No touch, no problem: the role of QR codes in access control solutions

    2020 has become the comeback year for QR codes, not least because the global pandemic has put contactless technology in the spotlight. Everyone wants to keep contact with surfaces to a minimum (and let’s be honest, even before the pandemic nobody really wanted to touch the doorknob). As a result, QR codes have enjoyed a […]

      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 […]