Integrated Design Ltd (IDL) News

Entrance control vs access control: similarities and differences

Entrance control and access control - of the physical kind - are common terms in the security industry which are often used interchangeably, but should they be? Having worked both sides of the fence, with previous roles at TDSi and HID and now the Major Accounts and Marketing Manager at Integrated Design Limited, Tony Smith highlights the subtle but important differences between these two terms and the systems they refer to, outlining how they should work together to achieve optimal security....

Award-winning complex, The Bower, integrates Fastlane Glassgate

The Bower is a beautifully designed mixed-use development in London. Consisting of three modern spaces, the 320,000 sq ft development offers a contemporary environment for businesses as well as being a vibrant restaurant and retail destination. Companies occupying The Bower are forward-thinking and technologically advanced, so this development required an entrance solution to match its tenants’ high standards and security needs. Customised Fastlane Glassgate 250 turnstiles with an integr...

Security & Counter Terror Expo 2018 focuses on terrorist-supported cyberattack prevention

Since the breakup of the caliphate in Syria, the terrorist threat has evolved as extremists now remain in their home countries and look to launch attacks from inside their borders. This has presented those tasked with protecting nations, businesses and the public with new challenges as security forces constantly fight to stay one step ahead of the threat. 10,123 visitors, 71 international delegations and 304 exhibitors made UK Security Week at Olympia, London, the most successful ever. Securit...