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Download: Securing student accommodation for the next generation

Students consider many factors when choosing where to study and to live. Undoubtedly, they are increasingly aware of their security needs.  Halls of residence that work in tandem with modern lifestyle technologies are attractive to this new generation of students. Simply installing some basic PIN-pads at communal entrances, with no intelligent access control back-up, is little better than a wide open door. The real key is electronic access control. This white paper from ASSA ABLOY&nb...

Wireless access control sees major growth in 2016

The shift from wired to wireless access control was expected to gather pace in 2016—and that has happened. This year we at Assa Abloy surveyed a large cross-section of security professionals, seeking their insight into the changing market. Comparing our data with research we did in 2014 showed a clear trend towards wireless access control.   Wireless access data Our 2014 survey found 23% of commercial properties using a wireless or hybrid wired/wireless access control s...

Wireless access control moves closer to mainstream adoption, with more potential waiting to be tapped

Everything about wireless access control makes life easier for those who install and operate it A lot of market data crosses my desk at ASSA ABLOY. Sometimes it can be hard to spot patterns or pick out the trends. But not always. Some recent access control market research we commissioned pointed in one direction. Our conclusion? Slowly but surely, access control is becoming a wireless technology As the global leader in door opening solutions, we are able to survey a large,...

ASSA ABLOY announces new commercial access solutions at IFSEC 2016

Among the technologies on show is CLIQ, key-based access control with programmable cylinders and battery-powered keys ASSA ABLOY showcase additions to their core range of card- and key-based access control solutions at IFSEC 2016, in Hall 7, Stand E1100. Among the technologies on show is CLIQ, key-based access control with programmable cylinders and battery-powered keys. Hardware and software enhancements to Aperio and SMARTair wireless access control product lines are also e...

TESA SMARTair wireless cylinders offer quick, affordable access control upgrade

There’s no need to wait for next major refurbishment to install an access control system. With new SMARTair™ wireless, battery-powered cylinders, businesses can upgrade to access control—quickly, securely and affordably. New SMARTair™ cylinders work together with SMARTair™ escutcheons and wall readers in a single system operated with standard RFID smartcards. For businesses looking to install an access control system without the need to drill doors, SMARTair™...

ASSA ABLOY to exhibit latest wireless access control innovations at Intersec Dubai 2015

Wireless access control from Aperio, SMARTair and CLIQ will take centre-stage at the event The global leader in door opening solutions, ASSA ABLOY, will be exhibiting the latest wireless access control innovations from Aperio®, SMARTair™ and CLIQ® in Hall 2, Stand G12 at Intersec Dubai 2015. Chris Bone, Vice President Access Control Solutions at ASSA ABLOY EMEA, says: “The key advantage of wireless access products is that they allow you to get farther into...

TESA’s electronic locks displayed at HOSTELCO 2014

TESA's electronic locks can be opened through smartphones or tablets From the 20th to the 23rd of October TESA Hotel has participated in the Hostelco exhibition in Barcelona. Hostelco has established itself as an essential international platform in a sector that shows the first real signs of recovery after years of crisis. It is the perfect catalyst for suppliers and customers, within hospitality market, becoming one of the most important European events. The fair has bee...

ASSA ABLOY’s TESA WatchLock GPS-enabled security solution

TESA ASSA ABLOY presents its revolutionary padlock. This innovative intelligent padlock guards goods and informs users by sending a message when anyone opens or closes it, allowing a user to know the exact location in any part of the world because of its GPS locator. WatchLock™ offers an ideal solution to asset owners across a variety of industries. Whether stationary or mobile, device or property, personal or business, on or offsite its habitual location. WatchLock™ will track, tra...

TESA introduces SMARTair Genesis, the perfect transition for locksmiths to access control

It has never been easier for a locksmith to get aboard the fastest growing segment of the lock industry. With the new SMARTair™ Genesis program, locksmiths receive a simple, easy-to-install access control system complete with a training package to help them sell, install, and maintain the latest wireless access control system from TESA. “SMARTair™ Genesis complements the locksmith's existing mechanical key business and allows them to enter access control sales without breaking...

TESA’s new SMARTair RFID-enabled cabinet locks secure drug and medicine storage

Facilities managers using SMARTair can control and manage the use of cabinet locks with an easy interface SMARTair™ takes wireless locking way beyond doors. New SMARTair™ cabinet locks secure drug and medicine storage with RFID-enabled locks. In spas, swimming pools and sports centres around the world, clients can secure their belongings with credentials stored in water-resistant bands, instead of a cumbersome locker key. Facilities managers using SMARTair™...

Smart buildings go wireless the easy way with SMARTair™ from TESA

  SMARTair™ from TESA, the key is simplicity Moving to wireless access control, without busting the budget, just got a whole lot easier. SMARTair™ from TESA is a seamless step up from any organization’s mechanical master key system. The key to secure success? Its unmatched simplicity. SMARTair™ from TESA is easy to install, with no cabling, no wires, and therefore no electricians needed on site.  It is easy to run: SMARTair™ from...

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Securing student accommodation with SMARTair™ access control

Given the choice, would you rather run security at a bank vault or at a student halls of residence? At least the bank job is straightforward: Keep the money inside, and everyone else out. If only protecting hundreds of young people was so easy.   Securing student accommodation Student accommodation blocks are usually large, with high traffic moving from bedrooms to common areas, canteens and libraries. A single resident travelling between her room, a study area, the gym and 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...

SMARTair™ equips new offices in Alicante with real-time access control and modern design

At one of Spain’s newest co-working spaces, the founders’ vision incorporated using the latest in security, accessibility and design to create a 21st-century business centre. Flexible and wire-free, SMARTair™ from TESA delivers real-time access control that can accommodate both regular daily traffic and busy one-off events at ULab’s dedicated events area. SMARTair Wireless Online management SMARTair™ Wireless Online management now enables access to the building an...