Access Control

Orion Entrance Control Partners with Tansa Global to Ship Full Height Turnstiles Powered by Infinitytm Software

Orion Entrance Control has partnered with Tansa Global to bring to market world-class Full Height turnstiles powered by Infinity™ software to provide real-time occupant counting data at entryways, perimeters, lobbies and elsewhere. Tansa Global full height turnstiles secure many of the world’s important icons and venues including the host stadiums of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Dallas Police HQ Installs New Layer of Perimeter Security with Boon Edam Turnstiles

There is a saying that “Everything is Bigger in Texas,” and the Dallas police department fits the bill. The Dallas Police Department is the ninth largest municipal police force in the U.S., with 3,099 sworn officers and 598 non-sworn staff. It is led by Chief of Police Edgardo (“Eddie”) Garcia. In the last several years, the Jack Evans Police Headquarters building (named after the 53rd mayor of Dallas) has been upgrading its physical security using a layered approach to ensure the safety of officers and visitors 24/7.

Abloy Introduces ABLOY CUMULUS a New Platform for Keyless Access

Abloy Oy announced ABLOY CUMULUS combining quality hardware products with secure access and management applications. It brings all the solutions together into a single ecosystem with a risk-free, integrated cloud service. The world is becoming keyless, access rights are going digital, and customers want everything to be integratable. Many property owners and managers are planning to switch to access management that is seamlessly location-independent, while securing all their keyless access points.

HID Global’s PKI-as-a-Service (PKIaaS) Platform Simplifies Certificate Automation with Support for Microsoft Autoenrollment Protocol

Automating the issuance of all enterprise public or private trusted digital certificates through a single platform reduces the risk of certificate mismanagement and associated outages. HID Global has simplified certificate automation for any Microsoft Active Directory-managed network devices with its PKI-as-a-Service (PKIaaS) platform. Customers can seamlessly issue, renew, replace or revoke certificates automatically with Microsoft Autoenrollment now that any device on the network can easily be connected with HID’s cloud-based PKIaaS via the Microsoft Autoenrollment connector.

ACRE Embraces the Art of Future-Proofing with Cloud-Based Access Control

Cloud-based access control is growing in popularity as more organizations are looking to adopt a flexible, convenient, and scalable security solution. Over the last few years, the presence of the cloud has generated significant changes in the range of access control, and for good reasons! Cloud-based access control not only produces reliable, real-time control of your organization but can also be fully integrated with third-party systems to help mitigate and limit risks within your organization.

Johnson Controls Introduces iSTAR Ultra LT Network Door Controller

Johnson Controls introduces the iSTAR Ultra LT Door Controller from Software House, a special edition iSTAR Ultra door controller that provides a full IP architecture and enterprise level features for small to mid-sized access control deployments. iSTAR Ultra LT centralizes all access control decision processing and secures network communications while allowing end users to use existing infrastructure and Power over Ethernet capabilities to reduce costs.

Arcules Expands Access Control Support Through Integration with Keep By Feenics

Arcules announced its strategic integration with Feenics, a cloud-based access control provider. Combining the two cloud systems delivers a seamless, automated connection that provides advanced levels of insight into security events across a business’ infrastructure. The integration links Arcules’ powerful cloud-based security platform with Keep by Feenics to provide users with converged video and access control data and video verification of access events.

Johnson Controls Incorporates Open Standard PLAI Adapter into C•CURE 9000

ohnson Controls introduces the PLAI Adapter for the Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management system, which connects to the PLAI Agent for physical access control system compatibility. This open standards approach enables enterprises to easily manage personnel identity and physical access across disparate physical access control platforms and other identity-based systems, reducing complexity and cost in system administration .

Johnson Controls Easy to Install KT-2 Two Door Controller is an Ideal Solution for Small to Medium Businesses

Johnson Controls introduces Tyco Kantech KT-2, an adaptable two-door controller that is cost effective and easy to install and operate for small to medium sized businesses. This new door controller expands Johnson Controls line of multi-door control solutions purposely designed for retailers, medical offices, warehouses and businesses with needs ranging from one door to thousands. The KT-2 seamlessly integrates into OpenBlue, the dynamic platform for connected, safe and sustainable building solutions.

Vanderbilt Launches Next Phase of Popular VCredential Management Platform

Vanderbilt International, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, is pleased to announce the latest updates to VCredential, their cloud-based credential management platform that offers users the ability to create and manage Bluetooth credentials independent of the access control platform. Originally launched in September 2020, VCredential was developed in response to the growing trend of virtualization, a shift in the market to touchless door access, and the ever-evolving landscape of added security threats.

