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Industry experts discuss open standards and interoperability in access control

As solutions proliferate in the access control market, interoperability has never been a more pressing topic. A recent industry report finds: "91% (of professional respondents to a survey) agree integrating security systems with each other and with other building technology has become noticeably more important in the last five years." Agreed standards are one powerful integration tool. Among the most important lock standards is the OSS Standard Offline (OSS–SO) from the Open Security Stan...

OSS Standard Offline - new interoperability standard for “Data on card” offline access control systems

The new standard is designed to give confidence to customers faced with a diverse market for electronic access control products The Open Security Standards Association (OSS) recently announced the launch of its new offline access control standard. The OSS, established by ASSA ABLOY and other industry leaders, is a forum working towards new open standards in electronic access control. Its new interoperability standard for “Data on card” offline access control system...

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...