Access control system accessory case studies

Abloy UK secures Thames Water Contract

Abloy UK has been awarded a three-year contract with Thames Water, valued at an estimated ∼750k, to upgrade existing locking systems between now and June 2024. Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company, serving 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley. Cylinders and padlocks Products specified for the project include padlocks and a range of cylinders, which will be used to secure a variety of areas and assets. These include treatment plants and pu...

Carrier provides Emory Musculoskeletal Institute with innovative, intelligent healthy buildings solutions at new cutting-edge medical facility

Carrier Global Corporation, a global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable, and intelligent building and cold chain solutions is delivering a full suite of innovative building technologies at Emory Healthcare’s new cutting-edge Musculoskeletal Institute (MSKI) in Atlanta, Georgia. Advanced solutions Carrier and Emory are collaborating to implement advanced solutions from Carrier’s Healthy Buildings Program – including HVAC, building automation, fire detection, access, and vi...

IOTICS to build a digital twin of Portsmouth International Port

IOTICS is creating a digital twin of Portsmouth International Port as part of an ambitious 1.5m project to demonstrate an achievable modular green hydrogen generation system within the Port. The Shipping, Hydrogen & Port Ecosystems UK (SHAPE UK) project is part of the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition, funded by the Department for Transport and delivered in partnership with Innovate UK. Carbon neutral port Portsmouth International Port is the UK's largest and most successful munici...

Vincennes city deploys Assa Abloy's programmable electronic keys for safer, smarter access control across its facilities

Running a unified locking system for multiple municipal services may bring operational efficiencies. However, if the system is based on mechanical locks, it can also create time-consuming headaches. When keys go missing, for example, or user access requirements change, mechanical security does not have the flexibility to adapt quickly. For this reason, Vincennes city administrators sought a modern, electronic replacement for a master-key system whose lock-chart ran to 4,000 keys. Several locati...

Matrix provides comprehensive people mobility solution to Ministry of Finance, Indonesia

Right from the era of Kingdoms in Indonesia, financial management has existed. The Ministry of Finance is an institution under the Indonesian Government, which has an important role in conducting economic development. In Indonesia, the important role of the Ministry of Finance is managing the state's finances and assisting the leader in the state's finance and asset. Therefore, the Ministry of Finance can be considered as the guard of state finance. Addressing challenges faced by Ministry Aft...

uPASS Reach provides primary vehicle access solution for Science Park

Exeter Science Park is a business park developed by the Exeter Science Park Company, a partnership between Devon County Council, the University of Exeter, the Exeter City Council, and the East Devon District Council. It is a 26-hectare site located on the outskirts of the city of Exeter next to junction 29 of the M5 motorway. Sustainable solution The site has 2 entry lanes and 3 exit lanes. A vehicle access control solution was required to resolve problems at these entry and exit points. It w...

Arcos Bosques Tower 1 selects HID Mobile access solution and readers for secure, touchless access control

HID Global, a pioneer in trusted identity solutions announced that the Arcos Bosques Torre 1 (Tower 1) has deployed its access control solutions to heighten security and better manage visitor entry.  Located in the Bosques de las Lomas neighborhood of Mexico City, the center is comprised of six buildings. The complex includes two skyscrapers and is home to high-profile law firms, industrial, mining, media, and technology companies, and one of the city’s most recognised shopping cente...

NSK supplies ball screws, linear guides, and bearings for Euromac's projects

Euromac, a global company in the design and manufacture of punching and bending machines, is benefitting from NSK ball screws, linear guides, and bearings in two high-profile recent projects. In fact, Euromac has been taking advantage of NSK motion control technology since 1995 as part of a long-standing and highly successful partnership. Produces advanced and competitive products From its headquarters in Italy, Euromac tailors’ machines to meet demanding customer requirements; the comb...

Humboldt Forum relies on intelligent locking system from ASSA ABLOY

After around nine years of construction, the Humboldt Forum is gradually opening its doors. In the heart of Berlin's historic centre, it was set up as a modern space for culture and science. Modern also describes its intelligent digital locking system which will secure the new events and meeting centre. eCLIQ locking system The electronic eCLIQ locking system from ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions meets high-security standards and offers not only contemporary management, but also full flexibility f...

Teleste’s on-board solution selected by Alstom for Marseille’s automated metro in France

Teleste will provide an on-board solution to Alstom for the Marseille metro network in France, ordered by the Aix Marseille Provence Metropole, AMP.  Teleste’s deliveries will include onboard TFT displays as well as systems for passenger information, public address, CCTV, and wireless train-to-ground functions for 38 4-car driverless metro trains, with an option for an additional 5 vehicles. The system deployments will start in 2021, and the first trains will enter into se...

