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Mul-T-Lock’s Break Secure 3DS anti-snap cylinder excels in providing residential security

With 73% of all domestic burglaries occurring through a door, it is now more important than ever that maximum-security locks are in place to offer protection from potential break-ins. Mul-T-Lock’s coveted Break Secure 3DS anti-snap cylinder has been specially designed to help locksmiths meet consumer demand for high security locks, and now it has excelled in recent tests – surpassing the British Standard Kitemark BS EN 1303:2015 test 10 times over. To achieve the highest Grade 6 in...

Swann releases Enforcer camera systems & Tracker security cameras in 4K resolution

Swann, a globally renowned provider of do-it-yourself security solutions, has announced the release of the Swann Tracker security camera as well as the Swann Enforcer camera systems in 4K resolution, a perfect indoor and outdoor security solution for any home or business. The 1080p resolution Enforcer cameras are coming soon. Swann Tracker security camera The Swann Tracker security camera was first unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020 earlier this year and was named a CES 2020...

SALTO works with Amazon Key for Business to solve package delivery issues for building managers

SALTO Systems teams with Amazon Key for Business to provide a cloud-based solution that eliminates package delivery issues for building managers by providing safe and secure entry for Amazon delivery drivers. SALTO is a manufacturer of electronic access control solutions. Amazon Key for Business is a convenient, authorised entry service for Amazon deliveries. “Commercial and residential building managers have long spent too much time receiving and managing deliveries for residents and ten...

CrowdStrike cautions UK businesses of looming cyber security threats

Cybersecurity expert CrowdStrike has issued a stark warning to British businesses, telling them to crack down on lax remote working policies now or risk catastrophic exposure at the hands of adversaries after lockdown is over. Its latest research, in cooperation with YouGov, has found that over half (52%) of people in the UK working from home do so on their own personal devices, creating potential backdoors into corporate systems for adversaries. CrowdStrike has also seen a 100X increase in COV...

Climax launches Gdts-1 garage tilt sensor to operate home appliances conveniently

Gdts-1 is a tilt sensor designed to detect surfaces that tilt when opened or closed, allows an easy way to secure garage doors or attic/basement tilt windows. The Gdts-1 alerts the system control unit when tilted more than 45° degree movement is detected. Gdts-1 was particularly created with enhance operational efficiency, low power consumption and reduce maintenance costs. The integration of Gdts-1 with a security and home automation system will allow users to conveniently control home app...

Climax launches WSS-4E smart scenario switch to provide enhanced smart home security system

WSS-4E is a smart scenario switch designed to easily trigger, at the touch of the button, four pre-programmed scenario conditions. The scenario conditions govern the behaviours of lights, garage door, window shade or other automation devices integrated with smart home security system. Homes can be fully controlled at one touch. With the WSS-4E, users can create a ‘Good Night’ scene to turn off all the lights in the home, set the thermostat to a cooler temperature, and draw the shade...

Climax Technology announces the launch of SVGS-3 / SVGS-5 shock / vibration and glass break sensor series

Maximise the effectiveness of the installed security system by providing the family and business with an even higher level of protection. The SVGS Series is a shock, vibration and glass break sensor, designed to provide early warning of an attempted intrusion by sensing forced entry before a burglar actually enters the property. This wireless shock sensor is lightweight and easy to install on any glass window, door, roof, or safety box and capable of detecting two different types of forcible at...

Climax Technology announces the launch of OPDC-1-ZW optical door and window contact

OPDC-1-ZW is an optical door/window contact that monitors the opening/closing of doors or windows and alerts users of any irregular activities. Requiring no magnet contact, the optical sensor OPDC-1-ZW significantly reduces the mounting effort and increases the installation flexibility. It also comes with a reflecting sticker for users to fix on the opposite side of the infrared sensor to enhance infrared detection. The sleek and slim housing of OPDC-1-ZW features compact design that allows it...

PointCentral expands smart residential property management portfolio with Doorport Inc. acquisition

PointCentral, an Alarm.com company, has acquired New York-based Doorport, Inc. With the acquisition, PointCentral will add a unique smart intercom capability to the PointCentral Smart Property Management solution. Doorport‘s innovative smart intercom solution improves building access security and convenience at multifamily properties for residents, guests, property managers, and delivery personnel. The acquisition accelerates PointCentral’s push to provide a complete IoT solution th...

MOBOTIX VSaaS enables complete video management of local cameras

With the MOBOTIX CLOUD, MOBOTIX launches a new cyber-secure cloud video management system that is available via a flexible software subscription. The MOBOTIX VSaaS offering (Video Surveillance as a Service) enables complete video management of local cameras via App. The data is stored in stable cyber secure cloud data centres in regional proximity to the cloud users. "The market launch of the MOBOTIX CLOUD is another important step for us as a complete solution provider for security-relevant vi...

Climax Technology announces the launch of TSP-3 Touchscreen Keypad access control solution

Climax’s TSP-3 is a Touchscreen keypad. Featuring a 7” full-colour, high-resolution touchscreen, TSP-3 provides quick and secure access to arm/disarm/home arm the system and an intuitive way to operate the security system. Connected to the control panel via Wi-Fi network, TSP-3 displays an overview of the system with its intuitive graphic user interface. By gaining control over security and home automation sensors in the system, TSP-3 enhances convenience and comfort level of living....

Climax Technology announces the launch of SDC-1ZBS slim door and window contact

SDC-1ZBS is a discreet ultra-thin wireless ZigBee door contact that detects and reports the irregular opening / closing of doors and windows. At only 4 mm thick, SDC-1ZBS can be embedded within door and window frames, making it undetectable and ideal for security application, especially to hide from intruders looking to disarm the user’s security system. This slim and tapered door contact is easy to install and simply disappears within the user’s door and window frames, making their...