Access control applications

Morse Watchmans: Texas State University boosts security to keep pace with rapid growth and expansion

In 1899, the Texas Legislature authorised the formation of the Southwest Texas State Normal School, which opened in San Marcos four years later. At the time, the school’s mission was to prepare Texas public school teachers, but over the years, it has undergone several expansions and name changes to reflect its evolution into the major multi-purpose university Texas State has become. From its humble beginnings located in a single building, Texas State’s original San Marcos campus has...

Koning Willem College implements ASSA ABLOY wireless Aperio access control

Koning Willem I College in north-east Brabant, The Netherlands offers various educational and integration programmes. In total, around 18,000 students take 250 courses at its 16 locations. Modern educational institution A new location on Onderwijsboulevard in 's-Hertogenbosch was designed to be a model modern educational institution, including its access control.   The imposing new building has modern rooms that provide opportunities for consultation, collaboration in small and larg...

HID Mobile Access elevates safety and convenience in George Mason University

Named one of Money magazine’s Best Colleges in America 2023, Fairfax-based Geoge Mason University (Mason) is the largest public research university in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its 10,000 faculty and staff provide classes and support services across three regional campuses, an international branch campus in Songdo, South Korea, and five instructional sites. With more than 40,000 students hailing from all 50 states and 130 countries and a six-year graduation rate that is well above the...

Anviz transforms traditional property management into a smart reality, making digitisation more than just talk

The Middle East has recently expanded its real estate market as the region's economy grows and urbanisation accelerates. This trend has led to an increasing demand for smart security, and the pace of digital intelligence change is gradually increasing. The security industry in the Middle East is rapidly growing, driven by the government's strong emphasis on national security and terrorism prevention. Centralised systems management Significant attention and investment have been directed towar...

Dahua tech: Smart tech revolutionises conservation of critically endangered cranes

Wetlands, the "kidneys of the Earth", are considered one of the three major ecosystems on Earth, along with forests and oceans. Hosting a diverse range of terrestrial and aquatic plant and animal species, wetlands serve as crucial habitats for numerous bird species. Red-crowned cranes Beautiful Wetlands vs Critically Endangered Cranes The Red-crowned Crane is considered as the "God of Wetlands" and is highly sensitive to environmental changes. It is one of 14 bird species in China classified...

Optimising Suffolk's security infrastructure with BCD's REVOLV system

“BCD’s solution perfectly fit our scenario. All I needed to hear was ‘we have storage and scalability for the future’. As Suffolk is growing fast and is very land rich, we’re predicting a lot of growth and definitely need scalability,” Tim Forbes, Physical Security Administrator, City of Suffolk, Virginia. Customer overview When a mass shooting in which 12 people died occurred at a municipal building in Virginia Beach in 2019, it served as a wake-up call for...

Non-profit healthcare provider gets enhanced data and facility security for its locations from Brivo

Adelante Healthcare currently operates seven healthcare centres in Phoenix, Arizona, and offers a wide array of services to patients of all socio-economic levels. Challenges The lock and key system wasn’t at all adequate for securing the seven different facilities. The facilities and all the patient and healthcare data needed to be protected in a highly secure manner. With so many employees, there was no way to track who had keys and how many copies were out there difficult to keep t...

Cloud security allows for a scalable system and increased safety for a college

Central Community College in Nebraska has multiple campuses and educational centres to serve approximately 90 different communities. CCC’s outdated lock-and-key system and access control technology weren’t meeting their security needs. On one campus alone there are 26 buildings with access control needs for students, staff, and vendors. The security team had to provide targeted scheduled access control for about 15 different user groups. Support and service “From past...

Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher® Touch brings simple and secure key control to The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn is one of the four Inns of Court and operates as an active and thriving society of lawyers, sprawling across 11 acres in central London and dating as far back as 1422. The title of “Lincoln’s Inn” refers both to the Society and the location, which houses the Society’s facilities, numerous barristers’ chambers, and several solicitors’ offices. Inns of Court The Inns of Court originally provided accommodation for...

Diversity of Incedo™ solutions was key draw for Makita

Makita, one of the world's renowned manufacturers of cordless, electric, and garden tools, has opened a completely new headquarters in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia. At this location, Makita stock and distribute batteries for cordless tools plus run wholesale supply logistics from their warehouse. Single, intuitive system At a facility like this, simplicity and clarity for both security managers and daily site users were essential. They demanded a single, intuitive system to control every ac...