Morse Watchmans Unveils KeyWatcher Key Control Solutions with Powerful New Generation 3 CPU at GSX 2021

Morse Watchmans will be exhibiting at this year’s GSX show, featuring their latest new key control and management solutions at booth #1714. The company’s flagship KeyWatcher Touch will be displayed with a new Generation 3 CPU that provides improved performance, and faster user interface and improved synchronization times. The new Gen3 CPU upgrade is also available to current KeyWatcher Touch users for fast and easy enhancement of installed systems.

Dortronics Displays Touchless Door Control and New Interlock Controller at GSX 2021

Dortronics is focusing on products at GSX 2021 that provide touchless ingress/egress, as well as a New 9-door interlock controller. All of Dortronics’ product design and manufacturing operations are located at the company’s Sag Harbor, NY headquarters, which gives the company a unique ability to custom-fabricate a wide range of door control products with fast turnaround times.

ACRE Brands Prepare for the Future of Access Control with Mobile Credentials

In an increasingly technology-dependent world, individuals are looking to leverage their smartphones as much as possible, and mobile credentials can be beneficial for both operational and security purposes. Mobile credentials offer numerous advantages over traditional keys and cards and can serve as a safer and much more convenient alternative. With the pandemic still causing uncertainty in businesses reopening, and employees returning to the office, mobile credentials are a touchless, cost-effective, convenient, and secure option for organizations looking to streamline their security while saving costs on hardware.

ProdataKey Adds Custom Fields to Its pdk io Access Control Software

ProdataKey now allows for “custom fields” within the interface of its pdk.io software. Custom fields increase PDK’s solutions’ overall functionality by allowing administrators to include a wide range of pertinent data associated with each user. Address, location, floor, unit number, or any other field can be added to the pdk.io user database, providing more ways to identify employees and tenants accurately and categorize them into meaningful segments.

ProdataKey Adds Anti-Passback to Access Control Capabilities

PDK has added Anti-Passback to the programmable features of its pdk io cloud access control platform. Anti-Passback requires individuals who have scanned through an entry reader to scan out through a corresponding exit reader before their credentials can be used to re-enter the premises. By requiring credentials to be used in an “in–out–in” sequence, cardholders cannot “pass back” their access card or credential-enabled mobile device to another person.

Round1 Entertainment Secures New Facilities Using Hanwha Techwin Cameras and Wisenet WAVE

Hanwha Techwin announced that Round1 Entertainment, a multi-entertainment facility offering bowling, arcade games, billiards, karaoke and another activities in an indoor facility complex has chosen Hanwha cameras, NVRs and WAVE VMS to secure several of its US-based facilities. Until recently, security at Round1 centers in the US focused mainly on internal and external theft.

Genetec Announces GSX Product Lineup

Genetec will showcase the latest version of Security Center, the company’s flagship security and analytics platform; the latest generation of its AutoVu Sharp V ALPR cameras, and Mission Control, the company’s situational intelligence and decision management system. Genetec will also feature solutions to help organizations migrate from their obsolete access control systems and replace outdated technology that could leave them vulnerable to cyber threats.

Alcatraz AI Partners with Switched On Space to offer the Alcatraz Rock Autonomous Access Control Globally

Alcatraz AI has announced that they are partnering with Switched On Space, an information technology and services company, to bring autonomous access control to international markets. This new strategic partnership with Switched On Space will provide greater exposure and expand Alcatraz AI’s facial authentication solutions to create safe spaces in buildings to the growing UK and Europe markets.

IMB Banks on Boon Edam’s Elegant Entrance Security at New Wollongong Building

Boon Edam announced that IMB Bank in Australia has installed a series of Boon Edam entrances, including all glass revolving doors, slimline optical turnstiles and a swinging access gate at its new building in Wollongong, New South Wales. IMB moved into the new building in early 2021, and immediately sought to make the entrance open and welcoming to visitors, with entrance security inside to protect valuable data, intellectual property and people.

ACRE Brands Prepare for the Future of Access Control with Mobile Credentials

In an increasingly technology-dependent world, individuals are looking to leverage their smartphones as much as possible, and mobile credentials can be beneficial for both operational and security purposes. Mobile credentials offer numerous advantages over traditional keys and cards and can serve as a safer and much more convenient alternative.
With the pandemic still causing uncertainty in businesses reopening, and employees returning to the office, mobile credentials are a touch less, cost-effective, convenient, and secure option for organizations.