Access Control

Boon Edam Turnstiles As Security Upgrade At Eco Baños In Chile’s Capital City

Boon Edam announced its participation in a renovation project that was carried out at four branches of Eco Baños (a public restroom service) in the center of Santiago de Chile. The four Eco Baños branches, located in high pedestrian traffic areas, are hygienic services that have been operating for twelve years in the Chilean capital. They were built pursuing the highest standards of technology and accessibility.

ASSA ABLOY Utilizes BILT Mobile App To Assist With Simple, Accurate Installations

ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions is simplifying the installation of its door and opening products through interactive 3D models. These step-by-step instructions make installations easier, ensure products are installed properly, and store warranties for future reference. The mobile BILT app is free to download on Apple and Android and provides access to Intelligent Instructions™ for ASSA ABLOY products. The instructions are fully-interactive, voice narrated step-by-step guides that simplify installation and shorten the time it takes to accomplish the job. They remove the guess-work when attempting to interpret paper instructions.

Secure Our City, Inc. Increases Parking Security With Farpointe Long Range Reading Solution

Farpointe Data, the access control industry’s OEM for RFID solutions, announced that Secure Our City, Inc., an electronic security technology and low voltage design firm based in Ashland, Mass., was able to solve the problems of a leading healthcare organization’s parking garage was having with standard 125-kHz proximity readers and credentials. By creating a new security system featuring cameras, access control, and the Farpointe Ranger® long range reading system, Secure Our City was able to make possible higher security access, such as double-tapping at the entrance, and provide the increased control the parking garage needed.

Delta Turnstiles Introduces New Designer Series Infinity Model

Delta Turnstiles, a leading designer and manufacturer of optical turnstiles for secured entry control applications, is pleased to introduce its new Designer Series of turnstiles. The first model in the series, the Infinity, will debut at ASIS 2017 in September (Booth 3869) and will be on display at the San Diego Security Conference October 13th.

Boon Edam Revolving Doors Fill Stockholm Central Station with Light

Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announced that Stockholm Central Station in Sweden has installed a Boon Edam entrance solution as part of a renovation project for the terminal. Stockholm Central Station has installed a set of three Boon Edam all glass, 3-winged Crystal Tourniket automatic revolving doors, along with integrated heaters. Each door can accomodate 1,740 persons per minute in both directions in addition to being able to manage sustainable climate-control. The Crystal Tourniket doors also include collapsible door wings, which create an easy escape route in the event of an emergency, ideal for such a large public area.

Genetec Achieves Only Top-10 Global Market Share Rankings Across VMS, Access Control, And ALPR Technologies

Genetec Inc., has emerged as the only security and public safety solutions developer to hold a place in the top-10 global rankings for video management software (VMS), access control software, and automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) software, according to recently published market research reports by IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics, and solutions*. The IHS Markit reports include 2017 Video Surveillance Market Share Database, 2017 Access Control Intelligence Database, and 2017 ANPR & Detection Sensors Report.

Genetec And SALTO Bridge Gap Between Mechanical/Offline Locks And IP-Based Access Control

Genetec announced that Synergis™ —the IP access control system of Security Center— is now able to manage SALTO’s stand-alone battery-operated locks thanks to the support of the SALTO Virtual Network technology. This enables Synergis customers to cost-effectively replace traditional mechanical locks with Salto SVN-enabled locks to secure doors and entrances that were traditionally too expensive to network with either wired or wireless locks.

HID Global Acquires Arjo Systems To Expand Its Government ID Business

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, announced that it has acquired Arjo Systems SAS, a provider of physical and digital identity solutions for secure government ID applications. Arjo Systems gives HID Global broader capabilities to deploy electronic identification (eID) and ePassport solutions for government programs.

Farpointe Alerts Partners To Encrypt Wireless Access Control Systems

Farpointe Data, the access control industry’s trusted OEM partner for RFID solutions, alerted its access control manufacturer, distributor, integrator, dealer and specifier partners about the potential impact on their businesses of the settlement of Edenborough v. ADT LLC, (Case No. 3:16-cv-02233, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California). Referred to as the ADT Hacking Vulnerability Class Action Lawsuit, ADT will pay $16 million to settle five hacking vulnerability class actions because of claims that ADT’s wireless security systems were vulnerable to hacking because ADT failed to include any encryption within them.

Brivo Releases New Assessment Tool To Help Businesses Measure Their Security Risk

Brivo, the global leader in cloud-based access control systems, announced the release of their new physical security assessment tool created to help businesses calculate the security risk of their facilities. A recent market survey conducted by Brivo discovered a massive gap between perceived safety and actual facility vulnerabilities. The survey found that 61% of facility managers were not concerned about their location’s physical security. Yet 40% were still using lock and key, and 62% used standard keycards and fobs. We feel that this is not a safe approach, especially in a world where technology is prominent and keycards can be easily lost, shared, or duplicated.