SALTO Systems’ smart RFID wire-free access control solution has been installed at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA. The university was using an old card access system that was failing, causing students to get locked out of their dormitory rooms. It was a problem that needed resolving – fast!
Oglethorpe’s IT services department decided on a SALTO Virtual Network (SVN) wire-free system. Atlanta South, a SALTO certified installation company, did the installation.The SALTO SVN system pushes and pulls data from the university’s “hot spot” entry points to all their offline locks. By choosing a wire-free solution, the university only had to run wires to their exterior doors. The interior doors do not require wiring as these locks are stand-alone wire-free locks.
To date, they have two dormitories on the system. That’s seven wired exterior door locks with hot spot readers and 103 interior wire-free doors. The students are now very happy with the system and especially happy to have uninterrupted access to their dorms. Eventually the aim is for all the buildings on campus to use the SALTO access control system.