Incedo™ offers Makita a single solution for multiple security challenges and door types

Makita, one of the world's major manufacturers of cordless, electric, and garden tools, has opened a completely new headquarters in Banska Bystrica,Slovakia. At this location, Makita stock and distribute batteries for cordless tools plus run wholesale supply logistics from their warehouse. At a facility like this, simplicity and clarity for both security managers and daily site users were essential. They demanded a single, intuitive system to control every access point for curren...

Anviz touchless security solution safeguards 100 hospitals in Mexico

"We’ve tried other security devices for the solution before choosing the Anviz. The reason for switching to Anviz was because of its great reliability, stable and mature firmware, high user capacity, and biometric identification. Besides, we’ve been able to rely on their greatly experienced engineering team for solving problems and firmware customisations we’ve needed along the road to meet the ministry's high expectations. Anviz has become one of our Key security consultants f...

A full suite of ASSA ABLOY access management devices secure Helsinki Airport

Challenge Managing access into and around Helsinki Airport. Managing access into and around Helsinki Airport is a complex task. Around 15,000 people work there and daily pre-pandemic passenger numbers hovered around 60,000 to 70,000. Clearly, only authorised people should have access to many areas at an airport. The management of movement — by passengers, staff and contractors — is critical to Finavia’s mission to deliver an efficient service. They sought new access solutions...

Aperio® wireless locks help the University of St Andrews achieve their sustainability goals

Founded in the early 1400s, the University of St Andrews is globally renowned and was recently ranked as the UK’s top university. It occupies around 150 separate buildings in and around the town of Fife, Scotland. Home to the St Andrews Prize for the Environment, it has many teams and departments that have won awards for sustainability, energy efficiency, and environmental action. The University’s vision is to be net zero by 2035. St Andrews will take out all avoidable greenhouse ga...

Preventing forest fires with Dahua's digital intelligence

In 2020, the forest areas in Dali Prefecture, Yunnan Province were reported to have reached 1.855 million hectares, ranking among the top in the country. In addition to absorbing carbon dioxide, conserving water sources, and maintaining water and soil, these ancient forests also shelter a large number of rare wild animals and plants. These natural wonders are a risk if a forest fire breaks out, causing drastic damage and endangering the inhabitants of the forest. Wireless transmission systems...

The flexibility and security benefits of Assa Abloy's key access control at manufacturing sites

A manufacturing facility is a tough testing ground for any access control solution. By their nature, premises usually require multiple types of locks, including a range of cylinder types and sizes, as well as padlocks.  They often need locks that work both inside and outdoors. For this reason, many manufacturing plants retain outdated mechanical locking solutions, sacrificing the added control of an electronic solution. Programmable key solution criteria The right programmable key soluti...

Finnish retail co-operative uses March Networks video surveillance in more than 70 locations

Finland’s Osuuskauppa PeeÄssä retail co-operative, a nationwide S-Group co-operative federation member, has deployed March Networks video surveillance systems across its footprint of 73 retail and service establishments. The co-op boasts 121,000 customer-owners in Finland’s Northern Savonia region, whose capital and largest city, Kuopio, is 384 kilometres north of Helsinki. The 73 retail and service locations include three Prisma Hypermarkets, 29 S-Market grocery stores, 1...

Dahua sets up customised digital solution to efficiently manage Anta Group's 12000+ stores

As the largest sporting goods company in China, Anta Group has more than 12,000 offline stores in 294 cities across the country, with more than 100,000 employees. Despite its massive scope, Anta can still keep orderly management of its stores, present neat and cohesive displays, and provide excellent shopping experiences to its customers. How do they do it? Let’s check it out. Overview Just like its corporate mission to integrate the sports spirit of "Going beyond oneself" into everyone...

Pelco provides their VideoXpert VMS to enhance security operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two in Nigeria

Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2) is Nigeria’s preeminent air terminal. In 10 years of operation, it has achieved its objective of becoming a world-class airport operator, setting new standards for the African aviation industry. As the country’s first and only privately-funded terminal, its unique structure, ultra-modern facility, world class terminals, customer service, safety, and security are celebrated in the industry. Three thousand passengers move through the termin...

Puerto Rico protects more than 850 public schools with the help of Milestone Systems Software

The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico needed to implement a centralised and efficient perimeter security system for all public schools on the island. Intrusions and assaults at educational institutions have increased, and Hurricane Maria further exacerbated problems with the destruction of infrastructure. The solution: The need to repair hurricane damage also provided opportunities to invest in modern improvements. The Department of Education chose to install a video surveillance system with more th...

