College security

How schools can make outdoor learning safe and secure

Schools were never designed and built with social distancing in mind. So it’s perhaps not surprising that as children returned to schools for the autumn term this year, the prospect of outdoor classes and assemblies was mooted in the media and by the Government. Many in the education sector are making the case that, should there be further COVID-19 outbreaks, in the coming months, it would be better to utilise outside space, rather than resort to closing schools. In the COVID-19 era, head...

Strategic integration for Inner Range and AXIS Communications

Access control manufacturer Inner Range has announced a new integration for its flagship system, Integriti, with global CCTV brand AXIS Communications. The new integration creates more choices for customers building bespoke security solutions. It also opens up new business opportunities for Inner Range via its parent firm, global distributor Anixter, which also sells AXIS products. Enterprise-level access control system Tim Northwood, director of Inner Range, said, “Our enterprise-level...

SALTO Systems exhibit electronic access control solutions for education, healthcare, residential & other sectors at ISC West 2021

SALTO Systems, a globally renowned manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, showcased exciting new products and industry-specific access control solutions at ISC West 2021, which took place in July, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Highlights at SALTO Systems’ Booth 9061 at the ISC West 2021 event include: Information on new products, including the tough IP68 certified Neoxx padlock and the XS4 One Deadlatch for aluminium framed glass storefront doors. Users can deploy MyLock configur...

SALTO Systems enhance focus on the delivery of industry-specific smart access control solutions for different verticals

SALTO Systems has increased focus on delivering industry-specific smart access control solutions for varied verticals. A few of note include: Education SALTO delivers next-generation access control solutions for schools, colleges, and universities, which can help manage and control educational environments better. They balance security with accessibility, and advanced technology with affordability. SALTO wire-free, smart tech access solutions deliver safe, welcoming campuses in educational fa...

Johnson Controls to fund US$ 15 million for its Community College Partnership Program

Johnson Controls, the globally renowned company for smart, healthy and sustainable building solutions, has launched the Johnson Controls Community College Partnership Program. As part of the programme, Johnson Controls will give US$ 15 million, over the next five years, to support academic scholarships at non-profit community colleges. Community college grant Starting in the 2021‒2022 academic year, Johnson Controls’ programme will endow a total of US$ 1 million to ten community college...

University of Arizona speeds up COVID-19 vaccine roll-out with Genetec AutoVu ALPR and Traffic Sense

When the University of Arizona (UA) was chosen as a COVID-19 vaccine point of dispensing (POD), they wanted to put in place a distribution process to get the vaccines out to as many people as possible as quickly and efficiently as possible. To do this, they turned to Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, and Route1 Inc., a data-centric systems integrator. ALPR technology “We had already heard ab...