Access control applications

Transition transparency, integration and migration fit Nike’s form and function, application and aesthetics philosophy

The Nike ExperienceYou are at the right place, but absent from view are glass-on-glass high-rises compacted together over the typical concrete and asphalt corporate terrain.  But then, this is anything but typical.  You are about to enter the hallowed halls of one of sport’s holiest sites.   You have arrived at Nike World Headquarters (WHQ).  The 185-acre campus sprawls out in front of you and the size and complexity is staggering. Everything would have to be custo...

HID & NEDAP provide a long-range identification solution for perimeter security at Eastman Kodak.

Eastman Kodak Company is the world leader in helping people take, share, enhance, preserve, print and enjoy pictures - for memories, for information, for entertainment.  With sales of $13.3 billion in 2003, the company comprises several businesses: Health, supplying the healthcare industry with traditional and digital image capture and output products and services; Graphic Communications Group, offering on-demand color printing and networking publishing systems consisting of three wholly ow...

Future-Proof multi-function card system expands campuswide security for Arizona State University.

Arizona State University is one of the premier metropolitan public research universities in the U.S. Enrolling more than 57,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on three campuses in metropolitan Phoenix, including the historic main campus in Tempe, ASU maintains a tradition of academic excellence in core disciplines, and has become an important global center for innovative interdisciplinary teaching and research.ChallengeSince 1997, ASU’s identification/access “Sun...

National Mini Storage - Protecting customers' property 24/7 with PowerFence™

National Mini Storage is the largest self storage company in New Zealand, with six self storage facilities, each with up to 1 kilometre of perimeter that needs security protection.  Since 1993, National Mini Storage has been a strong advocate of the PowerFence™ system to assure customers their property is safely protected. The concept of a self storage facility was relatively new to New Zealand when National Mini Storage opened their first site in Penrose in 1991.  The site desi...

Reading has experienced singular growth in recent years courtesy of unprecedented business and retail expansion, providing Area Traffic Control Manager Simon Beasley with something of a challenge.

“We’re a compact urban area and some sections of our road network have become oversaturated.  To ease congestion we want to give people travel information that allows them to make informed choices about their mode of transport and the route and timing of their journey.”Siemens Traffic Controls’ innovative traffic management and information system forms the hub of Reading’s control centre.Its principal features include a common database and co-ordination facilit...

Cardax FT - the core platform for one of the largest integrated security systems in the world at India's Reliance Group

Reliance Group's revenue is equivalent to 3.5% of India's GDP.  The Group contributes nearly 10% of the country's indirect tax revenues and over 6% of India's exports. Reliance continues to go from strength to strength with Cardax as its integration platform.From late 1999 to 2002 Reliance Infocomm built the backbone for a digital India - 60,000 kilometres of fibre optic backbone, crisscrossing the entire country.The Reliance Group, founded by Dhirubhai H. Ambani (1932-2002), is India's lar...

PowerFence™ Security System stops Dinsdale Mitre 10 plant thieves in their tracks

Sick and tired of thieves helping themselves to your stock?Need a ‘sure-fire' way of keeping your plants secure after hours?Rick Currin, Manager of Mitre 10 Dinsdale in Hamilton, New Zealand has taken a proactive approach to securing plants and stock.  To maximise site security Rick installed a PowerFence™ system  from Gallagher Security Management Systems along his garden centre perimeter wall.Since installation, four and a half years ago, Rick reports that the PowerF...

HandKey® saves Prison Service Money

At Maghaberry Prison, NIPS has just installed HandKeys at all of the main entry points to the prison "HandKeys were chosen above other biometric systems because they are extremely easy to use and popular with our staff." - Michael Pepper, Director of Activities and Services, Maghaberry Prison Summary Northern Ireland Prison Services (NIPS) saves money with Recognition Systems HandKey® biometric hand reader. Business Need Before they discovered Recognition Systems HandKe...

Sharp Healthcare: Enabling strong authentication with biometrics

Sharp Healthcare is San Diego's most comprehensive health care delivery system, comprising more than 1,800 licensed beds and 2,500 physicians.  Its wide network of hospitals, medical groups, nursing facilities, and community health centers, offer a full range of integrated care to approximately 3 million area residents.The ChallengeTo provide faster and easier access to resources through biometrics, single sign-on, and context management, while helping ensure greater patient security and pr...

Successful performance under Special Forces attack trials have made the PowerFence™ system a proven perimeter solution in the Defence Industry.

PowerFence™ from Gallagher Security Management Systems meets the highly specialised needs of the Defence industry.  The fence is reliable, has a strong deterrent and is extremely cost effective.During times of international turmoil the PowerFence™ system was used to increase security at military sites.MilitaryDepartments of Defence play a vital role in defending nations and in securing international peace.  They allow countries to maintain their independence, sovereignty, i...

