Nortech Control Systems Ltd News

Nortech offers stainless steel bollards to house the Nedap ANPR cameras and traffic signals

People and vehicle access control specialist Nortech is now offering elegant stainless steel bollards to house the Nedap ANPR cameras. The SSP-ANPR and SSDP-ANPR stainless steel posts by Nortech are each designed to house either a Nedap ANPR Access or a Nedap ANPR Access-HD camera in an attractive roadside post/bollard. The SSDP-ANPR is a dual height post that includes integral traffic signals. Extensive experience The ANPR camera is mounted at the ideal height (585mm to lens) for reading sta...

Nortech’s technical director Amer Hafiz highlights evolution and importance of identity credentials in access control

Amer Hafiz, technical director at Nortech Control Systems, reviews the evolution of identity credentials in access control. Access control is defined as ‘the selective restriction of access to a place or other resource’. For an automatic access control system to function, it requires a means of identifying individuals to determine their access rights. The form of identification can be anything from a memorised password or PIN (personal identification number) to biometrics (measuremen...

Nortech offers smart people identification using mobile access technology for MACE platform

People and vehicle access control specialist Nortech is now offering smart people identification using mobile access technology. The Nedap MACE platform allows any access control system to use smartphones as access credentials. The platform consists of a cloud-based service, readers and the MACE app. The MACE app can receive and store multiple virtual identity credentials. The credentials can be presented to MACE readers using NFC, Bluetooth Low Energy or QR codes. The process of issuing these...

Boon Edam adds Lifeline Boost access control pedestal mount to the Lifeline Speedlane series of optical turnstiles

Boon Edam Inc., a global provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, is proud to announce the launch of the Lifeline Boost access control pedestal mount, an attractive and welcoming addition to the Lifeline Speedlane series of optical turnstiles. The Lifeline Boost was created in response to the many requests for a well-designed, innovative and unobtrusive pedestal to accommodate a long list of authorisation technologies and complement the existing Lifeline Speedlane serie...

Nortech receives certification for complying with ISO 9001:2015 standard

People and vehicle access control specialists Nortech is heading into the second half of 2018 on a high as the company has recently been recognised as complying with the latest ISO 9001 standard. Nortech’s Managing Director Steve Blackler is delighted with the company’s progress commenting, “I would like to express my thanks to our fantastic team and to our loyal customers. Nortech continues to thrive and it is our job to make sure we satisfy our customer expectations and that...

Nortech updates St James’ Market access control system using Nedap’s uPASS Target system

People and vehicle access control specialist Nortech has recently seen St James’ Market in central London update and improve access to its site using Nedap’s uPASS Target system. Supplied by Nortech, Nedap’s uPASS Target was installed by leading supplier of integrated security systems Total Support Services (Security) Ltd, which was selected to supply the robust solution for long-range identification to its recently installed security gates at the market. Total Support Service...

Nortech offers TRANSIT Ultimate long-range reader based for automatic vehicle identification

People and vehicle access control specialist Nortech is now offering a robust long-range reader based on semi active RFID technology, which enables automatic vehicle identification at distances of up to 10 metres and speeds of up to 125 mph. The TRANSIT Ultimate from Nedap is a high-end reader and is designed to perform well in both high security applications and demanding vehicular access control applications. It is also designed to perform under harsh environmental conditions. It is ideal for...

Nortech raises charity for The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Orphans’ Project in Kenya

Nortech’s Managing Director Stephen Blackler has recently returned from another fundraising activity in which he climbed the Simien mountain range in Ethiopia, scaling the highest peak Ras Dashen at no less than 4,620 metres. He made a similar climb in 2016 of Mount Meru, Tanzania’s second highest mountain at 4,565 metres located in the centre of Arusha National Park. It’s all in aid of Nortech’s nominated charity, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya, and their O...

Nortech helps The Gunnebo Security Group to install MRC350 at the Shard building

Access control system specialists Nortech have recently worked with The Gunnebo Security Group to install its MRC350 motorised card capture readers at the Shard in London. Standing at 87 storeys high, the architecturally distinctive Shard building with its crystalline facade houses a mixture of high end office spaces, restaurants, apartments, a five-star hotel and a public viewing platform. The challenge for Nortech and Gunnebo was to secure the entrance with a system that had a modern and ele...

Nortech strengthens partnership with Nedap to enhance vehicle access control solutions

After a strong start to 2018, people and vehicle access control specialists Nortech has once again been recognised as a certified partner of Nedap for long-range identification. Following the presentation of the certification at this year’s Intertraffic exhibition, Nortech’s Managing Director Stephen Blackler commented, “Nortech is proud to be part of the Certified Partner Programme as it shows the company’s commitment and ability with Nedap’s long-range identifica...

NORTECH introduces UHF RFID portfolio for long-range vehicle identification

People and vehicle access control specialist Nortech is now offering a new cost-effective and reliable passive UHF RFID product ideal for long range identification. The company offers a number of products in the Nedap uPASS range that use vehicle tagging to identify individual vehicles while they are moving through a monitoring point. With reading ranges of up to 10 metres and an assortment of tagging options, Nortech caters for a wide variety of applications. The popular Nedap uPASS range, wh...

Nortech offers FeeMaster smart range for effective car park management

People and Vehicle Access control system specialists Nortech have designed a parking control system which combines both automatic barriers and parking ticket control to manage the use of private and public car parks and is around one fifth of the cost of conventional systems. Nortech’s FeeMaster Smart range offers a modular solution for a variety of parking management applications from simple car park control to full parking fee management and payment systems. The range includes the FeeMa...