Boon Edam News

Boon Edam enhances campus security by installing turnstiles and revolving doors at the Columbia College Chicago

The new Student Centre at Columbia College Chicago, located at 754 South Wabash Avenue in Chicago, opened its doors in the fall of 2019. This brand-new building offers five spectacular stories of spaces for students including music and film-screening rooms, dining options, a fitness centre, a reflection room for meditation and prayer, and event spaces for meetings, performances, and receptions. According to Andy Dutil, Director of the Columbia College Chicago Student Centre, the school has take...

Which technologies will disrupt the security industry in the second half of 2020?

The first half of 2020 has been full of surprises, to say the least, and many of them directly impacted the physical security market. The COVID-19 pandemic created endless new challenges, and the physical security market has done our part to meet those challenges by adapting technology solutions such as thermal cameras and access control systems. In the second half of 2020, we can all hope for a return to normalcy, even if it is a “new normal.” In any case, technology will continue t...

Boon Edam partners with AnyVision to enhance entrance solutions and entry experiences

Boon Edam, a manufacturer of revolving doors and security entrances, announces their new partnership with AnyVision, a provider of artificial intelligence (AI) computer vision software solutions, to advance their cutting-edge entrance solutions and entry experiences. The partnership integrates AnyVision’s Abraxas technology into Boon Edam security doors and optical turnstiles, bringing advanced safety, security and seamless access capabilities to the entry experience. Unique benefits of...

What is the role of manufacturers in providing after sales support?

Traditionally, dealer-installers and/or integrators provide the front line of support to end user customers after a sale. Because integrators assemble and provide the “solution” – often using products from multiple manufacturers – they are most familiar with the total system and can troubleshoot any problems. However, manufacturers may be better equipped to deal with specific problems after a sale and also to provide a variety of resources to end-users. It’s a delic...

Boon Edam Inc. announces Speedlane Compact swinging turnstile security entrance

Boon Edam Inc., a global provider in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announced they are launching a new optical turnstile addition to their security entrance portfolio. With the growing threat of crime and violence around the globe, more and more organisations are turning to security entrances to increase both the safety and security of their people and assets. The new Speedlane Compact provides all the fundamental functions needed in a security turnstile and accommodates...

Boon Edam announces podcast for physical security strategy for security entrances

Boon Edam Inc., a provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announced the release of a new podcast, “Scalable Security: Wrong Decisions That Cost You Money.” In this podcast, JC Powell, Vice President of Sales, and Brian Marshall, Regional Sales Director, discuss how security professionals can understand the three levels of security entrance capabilities, and how they fit best into an overall physical security strategy. JC and Brian also share how they have se...

Park House at London’s Finsbury Circus upgrades access control with Boon Edam’s Speedlane Swing optical turnstiles

Boon Edam Inc., a global renowned provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has announced that Park House, a commercial space located in London, has installed entry solutions at two separate main entrances to the building. One entrance features a special European door model, the Circleslide sliding door; the other is outfitted with four lanes of Speedlane Swing optical turnstiles for increased lobby security. Equipped with Circleslide sliding doors Park House is a busy...

Alcatraz and Boon Edam integration offers touchless facial recognition access control solution for automatic security entrance products

Alcatraz, developer of secure frictionless access control products, and Boon Edam a global renowned provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, have announced an integration that delivers touchless access control with facial recognition for mantrap portal circlelock units, and similar entrance solutions used in a variety of industries. “The Boon Edam and Alcatraz technology partnership is huge,” said Boon Edam Vice President of Technology and Product Support, K...

Boon Edam appoints Patrick Nora as the President and Managing Director to expand business in American regions

Boon Edam Inc., a provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has appointed Patrick Nora as the new President and Managing Director of the Boon Edam factory organisation (Boon Edam Manufacturing) in Lillington, North Carolina. Patrick will work in tandem with Valerie Anderson, the President and Managing Director of the commercial organisation (Boon Edam Inc.), to fabricate and deliver premium security entrances and architectural revolving doors to customers in the Americas...

How can cybersecurity impact physical security (and vice versa)?

We are all more aware than ever of the need for cybersecurity. The Internet of Things is a scary place when you think about all the potential for various cyber-attacks that can disrupt system operation and negatively impact a customer’s business. Because most physical security systems today are IP-based, the two formerly separate disciplines are more intertwined than ever. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How can cybersecurity challenges impact the physical security of a...

Boon Edam unveils new guide, “Closing the Security Gap” addressing risks of failing to secure entry points across a facility

Boon Edam Inc., globally renowned provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has published a new guide for security professionals. Entitled, “Closing the Security Gap”, the guide addresses the risks of failing to secure entry points across a facility, as well as strategies and best practices for mitigating unauthorised entry. By understanding how to secure a building’s entrances, professionals can implement a complete physical security plan that truly pr...

What is the changing role of women in security?

There was a time when men dominated the physical security industry. On second thought, that time is today. Even with increasing numbers of women entering our community, it’s an industry that is still mostly populated by men. But change is coming, and the industry as a whole is benefiting greatly from a surge in female voices. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What is the changing role of women in security?