Kaba Management & Consulting AG News

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...

“No Strings Attached” adds value to Kaba access control

 High-profile projects in China and the "No Strings Attached" campaign have added millions of dollars to Kaba's brand valueHigh-profile projects in China and the "No Strings Attached" campaign, which promotes the CardLink access control concept, have added millions of dollars to the security equipment firm's brand value.A brand study made public jointly by the global branding agency Interbrand and the Swiss business magazine Bilanz place Kaba among the top 40 Swiss brand...

LBS preparing for the future with flexible system from Kaba based on LEGIC® technology

LBS selected LEGIC technology for its contactless smart card technology Since LBS manages data and money of its 1.3 million customers, certain security requirements need to be fulfilled. To ensure the latest technology is in place, Kaba installed a time management and access control system. Contactless Smart Card technology from LEGIC is the heart of the system. ”We wanted a combined system with connection to SAP within which the existing party-line cabling had to be used,’’ e...

Olympic Games in China: Kaba regulates access of visitors to the grand 'Bird's Nest'

Kaba at the Olympic GamesThe 29th Olympic Games will be held for the first time in China.  Beijing stood up to its competitors Paris, Toronto, Osaka and Istanbul.  For the Chinese Government, the Olympic Games are an unparalleled opportunity to present the country as a modern nation with an exploding economic growth.  As evidence of this power, China has spared no efforts to build Beijing Olympic Village, as well as all venues, related infrastructures and facilities.  &n...

Flexible access control solutions at the Gloucestershire College with LEGIC

  Kaba Elolegic C-Lever solution installed at Gloucestershire CollegeWith a wide product range including mechanical, mechatronic and electronic access control systems, Kaba has not just introduced its standard solutions but has created bespoke products specifically for the education sector.Gloucestershire College, formerly known as Gloscat (Gloucester College of Art and Technology) is one of the UK's largest further education colleges and offers an array of education and training...

LEGIC solution provides total control at Le Bouveret Aquaparc

The Aquaparc, in Bouveret on the shores of Lake Geneva, is Switzerland's largest water leisure centre and a major tourist attraction.  Recently Compagnie des Alpes, the owner of the facility, commissioned Valimatic Engineering SA, Kaba and its partners to provide a cash point solution that would fully manage every cash point throughout the park.The challenge in this project was to guarantee that the existing 1,000 lockers with LEGIC technology could be refurbished, and to incorporate them i...

Kaba at the 2008 Olympic Games

On 08.08.08, the Olympic flame will be lit in Beijing's National Stadium, known as the "Bird's Nest".  The expected arrival of 91,000 spectators will be regulated and controlled by 138 Kaba turnstiles.  Kaba won this prestigious contract in the face of tough international competition. When the Summer Olympics are opened in the People's Republic of China on 8 August 2008, Kaba will be at the party.  The National Stadium, popularly known as the "Bird's Nest", is...

Kaba revise Gloucestershire College security

One of the greatest challenges for any educational establishment is balancing the need to create an open and stimulating environment that encourages learning, whilst ensuring that the people and equipment within are protected from the threat of theft, vandalism, physical attack and abuse.With a wide product range including mechanical, mechatronic and electronic access control systems, Kaba has not just introduced standard solutions, but has created bespoke products specifically for the education...

Kaba posts sales of CHF 1.25 billion and a 24.5% rise in profits

Kaba Group's sales for the 2006/2007 financial year were up 20% at 1.25 billion.  Net profit rose 24.5% to CHF 84.8 million.  The newly acquired companies Wah Yuet Group and CSS Inc. made significant contributions to this excellent result.  Acquisitions- and currency-adjusted, sales were up by 5.7%. In financial 2006/2007, the Kaba Group achieved a 20%, or CHF 207.7 million, increase in sales to CHF 1,248.7 million.  Part of this rise is due to the first-time consolidatio...