Access control system accessory case studies

Global real estate company shows confidence in Axis Security

  Axis Security hired to manage security in multi-tenanted buildings in London's City and West EndAxis Security, one of London and the City's fastest growing security service providers, has secured a major new contract with property company Savills, covering eight multi-tenanted buildings in the City and West End. Axis is providing manned guarding at six of these prestigious buildings, and response patrols at the remaining two, encompassing 25 officers and a dedicated Portfolio Supervi...

Air Seychelles invests in SALTO access control system

Air Seychelles has chosen a SALTO electronic access control system to provide advanced security management.  The airport awarded the contract to approved SALTO Independent Service Centre, Vidsec Ltd. The national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles main base is Seychelles International Airport, Mahé, from where it operates a fleet of 4 Boeing 767s, 2 Short 360 and 3 Twin Otters on inter-island services and international flights to 9 destinations on three continents....

SALTO Systems provides access control solution for prestige office group across Asia

SALTO Systems has been selected by Hong Kong based The Executive Centre to install their latest electronic access control solutions, to manage day-to-day security across their pan Asia serviced office network.  Central to the integrated security system in every TEC office, the solution is being installed by the local SALTO dealer, working closely with SALTO System's regional service and support centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  TEC currently secure over 1500 doors in 16 cities wi...

SelectaDNA technology supports the regeneration of a Middlesbrough housing estate

A regeneration scheme and a new theft deterrent programme using DNA will transform a housing estate in Grangetown, Middlesbrough.The housing association, Coast & Country Housing, is upgrading Grangetown North  to a more modern, community through the improvement and rennovation of over 340 properties. The association has also purchased hundreds of Selectamark's SelectaDNA forensic marking kits for use as part of a ‘clean up' operation on the estate. The scheme is being supported by...

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies launch 'National School Safety Study'

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies recently announced that it kicked off a strategic alliance with the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) on June 4, when its 14,000 members receive an e-blast from the association asking them to complete a ‘risk mitigation assessment' developed by Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies.  The results of the assessment will be rolled up to create the first-ever ‘National School Safety Study', which is anticipated to have subs...

Bahrain Financial Harbour has Fastlane Glassgate speedgates installed

Fastlane Glassgate speedgates from Integrated Design Ltd have been installed as part of the security solution covering the US$ 1.5 billion Bahrain Financial Harbour (BFH).  A first of its kind development in the region, BFH is a highly focused, committed and advanced financial environment spread over 380,000 square metres of prime seafront property in the centre of Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.Limiting access to only authorised staff and visitors at these sites was a key consideration when sp...

Zebra® card printers play a vital role in preparation for Angola's 2008 elections

Zebra's P640i card printer has been used to register eight million Angolan voters using biometric data, ahead of the first elections in the country for the past 16 years. The printers were used in mobile registration centres set up in each of the country's 18 provinces.  The identity of voters was verified, and biographical and biometric fingerprint data together with a digital photograph, were printed and encoded on the card. In all, 700 P640i secure ID printers were supplied over an...

Aprimatic Harrier rises to the challenge

When Tilbury Container Services invested in a new computerised check-in system, they set a specification for the vehicle barriers which very few gate automation manufacturers could aspire to.With a constant stream of vehicles accessing the site, the barriers would be expected to work 24/7.  Fibre Options Ltd, who had supplied and installed the site's CCTV fibre infrastructure, were therefore asked to recommend barriers that could reliably withstand a continuously high workload.After extensi...

The Village at Breckenridge deploys Brivo ACS with new XML data integration capabilities

Brivo Systems, LLC, the leader in Web applications for access control and security systems, today announced that The Village of Breckenridge Homeowners' Association (HOA) is employing the new Brivo-developed OnPark™ online parking reservation system to improve parking management, increase revenues to the HOA, and enhance security.  The new OnPark system uses Brivo's XML Application Programming Interface (API) to connect with the community's existing ACS WebService™ online access...

World’s largest casino selects 3D facial recognition

Because of the speed at which the 3D face readers authenticate employees even at peak hours, The Venetian Macao, the world's largest casino, has deployed 13 VisionAccess 3D Face Readers in order to authenticate 12,000 employees at the front entrance when a new shift starts.Bioscrypt's 3D face reader is a hands-free biometric solution that authenticates users in under a second by matching the structure of the person's face against their enrolled template.  The VisionAccess readers function b...

Fastlane plus secures The University of Manchester (again)

The University of Manchester has recently completed upgrading its entrance security with Fastlane plus barrier arm turnstiles from Integrated Design Ltd.  The University of Manchester is Britain's largest single-site university, situated in the heart of the city with over 5,000 staff and 35,000 students to keep secure.The University had originally installed Fastlane plus R200 AS barrier arm turnstiles, the first generation of the Fastlane plus range, over five years ago.  With thi...

ADI Gardiner report - Rise in card carrying members

With a new academic year starting, the demand for ID cards in the UK is set to reach its highest point, says leading distributor ADI-GARDINER, who supplies the Magicard range of secure ID card printers and accessories from Ultra Electronics - one of the world's leading manufacturers since 1993.Magicard printers are used in a wide variety of portrait ID and Access Control applications, and incorporate innovative HoloKote anti-counterfeiting technology, which prints a transparent watermark across...