Access Control

Layered Security Entrances Ensure Compliance with Industry and Government Regulations While Reducing Operational Costs

Boon Edam Inc.’s secured entry solutions are proving effective for risk mitigation and regulatory compliance at essential data centers around the world. Layering Boon Edam secured entry solutions at all data center perimeter entry and exit points and critical internal access points provides the strongest possible physical security measures to mitigate against unauthorized access

Altronix Features Their Latest Access and Surveillance Power and Data Transmission Solutions at Intersec 2023

Altronix is featuring their latest power and data transmission solutions for security, access, surveillance and fire applications here at Intersec 2023 (Stand S1-I09). New technology enables the deployment of multiple edge devices at greater distances with more power to accommodate a wide range of surveillance and security products. Applications include the ability to deploy the latest IP devices at remote locations with or without local power, utilizing the 802.3bt PoE standard – greatly reducing labor and installation costs.

Cobalt Robotics Announces Collaboration with Johnson Controls for Integration with C•CURE Alarm System

Cobalt Robotics announced a new collaboration with Johnson Controls. Johnson Controls C•CURE 9000 access control and event management system is now integrated with Cobalt’s remote guard service which includes AI robotics, machine-learning software and human oversight. With this integration, Cobalt robots listen for alarms and are automatically dispatched to the location in real-time after an alarm is triggered. The robots will escalate the incident in the C•CURE 9000 system, stand guard and provide situational awareness until the issue is resolved.

Schlage Integration with BadgePass ONE

Allegion announced its Schlage intelligent hardware integration with the BadgePass ONE platform. With this integration, BadgePass is the first to offer a subscription software package that includes all hardware and software needed to issue secure ID badges and manage door access privileges within a facility. It is also one of the first Reader Controller model integrations for Allegion, offering customers efficient, cost-effective access control implementations. 

SecureAuth Announces Seven New Patents for Biobehavioral Credentials for Continuous Authentication, and ID Proofing to Secure Digital Identities

SecureAuth announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted the company seven groundbreaking methods for authenticating users’ claimed identities for frictionless user access using automated risk-based control and behavioral modeling. Capabilities derived from these patents are included in SecureAuth’s ArculixTM product portfolio.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Issues Seventh Gunshot Detection Patent to Shooter Detection Systems

Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), Alarm.com and the world’s leading gunshot detection solutions provider, announced the issuance by the USPTO of SDS’ seventh patent for its gunshot detection technology, Patent No. US 11,417,183 titled Cable-Free Gunshot Detection. The patent describes the application of indoor gunshot detection sensors that use a cable-free device powered by a battery.

New Flexible Formatting Allows ProdataKey Access Control to Work with Any Card Credential Formats

ProdataKey now permits integrators to configure PDK access control systems to accept cards featuring any format, bit rate, and facility code. Using the Pdk.io interface, users with integrator-level permissions can configure system settings to work with cards from any manufacturer or define their own custom credential formats. They may also assign facility codes to individual users. This feature allows security system administrators to accommodate multiple card formats throughout their organization simultaneously.

ProdataKey’s New Wristband Credential for Active Lifestyles Combines Comfort with Convenience

ProdataKey now offers a unique wristband credential made of attractive, comfortable, and durable fabric. These stretchable, slip-on/slip-off wristbands are designed for users with an active lifestyle. They’re ideal for schools, community centers, gyms, public pools, and other locations where users may not want to carry a phone, wallet, or traditional card or fob. Both rugged and waterproof, they can be worn during any activity.

Newly Released Pinnacle 11.0 Access Control Platform Leverages Real-Time Intelligence for Pre-Emptive Applications

Sielox has further enhanced the capabilities of its flagship Pinnacle™ 11.0 Access Control Platform with pre-emptive intelligence. Hundreds of user-selectable filters provide Pinnacle users with real-time data on virtually every aspect of access activity and system status, effectively transforming traditional proactive access control deployments into pre-emptive solutions for myriad physical security and business intelligence applications. These enhanced capabilities are available to all new and existing Pinnacle users with current support agreements.

ProtectED Rooms Officially Launches with Bullet-Resistant Bookcase that Becomes Physical Barricade; Protects People in Violent Events such as Active Shooters and Civil Unrest

ProtectED Rooms officially launched with the introduction of its groundbreaking bookcase. Designed with a focus on protecting school children and staff in an active shooter situation, the impenetrable bookcase easily rolls and locks into place blocking the classroom entryway – with the potential to lock down an entire school in seconds. The Atlanta-based company has expanded with a presence in the Boston area to serve the Northeast region.

Genetec Releases 2022 State of Physical Security Report

Genetec shared the results of its 2022 State Physical Security report. Based on insights from over 3,700 physical security leaders worldwide (including end users and systems integrators/installers/providers), the report looks at the security strategies organizations are putting in place to effectively navigate the realities of a changing landscape. 54% of end-user respondents indicated that their organization’s target vision for security deployment is a blend of on-premises and cloud-based solutions.