Secure employee credentialing across the US transportation system

The US TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Program achieved Initial Operating Capability (IOC) in November 2004 at four sites in the states of Pennsylvania, California and Florida, with biometrically enabled smart card credentials.This groundbreaking program is a first of its kind because it represents common credentialing across a very large, diverse group of people working at land, sea and airports throughout the United States.  Daon's flexible identity assurance platfo...

The heightened security measures to comply with international maritime codes demand Cardax FT system that will grow with the port environment

  At the forefront of the export supply chain, Port of Tauranga is New Zealand's preferred export gateway and fastest growing port for imports."The Cardax FT system has some unique features that have been very applicable to the ports environment," Mike Letica, Manager Security Services.The security expectations on Ports contribute to maintaining New Zealand's reputation as a secure trading partner.Driving within the site of Port of Tauranga, the atmosphere is a peculiar combi...

University of East Anglia chose Cardax FT to centralise access and amalgamate data sources

The chosen system needed the ability to support multiple technologies and extensive integration. A university on a mission: to amalgamate data sources and centralise information management.  Cardax FT will be the system that does it.Cardax FT: the platform for rationalising a series of disparate systems across a 270 acre campus."We needed a system that had the potential to do everything," explains Jonathan Richardson.  Cardax FT now acts as the core management system.Seven di...

Soar Printing - Protecting people and property with Cardax FT

Based in Eden Terrace, Auckland, New Zealand, Soar Printing offers a comprehensive range of printing services.  It operates 24 hours a day, 6 days a week and employs 80 shift workers. Like many businesses, Soar suffered its fair share of theft and vandalism.  However, when its premises were broken into and a car stolen and destroyed, Soar decided to upgrade their security measures from CCTV cameras and an alarm system. With the assistance of Chubb New Zealand Ltd, in 2004 Soar instal...

Cardax FT - Protecting a diverse range of community assets for the City of Wellington today and in the future

When Wellington City Council installed Cardax FT in 2001, they were one of the first sites in the world on the Cardax FT technology platform. The Council's recognition of the system's potential will continue to benefit Wellington City for many years to come.Making a positive difference in the community with Cardax FTWellington City Council Security Manager, Ian Gilbert appreciates the Cardax FT reporting capability "It's fantastic -it's easy to use and  I draw on the information held i...

University of Georgia secures campus with RSI HandReaders

Ingersoll Rand's HandKey hand readers were installed in the university's food-service area The University of Georgia has been a pioneer in adopting biometrics; it had been using two-dimensional hand geometry since 1972.  When it was time to replace the school's old hand readers in 1990, the administration evaluated various biometrics technologies, such as facial, hand, fingerprint, iris and signature devices. The university needed an access-control system that was fast, e...

Arizona's Maricopa County reports success with Hirsch Electronics' security system

Hirsch Electronics, a leading access control and security management systems manufacturer, has announced the successful implementation of the Hirsch Electronics Security Management System at Arizona's Maricopa County.  Presently, the system integrates more than fifty County agencies including nearly 100 buildings, 16,000 card holders, and 1,300 card readers/alarm points, with expansion underway at several additional sites."We are very pleased with the performance of the Hirsch system h...

Shell Australia chose Cardax FT, an intelligent security system, to manage sites located across the continent

Cardax FT is installed in seven Shell sites in four states across Australia, including the company's head office.  Every door is locked and the system requires everyone to use a card to gain access.Shell needed an extremely high level of security.  Cardax FT provides that security."Shell Australia required a security system which enhances secure environments and is able to be supported from anywhere in the world," says Tony Van Noordenburg, Shell Australia's Facilities Operat...

Cardax FT protects the centre of Australia's nuclear research & development expertise at ANSTO with a high security solution

ANSTO manages high and medium security areas on the one system platform, Cardax FT.ANSTO's visionOur vision is to benefit all Australians and the international community through the innovative applications of nuclear science and technology and for ANSTO to be recognised as a leader in selected fields of expertise.For the future, ANSTO is interested in the direction biometrics is taking, in particular, iris scanning. With the Cardax FT platform, ANSTO knows it will be possible to integrate biomet...

PowerFence™ provides a complete deter and detect solution, enabling utility companies to effectively fulfil their ‘duty of care'

We rely on them every day. Every day, they rely on PowerFence™ systems from Gallagher Security Management Systems."The fence system is safe. Gallagher Security Management Systems' Code of Practice exceeds installation codes of practice which currently exist around the world."The ChallengeGallagher technology has successfully secured hundreds of utilities sites across Europe, USA, Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Asia.Utilities are critical infrastructures that affect us all. Ke...

Avigilon HD security solution creates a safer research environment for Novartis Research Foundation

The GNF has upgraded its security system with Avigilon HD surveillanceThe Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF), a research arm of the multi-national healthcare products company Novartis, was founded in 1999 to better understand the underlying mechanisms of human illness and help prevent and cure diseases such as the flu, malaria, and cancer. To this end, GNF researchers rely on a state-of-the-art technology infrastructure to pursue innovative drug discovery research. To p...