Liberty Global deployed “single point of entry” strategy at each of the seven buildings in Schiphol-Rijk. This means that employees and other guests are required to enter each building through one entry location, rather than multiple locations around the building perimeter. The company chose Boon Edam’s Lifeline Speedlane Swing optical turnstiles at its main building. This building has a receptionist present during office hours to welcome employees, visitors, and vendors. The optical turnstiles combine security with aesthetics, and provide a high throughput.
Vicon Industries brings a new level of convenience and simplicity to its VAX Access Control solution with today’s introduction of mobile credentialing. This new feature allows VAX customers to present their smartphones, instead of cards or fobs, to specialized Bluetooth-enabled VAX door readers. Upon installation of a custom smartphone “wallet” app and a simple authentication process that links that app to the specific phone, users enter their personal VAX credentials into the wallet. Multiple credentials can be accommodated.
Dahua Technology, a leading solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, has launched a new apartment outdoor station VTO9341D, providing new access control solutions to fence and lobby entrance with the cutting-edge face recognition technology. The apartment outdoor station elevates the safety and convenience of resident security system to a new level with the fashionable non-touch face-recognition entry, while conventional unlocking ways are preserved in case of emergency.
3xLOGIC announced the successful integration of the company’s infinias access control software with Allegion’s Engage platform of wireless locks. Wireless locks are the controller, reader, power, door contact, and lock hardware all bundled together in one easy-to-install device. Allegion Wireless Locksets integrated with infinias are modular and customized for either mortise or cylinder locks. These wireless locks also offer custom lever styles and finishes, making them versatile for almost any residential or commercial door.
ASSA ABLOY has announced the company’s latest GreenCircle Certifications and Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for Architectural Door Accessories. The Rockwood products achieved GreenCircle’s Certified Environmental Facts (Multi-Attribute) label. This label details the sustainability attributes of the product as well as the facility where the products are manufactured in order to tell the full sustainability story of the product. The Rockwood products also have EPDs that are third-party certified by UL Environment.
The common methods of accessing workspaces —physical keys, keycards and FOBs— all share some of the same downsides: they are expensive to create, maintain and replace, they provide limited cross-door accessibility and present massive security concerns. To dig deeper, we commissioned a survey of over 1,000 U.S. respondents who work in office buildings and found that traditional methods of accessing spaces are costly and vulnerable.
ASSA ABLOY Architectural Door Accessories announces an optional soft close device for Pemko box track and flat track straight sliding door hardware. The new device is designed to bring the door to a quiet, smooth and controlled stop making it an excellent addition to higher-use sliding doors, especially where additional safety benefits are desired. Healthcare, senior and assisted living, multi-family residences, childcare facilities, as well as hospitality and corporate applications can benefit greatly from upgrading existing hardware or installing new systems with the optional soft close device.
Boon Edam is showcasing the company’s continuing advances in technology and customer support in at GSX 2018. With the launch of their new Interactive Troubleshooting Guides for Security Entrances, a range of new partner technology integrations and the growing adoption of anti-tailgating and anti-piggybacking entrances by Fortune 50 Global companies, the company is advancing its position as the market leader in the Americas in security entrance solutions. Several of Boon Edam’s highest level security entrances will be featured in the booth, including the Tourlock 180+90, the Circlelock security portal, and the Circlelock Combi.
Dortronics announces the expansion of its lunch and learn course offerings by adding Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) Continuing Education Credits. BICSI is a professional association supporting the advancement of the information and communications technology (ICT) community. ICT covers the spectrum of voice, data, electronic safety & security, project management, and audio and video technologies. These informative sessions provide designers, specifiers, and resellers the opportunity to explore and compare the various types of door hardware, interlocking systems, and their applications. Topics include mantraps, sally ports and cleanroom/laboratory airlocks, and their applications.
Sielox LLC and Allegion have partnered to provide a unique and powerful solution designed to increase perimeter security at K-12 schools. Utilizing the Sielox Pinnacle™ Access Control Platform and 1700 Intelligent Controllers, K-12 schools can seamlessly integrate the Remote Undogging (RU) and Remote Monitoring (RM) options available with Allegion’s Von Duprin® and Schlage® wireless locks from a centralized location, reducing overall costs for additional network cabling while increasing overall situational awareness and security with comprehensive lockdown capabilities.