Access control card/ tag/ fob case studies

HID provides integrated identification and security system for Moscow multifunctional business complex

Capital Plaza in Moscow, RussiaCapital Plaza, a new modern multifunctional complex in the centre of Moscow offers an optimal environment for business development and commerce.  Located in a prestigious area in the heart of Russia's capital, the 49,000 square mile business centre boasts the most advanced systems of life support, communications, and security supplied by leading global manufacturers.  Included is a spacious underground three-level parking garage providing ample space to a...

HID access control solution provides convenience to condominium residents without compromising security

The Signature Park Condominium is a seven-year-old development in the West of Singapore.  The 928-units residential building boasts resort facilities and is located near a popular shopping and dining district as well as a nature reserve.The challenge:Being located in a high-traffic area, the property can be easily accessed by members of the public, compromising security for the residents.  Visitors and others could easily walk into Signature Park.  Concerned for the safety and sec...

New ID card system earns high marks at Charlotte Country Day School

With the safety of students a primary concern at schools across the United States, administrators are faced with the task of finding security tools that fit within their ever-thinning budgets while helping them increase efficiencies.  At Charlotte Country Day School in Charlotte, N.C., information systems personnel enhanced the school's security, increased efficiencies and provided a platform for further technological sophistication in the years ahead simply by upgrading the school's person...

Metro Transit upgrades Metropass cards, reduces costs

Economical yet professional.  That's the image the Metropolitan Council's Metro Transit staff want to portray with their Metropass cards.  Metropass cards are used for riders of bus and light-rail transit in Minneapolis.  Until recently, they were produced by an outside printing vendor, and the cost was becoming prohibitive.  Metro Transit's decision to bring the production inside not only saved money, but also improved the security of the cards.Metro Transit is one of the la...

Siemens Building Technologies Security Products keeps control of 400 construction workers

The ongoing reconstruction of Skärholmen Centre is a comprehensive construction project.  A total of 400 construction workers are involved in the project that will take a few years to complete.  In order to keep up with who is at the workplace, Skanska has chosen the Bewator Entro access control system that has been integrated into the time registration and card production software.For the inauguration day in 2008, the old centre building from the 1960s will have increased its sho...

Lindsey oil refinery

Total Lindsey Oil Refinery (LOR) is currently Britain's third largest oil refinery with a processing capacity in excess of 10 million tonnes per annum (over 200,000 barrels per day).  Since coming on-stream in 1968, the 500-acre site has recently received a £26m investment upgrade incorporating some of the most technically advanced refining and conversion processes available in Europe.The CEM AC2000 SE (Standard Edition) access control system has been securing LOR's 24-hour operationa...

Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is the fastest growing North American west coast gateway and the second busiest airport in Canada.  With the expectation of serving 16.9 million passengers in 2006 and handling 235,000 tonnes of cargo, Vancouver International Airport Authority is in the midst of a construction program that will see CDN$1.0-billion spent by 2010 on new and expanded facilities to help ensure the airport remains a "Premier Global Gateway". Currently at capacity,...

Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines is reportedly one of the world's leading carriers with 16 million passengers per year flying its top-ranked gateway spanning five continents and 59 cities.  Widely known as a symbol of service excellence, Singapore Airlines is committed to providing customers with the best flying experience through an innovative product and service offering.First class security ...Safety and security is seen by Singapore Airlines as a top priority.  As a sign of this commitment and w...

BSB Electronics scores with new access control system at the Reebok

With stadium security high on the UK agenda, when Reebok Stadium Directors decided they needed improved security to protect access to the stadium they called in Lancashire based specialist manufacturer, BSB Electronics.  This state of the art £45m 28,000 all-seater stadium needed a flexible low cost system upon which they could rely and BSB came up with the ideal solution to the Reebok stadium requirements with their Progeny system. BSB asked Bolton based specialist installers Spectra...

3H Technology secures premises with Brivo Systems' ACS WebService

Flexible solution aids transition to new space and makes day-to-day management effortlessBrivo Systems, the leader in Web applications for access control and security systems, today announced that 3H Technology uses Brivo's ACS WebService to secure the premises of their rapidly growing company.  The Brivo® econtrol Online Access Control™ system secures external and internal doors and manages access for more than 250 employees, sub-lease tenants, vendors, and visitors.  3H has...

Eastnets uses Zebra Card Printers to produce contactless smart cards at Dubai International Airport

IntroductionEastnets, a Dubai based leading Payments and Security Solution Provider, and Zebra Card Printer solutions partner since 1996, has provided an advanced Bitaqat-e ID Card Management and Issuing Systems to Dubai International Airport.  The solution, only found in two other airports worldwide, introduces the use of smart card technology at new electronic gates (eGates) in the airport, designed to reduce delays and enable registered passengers automated entry or exit through the airp...

Education Security: you too can be creative...

A cause for concern. Vandalism, arson, theft, bullying and aggressions on staff, child abduction or abuses…Ultimately, it is the responsibility of primary and secondary schools or universities to ensure the safety and security of staff, pupils, and visitors to their premises.  Damaged or stolen properties and sick-days taken by teachers after physical or mental ill-treatment by pupils or parents are also costing millions to the education sector every year.But funding a security syste...