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Building better connections with GSM technology
15th September 2021
The digital shift within the housing sector is showing no signs of slowing down. For installers, there has never been more demand for these types of solutions. Whether it’s the increased popularity of ‘smart’ technology (think Alexa and Google Nest, … Continue reading
Grow Smart Security Sales with Kitemarked Systems
9th July 2021
Security professionals can grow their smart security business and allay homeowners’ cybersecurity concerns with products certified against the BSI IoT Kitemark, says home security specialist ERA. According to government research[1], 57% of UK residents reported an increase in household use … Continue reading
Why it pays to be smart
6th July 2021
With the recent launch of the Kubu Pro Installer initiative, there’s never been a better time in which to get on board with the significant sales opportunities for smart-sensor technologies for doors and windows, as Lauren Bromley, head of brand … Continue reading
ERA Protect gets even smarter with three new security devices
11th June 2021
ERA, one of the UK’s leading home security providers, is helping installers meet the increasing demand for smart security, with the addition of three new products to its intelligent ERA Protect ecosystem. The latest app-controlled devices include a Smart Video … Continue reading
CDVI Announces Attendance at The Security Event 2021
11th June 2021
Leading access control and security manufacturer CDVI has announced its enthusiastic participation in The Security Event. The three-day exhibition returns in September 2021 after being postponed and then cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic. Taking place at the NEC … Continue reading
SMARTair® from Mul-T-Lock benefits UK staycation market
14th May 2021
With foreign travel remaining uncertain amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK staycation market is set to boom. In fact, new research has found that 83% of British travellers would prefer to holiday in the UK rather than travel abroad this … Continue reading
CDVI Launches Mobile Credentials for ATRIUM
16th April 2021
Smartphone-powered access control with five validation methods Leading access control technology manufacturer CDVI has announced the release of its new Mobile-PASS product. It enables smart devices to be used as access tokens. Mobile-PASS works alongside the new ATRIUM A22K controller … Continue reading
Get back to school safely with Agrippa
4th March 2021
With rules and guidelines around schools and education sites ever changing, the government has advised the implementation of a range of protective measures in order to mitigate the risk of Covid-19 being spread by and to staff and students. The … Continue reading
New year relaunch from NACD
4th March 2021
Visitor door entry and access control specialist NACD has announced a New Year relaunch of four of its security products after joining Secured by Design (SBD). The products have achieved rigorous security standards set by the Building Research Establishment’s Loss … Continue reading
Layering security from the outside in
23rd October 2020
The Covid-19 lockdown has seen a significant number of people working from home, potentially for the long-term.  Although home burglaries have fallen during lockdown, the time spent at home has led many owners to review their security measures. When it … Continue reading
‘Checking in’ with Mul-T-Lock’s access control solution
4th September 2020
A hotel environment is fast-paced and ever changing, with staff and guests coming and going 24 hours a day. Despite this, it’s a business owner’s job to ensure that the building – and everyone in it – is safe and … Continue reading
Creating the Ultimate Home Security System: Mechanical Meets Smart
12th June 2020
Over the past couple of years, the locksmith and security industry has been transformed with the introduction of smart home technology, from smart locking solutions to smart alarm systems. Simon Emmons, Sales and Marketing Director at Yale UK, discusses how … Continue reading
Theft at Hadden Hill Golf Course thwarted by The uWatch Cube
29th May 2020
Secured by Design (SBD) member company uWatch have another success to add to their portfolio of crimes prevented, with their uWatch Cube thwarting a theft at a golf club. On Thursday 7 May at 21:06hrs the Hadden Hill Golf Club … Continue reading
Locking up advice for the lock down
1st May 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has forced the majority of high street retailers and businesses to shut up shop, with some of those on the government’s exemption list electing to reduce opening hours, or close the retail outlet side of their business … Continue reading