Access control applications

Bosch sets new trend in school surveillance with integrated fire and security system installed at Hallbergmoos High School

Hallbergmoos High School is an educational site, a meeting place and a workplace for 15 teachers, more than 120 students and many participants of evening classes. The Hallbergmoos community in Upper Bavaria set a great example with their investment. The trend-setting Bosch security technology installed at the site soon proved its worth when young intruders were identified from recorded video images, allowing them to be apprehended just a few days later. Faced with such strong evidence, the culpr...

LEGIC technology secures the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama

The Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama is Scotland's international conservatoire and the only one in the UK to offer music, drama and dance to degree level. With around 800 students from 45 countries, the Academy offers a performance-based training where excellence and the student experience are at the heart of every-thing they do. It was here Kaba Ltd was invited to undertake a security survey to identify, provide and install a fully integrated solution that would meet all their secur...

PegaSys intelligent access control system from Ingersoll Rand secures University campuses

IntroductionThe University of Applied Science for Technology, Economy and Media in Offenburg is one of the most renowned educational institutions in the southern Upper Rhine region, and is divided into two campuses: Offenburg and Gengenbach. Founded as a state college of engineering in 1964, the university now has faculties including technical business administration and, more recently, media and information sciences.The briefThe university needed an electronic access control system to provide a...

SALTO AMOK escutcheon ensures safety of educational institutions

SALTO Systems has launched a brand new electronic escutcheon designed for use in the educational environment. It ensures schools, colleges and universities are a secure and safe place to learn by enabling buildings and facilities to be quickly locked down during a security or other emergency event.In such a situation it could be safer for students and staff to remain in a classroom, securely locked in until the emergency is over. SALTO AMOK escutcheons enables authorised users to put the electro...

Door controllers from Access Control Technology on field at the Sheffield College

Installers Ninehundred Communications are securing The Sheffield College with door controllers and software from Access Control Technology (ACT).This is a multi-site campus with a student population of 23,000 spread over three locations with courses including entry level and higher academic education as well as vocational study. The ACTpro 3000 controllers have been installed on more than 150 doors, primarily in building entrances. ACT has not only shown their open-system credentials by integrat...

ViconNet system meets daily security challenges at Fairbanks International Airport

Even before considering the extreme nature of its sub-arctic climate, Fairbanks International Airport is unique in many ways. While serving a local population of only 82,000, the airport offers non-stop passenger service to Europe, Asia and Canada, making Fairbanks the smallest U.S. market to offer this level of international air service. In the words of Mike Supkis, Police and Fire Chief of the airport, “We are a little airport with a lot of really big planes.” The extensive interna...

Security a focus in award winning airport project

In Queensland, Australia, sixteen domestic and international airports are involved in a groundbreaking research project to help strike the optimum balance between the implementation of future-proof security solutions and the efficiency of the entire site. The “Airports of the Future” project spans seven interrelated disciplines: business process management; business continuity and incident response management; human systems; identity management; intelligent surveillance; airport info...

Flexible access control system for port terminals

primion Technology AG has designed and implemented new access control systems and access restrictions to several premises on behalf of Rhenus Midgard Wilhelmshaven GmbH & Co. The result is a global solution, which can be extended at any time and which guarantees advanced security at the port terminal. Rhenus Midgard in Wilhelmshaven is part of the Port Logistics division of Rhenus AG & Co. KG. Rhenus is one of the leading European logistics service providers and is present in all major...

TDSi protects the transportation sector through integrated access control

The last few years have seen the risk (and also the perceived risk) to mass transportation passengers increase significantly, so there has also been a firm desire to make sure that individuals who enter secure areas do so with full clearance and authentication. This has become a prominent preoccupation for the travel industry, but thankfully the access control sector recognises and embraces these concerns and specialist manufacturer and supplier TDSi is leading the vanguard with regards to makin...

The importance of Building Integration Systems: How to safeguard transport hubs

Public spaces, such as airports, metro systems or railway stations, are commonly full of people and full of life. Whether it is a sense of internationality, the rush of daily commuters or simply the colorful dynamic of a heterogeneous environment, there is always lots to see. In order to uphold this inspiring perception of public areas and to ensure their trouble-free operation, a great deal of work goes on behind the scenes – particularly with regard to safety and security. Due to the ma...

Siemens provides a decade of security for Emmaus

The access control system at Campus Malle started life in 2000 as a relatively modest installation, covering 24 doors in a single building. Today, it has grown into a system that covers over 400 doors in nine buildings on the multi-hectare Zoersel site, and 54 doors in a building on a separate site 15 km away. After further extensions planned for 2012 have been completed, the installation will expand even further, to 700 doors. The current system is also directly linked to the Emmaus human resou...

Access control from HID breathes new life into patient safety

Safety is at the forefront of hospitals across the nation. According to a landmark report 'To Err is Human' (2000) by The Institute of Medicine (IOM), between 44,000 and 98,000 patients die a year in the U.S. due to preventable medical errors including wrongful administration of medication. Beyond the cost of human life, these errors cost the healthcare industry as much as $29 million per year. This figure takes into account the expenses associated with additional care, loss of income and disabi...

SALTO’s smart access control system installed at one of Spain’s most newest and eco-friendly hospitals

One of Spain’s newest and ‘greenest’ hospitals, Sant Joan Reus has been jointly designed by the architects’ studios Corea & Moran and Pich-Aguilera, specialists in hospital architecture. The hospital, which has 460 beds, specialises in treatments such as oncology, bariatric surgery, plastic surgery and repair, vascular medicine and thoracic surgery.  The new hospital is integrated into the local environment not only from a landscaping point of view but has also...

