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KeyMe – The Digital Locksmiths

Here at LockRite we like to keep up to date with the newest in home security technology. This week we have caught wind of a New York based business ‘KeyMe’, which uses digital technology to allow its users to scan their house keys, store them in the cloud and then share and duplicate the keys when needed.

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Can ‘Find-My-iPhone’ help solve crime?

This week, (17/09/14), a man has been jailed for four years after use of an iPhone App helped police track down the thief in 30 minutes. ‘Find-my-iphone’ is an app designed to help phone owners track down their apple devices in the case of theft or loss. All you need is to have installed the application BEFORE losing your iPhone, and then the App can be switched on via web or another Apple device.

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Immobilise – The Best Protection For Your Valuables?

Getting burgled can be an incredibly emotionally distressing experience, especially when valuable or sentimental belongings are lost. Earlier this month, we looked at Smart Water as a method of marking your property, increasing the chances of it being returned to you if found by the police. However, if you are not willing to pay for this subscription service, a free alternative fully supported by the police is available in the form of Immobilise.

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Xbox One Announces New Surveillance System

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Photo from the Homevue HD Video Surveillance System For Xbox kickstarter launch video.

The big security news this week is that Homevue has announced a wireless surveillance system for Xbox. The system consists of wireless cameras that can be placed around the home and will link up to a cloud where videos can be accessed via smart phone, tablet, computer or Xbox. You can store up to a month’s worth of footage on the cloud, and recording can be activated manually through the Homevue app, or via motion detection.

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