Are you taking full advantage of open technologies in your building access control?

    Smart buildings are becoming a key part of the city landscape, but with so many factors involved in their development, it can be difficult to determine the right technology to improve building operations. One of the key considerations is access control. The rise of smart technology provides facilities managers with a high level of automated […]

      Unlock the possibilities of QR codes in access control

      In the last year and a half, QR codes* have become increasingly prominent for usage across different industries where low-touch solutions are even more sought after. Within access control systems, QR codes are often used as a credential for temporary and time-limited access to manage entry for visitors, employees, or deliveries. While traditional plastic cards […]

        The smarter future of autonomous retail

        While the foundation of autonomous retail has been built up over the past few years, it is only now that retailers are beginning to fully experiment with the technology. Indeed, a small number of businesses have already forged ahead, including Amazon with the expansion of its Amazon Go chain and related app now seeing a […]

          The future of supermarkets is automated: IP-based security solutions enable advanced shopping

          Imagine you’re about to enter a supermarket. The doors open automatically after scanning your individual QR code, a pre-recorded voice message welcomes you to the store, background-music starts playing, and a voice informs you about the latest offers – tailored to your interests. This scenario of a digitalised store is no longer a far-off dream […]

            Access control in retail: scalability and security in a unified solution

            The retail landscape is constantly shifting, and retailers are seeking to both optimize their offering to fit the changing needs of the market and increase efficiencies in their own operations. The connection of devices and technologies through the Internet of Things (IoT) has brought with opportunity to create numerous new functionalities, allowing retailers to apply […]

              Safety and security in food production

              There’s a strong argument to say that food production should be regarded as much as a part of a nation’s critical industries as the provision of energy, water, healthcare and financial services. Disruption to the production of food, the potential danger this can present to consumers, and the shortages on supermarket shelves that this can […]