Case studies

CLIQ combines mechanical and electronic locking systems for enhanced physical security

Lock and key security has come a long way since Ancient Egypt. Over the centuries, Romans, the lever tumbler and Linus Yale’s pin tumbler all took the technology forward. Each was a significant milestone. But in truth, your average pharaoh would still recognise his clever gadget. The latest advances in key-based electronic access control, on the other hand, would send Rameses into a tailspin. A mechatronic locking system like CLIQ combines high-end mechanical and electronic protection. A...

ASSA ABLOY Aperio wireless access control protects Norway’s Stavanger Concert Hall

Aperio locks are cost-efficient to run and easy to install A leading orchestra, admin staff, 200 contractors, and thousands of music fans all need access at various times. Auditoriums, rehearsal rooms, wardrobes, offices, a sauna, the canteen, and an archive, all need securing. The requirement at Stavanger Concert Hall was for dependable access control with maximum flexibility. The answer was Aperio wireless technology from ASSA ABLOY. The new Stavanger Concert Hall, designed...

ASSA ABLOY Access Control secures The University of Birmingham with Aperio wireless solution

Student rooms have been fitted with the Aperio solution, which is fully integrated into the Gallagher Command Centre A student residence at The University of Birmingham has been supplied with the Aperio wireless locking solution by ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions. Chamberlain, based in Edgbaston, is a brand new student accommodation development comprised of a 21-storey tower and three low-rise blocks.Fully int...

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Industry experts discuss open standards and interoperability in access control

As solutions proliferate in the access control market, interoperability has never been a more pressing topic. A recent industry report finds: "91% (of professional respondents to a survey) agree integrating security systems with each other and with other building technology has become noticeably more important in the last five years." Agreed standards are one powerful integration tool. Among the most important lock standards is the OSS Standard Offline (OSS–SO) from the Open Security Stan...

ASSA ABLOY integrates Aperio wireless lock technology with EdgeConnector physical access control software

ASSA ABLOY, the global provider of door opening solutions, announced the integration of their Aperio™ wireless lock technology with EdgeConnector: the physical access control software from Dot Origin that radically strengthens and simplifies access management. The Aperio integration offers Dot Origin customers an easy, affordable way to connect additional openings to their new and existing EdgeConnector installations. Aperio is a global wireless platform available across a broad range of...

ASSA ABLOY Access Control celebrates 10-year partnership with Access Control Services Ltd.

As it approaches the 10-year anniversary, ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, a provider of door opening solutions, is celebrating its partnership with Access Control Services Ltd. (ACS Ltd.), UK independent access control system manufacturers. xPLAN system integration The two access control specialists continue to strengthen their partnership, which began almost ten years ago and saw the integration of ACS Ltd.’s xPLAN system and ASSA ABLOY Access Control’s Ape...