Morse Watchmans Features Suite of Key Control and Asset Management Solutions at ISC East 2022

Morse Watchmans is exhibiting a wide array of its key control and management solutions at ISC East 2022, November 16-17 at the Javits Center in New York City. Morse Watchman’s flagship system, KeyWatcher® Touch, will be on display alongside a suite of additional products at booth #324. 

Vintra Announces New Module for AI-Assisted Access Control

Vintra announced a new module for its Vintra Fortify platform designed to automate and simplify the management of existing manual security processes at mission-critical locations. Vintra Guard, available as an additional module for Vintra Prevent, enhances real-time monitoring and enterprise alerting by incorporating video-based identity verification for access control management.

Genetec Alerts Organizations to Risks of Legacy Access Control Systems in Light of Rising Cyberattacks  

With the ever-increasing rise in cybercrime, Genetec is cautioning organizations of all sizes to be vigilant about the cybersecurity risk posed by legacy access control systems. Vulnerabilities in legacy access control systems can introduce cybersecurity weaknesses that may put an entire organization at risk. Cybercriminals can exploit weaknesses in access control system credentials, controllers, servers, readers, or workstations connected to the network.

Invixium Launches IXM VERTU – An Elegantly Designed Card and Mobile Access Reader

Invixium announces the launch of IXM VERTU, a modern access control reader capable of reading RFID cards along with mobile credentials via BLE or NFC from up to 8 cm away. Installation takes mere minutes and configuration is easily completed for Wiegand or OSDP through a configuration app. For clients that already have an access control software solution, IXM VERTU can seamlessly be added to their existing access control system. Invixium’s suite of biometric products along with IXM VERTU will be on display during the ASIS Middle East exhibition at stand F7.

SALTO Launches Homelok, an All-in-one Smart Access Solution for Residential Living

SALTO Systems is launching a ground-breaking new platform aimed at the residential market. SALTO Homelok is set to revolutionize residential living with its all-in-one solution that integrates smart access control technology, hardware, cloud software, digital keys, a smart living ecosystem, and global service support.

SALTO Systems is launching a ground-breaking new platform aimed at the residential market. SALTO Homelok is set to revolutionize residential living with its all-in-one solution that integrates smart access control technology, hardware, cloud software, digital keys, a smart living ecosystem, and global service support.

SALTO Homelok will provide smart access control solutions across the residential market, from multi-family to single-family housing, vacation rentals, and home care/assisted living establishments. SALTO Systems’s electronic locking solution is modern and easy to install and maintain, without the cost and complexity of traditional access control solutions.

Opening the Door to Access Control in Industrial Facilities

Electronic access control (EAC) systems are often installed at the doors or gates of buildings as part of an overall physical security program. EAC acts as a digital checkpoint, selectively restricting entry to a building or zone only to authorized individuals, therefore adding a critical layer of protection for the people and assets inside. The level of access a person has will vary depending on their security status, or depending on the location they are attempting to enter. EAC will also regulate the times and conditions within which access is allowed.

Kwikset Reveals Two Brand New SmartCode Electronic Deadbolts

Kwikset unveils its two newest products: SmartCode™ 260 Keypad Deadbolts and SmartCode™ 270 Touchpad Deadbolts. Both deadbolts are now available in Traditional (TRL) and Contemporary (CNT) styles and feature BILT® app support. The SmartCode™ 260 Keypad Deadbolts provide more value and features, including a new responsive 10-button keypad design, 50 user codes, a new fast motorized deadbolt, cool white LEDs for bright illumination, and Microban® antimicrobial protection technology built into the finish and keypad.

ASSA ABLOY Academy Introduces New Learning Experience Platform Clearly in a Class Of Its Own

ASSA ABLOY unveils a newly redesigned and easier to use Learning Experience Platform (LXP) for ASSA ABLOY Academy, the company’s industry-leading e-learning and in-person training system. The ASSA ABLOY Academy LXP is designed to educate door and hardware professionals about proper installation techniques, how to identify common issues, maintaining code compliance, and the latest product innovations to help enhance building safety, security, convenience and performance. The site features a full spectrum of training, from fundamentals through intermediate courses to advanced level learning.

Suprema Launches BioStation 3, Setting a New Standard in Access Control

Suprema has launched BioStation 3, a contactless access control device specializing in post-pandemic facial recognition. BioStation 3 is a new generation access control solution created through the integration of 20 years of Suprema expertise in access control and authentication. In addition to facial recognition, which is a representative contactless authentication method in the post-corona era, various contactless login options such as QR code, barcode,mobile access card, RFID card, etc. are provided to improve user convenience. .