APT Controls News

APT Skidata introduces long-range RFID solution to complement its existing ANPR capabilities

APT Skidata, the UK's leading parking specialist, has further enhanced its portfolio of parking technologies with the introduction of a new long-range Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag and reader solution to complement its existing Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) capabilities. Nigel Young, Sales Director at APT Skidata, says that there is a clear need for such technologies in applications where ANPR may not be cost-effective or practical to install and manage: "A low-cost...

APT Skidata upgrades access control technology for car parks at Bullring

The upgrade includes structured secure Ethernet network, Parking.Logic V1.4 software and digital VoIP intercomAPT Skidata, one of the UK's leading parking systems specialists, has won the contract to upgrade its parking technology at Bullring Birmingham's three car parks. Every element of the parking system is set to be replaced, with APT Skidata's state-of-the-art Park.Logic software platform and Power.Cash pedestrian pay stations.APT Skidata's technology was first installed in t...

APT installs access control system comprising of Optex intruder detectors at Somerset caravan

APT designed and installed a custom made Executive Barrier System with extensive barrier armsAPT Security Systems has custom built and installed a barrier access system that includes Optex detectors at a Somerset caravan and camping park so the park can accept the larger American tourer, whilst keeping visitors secure from the threat of break ins and burglaries.Fairways Touring Caravan and Camping Park is a quiet family oriented Caravan Park on the edge of the Polden Hills, Somerset, which has s...

APT appoints Laura Thomas as Project Consultant for its perimeter security solutions

Laura's role is to liaise with architects, consultants and specifiers in providing perimeter security measuresAPT Security Systems, the UK's leading provider of vehicle access control and traffic management, part of the Controls Group of companies, has appointed Laura Thomas as Project Consultant for the Greater London area. Laura Thomas began her career as a kitchen designer at Peter Jones, part of the John Lewis Group, before moving into business and sales management. Laura then worked&nb...

APT Security Systems' security solutions will be showcased at IFSEC 2010

APT Security Systems is a specialist in high-security installations for high-risk sitesAPT Security Systems - part of the APT Controls Group - is this year returning to IFSEC to showcase a wide range of security solutions, central to which will be a new range of modular street furniture that has been designed and engineered with inherent security properties. The crash-rated cycle stand, for example, can withstand the impact of a 7.5 tonne vehicle striking it (at different angles) at 40mph making...

APT Skidata access control system ensures smooth entry to Pleasure Beach Blackpool

 Pleasure Beach Blackpool, has enhanced a new entry system from APT Skidata for visitors to the parkBritain's number one tourist attraction, Pleasure Beach Blackpool, has enhanced access and security for visitors to the park, thanks to a new entry system from APT Skidata.For the 2009 season, the park introduced a new entry system to the park, with the creation of a brand new Ticket Centre in the Casino Building and a single point of entry. Visitors go directly to the Ticket Centre to purcha...

APT Security Systems' barrier technology gets renewed contract from Harrods

Harrods controls traffic to its delivery bays and valet car park using barriers from APT Security SystemsHarrods, the luxury London store, is controlling traffic to its delivery bays and valet car park using a number of barriers from APT Security Systems' new Executive range.Customised in Harrods green, the bespoke access control has been installed at the valet car park in Brompton Place and the delivery bays in Trevor Square and Knightsbridge Court, to manage the flow of traffic and ease access...

APT Skidata people access technology keeps Leicester Tigers fans roaring

Leicester Tigers deploys access control technology, designed and installed by APT SkidataSophisticated people access control technology, designed and installed by APT Skidata, is helping fans of the Leicester Tigers gain a speedy and safe entry to the ground on matchdays­ and avoid the problem of bottlenecks at the turnstiles.The Premiership rugby club, which plays its home games at Welford Road, has already successfully used the technology in a match against the Newcastle Falcons. The...

APT takes Executive decision on new barrier range

APT Security Systems launches new Executive range of reliable, fast acting barriersA new Executive range of reliable, fast acting barriers specifically designed for the most prestigious installations has been launched by APT Security Systems (part of the APT Controls group), the high-end integrator for high-performance vehicle access systems.With its Executive range, APT believes it is meeting a very real need in the market, according to General Manager Chris Rowlands: "Barriers of cou...

APT Skidata upgrades London Stansted's parking capability

APT SkiData (part of APT Controls), the UK's leading parking systems business, has further extended its work for London Stansted by installing the very latest Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology at the mid-stay car park to enhance security and further improve the speed with which pre-booked visitors to the airport can access their parking. Giles Parry, Technical Director for Meteor Parking which manages the mid-stay car park, explains, "Meteor integrated our eparking.uk.com...

APT Skidata wins major parking contract for Southampton airport refurbishment

APT SkiData, the UK's leading Pay-on-Foot parking systems business, has won one of the largest refurbishment projects to be awarded this year, replacing the systems currently installed in four car parks at Southampton Airport with the latest APT 450 systems and integrated Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology.The contract, awarded through Meteor Parking with whom APT SkiData has successfully worked at Stansted Airport, includes replacing systems within four areas: the short-term;...