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    Glass provides openness and natural light in an office environment
    Door Hardware

    Securing Glass Openings

    Oct. 23, 2023
    The transition from mechanical door locks to electrified openings continues to accelerate in the door security industry. The latest innovations make it more economically feasible...
    Paxton Access secures school activity center

    News Briefs, People in the News, Oct. 2023

    Oct. 13, 2023
    Lockmasters Acquires Allied Locksmith SupplyIn an effort to expand its automotive and locksmithing product offerings, Lockmasters announces its acquisition of Allied Locksmith...
    Fire door in hospital corridor
    Door Hardware

    Become a Fire Door Inspector

    Oct. 11, 2023
    Get the training needed to jump into this HOT field!
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    Back to Basics: How to Shim A Lock Cylinder

    Oct. 10, 2023
    Our second installment in the new Back to Basics series will cover shimming a lock. This is part of lock servicing. If you (or your customer) do not have a key for a lock, this...
    Photo 1. Car dealership showroom entrance.

    Auto Dealership Job: No Cars Involved!

    Oct. 9, 2023
    Large drive-in showroom doors get a continuous hinge upgrade

    More content from October 2023

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    Implementing a large-scale biometric deployment requires expertise in biometric technology, security and project management.
    Biometric access control

    Biometrics: From Theory to Reality

    Oct. 5, 2023
    As biometric adoption continues to increase, it's crucial to understand how to implement a large-scale biometric deployment for access control. The global adoption of biometric...
    Photo 1: Here’s one “nest” of tiny vaults
    Safe locks

    Delete the Dial: Safe Lock Retrofit

    Oct. 4, 2023
    Envision eight people and 16 hands all trying to open these eight safes at the same time. Is this some sort of TV reality contest? No, it’s lunch time! We replaced two of these...
    Harley Davidson 2023 Heritage classic anniversary model

    Automotive Training Opportunities

    22YM HONDA CBR1000RR-R FIREBLADE SP 30TH ANNIVERSARYHarley Davidson 2023 Heritage classic anniversary Automotive locksmithing has entered a new, high-tech era. No longer are locksmiths...

    Back Page, October 2023

    Oct. 2, 2023
    10 Years AgoHealthcare security was our cover focus in October 2023. Locksmith Ledger looked at cabinet locks that were code-compliant. Models discussed included ASSA, CCL and...
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    The use of biometrics as a credential is becoming more widespread.
    Electronics & Access Control

    Commercial Security Goes High-Tech

    Oct. 2, 2023
    The rise of electronic locks, cloud, AI and automation is transforming commercial spaces
    Electronics & Access Control

    State of the Industry Coming!

    Sept. 5, 2023
    As you read this, we here at Locksmith Ledger are busy going over the results of our State of the Industry survey, which went out to the locksmith community in September to get...
    1581s Integrated Delayed Egress Locks
    Locks, magnetic, electrical

    SDC Delayed Egress Maglocks

    Sept. 1, 2023
    SDC’s delayed egress maglocks include the full-sized 1511 Series for single or double doors and the 1581 Series mini integrated delayed egress maglocks.SDC’s 1581S series mini...
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    Video entry systems

    ZKTeco Aura12 Smart Intercom

    Aug. 29, 2023
    Aura12 is a stylish yet rugged weatherproof intercom system. It allows tenants to remotely control access to their building from the convenience of their phone. The two-way audio...
    Camden Cv 7600 With Credential
    Card access control & readers

    Camden Announces the Relaunch of its CV-7600 High-Security Card Readers

    Aug. 29, 2023
    Camden Door Controls has relaunched its CV-7600 card readers in response to growing market demand for a more secure alternative to standard proximity credentials that can be easily...
    Alarms, exit

    STI's EnviroArmour Enclosure Line

    STI’s diverse enclosures in a range of sizes offer mounting flexibility, climate control options and power distribution choices to help decrease costs, while also protecting against...
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    Strikes, electro-magnetic

    DEN SmartStrike

    Aug. 25, 2023
    The DEN SmartStrike is a unique solution that provides users with the best of both the analog and smart home world. Once installed, users can still use their traditional key to...
    Salto Space
    Locks, smart

    SALTO Space

    Aug. 25, 2023
    SALTO Space is a fully integrated, standalone, wire-free, smart-locking platform with a web-based software management system. It allows for seamless access to every door and lock...
    Alarms & Video

    Ai-RGUS Video Software

    Aug. 25, 2023
    Ai-RGUS, the artificial intelligence (AI) software company helping organizations protect multi-million dollar investments in security cameras to improve safety and security on...
    X Series
    Video entry systems

    Viking Electronics X Series

    The latest addition to Viking’s tough and dependable line of access control products, the X-Series provides HD video and voice communication for SIP VoIP phone systems and service...
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    India's Department of Higher Education has mandated that colleges and universities deploy biometric identity solutions to track student attendance and test-taking more accurately.
    Biometric access control

    Campus IDs Go High-Tech

    Aug. 10, 2023
    Biometric identity tools enhance campus credentialing platforms
    Dem680 E 800x800 (hi Res)
    Locks, magnetic, electrical

    Securitron DEM680E

    Nov. 4, 2022
    The Securitron DEM680E delayed egress maglock is highly configurable, strong and easy-to-mount, ideal for use on interior and perimeter exit, single, outswinging doors. Designed...
    Camden Cx De 1200 Maglock
    Locks, magnetic, electrical

    Camden CX-DE1200 Series

    For delayed egress applications, Camden Door Controls offers the CX-DE1200 Series Exit Watch delayed-egress maglocks. The series includes a range of single-door (CX-DE1200) and...