• Electronic Scopes: More Than Toys

    Wafer lock reading is one of the jobs made easier by electronic scopes.

    Article • December 3rd, 2009

  • New Technology: Keypads, Card Readers & Scanners

    The locksmith has an ever-growing selection of solutions to help his clients achieve their desired level of security. Like all sectors of the security industry, keypads, card readers and scanners have evolved and new and improved options are...

    Article • November 1st, 2009

  • SCHLAGE LiNK™ Wireless Home Management System

    To complete the Schlage LiNK home automation system, Schlage incorporated the ability to remotely operate their Wireless Keypad Entry Lock and Deadbolt with the Z-Wave.

    Article • October 1st, 2009

  • Schlage Introduces AD-Series Electronic Locks

    The new AD-Series locks are designed on an open architecture platform, able to be integrated into most existing access control systems.

    Article • September 1st, 2009

  • SCHLAGE bright blue: Wireless and Wired Access Control

    This an open architecture, web-based access control system lets users access, monitor and manage their access control system from any computer running a standard web browser

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • Advances In Wireless: Three ways wireless has changed security

    Three Ways Wireless has Changed Security

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • Getting ’em Coming AND Going

    RCI Introduces DE8310 Delayed Egress And EW8310 Early Warning Electromagnetic Locking systems

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • New Product Spotlight

    A & B Fire Safes A & B Safe Corporation is adding a new line of insulated fire safes to its product offering. These One & Two Hour fires safes are available in nine single-door models and three double-door models. They accept all current electronic...

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • Unlocking a Gary TL-15 Round-Door Safe

    Many characteristics of a safe and its lock can be determined by the safecracker even when no published or personal records can be found. Often, a logical approach is enough to open the safe.

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • The Evolution Of Access Control

    Institutional locksmiths share their views on standalone locks, electronic access control and wireless systems.

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • Choosing and Installing EXIT ALARMS

    When specifying any locking device which is used on an exit, fire door or along the path of egress, the code requirements for that opening and occupancy must be determined, and only approved hardware be used.

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Entrepreneurial Locksmithing: How To Bid Jobs

    Some of my best accounts began when I got my foot in the door by winning a low bid for a small project.

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Opening The Door To Standalone Biometrics

    Two market drivers of biometrics are convenience and security. New products from BioAxxis, Bio-View, Marks USA and eKey USA deliver both convenience and added security.

    Article • April 1st, 2009

  • General Lock Helix 100: Stand-Alone Fingerprint Door Security

    Designed to operate in outdoor and indoor applications, the Helix 100 can be used to control virtually any electrical device including lighting, switching and security systems.

    Article • April 1st, 2009

  • Access Control Industry Forecast

    Trends include software-based access control systems, IP video, the continuing integration of CCTV and card access and more wireless products.

    Article • March 1st, 2009