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The importance of sustainability for ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions

It is estimated that more than 80% of a product’s environmental impact is determined by its design. Hence, getting it right from the beginning is better than trying to improve an existing product. ASSA ABLOY’s approach is to embed sustainability in product development from the very start. Only by understanding the full life-cycle impact of each solution, can we truly tackle the embodied and operational carbon within our built environment. This approach demands new ways of thinking,...

PSIA approves the Secure Credential Interoperability (SCI) 1.0 specification

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) announces it has approved the Secure Credential Interoperability (SCI) 1.0 specification. The PSIA has been working with a broad group of industry pioneers in the access control industry to come up with this specification, which is likely to have a significant influence on the future of secure mobile credentials. Mohammad Soleimani, the Chief Technology Officer of Kastle Systems and the Chairman of the SCI Work Group, introduced this concep...

Traka receives factory certification for its key and asset management solution under the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP)

Traka announced that the company has received LenelS2 factory certification for OnGuard access control solution, as a LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP) partner. Traka’s key and asset management system interfaces with the OnGuard access control system, and provides seamless, single-credential access to property secured by Traka. LenelS2 OAAP factory certification “Traka has completed the required factory testing at LenelS2, to validate the functionality of its interface to...

TDSi launches new additions to its powerful GARDiS integrated access management software, with the new Version 2.2

Integrated security systems manufacturer, TDSi is proud to announce the launch of exciting new additions to its powerful GARDiS integrated access management software, in the new Version 2.2. New features added to the GARDiS platform Version 2.2 include integration with the STid BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) mobile device authentication portal, integration with the RS485 wireless locks from ASSA Abloy and SimonsVoss, integration with the new TDSi GARDiS VU VMS software, and a new Cause and Effect E...

ASSA ABLOY’s Code Handle digital PIN locking device ensures authorised access to school staff rooms and equipment stores

Staff and school administrators can relax, when they know private rooms and equipment stores in schools are properly secured. Currently, many teachers must carry around cumbersome keys, in order to ensure that pupils do not enter rooms, which could put themselves or valuable school equipment at risk. With ASSA ABLOY’s Code Handle electronic locking solution, this is possible without having to constantly lock and unlock doors with keys. Instead, a PIN is all that is required to ensure auth...

ASSA ABLOY to showcase door security and access control solutions at the GSX 2021

ASSA ABLOY’s presence at the 2021 Global Security Exchange (GSX) will focus on helping attendees identify opportunities to improve the safety, security and health of their facilities. Visit Booth #1353 to see the latest innovations in comprehensive door security and access control.    “Amid the health, economic, natural, and social crises we’ve experienced in the past 18 months, the role that security plays in creating safe and healthy environments is more critical t...

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions announce integration of its Aperio wireless technology with Qumulex’s QxControl unified cloud-based solution

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions has announced the integration of their Aperio wireless lock technology with QxControl, from Qumulex, Inc., a global innovator in cloud-based, unified video surveillance and access control solutions.  ASSA ABLOY - Qumulex partnership “The vision for Qumulex was to offer a cloud-based video and access control solution that also allows you to manage both together, in an open architecture environment,” said Tom Buckley, the Vice President (VP) for Mark...

PROTECH to introduce TDSi’s GARDiS access control solutions portfolio to the North America market at Global Security Exchange 2021

PROTECH, the North American subsidiary of VITAPROTECH of France, will announce the introduction of its group sister company, TDSi of the United Kingdom, into the US access control market, at the Global Security Exchange 2021 (GSX 2021) event, taking place in Orlando, Florida. TDSi provides fully integrated access control and security solution that is both, cost-effective for customers and drives margin generation for the business. GARDiS solutions roll out in North America The powerful GARDiS...

ASSA ABLOY to acquire Arran Isle to add products and solutions to their core business

ASSA ABLOY has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Arran Isle, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of door and window hardware in the UK and Ireland. "I look forward to welcoming Arran Isle into the ASSA ABLOY Group. This acquisition delivers on our strategy to add complementary products and solutions to our core business,” says Nico Delvaux, President and CEO of ASSA ABLOY. Developing innovative products "Arran Isle is an excellent addition to our business and in particular E...

LifeSafety Power attains LenelS2 factory certification under the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP)

LifeSafety Power, an ASSA ABLOY company, has announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). LifeSafety Power’s NetLink NL4 and NLX Network Communication Modules interface with OnGuard access control software versions 8.0 and 7.6, to provide advanced power management for enterprise access control systems. NetLink modules interface with OnGuard platform NetLink adds proactive monitoring and management capabilities to...

