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Access Control Systems’ integration into Building Management Systems (BMS) is a growing trend, research report reveals

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Achieving a high level of integration with access control systems is essential to unlocking the potential of higher-level building management system (BMS) platform functionality, a fresh report from IHS Markit has been able to suggest. BMS platforms include any computer-based control system that monitors some or all of a building’s mechanical and electrical systems, including […]

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A Brief History of Access Control

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Access Control, at the most basic, is what is says on the tin. Controlling who has access into somewhere. Here at Access Control we sell modern technology which can do that and much more, but the theory has been around for a very long time. Ever since humans started to live in permanent dwellings, they […]

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Integrated access control systems can help protect NHS staff against physical assaults

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Integrated access control systems that work together with a building’s other vital systems (such as lighting, security, environmental management, etc.) can significantly bolster hospital security, experts believe. This issue is becoming increasingly important as staff at numerous NHS trusts is suffering the direct effects of physical aggression. One of the latest such cases is related […]

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Access Control Segment growth to be driven by building and city automation

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Although smart cards remain the most popular form factors used for access control applications, the market evolution is pushing access control implementers toward technology convergence, exploring and combining RFID, NFC, Bluetooth, biometrics and smart cards. alongside smart devices including mobile and wearables, a recent market research report from ABI Research has been able to suggest. […]

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The use of biometrics on the rise in building access control solutions

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Biometric and opto-electronic technologies are becoming increasingly popular for building access control solutions, a news report on this topic has been able to suggest. Biometrics technology is largely considered to offer a high degree of security and is extremely user-friendly – but its success relies on the effective application of highly efficient optoelectronic components, designed […]

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Advanced and secure access control systems are a must for securing modern infrastructure

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Advanced, secure access control systems using the latest technologies are a must for securing modern infrastructure and facilities, as the challenges facing these type of sites become increasingly more complex and difficult to tackle, experts believe. Any type of intrusion, including low-level ones, can cause nuisance, disruption, damage and loss of assets. At a higher […]

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