access control

Submitted on June 1, 2021 | John Adams
Access control authentication technologies have been evolving for decades but the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the process, pushing users towards use of mobile authentication technologies and face recognition faster than ever before. ACCESS control authentication technologies are a curious hybrid...
Submitted on May 24, 2021 | John Adams
Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit there have been questions over whether or not touch biometric solutions can survive, or whether technology will swing towards touch-less fingerprint scanning and face recognition. It’s a tricky call, especially given that many SMBs using...
Submitted on March 5, 2021 | John Adams
According to a new market research report "Doors Market by Material, Mechanism, Type, Application and Region - Global Forecast to 2025", published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Doors Market size is projected to grow from $90.6 billion in 2020 to $118.2...
Submitted on February 26, 2021 | John Adams
In early 2021 it’s difficult not to wonder about the future of alarm and access control solutions. Faced with always-up big band internet support from cabled NBN and 4G/4GX/5G wireless links, and a growing number of hub-free Wi-Fi devices, the...
Submitted on February 22, 2021 | John Adams
Roger Pearce wrote this article for the July 2001 issue of Security Electronics Magazine and was prompted to go back to it recently when talking to a SEMS organization about updating their access control systems – here’s an update on...
Submitted on December 4, 2020 | John Adams
What are some of the key features of a capable SME access control and alarm solution from the installer point of view, in SEN’s opinion? We’d be looking for a modular topology with 4-8 doors of access control, expandable to...
Submitted on November 24, 2020 | John Adams
What are the key qualities of an enterprise access control solution, in your opinion – what are the most important things to focus on? Enterprise access control solutions require secure distributed architecture, distributed hardware, database partitioning, high and low level...
Submitted on October 1, 2020 | John Adams
Small medium enterprises have different access control requirements to those of larger organisations but it’s a mistake to think these compact solutions are short on functionality. According to Karl Harris, sales manager, South Australia and Northern Territory, at Gallagher, the...
Submitted on September 29, 2020 | John Adams
Q: What is pre-load in relation to electric locking devices? Can doors really jam through a combination of pressures and surface friction?  Is pre-load a serious risk and what steps can be undertaken to ensure it does not occur? A:...
Submitted on September 7, 2020 | John Adams
According to the new market research report, published by MarketsandMarkets, the access control market is projected to grow from $8.6 billion in 2020 to $12.8 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 8.2 per cent. The ‘Access Control Market...
Submitted on September 4, 2020 | John Adams
Installers and security managers should be thinking about incorporating door hardware and design that offers best support to access control systems and their electronic locking devices One of the most important aspects of getting your electric locking solution right is...
Submitted on August 11, 2020 | John Adams
How would you decide controller location when installing an alarm or access control solution in an SME premises? A: Selecting the best location for an alarm and/or access control panel is site specific. In larger applications, controllers are usually installed...
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