Access control in retail: for improved security, efficiency and store experience

    The retail landscape is constantly shifting, and so as a retailer, you are likely looking to optimize your offering to both fit the changing needs of the market and increase efficiencies in your own operations. With customer demand for a seamless, omnichannel shopping experience and digital convenience, technology is increasingly being used to enhance in-store […]

      Why end-to-end solutions are critical to ensuring safety in schools

      A major factor when designing and implementing a school security system is to ensure a reasonable level of security for staff, students, and the community. Situational awareness is paramount, and this can be achieved by implementing the right security strategies and integrating the right technologies. This means that in the event of an emergency not […]

        Studying up on school safety

        Every morning, an estimated 56 million children head to school across the United States, according to the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Keeping these students safe is of the utmost importance for any school, but with increased threats and security challenges, it is important to consider how schools can improve their security measures. Schools are […]

          How a single point of entry supports safe school environments

          With Covid-19 restrictions slowly being lifted and schools once again opening their doors to their communities, it is important for school security personnel to put an emphasis on ensuring our schools are not only welcoming, but also safe for all. A single point for visitor management While there are many areas that school building officials […]

            QR codes for smart, cost-effective access control

            Created in the mid-1990s, QR codes* have become increasingly prominent over the past few years, particularly in industries where low-touch solutions have been required. Within access control systems, traditional plastic cards are still prevalent as credentials. However, these can be lost or shared between visitors, making it difficult to control and monitor who is getting […]

              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 […]