Blog posts tagged as “Access Control” (36 results)

Access Control Beyond the Door

July 5, 2017     |    Author Derek Arcuri

Happy and rested employees create a great office culture. And doesn’t every organization want that? It’s why many companies (like ours) are turning to their access control system to make life easier for their employees. In our last blog, we discussed how an access control solution can help hospitals and medical centers meet compliance standards. This blog will focus on how it helps keep employees happy. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Unification

Using Access Control to Ensure Compliance in Hospitals and Clinics

June 16, 2017     |    Author Derek Arcuri

Have you ever used the sticky end of a Post-It® to clean crumbs from your keyboard? Or clipped a trouser hanger to a cookbook and suspended it from a pantry knob for easy reading? Finding other practical uses for a product is gratifying and gives you a bigger bang for your buck. The same applies to security technology. For instance, many hospitals and medical clinics are using access control beyond its intended “lock/unlock doors” purpose. These clever applications simplify day-to-day tasks and help organizations comply with regulations. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Unification

An Uneventful Day is a Successful Day

May 3, 2017

When taken individually, a delayed flight, lost package or long line could be regarded as relatively minor inconveniences in a busy day. But, if it is your busy day, missing a connection or arriving late to a meeting can have significant implications. And, when you multiply this by the number of other people who might also be impacted, it’s not hard to see how a bump in the road can turn into a major hassle or even a full-blown problem. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Unification / Video Surveillance

Improve Your Operations With License Plate Data

April 6, 2017

Video surveillance and access control are must-haves for security. Today, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) systems are playing an even bigger role in securing businesses and cities. In part, it’s because the ALPR technology is evolving to meet broader needs. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Unification / Video Surveillance

3 Ways to Strengthen Access Control on Campus

March 9, 2017

Did you know that 50% of criminal offenses on college/university campuses in the United States are burglaries? The US Department of Education defines burglaries as ‘the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or a theft.’ The question is— in a campus environment where openness and accessibility to buildings is part of everyday life, how can campus police or security teams keep tight control over building access? How do they find the right balance? … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Unification

New Ways of Using ALPR

March 3, 2017

Have you ever gotten stuck at a parking gate or garage because your key fob won’t work? Or, you are waiting behind someone who can’t find their badge? Those days will soon be gone. License plates can now be added as credentials within the Synergis™ access control system, offering businesses and residential buildings the ability to streamline vehicle entry. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / License Plate Recognition / Sipelia IP Intercom / Unification

Trends and Topics in 2017

January 17, 2017

This year marks our company's 20th anniversary. While a lot has changed in our industry since 1997, our team remains dedicated to delivering innovation that has a positive impact in the world around us. From the beginning, we have delivered solutions that address our customers' current and future needs. This year is no different. Below are a few of the trends we believe will continue to shape security and operations in 2017. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Security / Video Surveillance / Trends

3 Most Common Questions about Unifying Access Control and VMS - Question 3

August 9, 2016

“Is there a right time to unify my video surveillance and access control systems?” The short answer is no. Ways to merge disparate video and access control have been around for years and will still be available tomorrow. However, the sooner you do invest in unifying your video surveillance and access control systems, the sooner your organization will be able to realize the associated time and cost efficiencies of working from and maintaining a single security platform. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Unification / Security Center

Partner Perspective: BioConnect

July 18, 2016

A lot has changed in the past 15 years in terms of technology. At BioConnect, we live in the world of identity, security and biometrics... an industry where growth, adaptability and change are paramount in order to fit into the demands of our technological world today. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Unification / Security Center

3 Most Common Questions about Unifying Access Control and VMS - Question 2

July 12, 2016

‘Do I need to rip and replace my systems?’ It depends on many factors like whether your current hardware is proprietary or not, but generally speaking, no, you should have other options. Having to consider a rip-and-replace scenario is a realistic and common challenge for organizations interested in merging existing video and access control systems. Often times, this situation will tempt an organization to pursue a simple integration. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Unification / Security Center