Automatic Systems to provide automated parking gates to enhance parking solutions at a multi-purpose arena in Montreal

Automatic Systems, a manufacturer of pedestrian and vehicle entrance control access systems, was selected to provide automated parking gates to improve the user experience and make the parking solution contactless at a major multi-purpose arena in Montreal. The project was initiated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and was designed to replace an inefficient parking management system comprised of a single vehicle gate. This single access lane required in-person supervision with primarily cas...

HID helps Avolon re-imagine security by focusing on user buy-in

Making decisions about new security technologies can be complex at large organisations to say nothing about getting user buy-in. In a recent webinar, Moving to Mobile Access Control, James Moore of IFSEC Global and Peter Walsh of HID Global spoke with Allan Dawson, Workplace Services Team Manager at aircraft leasing company Avolon, about his company’s recent rollout of HID Mobile Access®. How did users respond to the new technology? When people ultimately get on the platfo...

Invixium temperature screening provides healthy access at PPG chemical plant

Invixium, a premier manufacturer of innovative touchless biometric solutions, has been chosen to provide PPG, a global pioneer in manufacturing paint and other specialty chemicals, an automated touchless solution to accurately measure employee temperatures at staff entry doors. When faced with the overwhelming cost of screening employee temperatures during the COVID-19 pandemic, PPG sought to invest in a solution that achieved high accuracy without breaking their budget. Need for integrat...

HID supports a mobile workforce while helping Avolon re-imagine security

Despite the pandemic, today’s workforce is more mobile than ever. How can companies support this mobility without compromising security? In a recent webinar, Moving to Mobile Access Control, James Moore of IFSEC Global and Peter Walsh of HID Global spoke with Allan Dawson, Workplace Services Team Manager at aircraft leasing company Avolon, about his company’s recent rollout of HID Mobile Access®. HID's mobile access solution Why did Avolon decide to deploy HID’s mobile a...

Securiteam uses Linus-based access control solution to upgrade identity management for a shipping customer

The customer is involved in shipping and transportation at a local port, responsible for docking ships, offloading, storage, and distribution of cargo. Due to the nature of their business, coupled with the constraints and logistics of their physical geography, the property is tightly regulated as to who can, or cannot gain access. In addition to their internal regulations and protocols, they are subject to directives and requirements of the Department of Homeland Security along with the Departm...

FLIR wins DARPA contract worth up to $20.5m to develop new protective fabrics for chem-bio defense

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced it has won a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to rapidly develop novel fabrics with embedded catalysts and chemistries that can fight and reduce chemical and biological threats upon contact. The revolutionary fabrics will be incorporated into protective suits and other equipment such as boots, gloves, and eye protection that can be worn by troops on the battlefield, medical experts, healthcare workers, and more. FLIR received $11....

Sato launches TEMPCHECK TouchFree solution to enhance workplace safety

SATO, a global company in the development of auto-ID and labelling solutions, has announced the launch of its innovative TEMPCHECK TouchFree solution to enable a 100% contactless approach to verify the identity, health, and safety of all on-site employees and visitors. The fully automated solution combines a tablet device, which has facial recognition and temperature scanning capabilities, with the SATO CT4-LX intelligent label printer to facilitate triple confirmation at the point of entry. Wi...

Maffey's help secure preparatory school with Aiphone's IS Access Control Series

Secure the main campus building and provide access control and communication throughout the school. Install the IS Series system to ensure all access points into the main building are secure throughout the day. “This is a true, all-in-one solution that provides educational institutions with entry security, classroom communication, paging, emergency call, and access control,” said Ed Maffey President, Maffey’s Security Group. The Situation Founded in 1856, Seton Hall Preparato...

Genetec safeguards RB Bank datacentres

Reiknistofa bankanna (RB) is a provider of mission-critical IT systems for Icelandic financial institutions, responsible for the country’s central clearance and settlement system and a number of multi-tenant core banking solutions. It also operates an e-invoicing and e-payment system for corporates and consumers. It is jointly owned by the three main Icelandic banks, two saving banks, the Icelandic Savings Bank Association, and the three main payment card processors in Iceland.  RB&r...

Brazilian State of Mato Grosso uses Sepura SC20 Radios to supports border security

The Brazilian state of Mato Grosso has deployed a multi-agency communications solution using Sepura’s SC20 TETRA radios to support security operations on the border with neighbouring Bolivia. The solution enables coordination between the Border Task Force, Military and Civilian Police forces, the Military Fire Department, and other supporting agencies. Robust communication solution The solution is an extension of the TETRA network currently in operation in the Brazilian state, built on...