Door security - Case studies

Matrix’s integrated security solution safeguards Ellams' Nairobi manufacturing plant

Ellams, a global manufacturer and supplier of telephone scratch cards based in Nairobi, Kenya, required a foolproof security solution, integrated with access control and video surveillance for their manufacturing units. Matrix provided Ellams with an Integrated Access Control solution comprising of Card based Entry and Exit Readers.                            &nb...

Sielox’s Pinnacle access control system and CLASS lockdown solution secure Upper Township School District

Schools across the U.S. are challenged by safety and security issues that require a broad-based effort to ensure a safe learning environment. School safety initiatives often include technology and human-based solutions, and both play an essential role in preventing and controlling security vulnerabilities throughout a school. The Upper Township School District (UTSD) is a comprehensive community public school district, serving students in pre-school through eighth grade from Upper Township, in...

CLIQ combines mechanical and electronic locking systems for enhanced physical security

Lock and key security has come a long way since Ancient Egypt. Over the centuries, Romans, the lever tumbler and Linus Yale’s pin tumbler all took the technology forward. Each was a significant milestone. But in truth, your average pharaoh would still recognise his clever gadget. The latest advances in key-based electronic access control, on the other hand, would send Rameses into a tailspin. A mechatronic locking system like CLIQ combines high-end mechanical and electronic protection. A...

Allegion highlights benefits of antimicrobial door hardware solutions for healthcare facilities

Cleanliness in healthcare facilities is not only fundamental to the health and safety of patients, it’s also a basic standard set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). In fact, maintaining cleanliness in hospitals, GP surgeries, dental surgeries and other care facilities is the linchpin in the system – without it, the highest level of care cannot be provided.  The NHS alone deals with over 1 million patients every 36 hours. With constant foot traffic within their facilities, he...

ABLOY UK's Hillsborough BR4 ballistic doors secure London’s O2 Arena

Abloy UK has supplied the O2 Arena in London with Hillsborough BR4 ballistic doors. The aim was to enhance the security of the venue as well as offering protection to its occupants from specialised weapons or gun fire. The O2 Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in south east London. It has the second highest seating capacity of any indoor venue in the UK and in 2015, the arena was the busiest music arena in the world in terms of ticket sales, handling 1,819,487 tickets. This presents...

LOCKEN's access control solution safeguards France's Palais Royal

LOCKEN has entered the Palais Royal, the seat of the country's highest administrative jurisdiction, the equivalent of the British High Court, which owes its name of Council of State to its other role of advising the government on the drafting of legal texts. It is a complex institution, fulfilling multiple tasks, with ever more stringent demands due to the difficult security situation that has arisen in recent years. However, the challenges for LOCKEN do not stop there. Because the Palais Royal...

3xLOGIC and Sonitrol’s video surveillance solution helps apprehend Dayton Church break-in culprits

3xLOGIC, Inc., a leading provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, and a three-time Deloitte Technology Fast 500 winner, has announced that Northwest Church of Christ in Dayton, Ohio was broken into recently and Sonitrol of SW Ohio, using technology from 3xLOGIC, worked with local law enforcement to apprehend the intruder and prevent damage or theft from the facility. The church is located in a rough part of town, with a large homeless population. Church of Christ has installed mu...

Avigilon enhances visitor safety with HD CCTV surveillance solution at Whistler Blackcomb

The largest ski and outdoor sports resort in North America required a high-performance HD video surveillance system that can ensure visitor and employee safety, protect company assets and reduce theft in its retail and rental division. Located just 125 km north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Whistler Blackcomb is a worldclass ski resort that accommodates over two million skiers and snowboarders annually. One of the main venues during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Whistler Blackco...

ASSA ABLOY’s door opening solutions safeguard RAF Benson children's nursery

ASSA ABLOY UK Specification, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, a provider of door opening solutions, has specified a range of solutions for a new RAF nursery in Oxfordshire, delivering assured access and safety for children using the facility. Working in partnership with designers Frankham Consultancy Group and contractors Antac, the company specified a series of door opening solutions to the new nursery at RAF Benson. The RAF base required an extension to its existing nursery facilities, increasing...

SiPass integrated Security Management System secures Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is a complex in the bay of Phaliron in Athens which includes new facilities for the National Library of Greece and the National Opera. The Center was designed by architect Renzo Piano was built by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. The €566 million project was completed end of 2016 and will be donated to the Greek state during 2017. Plans for a big scale donation by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation started in 1998. Initially the foundati...

Vanderbilt’s ACT access control solution used to upgrade security at Toyota plant in Deeside

Vanderbilt’s ACT access control solution was recently installed by BDI Security Solutions Ltd at sites in Burnaston, Derbyshire, and Deeside, North Wales, for car manufacturer Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd. At Deeside, Toyota operates a 115-acre engine plant. Together, the two sites represent investment of £2.5bn and employ 3,000 people. For the plant’s security, Toyota wanted a tailored solution that would enable them to operate from a virtual environment and respond pr...

SALTO’s cloud-based access control secures bicycle parking at Translink stations

As part of a Translink initiative to encourage more motorists to leave their cars at home and use trains and buses for their journeys, cyclists across Northern Ireland can now benefit from 38 new bike shelter/storage facilities at local stations. The brand name of Northern Ireland’s integrated bus and rail public transport company, Translink is a public corporation which provides public transport in the region. Northern Ireland Railways, Ulsterbus and Metro are also part of Translink. Ke...