Access control applications

Identica and HID provide state-of-the-art vascular biometric solution for St. Louis fitness centres

  Identica Holdings has teamed up with HID Global to provide vascular biometric solutionIdentica Holdings Corporation recently announced that it has partnered with HID Global, to provide a state-of-the-art vascular biometric solution to the entire franchise of Club Fitness centers, a 25-year-old chain located across the St. Louis, MO metro area.Identica, a leader in next-generation biometric identification and security solutions, will embed secure iCLASS® contactless smart car...

Cambridgeshire County Council places trust in Group 4 Technology SYMMETRYâ„¢ security solution

   The flexibility of the Symmetry Security Management System has opened up possibilities across 19 buildings Group 4 Technology (G4Tec) is proud to announce the installation of its Symmetry™ security management solution across further Cambridgeshire County Council facilities.  G4Tec began their relationship with Cambridgeshire County Council in May 1994.  This relationship has spanned many projects, with the most recent being the installation of the...

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies takes off at Heathrow Airport

  Ingersoll Rand takes off at Heathrow Airport, UKIngersoll Rand Security Technologies has supplied bomb blast resistant doors and Martin Roberts steel doorsets throughout Heathrow Airport's new Terminal 5.  The building was designed by the Richard Rogers Partnership at a cost of £4.3billion.Due to tens of millions of passengers using the facility each year, it was vital that this iconic building would be as accessible as possible.  It also had to be highly secure from...

King Sturge: HQ showcase calls for integrated security solution from Honeywell

  Honeywell Securitty integrated systems solution best match to meet King Sturge's requirementsThe clientKing Sturge offers commercial and residential property services globally through its network of over 100 wholly owned and associated offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.  These services include agency, asset management, building consultancy (including project management and architecture), business recovery, corporate real estate services, investment...

Corio: Safety and security in shopping centres thanks to Honeywell Security solution

  Honeywell Security chosen to provide integrated solution for shopping centreThe clientCorio Spain is one of the largest listed property investment companies in Europe, with a focus on retail.  Corio's portfolio worth six billion Euro consists of 81% of shopping centres in the Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain and Turkey.  The owners of Corio are also the managers of its own shopping centres.  In Spain, Corio is one of the main companies in this sector, w...

Siemens provides safety and security solution for classic car company

 Siemens interoperable system protects corporate headquarters of a classic car specialistThe new corporate headquarters of a classic car specialist is being protected from fire and potential security breaches by a fully interoperable system from Siemens Building Technologies.Georg Pappas Automobil Ag in Salzburg, Austria, a family run business for more than half a century, established its new HQ to accommodate a remarkable display of famous classic cars and to provide a wide range of a...

Students sleep safely with SALTO access control solution

  The University of Wales, Newport is now equipped with secure access control by SALTO SystemsThe Caerleon Campus of the University of Wales Newport has chosen SALTO Systems to provide secure access control for its purpose built student accommodation village.  The university awarded the contract to approved SALTO Inspired Business Partner Gem Security Centre Ltd.The University of Wales, Newport was admitted to the University of Wales as a University College in April 1996...

IndigoVision IP-CCTV solution protects Canada’s largest youth shelter

 The flexibility and scability of IP Video means Covenant House can easily add new cameras in the future IndigoVision's complete IP Video solution has provided an invaluable CCTV surveillance upgrade for Toronto-based Covenant House, the country's largest shelter for homeless youth.  More than just a place to stay, Covenant House provides 24/7 crisis care and has the widest range of services under one roof, including education, counselling, health care and employment assistance.Th...

Global real estate company shows confidence in Axis Security

  Axis Security hired to manage security in multi-tenanted buildings in London's City and West EndAxis Security, one of London and the City's fastest growing security service providers, has secured a major new contract with property company Savills, covering eight multi-tenanted buildings in the City and West End. Axis is providing manned guarding at six of these prestigious buildings, and response patrols at the remaining two, encompassing 25 officers and a dedicated Portfolio Supervi...

Derwent REG-SENTRY saves time and money at DTS International Freight Terminal

 Derwent REG-SENTRY can be used to control any vehicle access barrier or gate including those guarding car parks Ship chartering brokers, customs agents and freight forwarder; DTS's International Freight Terminal is a world class 10.5-acre freight handling facility just outside Newcastle in the North East of England.Operating from its base in the heart of the North, the DTS International Freight Terminal offers 100,000 square feet of customs approved warehousing with loading facilities...

