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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 demonstrated technology-driven security innovations at IFSEC 2018

ASSA ABLOY, the global provider of door opening solutions, has enjoyed another hugely successful year at IFSEC 2018, demonstrating its extensive range of technology-driven security innovations to end users in key markets. Attendees to ASSA ABLOY’s stand at IFSEC 2018 were able to discover the latest innovations from the company to help ‘access smarter thinking’. Solutions from the company’s leading brands, including ASSA ABLOY Access Control, Abloy and Traka, were on dis...

ASSA ABLOY to showcase integrated security and access control technology solutions at IFSEC 2018

Taking place from 19 – 21 June at ExCeL London, visitors to stand F320 in Hall S7 will discover the latest innovations to help ‘access smarter thinking’. Solutions from leading brands, including ASSA ABLOY Access Control, Abloy and Traka, will cover access control, identification technology, entrance automation and integrated security solutions. As Europe’s largest security exhibition celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, IFSEC International is ideally suited to ASS...

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...

High-end component design and OEM integration make Aperio® the right choice for Hyatt hotels

A new 5-star hotel in Dubai’s Healthcare City, the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights has 464 luxury rooms spread over 34 floors. It caters to both business and leisure travellers. The hotel required a new electronic access control system for its non-public facing areas, including administrative back-office space. The job demanded premium build quality that is found throughout all Hyatt Regency properties. Key requirements included: Electronic locks that would integrate seamlessly with...

OSS Standard Offline - new interoperability standard for “Data on card” offline access control systems

The new standard is designed to give confidence to customers faced with a diverse market for electronic access control products The Open Security Standards Association (OSS) recently announced the launch of its new offline access control standard. The OSS, established by ASSA ABLOY and other industry leaders, is a forum working towards new open standards in electronic access control. Its new interoperability standard for “Data on card” offline access control system...

Nedap co-found Open Security Standard (OSS) Association

The OSS’s first focus is to develop a standard for offline locks, called the OSS Standard Offline Nedap has recently co-founded the Open Security Standard (OSS) Association. The OSS Association is focused on developing open security standards and also includes European industry leaders ACS, ASSA ABLOY, Datasec, Deister, dorma+kaba group, primion, Uhlmann & Zacher and Zugang GmbH. OSS standard offline The OSS’s first focus is to develop a standard for offline...

ASSA ABLOY partner ACS to exhibit SOAA-compatible Aperio offline locks integrated with PLAN access control system at IFSEC 2015

Aperio Offline cylinders and escutcheons with MIFARE Classic and MIFARE DESFire RFID readers now support SOAA As the technology behind wireless locks becomes faster and more widespread, customers need to know their locks are future-proofed and compatible. That’s why leaders in the access control industry developed the Standard Offline Access Application (SOAA) for battery-powered locks. ASSA ABLOY’s Offline Aperio® cylinders and escutcheons with MIFARE Clas...

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...

Access Control Services integrates Assa Abloy Aperio wireless locking solution into its xPLAN v9.x access control system

One of the UK’s leading independent access control system designers, Access Control Services Ltd. (ACS Ltd.), continues to enhance the level of integration between their xPLAN system and ASSA ABLOY Access Control’s innovative Aperio® locking system. ACS Ltd. has fully integrated the Aperio® wireless locking solution into the xPLAN V9.x access control system, creating a single point of administration and reporting for wired, wireless and wire-free systems, with additional sup...

ASSA ABLOY to showcase new products and solutions at IFSEC 2014

ASSA ABLOY will demonstrate proof-of-concept for its Aperio® range at IFSEC 2014 ASSA ABLOY, the largest global supplier of intelligent locking and security solutions, responsible for one in every 10 lock and security installations worldwide, is focusing on innovation on Stand D1700 in Hall S17 at IFSEC 2014 (Excel, London, UK from 17-19 June, 2014.) Recently named by Forbes as one of the world’s 100 most innovative companies, ASSA ABLOY will showcase new products a...

ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio wireless locking solution installed at Thames Reach’s employment academy, London

ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio wireless locking solution allows free egress via the lock handle as and when required ASSA ABLOY Access Control’s innovative Aperio wireless locking solution has been fitted by system integrators Choice Security Solutions Ltd to complete an access control solution in Thames Reach’s Employment Academy, a Grade II Listed late Victorian ‘Baroque’ building. Located on Peckham Road in Camberwell, Thames Reach’s Employment Aca...