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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...

Adams Rite enhances EX Series Exit Devices and previews G100 Digital Glass Door Lock with wireless Aperio technology

For over 100 years, Adams Rite, an ASSA ABLOY Group brand, has been an industry leader in the commercial, industrial and institutional building construction industry. Recognised for innovative, forward-thinking design, this year Adams Rite is unveiling its new EX Series Exit Devices, showcasing advancements in mechanical to electrical upgrades, and providing a tech preview of the G100 Digital Glass Door Lock with wireless Aperio technology. EX Series exit devices features The new EX Series Exi...

UNION showcases door hardware portfolio at MLA Expo 2017

UNION, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, will be showcasing its latest door hardware products at this year’s Master Locksmith Association (MLA) Expo. Taking place at Telford’s International Centre from the 6 – 8 October 2017, the MLA Expo is Europe’s largest exhibition trade show for the locksmith industry. UNION’s latest solutions, which will be exhibited on stand H2.22, will demonstrate how the company’s products...

ASSA ABLOY’s CLIQ® Connect wins APS 2017 security award, France

CLIQ® Connect has been declared winner of the Gold Trophy at France’s high-profile APS 2017 awards. ASSA ABLOY’s new, cost-effective way for facility managers to administer mobile workers’ access control rights was judged on four main criteria: innovation and new technology; meeting end-user needs; interconnectivity; and ROI. CLIQ® Connect Online “CLIQ® Connect Online is the only electronic key solution on the market which offers real-time access control,&rd...

ASSA ABLOY Access Control showcases Aperio® technology at Axis Partner Showcase UK event

ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global provider of door opening solutions, will be exhibiting its innovative Aperio® technology at this year’s Axis Partner Showcase event in Knutsford. Education for security integrators Taking place at Tenants Hall in Tatton Park on 11 October between 10am and 4pm, Axis Communications’ event provides security installers and integrators with an opportunity to learn about the latest hardware and technology. This will c...

Johnson Controls introduces Software House iSTAR Ultra LT network door controller

Johnson Controls introduces the iSTAR Ultra LT Door Controller from Software House, a special edition iSTAR Ultra door controller that provides a full IP architecture and enterprise level features for small to mid-sized access control deployments. Centralised access control decision processing iSTAR Ultra LT centralizes all access control decision processing and secures network communications while allowing end users to use existing infrastructure and Power over Ethernet capabilities to reduce...

Aperio new V3 platform: Fast, feature-rich integration of class-leading wireless access control

Aperio® wireless access control has been supercharged with the new Aperio® V3 platform. Now, ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio® wireless locks react in a heartbeat to user credentials or administrator commands – and the upgrade is about more than just speed. With V3, Aperio® Online integration also supports multiple features that boost OEM system flexibility, and enhances user-friendliness for both integrators and end-users. Privacy Mode/Escape & Return In Privacy Mode, an au...

IFSEC 2017: Collaboration and customer-centric solutions stand out

With global events putting security at the forefront of everyone’s minds, IFSEC International 2017 was a chance for the industry to come out in force. Over 600 exhibitors and numerous seminars kept visitors informed on the latest innovations in security products, solutions and best practice. Despite the challenging heatwave, exhibitors were raring to go for the three mercifully air-conditioned days of the exhibition. SourceSecurity.com took to the show floor to check out what exhibitors we...

Nedap and ASSA ABLOY join hands for open system integrations in access control

Nedap Security Management has a strong focus on sustainable partnerships with leading players in the field of security. One of these partners is ASSA ABLOY, a provider of door opening solutions. Matthias Weiss, EMEA Product Manager Aperio at ASSA ABLOY and Jeroen Harmsen, Product Manager at Nedap Security Management, discuss recent developments and explain why their companies are a great match. “Our company has a long history of supporting successful integrations by working closely with l...

ASSA ABLOY Access Control to unveil Aperio H100 Handle at IFSEC 2017

ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, a provider of door opening solutions, will unveil the new Aperio® H100 handle at IFSEC International 2017. Aperio® H100 door handle The contemporary designed Aperio® H100 door handle will be presented at IFSEC 2017, which takes place between June 20-22 at ExCeL London. Integrations with the following OEMs will be shown at the event: Nedap, Maxxess, Controlsoft, RBH, Pacom, Genetec, and HID. The Aperio® H100 is available b...

ASSA ABLOY EMEA case studies

SMARTair biometric solutions ensure students’ security across campuses in Europe

Ask a student, or pretty much anyone, what they think about “access control” and you’ll get a shrug. Conversely, all of us are enthusiastic about security and convenience. Students across Europe are discovering SMARTair wireless access control gives them both. Adding SMARTair access control to a door involves just replacing a standard cylinder or escutcheon with a digital, smartphone- or smart-card–operated electronic lock. It’s hassle-free to make the switch to SM...

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...

SMARTair™ advanced wireless access control utilised by the Casa de la Misericordia care home in Pamplona

When it comes to securing a residential care home, there are no second chances. You need access control you can trust. In Pamplona, the Casa de la Misericordia care home put its trust in SMARTair™, advanced wireless access control from ASSA ABLOY. Caring for elderly residents Caring for vulnerable or elderly people presents a unique set of security challenges. Crucially when it comes to access control, residents may find it difficult to adapt to new or complex technology. Yet at the same...