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2011-01-26 09:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaba Access Control announced today that its new generation of self-powered electronic access control -- the E-Plex® 2000 Series with PowerStar(TM) technology is now available for shipment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101018/KACLOGO) The patented PowerStar(TM) technology charges the lock with each turn of the lever, thereby eliminating the need to ever buy or replace any batteries. Additionally, there is...

2011-01-04 06:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer theft is big business. According to the 2010 BSI Computer Theft Survey, 5.5 million computers have been stolen in the last 3 years in the U.S. alone. Approximately 95% of these are never recovered. And yet, much of this theft is preventable: IT managers have estimated that employing a lock would reduce the number of incidents by almost half. Now MacLocks, the leading producer of locks for all Apple computers, is making that prevention...

2010-12-07 06:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple forged the world's hottest new gadget but forgot to give us a way to protect it! The iPad® is a remarkable tablet computer that lets you swipe your way to a more mobile lifestyle. But it's also extremely vulnerable to theft. Tens of millions of computers are stolen around the world each year. With tens of millions of iPads to be sold by the end of 2012, iPad theft is an epidemic in the making -- they're small,...

2010-11-10 12:22:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Kaba Access Control introduces its new generation of self-powered electronic access control--the E-Plex® 2000 Series with PowerStar(TM) technology. The patented PowerStar(TM) technology charges the lock with each turn of the lever, thereby eliminating the need to ever buy or replace any batteries. Additionally, there is no wiring to, or through the door. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101018/KACLOGO...

2010-11-02 12:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- KABA Multihousing has successfully completed the installation of its new RezShield electronic RFID locking system at Chapelview Apartments in Brampton, Ontario. The building consists of six levels of underground municipal and residential parking, and 15 stories (200 units) of affordable housing targeted for people with disabilities and low-income seniors and singles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101018/KACLOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-10-27 07:40:00

POWAY, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Apricorn today announced the introduction of the 750GB capacity to its award-winning Aegis Padlock Series of external hard drives, fulfilling demand from consumers and business for higher capacity secure personal storage. As the Virtual Office concept has gained wider acceptance, employees in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Education sectors are increasing remote operations, either on the road or at home offices. As such, the need for high...

2010-10-24 00:13:16

Electronic access control technology continues to evolve as markets demand more rugged and secure enclosures in medical applications, datacenters, off-highway vehicles and outdoor storage areas. Southco now offers the H3-EM Electronic Locking Swinghandle, a latch that features an advanced electromechanical lock that typically provides advantages over mechanical and solenoid-driven locks. Concordville, PA (PRWEB) October 23, 2010 Electronic access control technology continues to evolve as...

2010-01-04 02:00:00

SPRINGFIELD, Va., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunnect announced today that its AP501 Advanced Protection digital door lock received the Consumers Digest Best Buy award in the Electronic Keypad Deadbolts category. In the February 2010 issue, Consumers Digest says, "the AP501 delivers unmatched security. It is the only keypad deadbolt lock that we've seen that can take a direct gunshot and still work." In a congratulatory letter to Sunnect, Randy Weber, publisher of Consumers Digest, said the...

2009-12-18 09:56:00

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Targeting off-road enthusiasts, auto buffs, outdoorsmen and DIYers - or anyone else who's ever searched for a lock key or struggled to remember a combination - STRATTEC Security Corp. has just launched a series of locks that open with their owner's car, SUV or truck key. The new BOLT (Breakthrough One-key Lock Technology) Series locks were introduced last month at the world's largest automotive aftermarket trade show, the Specialty Equipment Market...

2009-04-20 18:52:49

Thousands of padlocks bearing the initials of lovers were removed Monday from the rails of a church facing Rome's Trevi Fountain, workmen said. The two workmen used bolt cutters to remove the locks and said the items were destined for the trash dump, ANSA reported Monday. The custom of young couples marking love locks with dates and their initials was inspired by the 2003 book and film, Three Meters above the Sky, ANSA said. Emulating the protagonists of the story, young couples began...


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