Beyond the door

    When most people think about access control, they think about getting into the exterior door of a building.  But that’s just the start! Access control is expanding beyond securely providing passage through an exterior door.  Plus, access control systems both simplify and enhance day-to-day activities by expanding their reach beyond the door and connecting to […]

      Fighting fire with cameras

      Thousands of deliberate fires are recorded by fire and rescue services every year. Arsonists set fire not just to forests, but also to landfills, bins and parked cars, causing critical damage to the environment and putting the safety of citizens at risk. During 2007-2011 alone, an estimated 282,600 intentional fires per year were reported to […]

        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 […]

          The unusual trend in healthcare facility workplace violence

          Workplace violence is declining nationally, so why is it increasing in healthcare facilities? Each year, there are fewer and fewer reported nonfatal workplace incidents and homicides, according to a report published by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. However, Advisory Board reported that 75 percent of all workplace assaults happen in healthcare facilities. The Occupational Safety […]