Access Control Technology News

Convergint Technologies Acquires Access Control Technologies

Convergint Technologies has announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based Access Control Technologies (ACT), bringing further electronic security systems experience to Convergint's deep breadth of service capabilities. Convergint controls ACT’s security solutions Headquartered in Clifton, NJ, ACT provides integrated security solutions involving access control, video surveillance, identity management and alarm monitoring to over 1,000 customers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaw...

Cortech Developments’ Datalog 5 software integrated with Access Control Technology’s ACTpro Enterprise software

The partnership between Cortech and ACT will provide end users with an added value solution Cortech Developments’ main software product, Datalog 5, now offers full integration with ACTpro Enterprise software designed by access control provider ACT. Mitigating risk The partnership between Cortech and ACT will provide end users with an added value solution that optimises security across large estates incorporating multiple sites and buildings. Commenting on the integrat...

ACT IP access control systems installed at Asda stores and distribution centres across UK

ACTpro 4000 two-door controllers can extend to 16 doors via ACTpro door stations CBES have installed IP access control systems from ACT at Asda stores and distribution centres across the UK. The roll-out has already covered 500 sites all of which are networked to Asda’s corporate headquarters in Leeds.ACTpro 4000 door controllersAsda are benefiting from ACTpro 4000 two-door controllers which can extend to 16 doors via ACTpro door stations. In turn, up to 250 of the contr...

MOBOTIX CCTV solution keeps an account of visitors and employees at leading accountancy practice

Mobotix AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of an installation of its MOBOTIX CCTV solution which is helping to protect and improve access for staff and clients at Pinfields Limited, a highly respected Midlands-based accountancy practice.Based in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, Pinfields has a long-established background offering high quality financial advice to small and medium enterprises since 1938. Due to their continui...

ACT365 Cloud-based access and video management deployed by London Fields office facility

Vision Security Services operates as an integrator across access control, video surveillance, intruder alarms and barrier systems London Fields is now using ACT’s recently launched ACT365 Cloud-based access control and video management system. The site is a co-working and private offices facility in east London and is run by Work.Life. Members are provided with hot-desking, meeting rooms, visitor greeting service and retreat areas. Work.Life operate additional London pre...

Access control moves from siloed security solution to integrated approach

The year of 2016 ended with Vanderbilt finalising the acquisition of Access Control Technology Ltd., which strengthened the company’s product portfolio and introduced an entirely new market segment to partners and customers in Ireland and the United Kingdom. ACT brings an existing cloud-based access control solution to Vanderbilt, thereby complementing the existing product mix. This new technology adds significant value to our customers in Europe, and we plan to deliver it to our customer...

Top 10 security industry mergers & acquisitions in 2016

Merger and acquisition activity has become a familiar topic in the physical security market. In 2016, SourceSecurity.com covered M&A news involving some of the industry’s largest companies, including high-profile names such as Tyco, Honeywell, Hikvision, ADT, and Ingram Micro. Here’s a look at the top 10 M&A stories in 2016, as covered by SourceSecurity.com:   1. Johnson Control and Tyco merge Johnson Controls and Tyco announced their merger into one comp...

Secured Alarm Systems installs ACT365 access control system at Dr Organic's new UK base

ACT365 removes the need for extensive PC equipment on site allowing remote control to Secured Alarm Systems Secured Alarm Systems has installed ACT’s cloud-based access control system, ACT365, at the new UK base of Dr Organic, a natural skincare and beauty product company.  Dr Organic created a production, design and distribution centre within the 18-acre Swansea Enterprise Park to consolidate its operations in Europe.  Remote access solution ACT365 gives use...

Vanderbilt to Acquire Access Control Technology (ACT) Ltd

Vanderbilt’s acquisition of ACT will expand their reach with cloud-based access control system and VMS Vanderbilt, a global provider of state-of-the-art security systems, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Access Control Technology Ltd (ACT), based in Dublin, Ireland. This purchase will enhance Vanderbilt’s strategic expansion plans for strengthening its access control business and product portfolio. This is the latest M&A activ...

ACT launches ACT365 cloud-based integrated access control and video management solution

ACT, manufacturers of access control and VMS solutions, have launched their latest cloud-based product ACT365 in a unique way. Cloud-based integrated solution The challenge was to convey the major benefits of ACT365 in a simple yet interesting and fun manner. ACT365 is a cloud-based integrated access control and video management solution that can be accessed from anywhere in the world using a web browser or the ACT365 smart phone App. ACT365 suits applications that require remote access, need...

ACT announces new ACTpro 1520e single-door IP controller

Access control manufacturer ACT has released a single-door IP controller aimed at new and existing customers. Distributed intelligence, anti passback and other features The ACTpro 1520e gives integrators ultimate flexibility. They can install the controller using IP at every door, create a hub from RS485 or, most importantly, expand using Ethernet by exploiting the unit’s dual Ethernet switch. The controller is both flexible and scalable. New clients will usually opt to connect the ACTp...

ACTviquest integrated access control and VMS installed at Manchester Arndale mall in the UK

ACTviquest highlights intruder attempts to restricted door anywhere on site to operators and presents with camera feeds in relevant zone Dante Group has installed ACTviquest, an integrated access control and video management solution, at the £100m Manchester Arndale shopping mall. Unique in the security industry, ACTviquest from ACT enables users to operate cameras and access control from a single platform as part of a unified suite. The Arndale is the third largest cit...