• Capturing Better Video: Strategic Camera Placement Paired with a Standalone DVR

    Want to learn more about CCTV? Forward-thinking locksmiths who have their eyes on this growing segment of the industry may benefit from some CCTV training courses. We have compiled a partial list of courses available from CCTV manufacturers and...

    Article • September 1st, 2007


    Nine out of ten of the top selling vehicles in North America today are equipped with transponder-based anti-theft systems. In 1995, only two car models were equipped with this type of system. As we are finishing the 2007 model year, more than 400...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Editor's Picks From The Security Industry Association New Product Showcase

    The Security Industry Association's New Product Showcase is a highlight of the annual ISC WEST security industry trade show which brings manufacturers, installers and trade associations together in Las Vegas. The NPS gives leading security manufacturers...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Knapheide Manufacturing Company (The)

    Vehicle body manufacturer specializing in Service and Utility Bodies designed for your needs.

    Company • August 8th, 2007


    In the past, transponder based anti-theft system programming has been relatively easy for most General Motors vehicles. In addition to using the General Motors programming device, most GM vehicles could be on-board programmed. An on-board programming...

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • Digital Photography for Locksmiths, Part 2

    Carrying your camera bag is no different than lugging an additional scan tool or safe scopes. Things change, and we need to update our toolbox with a camera

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • Using Multiplex Key Systems

    The strength of a multiplex key system is that it can drastically increase the power of a mater key system. The weakness is that many keyways are readily available

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • UCA Inc.

    UCA seeks to be an innovative leader in providing professional electronic lock solutions.

    Company • July 23rd, 2007


    The Repli-Code 7 TX is capable of making cloned transponder keys for more than 750 makes, models and vehicle years on the road today.

    Article • July 1st, 2007


    Pro-Lok's new shapes and sizes of auto opening tools are designed to bypass even the most stubborn lock system.

    Article • July 1st, 2007

  • Locksmith License Requirements By State

    Locksmith licensing can be a controversial topic, with some members of the locksmith community firmly behind it and others just as firm in their opposition. The pro-licensing argument is that unqualified locksmiths will be driven out of business, while...

    Article • July 1st, 2007

  • New Product Showcase

    (Product photos will be available in July) A1 Security ALOA Booth 922 A1 Security introduces KeyCommander, a first line of defense for common-sense key control. The lockable cabinets hold 25, 50, or 100 key pegs that can be locked into a...

    Article • July 1st, 2007

  • Digital Photography for Locksmiths

    How many times have you been out on a job site and come across a device that you have never seen before? E-mail a few digital photographs to tech support or your fellow locksmiths, and you’ll quickly identify even rare or antique lock components

    Article • July 1st, 2007

  • Speciality Showcase

    SearchAlert® Camouflage New Camouflage SearchAlert ® combination luggage locks are recognized and accepted by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for use at all U.S. and U.K airports for locking checked luggage, weapons' cases, tool...

    Article • June 1st, 2007

  • Servicing The VW Touareg & Porsche Cayenne, 2003 – 2007

    Don’t rush this job. Remember that you are working on an $80,000 vehicle

    Article • June 1st, 2007