Preventing intruder access at the front door; halting hacker access at the back

    The rapid evolution of access control technology, specifically its shift from a closed, proprietary system to an open, IP based architecture, has unlocked a new set of possibilities for end users. Modern access systems offer open communications architecture, designed to allow access controllers to be deployed as IoT devices. The benefits are obvious; Access control […]

      Opening new doors with IP access control

      The access control market is changing. It’s recently been reported that in 2017, for the second consecutive year, access control technology was the fastest growing sector in the global physical security industry, now accounting for 24% of the entire market[1]. This upwards trend, which is expected to continue in 2018, has been attributed to the […]

        Protecting your business with smart access control

        As your business starts to grow and evolve, there is an increased need to improve security and control who has access to your property. Navigating the door entry systems market can be difficult with so many options, ranging from key cards to fingerprint ID through to turnstiles and facial recognition technology. They all come at […]

          Top reasons to invest in an open network door station

          Network door stations offer a convenient way to manage your premises protection. They combine communication, video surveillance and remote entry control into one single device, which is the perfect complement to your surveillance solution. This article will look more deeply into the benefits of open network door stations 1. Improved video and audio performance Network […]

            Using smartphones as keys for access control continues to grow

            Mobile devices are everywhere. Number of mobile phone users alone was forecast to reach over 4.7 billion this year, with more than 60% of the world’s population already owning a mobile phone. And around two out of every three business people today are using mobile devices such as smartphones for an ever more diverse set […]

              IoT, cybersecurity and access control

              Right now, we are beginning the next phase of digital transformation in the security industry – the move to connect all physical security components to the Internet of Things (IoT). The advantages are twofold. First, having all the components in your system working in harmony maximizes their effectiveness. Next, all the individual hardware pieces in […]