb-to-core solutions,” said Mark Duato, Executive Vice President of Aftermarket Solutions at ASS...

Abloy UK’s PL330 padlock receives highest possible rating during a criminal attack test

Security expert Abloy UK announces that its PL330 padlock has achieved the highest possible rating during testing to simulate a criminal attack, making it one of the most resilient and dependable padlocks on the market. The PL330 extends Abloy’s padlock range to achieve LPS 1654 The padlock achieved a 1+ rating from the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) against standard LPS 1654, which focuses on the time taken to compromise a padlock and gain access to the asset or object it is...

ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control to showcase integrated access control technology at SiX 2019

ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting its latest security and integrated access control technology at SiX 2019. The show – taking place at EventCity in Manchester from 5-6 November – is the UK’s only trade event dedicated to serving the ever-changing needs of security integrators and installers. ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control will be on stand B8, where it is exhibiting alongside Abloy and HKC, highlighting the...

ASSA ABLOY to showcase innovative life safety and security solutions at GSX 2019

On September 8–12 in Chicago, ASSA ABLOY will show GSX 2019 attendees the latest innovations in their security and life safety offerings. They’ll also hold special events and educational opportunities for conference attendees at their booth, #1303. “New challenges are always on the horizon, so security professionals need to stay ahead of changing conditions and have access to cutting-edge solutions,” said Mark Duato, Executive Vice President of Aftermarket Solutions at A...