ASSA ABLOY releases Vertical Gate Closer integrated with 3D Cam-Motion technology for easy and secure gate access

In suburban gardens or a castle portcullis, a gate only works when it is properly closed. Leaving it open instantly creates a security risk. ASSA ABLOY’s Vertical Gate Closer shuts almost any gate tight automatically, both at residential and commercial properties. The Vertical Gate Closer removes any chance for human error. Plus, integrated with advanced 3D Cam-Motion technology on the inside, it ensures everyone can open and close the gate effortlessly. Vertical Gate Closer The gate ma...

ASSA ABLOY announces the release of new ‘Fire Doorsets’ practice guide, in support of Fire Door Safety Week 2021 campaign

To help support the Fire Door Safety Week 2021 campaign, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has announced the launch of a new best practice guide - ‘Fire Doorsets’ guide, on how to specify, install, maintain and inspect fire-certified doorsets in residential and commercial buildings. ‘Fire Doorsets’ guide The ‘Fire Doorsets’ best practice guide has been compiled, based on the knowledge and expertise of ASSA ABLOY’s FDIS-trained inspectors, a...

Traka to showcase TrakaWEB software at The Security Event

Traka has debuted at the long awaited Security Event, presenting its bespoke solutions and latest innovative technical development, along with its integration capability with pioneering access control providers. On stand 3a/H50, Traka showcased its latest generation TrakaWEB software and its opportunity to offer remote administration, including faulty item exchange, fleet management and full audit control capability. Traka also highlighted its online access and integration with business system...

ASSA ABLOY announces the acquisition of Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands

ASSA ABLOY has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands (SPB) for a purchase price of MUSD 4,300 on a cash and debt free basis. Spectrum Brands’ Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division is a renowned provider of security, plumbing, and builders’ hardware products to the North American residential segment, with a diversified product offering of locksets, faucets, and builders´ hardware. Hardware and Home I...

ASSA ABLOY acquires Omni-ID in the US

ASSA ABLOY has acquired Omni-ID, a manufacturer of RFID tags and industrial IoT hardware devices for passive and active tagging, tracking, monitoring, and alerting applications, based in the US. "I am very pleased to welcome Omni-ID into the ASSA ABLOY Group. Omni-ID is a strategic technological addition to the ASSA ABLOY Group and reinforces our current RFID and IoT offering and provides complementary growth opportunities,” says Nico Delvaux, President, and CEO of ASSA ABLOY. Expanding...

ASSA ABLOY acquires Capitol Door Service to strengthen their business in the Western U.S

ASSA ABLOY acquires Capitol Door Service, a pedestrian door distributor, and service company in California, Nevada, and Arizona. "I am very pleased to welcome Capitol Door Service into the ASSA ABLOY Group. I welcome this complementary addition, specialising in entrance automation, to our business,” says Nico Delvaux, President, and CEO of ASSA ABLOY. Strong market position “Capitol Door Service with its strong market position will further strengthen our geographic coverage in Wes...

ASSA ABLOY introduces ‘Upgrade Your Openings’ program to address the changing needs of building occupants

ASSA ABLOY introduces its ‘Upgrade Your Openings’ program to support facility managers in addressing the changing needs of building occupants. With businesses, offices, and schools continuing to return to the workplace, efforts are being made to integrate touchless and automated solutions to create safer, healthier environments. Latest building requirements As part of the initiative, ASSA ABLOY is helping building managers address three emerging trends affecting commercial spaces...

Traka appoints Matt Gregg as the Business Development Manager to strengthen their focus on the retail sector

Traka has appointed a new business development manager (BDM) to further strengthen its focus on the retail sector and demonstrate its ability to improve operational efficiency and safety for retailers. Matt Gregg brings a wealth of experience to the position, with a retail focus spanning over a decade. He has most recently worked as Head of Retail for Harvest Energy, with key responsibilities for operational excellence across a large multi-site retail portfolio, new and existing store developme...

Traka to exhibit integrated intelligent solutions, including TrakaWEB software, at The Security Event 2021

Traka is attending The Security Event 2021, to showcase its latest intelligent solutions in key and equipment management, together with powerful integration capability to improve sector productivity, security and accountability. TrakaWEB software On stand 3a/H50, Traka will be presenting its latest generation TrakaWEB software, offering remote administration with the benefits of faulty item exchange, curfew and fleet management, together with full audit control capability. It can be recorded w...

ASSA ABLOY signs an agreement to sell their locksmith business CERTEGO to Nalka Invest

ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to sell its Nordic locksmith business CERTEGO to Nalka Invest, which invests in small- and medium-sized businesses primarily in the Nordic region. This transaction reinforces the strategic focus on the core security solutions business of the ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions EMEIA Division. CERTEGO is a pioneer locksmith and security solutions installation business in the Nordic region. It provides planning, installation and managing of mechanical, electro-mechanic...

