Access control system accessory case studies

Clemson University secures facilities with Brivo ACS WebServiceâ„¢

Livestock Poultry Health Program upgrades security and productivity Brivo Systems, LLC, the leader in web applications for access control and security systems, announces that Clemson University's Livestock Poultry Health Programs in Columbia, SC, has installed Brivo's ACS WebService to ensure full access control of their facility.  The Livestock Poultry Health facility houses four agricultural departments and sees upwards of 200 staff and visitors a day.  ADT Security Systems of Colum...

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...

Ski Dubai - door access control and intrusion alarm system, managed with KeyMaster Software

Dubai Internet City - multi-building door access control and car parking system, fully integrated with the Pelco CCTV system and TAC Building Controls (HVAC) system via a LON interface.  The system is managed with multiple KeyMaster Pro Software Interfaces and Front Desk Photo ID Badging Software.Dubai Knowledge Village, Dubai Media City, Emirates Twin Towers, Leo Burnett, Oracle - door access control, alarm and car parking system, managed with KeyMaster Software.Emaar Properties - access c...

UK's Home Office selects Cogent Systems software for the initial phase of the Biometric UKvisas Program

Cogent Systems today announced that the United Kingdom's (UK) Home Office has selected Cogent to provide software for the UKvisas Biometrics Program.  The software solution will support the capture of both fingerprint and facial images.The UKvisas Biometrics Program is providing equipment to approximately 250 locations worldwide to capture biometric fingerprint and facial image data for all visa applicants.  UKvisas goal is to introduce fingerprinting by 2008 for all visa applicants be...

Shearforce Security adopts ITrac monitoring after customers welcome improved efficiency

London-based guarding company Shearforce Security has improved its operating efficiency, and service level to customers, using the ITrac real-time staff monitoring system.ITrac, developed by bconnected Ltd, has now been adopted by Shearforce company-wide after an initial pilot project proved so successful.The system is now providing the company's managers and customers with live tracking of all security guard clock-in and patrol events.They can monitor activity the moment it happens, and afterwa...

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...

Itrac system improves on guard tour technology by giving managers real-time control

Team leaders and senior managers can now have greater control over the movements and whereabouts of all their personnel, real-time, thanks to a new GPRS wireless tracking system introduced by bconnected Ltd.  The technology has been designed as an improvement on traditional guard tour systems.Security managers and guarding service providers can now track the movements of individual team members in real time, giving the highest possible control over both team efficiency and health & safe...

Siemens enhances security at Evelina Children's Hospital

To help ensure the security and safety of its patients and staff, the new Evelina Children's Hospital in London has installed SiPass Entro access control system from Siemens Building Technologies Security Products.The state-of-the-art children's hospital is part of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and has 140 inpatient beds, including a 20 bed paediatric intensive care unit for the sickest children, and three operating theatres.  In addition to the health and wellbei...

DHL delivers in Sweden with Siemens Building Technologies Security Products

When 4.2 million customers rely on you to fulfil more than 1 billion shipments every year, you had better ensure that your security is the best.  The solution for DHL Solutions Örebro warehouse in Sweden was a unique system that fully integrates intruder alarms, access control and fire warning systems, not to mention personal attack alarms and environmental functions such as lighting.  Further integration of a video surveillance system using more than 120 cameras brings the Ö...

Mitsubishi-Tokyo and Deutsche bank

Access control and in particular visitor control is a very significant concern for the finance and banking industry.  Whilst the threat of covert intruders stealing computer hardware is a legitimate concern, the damage that can be done by a an unauthorised visitor, accessing live systems could be far greater. Many financial institutions recognise this specific threat, and it was no surprise when Mitsubishi Tokyo, the large bank in the world came to AC Controls seeking an access control syst...