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Smart Cards Still Dominate Access Control Sector, But Use of Biometrics and Mobile for Authentication is Growing, Report Suggests

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Although access control cards (i.e. smartcards) still play a very important role in the access control sector and this trend is likely to continue for a number of years, biometric and mobile solutions are considered among the most popular future trends in this segment, industry experts believe. The popularity of mobile credentials, which can be […]

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Physical Identity and Access Management Market to be Worth USD 1.1 billion by 2025, Research Report Suggests

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The global physical identity and access management market is expected to reach USD 1.1 billion by 2025, expanding at a CAGR of 14.6% from 2019 to 2025, according to a new study conducted by Grand View Research. The growing demand for corporate asset security and unified risk management, especially in large enterprises, is anticipated to […]

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Vandal / bullet resistant smart card readers becoming increasingly popular in schools / universities

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It’s critically important to identify and control who comes and goes in schools, universities and other organizations in the educational sector, and the elements of physical access control systems involved can come under a lot of stress due to the very nature Vandal-resistant and bullet-resistant contactless card readers are ideal for installations where more durability […]

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Access Control Systems Help Bolster Museum Safety, Report Suggests

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Access control systems are playing an increasingly important role in ensuring museum security, with IoT and other technology advances are making it easier for cultural institutions to protect their assets, experts believe. Art and cultural property crime account for billions in losses each year as stealing fine art remains “relatively easy,” according to Insurance Journal. […]

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