Dahua highlights some of the campus applications of implementing AI technology in schools

AI is empowering a new generation of advanced, efficient security systems. In the field of education, AI is also facilitating the digital and intelligent upgrading of schools and institutions from K12 to universities. AI applications such as smart identification, deep learning and intelligent analysis greatly reduce manpower costs, while improving the security level and management efficiency at the same time. AI-enabled innovative teaching methods can help enhance engagement in both remote and...

March Networks provides its Searchlight for Banking software to Danske Bank

Since Copenhagen-based Danske Bank began using March Networks® video surveillance systems in 2007, the risks facing the banking industry have changed dramatically. In 2012, according to Thomas Johansen, director of the bank’s Physical Security and Risk Group, Danske Bank had 36 robberies in Denmark alone. In 2018, as consumers performed more of their banking online and the number of branches decreased, there were only three bank robberies recorded. Video surveillance system However,...

Milestone provides video management software solution to enhance security for Utah Transit Authority (UTA)

When the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) decided to expand their rail lines in 2013, they knew that their surveillance systems would need a major upgrade to keep both passengers and property safe and secure. An open platform video management software (VMS) solution and flexible storage proved to be the clear choice to efficiently support a growing public transit system as new business opportunities came to the region. Challenge: safe public transit sets the stage Local leaders know that a top-no...

South African golf and residential community protects residents and visitors 24x7 with Hikvision

To keep residents and visitors safe, 24 hours a day, gated communities need comprehensive, reliable security solutions. At Copperleaf Golf Estate in Centurion, South Africa, these needs have been met with an advanced security solution from Hikvision, which incorporates AI-powered optical, thermal, and license plate recognition cameras that provide real-time alerts in the event of a perimeter breach or other security incident. The challenge Securing gated golf and residential community Reside...

Optex shares the benefits of implementing LiDAR security for the entertainment industry

The recent theft of luxury wines from Spanish restaurant, Atrio, highlighted one of the greatest difficulties when it comes to security in the entertainment sector. From museums and art galleries to wineries, hotels, and restaurants, protecting against theft, vandalism and unauthorised handling of goods is a continuous challenge in the tourism industry. Despite the wide variety of issues, there is a key differentiating element, which is that these are places open to the public, where security m...

Chukchansi Gold Casino and Resort meets regulations and secures guests and staff

Nestled into the base of the Sierra Foothills and on the way to California’s Yosemite National Park, the Chukchansi Gold Casino and Resort offers visitors and locals alike a scenic gaming and entertainment destination. It is owned and operated by the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians and features 56,000 square feet of gaming space with 1,750 slot machines and 36 table games as well as a nightclub, players club, and dining and entertainment services.  Challenge  The Casi...

Anviz provides FaceDeep 5 and Crosschex personnel identity verification to enhance security for Dürr

When they talk about digitalisation, there is one topic that keeps coming up: Smart Office. Intelligent IoT solutions that makes the users’ everyday lives safer, more comfortable, and more efficient. Systems to centrally manage employees' access with no keys and physical cards - face recognition, manage employee time tracking, and secure office printing with the embedded face recognition reader, are now seen as state-of-the-art. Dürr, founded in 1896, is a mechanical and plant engine...

“Gate of Europe”: Integrating Como Docks with Dahua Intelligent Solution

Consorzio Centro TIR Como Docks is a customs and logistics area that extends 150,000 m2 near the capital of Lake Como in Italy. Dubbed as the "Gate of Europe" by transport operators for its strategic location, it can accommodate up to 250 heavy vehicles at the same time, with a monthly transit estimated between 12,000 and 18,000 vehicles. "We are the last outpost before Switzerland for hauliers who have to carry out customs clearance operations directed towards Northern Europe," says Fabio Bert...

Costex Tractor Parts deploys a complete Dahua security system in its new headquarters

Costex Tractor Parts of Miami, Florida is a forty-year-old distributor of replacement parts and engines for Caterpillar and Komatsu heavy equipment. When they were preparing to build a new, 350,000-square-foot headquarters in Miami, Florida, they knew they needed a state-of-the-art security system designed, installed, and configured specifically for the facility. It contracted E.G. Telecommunications & Technologies, security, and telecom installer, to deploy a complete Dahua security soluti...

Hikvision provides their solar-powered wireless cameras to guard the construction site for the DECHO Group

In the midst of a rise in building material thefts, construction company DECHO used Hikvision's solar-powered wireless cameras to guard the construction site for its much-anticipated Coast Garden project. Safeguarding valuable materials Building material shortages and rising prices fuelled a rise in construction site thefts in New Zealand, which has prompted worries among builders, project managers, and contractors. The DECHO Group is one of Auckland’s most innovative and respected land...