Published on 13 October, 2011
ASSA ABLOY Access Control has upgraded Aperio™'s innovative wireless hub technology to facilitate a link from one to eight locking devices at any one time, to reduce installation times and enable even greater cost savings for end users.
ASSA ABLOY Access Control's Aperio™ enables the wireless integration of mechanical locks into existing access control systems, offering a cost effective and simple security upgrade, with minimal modification to doors and premises.
Until recently, each Aperio™ lock worked by communicating with a wireless hub, installed nearby the door, on a one-to-one basis.
With the recent upgrades, the Aperio™ hubs can link up to eight locks (one-to-eight configuration.) Hitesh Mistry of ASSA ABLOY Access Control explains the benefits to end users: "The fact that Aperio™ hubs can now communicate with eight Aperio™ cylinders or escutcheons is great news, as the Aperio™ solution now becomes even simpler to install with greater flexibility to upgrade the controllability and security level of any premises."
"As the installation times are reduced, the new one-to-eight hub offers a more cost effective security upgrade, which when considered against a backdrop of continued financial uncertainty in the public and private sector, is a significant consideration for any Facility or Security Managers looking to solve costly and time-consuming key control problems."
The upgraded hubs follows significant evolving connectivity and developments in RFID technology, which means Aperio™ has the capability to connect with almost any online access control system in the marketplace.
These advances further bring the benefits of an online access control system to additional doors at far less cost than traditionally possible, without compromising on quality or aesthetics.
Aperio™ has been designed to work with a wide range of lockcases and cylinders.