Siemens provides an accessible transformation at Burnley Football Club

 Siemens access control solution integrated with existing CCTV installation at Burnley Football Club A new access control system based on products from Siemens Building Technologies and installed by Thorne Access & Security, is playing a key role in the transformation of an under-used executive suite at Burnley Football Club.  Part of Pennine Lancashire's No Limits programme, the suite will become a vibrant Enterprise Haven that provides accommodation and suppor...

New College secure student rooms with SALTO access control solution

   New College, Oxford, selects SALTO Access Control systems to protect its students and staffNew College, Oxford, has selected an advanced access solution from the leading manufacturer and supplier of access control equipment within the education sector, SALTO Systems, to upgrade their security requirements. The College awarded the contract to approved SALTO Inspired Business Partner, Smiths Security. One of the largest colleges in Oxford, New College was founded in 137...

State Government of Lower Austria trusts cashless payment with LEGIC® access control solution

  The Symbio billing and administration system usee the existing LEGIC media in the form of company IDs As in many large organisations, the State Government of Lower Austria used to manage various applications of personal identification - such as charging for meals, access control, time and attendance, parking permits - using separate cards.  In order to guarantee maximum quality when it comes to charging too, the Lower Austrian catering kitchen swiftly implemented a scheme t...

UK Robotics company chooses Fortress to safeguard operators

  Fortress Inerlocks eGard ensure cells are safe for operators and meet all safety requirements ATM Automation has chosen Fortress Interlocks to safeguard workers at its Robotics manufacturing plant in Blaby, Leicestershire and on ATM robot cells at all customer sites where they are designed to ensure cells are safe for operators and meet all safety legislation. Fortress' eGard interlocks protect a robot cell.  When an operator wants to gain access he must turn and remove the...

IDL's US partners, Smarter Security, secure million dollar government contract

  Smarter Security to provide security solution for US federal agenciesSmarter Security, IDL's US partners have recently secured a lucrative deal with various US federal agencies.  Over the last 12 months, five large federal government agencies have chosen to use Fastlane turnstiles for their lobby entry control needs.  This includes a recent order for Fastlane Glassgate from one agency in excess of one million dollars. 

SALTO makes the cut at new Lough Erne golf resort

  SALTO flexible access control solution in use at luxury acommodation   Lough Erne Golf Resort in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, has chosen a SALTO electronic access control system to provide advanced security management for its luxurious hotel and lodge accommodation.  The resort awarded the contract to Co Antrim based SALTO Inspired Business Partner Ambar Systems Ltd.Set on a peninsula with panoramic views from almost every vantage p...

Security Design Centre use ANPR to secure The Business Village

  The ANPR system has proven to be more effective than a manned guardSecurity Design Centre Ltd, the West Midlands based security installation company, has successfully used CCTV with automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) to secure The Business Village, an industrial park in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire where tenants include the Porsche owners club.The ANPR system recognises and records the registrations of all vehicles entering or leaving the site, flashing the registration u...

Anytime Fitness combats tailgating with Integrated Design's Fastlane Door Detective

  Fastlane Door Detective uses microprocessors and infrared beams to  monitor how many people pass throughIntegrated Design are pleased to announce that the Fastlane Door Detective has been installed at Anytime Fitness in the US.With its unique business model, fast-growing Anytime Fitness is only as strong as its doors and as sharp as its cameras.  The health club chain's 800 locations stay open 24 hours a day, and are often left un-staffed, making its surveillance and a...

Paxton Access provides hands free access at National Star College with Net2 access control system

National Star College is a registered charity and national independent specialist college that helps young disabled students to achieve their potential through innovative programmes of education and independence training.  In order to accommodate students from all over the UK the college has invested considerable funds in accommodation.  Residencies include five on campus, one in Cheltenham town centre and another in Gloucester.This year is an important one for the college.  As we...

Axis injects video intelligence into Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport's access control system

MissionAs one of China's three largest international airports, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport enjoys a huge passenger flow every day, posing a great challenge to airport security.  The entrance/exit control system of Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport was provided by internationally-renowned brand Cardax from Gallagher Security Management Systems.  Cardax FT is a network-based intelligent management system covering access control, parking lot, consumption and security. ...

Air Seychelles invests in SALTO access control system

Air Seychelles has chosen a SALTO electronic access control system to provide advanced security management.  The airport awarded the contract to approved SALTO Independent Service Centre, Vidsec Ltd. The national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles main base is Seychelles International Airport, Mahé, from where it operates a fleet of 4 Boeing 767s, 2 Short 360 and 3 Twin Otters on inter-island services and international flights to 9 destinations on three continents....

