Access Control

Grab An Amazon Key: New Level Of Delivery Convenience For Prime Members

Amazon Key will be available on November 8 in 37 cities and surrounding areas across the U.S., with more locations rolling out over time. Delivery is available on tens of millions of items sold on Amazon.com and the delivery is available at no extra cost for Prime members. Amazon Key works with Same-Day, One-Day, Two-Day and Standard Shipping. Once set-up is complete, receiving in-home delivery is as simple as a click: customers select “in-home” while shopping and Amazon handles the rest. No passcodes, no fuss.

Altronix’s New Power Supply Charger Solves Common Access Control Installation Challenge

Altronix unit is designed to provide installers with the versatility of deploying access control devices with different voltages using a single power source. In addition to saving valuable space, the OLS120D2X provides substantial reductions in labor and equipment costs by eliminating the need to install additional power supplies.

ISONAS Takes Cloud Expertise To Texas; Announces Sponsorship At Cloud+ 2017 Conference

ISONAS announced that the company will sponsor the Cloud+ 2017 Conference taking place on November 28th and 29th at the iconic Lost Pines Resort in Austin, TX. Cloud+ is the only cloud-centric event in the physical security industry and brought to the industry by Security Systems News, the producers of the TechSec Solutions Conference. The Cloud+ conference is a two-day event that will include powerful educational sessions relevant to today’s rapidly changing industry.

Farpointe Previews New Conekt Mobile Credentials/Readers At ISC East

Farpointe Data announced that access control system manufacturers, integrators, and dealers will be able to provide their customers with a mobile, smart phone application and hardware that provides free download, user’s choice of smart phone or smart card, and distribution via existing or independent access control software.

How to Fail Completely When Implementing Security Entrances

With an investment upwards of five, six and or even seven figures, the selection of security entrances is one of the most highly visible, impactful aspects of a security project you can accomplish. The goal is simple: prevent intrusion, but there are many pitfalls that can lead to failure. Failure as a spectrum could range from a bad six-month stretch of high stress to a loss of your good reputation, or even a breach at some point that could cost you your job. To help you avoid others’ failures, we’re going flip the usual format around and show you how to really screw things to get you thinking and to firmly instill these lessons in your future planning. Here are nine of the biggest mistakes we’ve seen in the field. Follow these leads at your peril!

Orion Entrance Control And Near Field Magnetics Provide Higher Level Of Access In Motion At ISC East

Near Field Magnetics, Inc., is pleased to partner with Orion Entrance Control, Inc. at the upcoming ISC East show, November 15th & 16th booth 549, to demonstrate its next generation patented hands-free access control technology integrated with Orion’s world-class turnstiles. NFMI provides hands-free readers and Personal Access Keys (PAKs) that have up to 15 feet of tunable range and work through and around metals and other materials that adversely affect RF based products (Bluetooth, RFID, cell phones, etc.). The readers and PAKs allow users to pass through an authorized entrance without having to wave a card, push unsanitary buttons, or do anything other than approach an entrance.

Partnerships In Innovation Allow ASSA ABLOY To Shift Access Control Paradigm

ASSA ABLOY’s commitment to partnerships in innovation has once again enabled the creation of a unique security solution. And the development came through the insights of its network of access control partners, collaborative integrators, and end users who seek out a trusted manufacturer partner. Last year, Star Asset Security, an industry expert in high-end integrated security systems, turned to ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions with a new demand it was seeing in the built environment: the need for an access control system that would work on shared assets such as lockers and desks, but with the caveat that the employee could select any locker or desk on any given day and continuously change their selection throughout the week.

SecuraTrac Announces New Central Station, Cellular Integrations

SecuraTrac® announces a new integration with Micro Key Solutions central station platform and unveils a mobile personal emergency response (mPERS) device for the Verizon cellular network. SecuraTrac is now compatible with seven major alarm and central station software providers, the most of any mPERS hardware device supplier and with every major cellular service provider including Verizon (in Q4 2017), AT&T, and T-Mobile in addition to other carriers in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.

Camden’s New CM-RX-90 Advance Single Relay Wireless Receiver

Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce the availability of its new CM-RX-90 advanced single relay receiver. CM-RX-90 has three operating modes: Delayed (1 – 15 Seconds); No Delay (1 – 30 Seconds), and Latching, making it an ideal solution for most wireless door activation projects, including control of two automatic doors in vestibule applications.

Boon Edam Revolving Doors Solves Andamar Shopping Mall Troublesome Wind Gusts

Since opening in October 2014, Andamar Lifestyle Center struggled to contain strong Veracruz winds, which consistently left its swinging doors open and exposed the facility to heat, humidity, and sea breezes. In turn, this allowed the shopping center’s air conditioning to escape, resulting in a second challenge: higher electricity expenses.