Locks & Door Hardware
The new X-iT Series Narrow Stile Exit Device, M8800, from Marks USA is now available. These durable, Grade 1 exit devices are suitable for high impact applications, such as schools, universities and other institutional or commercial buildings, and retrofit all popular preps. The exit device is designed for use on all types of narrow stile single and double doors, of either 36” or 48” door width, and conveniently, non-handed for installation flexibility.
Stanley Security Solutions Taiwan has initiated a voluntary recall in the United States of certain door locksets due to a risk of entrapment in an emergency.
Kwikset will expand its patented SmartKey security to the automotive accessories industry through a partnership with Horizon Global Corp., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of branded towing and trailering equipment.
Medeco Security Locks has developed environmental product declarations (EPD) for nine of its mechanical and electronic locks and locking systems products.
The SureWave CM-330 Series of active infrared, hands-free switches from Camden Door Controls are wireless ready.
The AES-300 electric strike from Alarm Controls has a small body design which eliminates the need to cut out the dustbox, saving time and eliminating a majority of potential mistakes during installation. Its small size means it fits neatly into any size cutout, making it suitable for retrofit in medium duty applications.
ABLOY Security offers a new Bluetooth key for Abloy Protec2 CLIQ. It is operated by an app that can be downloaded to any Android or Apple phone. The critical tasks and access rights for the Bluetooth key can be updated by pairing the key to the app on a users’ phone. This will help eliminate the need for mobile and wall mounted programming devices for traditional key programming.
This touchscreen deadbolt from Kwikset is keyway-less, removing the threat of lock-picking and lock bumping. In the unlikely event the four AA batteries run out of power, backup power can be supplied via a 9V battery.
Medeco High Security Locks was recently presented with its ISO 14001:2004 certificate from Intertek, affirming that the company’s Salem, Virginia, operation adheres to the internationally-recognized standard for environmental management in the design and manufacture of locks and locking systems.
Camden Door Controls is now offering two-day air shipping to all cities in the U.S., at the same cost as standard ground delivery. The company believes it is the only manufacturer providing this option.
Alpha, a Japanese manufacturer of locks and access systems, will acquire ASSA ABLOYs car access/security business for €17.0 million. The car lock business has operations in the Czech Republic, Mexico, Germany, Switzerland and the People’s Republic of China.
Smart lock manufacturer Weiser has added support for Google Weave, Thread and Apple HomeKit™ Internet of Things (IoT) platforms to its smart lock portfolio, in addition to expanding its Kevo™ platform.
Camden Door Controls has introduced its new CX-ED2079 kit, a low profile ‘Universal’ grade 2 strike, with three stainless steel faceplates included.
Weiser’s SmartCode 10 Touchscreen is a keyless, touchscreen deadbolt and the newest product to offer Weiser’s patent-pending SecureScreen technology to consumers.
Software House, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, the world’s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, announces the certification of its iSTAR Edge and iSTAR Ultra door controllers under the U.S. government’s Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS) 140-2 program, the most stringent standard for cryptographic products.
Kwikset's Kevo Plus extends the Kevo platform by enabling remote access capabilities and enhanced features to Kwikset’s Bluetooth smart lock, Kevo. Available in spring 2015, Kevo Plus establishes a direct, online connectivity to Kevo, letting users lock and unlock their door with their smartphone from anywhere in the world.
Kwikset introduces industry-first SecureScreen technology to prevent the problem of “smudge” attacks associated with popular touchscreen and touchpad locks. Kwikset is unveiling SecureScreen technology and a new, cutting edge design to its keyless entry lock platform with the SmartCode 916 Touchscreen Deadbolt at 2015 International CES.
Southco, Inc. has recently expanded its line of electronic rotary latching solutions with the release of the R4-EM 8 Series Electronic Rotary Latch. The R4-EM 8 Series combines the efficient and robust performance of a rotary latch mechanism with simplified DC motor actuation.
Camden Door Controls has released two new strike lines designed for special electrified locking applications. Camden’s CX-00 Series Value Line strikes are designed for light duty applications, where an economical fail secure, 8V - 16V AC/DC strike is required.
Camden has introduced its new CX-EL90 line of electromechanical cabinet locks with built-in proximity access control card readers, powered by battery or a 120 VAC adaptor.
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