Are we already living in the future?

    Spearheading innovation is no easy thing. It takes commitment to soldier on through the tests and trials. But also, to combat the skepticism, opposition, and even ridicule that you can encounter when you go against the grain – which is often the case when you try to break new ground. For us innovation has always […]

      Video surveillance for temporary structures

      There are a variety of reasons why temporary structures might be created, from makeshift hospitals in disaster relief locations to music festivals, sporting events, construction projects and beyond, sites erected quickly and for a limited amount of time are becoming more widespread. These structures can be left without adequate security measures in place due to […]

        Frictionless Access Control, what it is and what it could be

        Frictionless There is a growing debate around the application of non-contact physical security – ‘frictionless’ as it is being described. The reasoning includes the quicker processing of people, securely, into and out of managed buildings and places, as well as the emerging requirement for distancing and avoiding contact with surfaces – keypads being a good […]

          Access control in smart cities: improving citizens’ security and everyday life

          You often see tragedies in movies where criminals take control of a city by hacking the network and changing traffic lights to create major car incidents. Fortunately, in the real world physical access control acts as fail safe to limit the impact of these incidents, even after a network has been breached. With a growing […]

            So, your access control is open – but is it agile?

            “Open” has become a buzzword in today’s access control discussions. Unfortunately, debate over what is or isn’t open may distract from the real issue: finding an access control solution that lets you be flexible, economical and proactive in meeting your challenges. Changing the perspective There’s a lot of talk about open access control – whether […]

              QR codes for smart, cost-effective access control

              Have you ever thought of sending QR codes to manage the visitors and suppliers permitted to access your facility? If not, there are many good reasons to consider using QR codes as virtual credentials instead of traditional plastic cards. Cost-effective and sustainable There are a range of QR code-based access control solutions from Axis to […]