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Suprema to globally provide and support BioConnect Identity Platform

The BioConnect Identity Platform provides an integration of Suprema's biometric solutions with the majority of leading access control systems BioConnect and Suprema have announced Suprema's launch of the BioConnect Identity Platform. Developed by BioConnect, Suprema's long-standing strategic partner in North America, the BioConnect Identity Platform provides an integration of Suprema's biometric solutions with majority of the leading access control systems in the global secur...

Do’s and Don’ts of managing legacy systems – Migration better than rip-and-replace for enhancing security control system functionality

Systems may be reliable and performing as originally intended, but can also beoutdated in comparison to current technology offerings Let’s start by defining what a legacy system is in the context of a security control system. Legacy refers to an installed and operating security control system made up of numerous components, both hardware and software, that have been eclipsed by newer technologies. A shortage of parts and pieces may be creeping in, and it’s also li...

Fujitsu names PCSC master distributor for Fujitsu PalmEntry Physical Access Control Solutions

Agreement enables enhanced technical support and faster time to installation for PalmEntry and PalmEntryXS solutions Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., a leader in innovative technology and front-end solutions is pleased to announce that Torrance, California-based PCSC will be the master distributor for PalmEntryTM and PalmEntryTMXS physical access control solutions effective immediately. Both PalmEntry and PalmEntryXS are based on Fujitsu’s award winning PalmSecur...

Vigitron and PCSC announce world-wide partnership for expansion of access control systems

Vigitron will provide infrastructure equipment for PCSC’s growing line of IP/PoE based access control products PCSC, a provider of state of the art access control systems, and Vigitron, Inc., a global leader in analogue and IP infrastructure transmission solutions, have announced the expansion of their relationship to form a world-wide partnership. Under this agreement, Vigitron will provide infrastructure equipment for PCSC’s growing line of IP/PoE based Access Co...

Vigitron to provide infrastructure transmission solutions to PCSC's IP/PoE access control products

Under the agreement, Vigitron will also provide service, training, and technology sharing for PCSC products PCSC, a provider of state of the art access control systems, and Vigitron, Inc., a global leader in analogue and IP infrastructure transmission solutions, have announced the expansion of their relationship to form a world-wide partnership. Under this agreement, Vigitron will provide infrastructure equipment for PCSC's growing line of IP/PoE based access control products,...

Access control solutions provider PCSC announces strategic partnership with INEX/ZAMIR

This partnership allows the collaboration between two companies’ products, development and further integration PCSC, a designer and manufacturer of quality access control solutions confirms that it has entered into a strategic partnership with INEX/ZAMIR , a leading provider of ALPR solutions and services. This partnership will allow for the collaboration between the two companies’ products, development and further integration. As a result, sales channels can begin...

Vigitron to provide network switches and PoE products to PCSC

Vigitron to provide reliable network switching and PoE products as part of PCSC’s IP access control solutions PCSC, a state-of-the-art designer and manufacturer of access control systems and Vigitron, Inc., a global leader in analogue and IP infrastructure transmission solutions, have announced a working partnership for Vigitron to provide reliable network switching and PoE products as part of PCSC’s IP access control solutions. Improving Fault Tolerant architectu...

Need help choosing an access control system?

Overwhelmed by too many choices for an access control system? Where do you start? Always seeking to help, SourceSecurity.com asked access control suppliers to describe what differentiating characteristics set their systems apart from others in the market. AMAG: Easy migration, simple pricing model AMAG’s Symmetry platform includes access control, photo ID badging, visitor management and digital video server software, all standard in an integrated solution. The pricing model...

Innovation at the reader disrupting the access control market

More attention needs to be placed on the development of readers that can accommodate Wireless and Wi-Fi technology Many of the changes in the access control market are happening at the “edge” – at the reader level. Access control advances that continue to become more widespread include wireless and PoE-enabled access control hardware such as wireless locks and PoE door controllers, which both reduce installation costs. Other trends are related to mobility; on...

Transitioning from legacy access control to newer technologies

A planned migration provides the ability to plan, budget and control the path to an improved access control environment The installed base of legacy systems presents opportunities and obstacles for providers of newer access control systems. Most end users would prefer not to do a full rip-and-replace upgrade. Therefore, integrators (and manufacturers) have to find a smooth transition path. Access control customers eager to embrace the newest capabilities on the market are ofte...

Access control market working to overcome tradition of proprietary systems

Access control systems that leverage proprietary technologies severely limit system flexibility Access control’s ongoing transition from closed systems to more open integration provides benefits for integrators, and especially for end users looking to maximise their system return on investment. End users want greater flexibility, specifically in terms of hardware choice. As a result, more non-proprietary solutions are coming to market. For the integrator, offering more o...

PCSC to demonstrate access control and fibre optic detections systems at IFSEC 2014 in London

PCSC has been providing state-of-the-art card access systems to many dealers throughout the world and major OEMs PCSC is a designer and manufacturer of quality access control solutions and fibre optic detection systems integration. From integrated hardware to sophisticated access control management software, including: door entry access, video badging, CCTV control, elevator control, alarm graphics, perimeter, pipeline and underwater detection systems, and video event recordin...