ASSA ABLOY SARGENT EcoFlex® Technology electrified mortise lock achieves Living Product Challenge certification

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions announces that the SARGENT 8200 Series Electrified Mortise Lock with EcoFlex® Technology has achieved Living Product Challenge certification from the International Living Future Institute. Satisfying stringent compliance criteria to receive the Declare label, architects, designers and specifiers now have an additional electrified locking hardware solution with this higher level of certification, along with other products from ASSA ABLOY, to meet all their green b...

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions embraces BIM to smooth specification and installation of door security solutions

BIM (building information modeling) provides a process for creating and managing information during the building lifecycle and beyond. BIM is often equated with 3D modeling of construction projects, but the visual component is just part of the value of BIM. Additional data, such as specifications and other documentation, is also part of the process, underlying the visual aspects, helping to drive decision making and providing immediate access to detailed information about all facets of the buil...

ASSA ABLOY explains how wireless access control boosted security in the education sector

With a combination of duty of care, valuable equipment and personal data, the education sector presents one of security’s biggest challenges. Choosing the right access control solution is critical. Could going wireless be an option? The ideal access control solution for a school, college or university should provide control without complexity — and make security management more streamlined and user-friendly in the process. It should save every institution both time and money. Secur...

Wire-free, mobile first and data rich? The future of access control is within almost anyone’s reach

The 2020s will be a wireless decade in access control, says Russell Wagstaff from ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions EMEA. He examines the trends data, and looks beyond mobile keys to brand new security roles for the smartphone. The benefits of wire-free electronic access control are well rehearsed. They are also more relevant than ever. A wireless solution gives facility managers deeper, more flexible control over who should have access, where and when, because installing, operating and integrating...

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ASSA ABLOY adds cloud management capability to the Incedo Business access control solution

Incedo access management from ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions is created for businesses on the move, who need a flexible security solution which grows with them. Now security managers managing an Incedo Business solution can work remotely, too — while maintaining complete control over their building’s access points. Incedo connects security software and hardware within a single, seamless platform. To accommodate the restless change and disruption of modern business life, Incedo enables...

Mul-T-Lock announces the release of CLIQ Local Manager software platform

Lock and security specialist, Mul-T-Lock has launched CLIQ Local Manager, the ideal locally installed access control system for medium to large businesses. The new CLIQ Local Manager software has been designed for the day-to-day management of eCLIQ master key systems. With it, system managers can perform a variety of tasks, based on the specific needs of their environment, managing access rights of user keys locally via desktop programming devices. CLIQ Local Manager Mul-T-Lock’s CLIQ L...

ASSA ABLOY introduces HES ES100 wireless electric strike to provide retrofit solution for remote control and monitoring

ASSA ABLOY announces the launch of the HES ES100 wireless electric strike, combining the features of the HES 1500 and 1600 Series electric strikes with Aperio® wireless technology to provide an easy, affordable retrofit solution for remote control and monitoring. As the newest addition to the Aperio family of real-time wireless solutions, the HES ES100 concealed electric strike works in conjunction with the Securitron R100 surface-mounted reader to retrofit an opening with online access con...

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ASSA ABLOY explains important wireless access solutions for healthcare facilities

Security at healthcare premises has never been higher on the agenda. Patients expect safety and privacy. Yet many medical locations must be open and accessible around the clock. The protection of drugs, vaccines, equipment and data makes it critical to know who accesses where, and when. Mechanical lock-and-key security was not designed to meet these challenges. Wireless locking devices provide the easiest upgrade or replacement for any access system based on mechanical or magnetic locks. Smartc...

ASSA ABLOY’s Code Handle offers a secure and cost-efficient access control solution for primary schools

ASSA ABLOY’s Code Handle door entry solution is a simple solution for keeping private rooms very private, in order to allow access only to those who require it and authorised personnel. Code Handle door entry solution The PIN code setting of the Code Handle access control solution allows users to keep control of who has access, particularly important when they want to keep items away from children. In primary schools, Code Handle protects each and every room that staff and security don&...

CLIQ® access control solution from ASSA ABLOY helps secure museums, shopping and indoor leisure sites

Places of leisure, where one spends one’s downtime, are public by design. Unlike a bank vault or power plant, they actively invite visitors. One can’t just lock them down and hope no one turns up. Equally, to ensure user and property safety, access must not be a free for all. Managing risk - separating authorised from unauthorised people and locations - is part of every site manager’s daily routine. Intelligent locking makes this workload a whole lot easier. Intelligent keys...