SALTO Systems provides access control solution for prestige office group across Asia

SALTO Systems has been selected by Hong Kong based The Executive Centre to install their latest electronic access control solutions, to manage day-to-day security across their pan Asia serviced office network.  Central to the integrated security system in every TEC office, the solution is being installed by the local SALTO dealer, working closely with SALTO System's regional service and support centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  TEC currently secure over 1500 doors in 16 cities wi...

Olympic Games in China: Kaba regulates access of visitors to the grand 'Bird's Nest'

Kaba at the Olympic GamesThe 29th Olympic Games will be held for the first time in China.  Beijing stood up to its competitors Paris, Toronto, Osaka and Istanbul.  For the Chinese Government, the Olympic Games are an unparalleled opportunity to present the country as a modern nation with an exploding economic growth.  As evidence of this power, China has spared no efforts to build Beijing Olympic Village, as well as all venues, related infrastructures and facilities.  &n...

Siemens helps Dutch gyms to increase security and implement energy savings

The City of Rotterdam faced a challenge when it began the search for an effective access control method to manage its 70 unmanned gymnasiums.  The gymnasiums are clustered in city districts and are visited throughout the day and evening by tenants who hire out a specified time slot.The gyms are supervised by on site managers who, prior to the installation of the new access control system, were handing out keys to the tenants renting the facility in an "archaic" system.  This...

US $200m Movie City, Hong Kong finds a security solution with CEM® Systems

CEM AC2000 SE security management system installed at Hong Kong's new Shaw Studios Movie City complex. CEM® Systems, a leading access control brand of Tyco International, recently announced that Shaw Studios has implemented the CEM AC2000 SE (Standard Edition) security management system to provide security at their new Hong Kong movie city complex.  Forming part of a central building management system, the AC2000 SE access control system was installed by ADT® Hong Kong and secures a...

Siemens wins contract to improve security at over 460 SpareBank1 branches in Norway

  Siemens has won one of the largest security contracts in Norway with SpareBank1Siemens has won one of the largest security contracts in Norway - a complete security and services solution agreement with SpareBank1, an alliance of 23 banks and 350 franchised offices that together make one of the largest providers of financial products and services in the Norwegian market with 460 branches.The bank wanted a fail-safe and sophisticated security solution with a central system operation an...

Travelex cuts monitoring costs by 70% with Iris alarm-over-IP system

  Chiron's Iris System is Europe's fastest growing IP alarm transmission and monitoring systemTravelex, the largest retail foreign exchange specialist in the world, has introduced 21st century alarms-over-IP intruder alarm monitoring at its 10 locations within Heathrow airport's new Terminal 5. The company has opted to use Chiron Security Communications' Iris system, Europe's fastest growing IP alarm transmission and monitoring system.Rob Page, Travelex's Retail Security Manager f...

Constance opts for n-tree® multisite solution, with LEGIC access control cards

The Lake Constance thermal baths spa opened its doors at the end of July 2007.  The new baths now boast a sauna wing, thermal baths and an outdoor pool which together provide a water surface area of over 3,000 square metres which invites guests to swim, bathe and relax.  BGK Bädergesellschaft Konstanz, a subsidiary of the Constance public utility company, operates the Lake Constance thermal baths and all the other swimming pools in Constance. In 2006, n-tree installed a multisite...

SALTO locks down ExCeL London with Comfort smartcard electronic locks

The capital's premier exhibition venue ExCeL London is pushing ahead with an ambitious upgrade programme, installing advanced electronic access control technology from SALTO Systems to improve their on-site security control.Located just five minutes from London City Airport and close to Canary Wharf and the Docklands Light Railway, ExCeL London is the capital's largest conference and exhibition centre offering an impressive 90,000m of display space.  It is home to 8 out of 10 of London's to...

PAK Supermarkets welcome Dedicated Micros' CCTV of the future

PAK Supermarkets, Europe's largest Asian supermarket chain, and a favourite for ethnic cuisine lovers across the Midlands, is benefiting from the latest NetVu Connected CCTV technology developed by Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - and installed by DM Fusion installer Security Direct.Since opening in April, PAK Supermarkets' new £7 million store, based in Washwood Heath, Birmingham, has been attracting a plethora of shoppers from as far afield as Leicester and Banbury.  With a vas...