Case studies

University of Georgia secures campus with RSI HandReaders

Ingersoll Rand's HandKey hand readers were installed in the university's food-service area The University of Georgia has been a pioneer in adopting biometrics; it had been using two-dimensional hand geometry since 1972.  When it was time to replace the school's old hand readers in 1990, the administration evaluated various biometrics technologies, such as facial, hand, fingerprint, iris and signature devices. The university needed an access-control system that was fast, e...

MOBOTIX IP video surveillance installed at World Cultural Heritage Site to protect "IncaGold" exhibition

MOBOTIX cameras offer high image resolution and are equipped with convenient recording functions All that glitters in the ironworks Magnificent crowns, expensive jewellery, precious tiaras – surrounded by huge, slightly oily, black machines made of iron: that is what an exhibition of glittering gold looks like in a closed-down ironworks. Exhibition expert and General Director of the Völklinger Ironworks World Cultural Heritage Site, Dr. Meinrad Maria Grewenig, rece...

Arizona's Maricopa County reports success with Hirsch Electronics' security system

Hirsch Electronics, a leading access control and security management systems manufacturer, has announced the successful implementation of the Hirsch Electronics Security Management System at Arizona's Maricopa County.  Presently, the system integrates more than fifty County agencies including nearly 100 buildings, 16,000 card holders, and 1,300 card readers/alarm points, with expansion underway at several additional sites."We are very pleased with the performance of the Hirsch system h...

Shell Australia chose Cardax FT, an intelligent security system, to manage sites located across the continent

Cardax FT is installed in seven Shell sites in four states across Australia, including the company's head office.  Every door is locked and the system requires everyone to use a card to gain access.Shell needed an extremely high level of security.  Cardax FT provides that security."Shell Australia required a security system which enhances secure environments and is able to be supported from anywhere in the world," says Tony Van Noordenburg, Shell Australia's Facilities Operat...

Cardax FT protects the centre of Australia's nuclear research & development expertise at ANSTO with a high security solution

ANSTO manages high and medium security areas on the one system platform, Cardax FT.ANSTO's visionOur vision is to benefit all Australians and the international community through the innovative applications of nuclear science and technology and for ANSTO to be recognised as a leader in selected fields of expertise.For the future, ANSTO is interested in the direction biometrics is taking, in particular, iris scanning. With the Cardax FT platform, ANSTO knows it will be possible to integrate biomet...

PowerFence™ provides a complete deter and detect solution, enabling utility companies to effectively fulfil their ‘duty of care'

We rely on them every day. Every day, they rely on PowerFence™ systems from Gallagher Security Management Systems."The fence system is safe. Gallagher Security Management Systems' Code of Practice exceeds installation codes of practice which currently exist around the world."The ChallengeGallagher technology has successfully secured hundreds of utilities sites across Europe, USA, Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Asia.Utilities are critical infrastructures that affect us all. Ke...

Addenbrooke's Hospital: A seamless move from ESi to Symmetry™ Access Control

Addenbrooke’s is the largest of the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust with over 40 wards and 32 operating theatres. A centre for specialist care and a provider of local services, Addenbrooke’s has an established world-wide standing as one of the foremost university teaching and research hospitals in the world. G4Tec replaced the existing ESi system with Symmetry Access Control Having served the population of Cambridge and its surrounding areas for over 200 years, Ad...

Avigilon HD security solution creates a safer research environment for Novartis Research Foundation

The GNF has upgraded its security system with Avigilon HD surveillanceThe Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF), a research arm of the multi-national healthcare products company Novartis, was founded in 1999 to better understand the underlying mechanisms of human illness and help prevent and cure diseases such as the flu, malaria, and cancer. To this end, GNF researchers rely on a state-of-the-art technology infrastructure to pursue innovative drug discovery research. To p...