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BIM partnership between architect and ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions kept a complex project moving forward

Working with ASSA ABLOY building information modelling (BIM) consultants helped Zarhy Architects and STUDIO PEZ maintain the flow of up-to-date information for a complex, constantly evolving project and left them free to focus on creativity and delivery. Collaboration was key to successful design and building specification for the Broadcom R&D Centre at Tel Aviv University. The ASSA ABLOY BIM consultancy team has experience on projects of every size — from a single door to 15,000 &mda...

ASSA ABLOY shares the right solution for smarter, secure mobile access control could be the wireless locks one already uses

Mobile access is changing the way we interact with buildings and how we manage their security. The smartphone becomes a mobile key just as easily as it transforms into a payment card or a map. The device which users already carry enables them to unlock buildings or rooms, across one or multiple sites, securely and at a lower cost to the business than alternative credentials. According to one recent access control market report, users view the benefits as a powerful triad of convenience, cost an...

Luminy University managers selected ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio® locks to secure doors in the new buildings

Around 7,000 people pass through the Luminy faculty’s suburban campus every day. As part of a major project to modernize two buildings, university managers sought a retrofit-ready access control solution to upgrade security. University administrators selected Aperio® locks to secure doors in the new buildings. With Aperio, facilities staff deal with lost keys more efficiently. The laborious process of changing locks and reissuing keys — part of the daily workload with mechanical...

ASSA ABLOY’s CY110 padlocks meet international locking system standards without compliance issues

Standards and compliance perform a critical, if underappreciated, role for security and facility managers. They set a quality baseline for locking and security hardware. They help customers quickly compare attributes across products. An insurance provider probably requires security to meet relevant standards. Taking a short-cut could prove an expensive mistake, should the worst happen and one needs to claim. Importance of meeting standards “Not all affordable mechanical locking meets ev...

ASSA ABLOY delivers flexible and futureproof access control at Hean Castle Estate

ASSA CLIQ® Remote has proven to be the perfect partner for the Hean Castle Estate in southwest Wales, delivering assured key control and much-needed flexibility when managing access control across the site. Covering over 1,200 acres, the Hean Castle Estate owns and manages a diverse portfolio of land and property around the village of Saundersfoot in Pembrokeshire. The Estate operates a range of different enterprises, including beef farming, forestry and biofuel production, two substantial...

CLIQ® intelligent key-based access control now integrated with Genetec Security Centre

Trusted CLIQ wireless locking from ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions now works seamlessly within the Security Centre from Genetec. This new integration helps Security Centre users to broaden their access control capability, administer locking more efficiently and better protect all kinds of premises from increasingly sophisticated and diverse threats. “Genetec is recognised as a global industry leader in IP-based security solutions,” says Thomas Åkerberg, Business Unit Director for...

Connected Technologies SmartTest™ brings new customer reporting features to Connect ONE®

Security dealers are often faced with finding ways to differentiate their companies and add tangible value to the services they provide. Now Connect ONE® dealers can offer expanded reporting and documentation to their customers through SmartTest™, an embedded feature of the award-winning service and management platform from Connected Technologies.  SmartTest details all interaction with support documentation on exactly what was performed – so customers know what they are pa...

ASSA ABLOY adds cloud management capability to the Incedo Business access control solution

Incedo access management from ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions is created for businesses on the move, who need a flexible security solution which grows with them. Now security managers managing an Incedo Business solution can work remotely, too — while maintaining complete control over their building’s access points. Incedo connects security software and hardware within a single, seamless platform. To accommodate the restless change and disruption of modern business life, Incedo enables...

ASSA ABLOY door group offers whole-life approach to timber and steel doorsets

ASSA ABLOY Door Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, offers a cradle-to-grave approach for its steel and timber doorsets while the UK prepares for a year of recovery. With the UK expecting a slow movement towards normality from spring onwards, experts suggest that now is the time for architects, specifiers, contractors, landlords, facilities managers, and housebuilders to ensure home, leisure, and working environments are up to date, safe and secure during the gradual...

ASSA ABLOY’s Incedo business chosen by Plexus Fire and Security to manage their access control systems

Another large survey confirms the growing importance of integration across building security functions. According to the Wireless Access Control Report 2021, “95% (of security professionals) cited system integration (of access control) with other building/security management functions to be ‘somewhat’ or ‘very’ important” for the coming five years. Extensive expertise in the security sector made Plexus’ procurement team aware of this growing need for con...

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions announces the seamless integration of Aperio locks with Nedap’s AEOS access control system

Aperio wireless locks from ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions now integrate seamlessly with the versatile AEOS access control by Nedap to bring a range of concrete business benefits. Optimising access control with these battery-powered wireless locks can boost convenience for building users and help make better use of spaces. It can increase efficiency by enabling the integration of functions and processes across the organisation. Existing AEOS users can integrate battery powered Aperio devices to ex...

IFSEC Global, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions and Omdia release wireless access control report about trends and technologies to watch in 2021

The 2020s will be a wireless decade. From headphones to hoovers, consumers reap the benefits when they cut the cables and adopt a wire-free technology. In electronic access control, those benefits include improved cost-efficiency and flexibility, giving facility managers greater control over who should have access, where and when. A new report - from IFSEC Global, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions and analysts Omdia - reveals fresh market data generated by a survey conducted at the end of 2020. Resp...