The Royal National Institute for the Blind reduces security costs with Honeywell

The clientThe Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) is a world leading charity providing information, support and advice to almost two million people with visual impairments or blindness. It relies heavily on public funding to carry out vital research into eliminating avoidable sight loss, as well as supporting research into sight loss and other eye health issues. The RNIB is Europe’s largest Braille publisher. Its main production centre is based in Peterborough, where it produces...

John Lewis stores secured by Honeywell and Orion

John Lewis opened its relocated store in Liverpool One in the summer of 2008. The £1bn regeneration of the heart of Liverpool's shopping district has brought over 1.5 million people to a revitalised city centre to experience the shops, restaurants and beautiful green spaces on offer. The situation John Lewis Department Stores, one of the UK's leading retail groups, has invested in Honeywell's access control and intruder detection security solution.  Orion Security Solutions - an Eli...

HID Global delivers first gift card issuance project to major retailers in Korea

HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, today announced that it has introduced a pilot digital gift card issuance project at two Korean retail giants, Home plus and Shinsegae E-mart, utilising HID's FARGO® HDP5000 high-definition printer/encoders. With the HDP5000, the two retailers can now brand and customise gift cards for corporate customers and individuals, adding a level of personalisation not available with conventional paper gift vouchers. The digi...

LEGIC based solution for cashless payment installed at the new City Hall of Hanghzou, China

For the huge new City Hall of Hanghzou, one of the largest metropolitan areas of China, the local government was searching for a new payment system. 3Core Technologies offered a LEGIC based solution that remains open for future applications. Hangzhou City Hall is the new representative municipal building of the City of Hangzhou, located as a landmark in the modern district on Qiantang bank. With a floor area of 580,000 m2, the City Hall is composed of six main buildings, four surrounding buildi...

Salto’s access control technology on guard at the City of Moonee Valley

The City of Moonee Valley is a local government area located within the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Australia. It comprises the north-western suburbs between 3 and 13 kilometres from Melbourne city centre, and was formed in 1994 from the merger of the City of Essendon and part of the City of Keilor.To manage their mixed array of buildings including the main depot, offices, administration areas, public toilets, community halls, shared use venues, leisure & recreation facilities etc, Moone...

Security Systems Design Limited banks on Samsung

Security Systems Design Limited has successfully completed the installation of a Samsung CCTV system at the London offices of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Following  a refurbishment of its  offices  on the third floor  of Senator House in Queen Victoria Street, EC4, the Bank asked Richard Slee, a Director of Security Systems Design Limited, to design a CCTV system which could assist security personnel to provide a high level of protection for staff as well as the Bank...

TDSi protects the Banking and Finance sector through integrated access control

In tough economic times the banking and finance sector is under even greater scrutiny than ever. Whilst online banking gets a great deal of attention, one of the key considerations for the sector continues to be physical security and access control – something which can be a challenge when the organisation has numerous branches and facilities spread across a large geographical area. TDSi, a global leader in access control systems, offers a range of solutions that cater for the numerous and...

Socomec selects HID Global to provide staff with secure and convenient access control solutions

Top reasons why Socomec chose HID Global solutions Easy and cost-effective deployment of logical access control by leveraging the existing HID Prox cards from previously installed HID physical access control. Time-saving solution for Socomec's IT department to manage multiple accounts in shared PC workstations. To enable more convenient and secure online access to employees at Socomec's production site. Leverage HID technology and credentials by using multiple applications such as time an...

LEGIC upgrades security at an Austrian utility company

Austrian utility company Donaukraftwerk has recently upgraded its access control system to state-of-the-art performance. Existing terminals at the hydroelectric power plants in Aschach, Ottensheim, Wallsee, Ybbs, Altenwörth and Greifenstein have been extended by installing 400 access control readers based on the contactless LEGIC technology. The access authorisations of around 1000 Donaukraftwerk employees are now managed by a total of 500 GAT 2500 terminals and GANTNER organisational softw...

Accrington and Rossendale College increase security with Honeywell Galaxy® Dimension

Accrington and Rossendale College has been providing award-winning education and training to the people of Hyndburn, Rossendale and the Ribble Valley in East Lancashire for over 50 years. The college underwent a £16 million refurbishment project and opened its new look Broad Oak Campus in September 2007, offering students the opportunity to study at one of the area's most state-of-the-art facilities.The £16 million refurbishment project signifies the biggest transformation in the Col...

HID Global launches first university pilot of NFC Smartphones carrying digital keys for access control

HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, has announced a pilot project that showcases the benefits of using NFC smartphones for opening doors at universities and other campus environments. The trial is underway at Arizona State University (ASU),where a group of students and staff are accessing a campus residence hall and selected resident's rooms using HID Global's new iCLASS® SE™ credentials embedded into a variety of popular smartphones connected t...

HID Global fuels E-Passport and e-ID Adoption – technology being deployed in France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Spain

HID Global, trusted worldwide leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, announced that the company's e-government RFID reader technology is being deployed in France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Spain to help create a more robust identity-checking infrastructure in Europe. The company will be deploying its technology through leading system integrators in two additional countries during the first half of calendar 2011. HID's reader modules offer one of the world's fastest solut...

LEGIC upgrades Airbus Spain security

Zucchetti Axess recently implemented an employee time & attendance system for Airbus Spain using multifunctional LEGIC read & write terminals.Airbus, a leading aircraft manufacturer with operations in 80 countries, recently upgraded the employee time & attendance system at its Spanish factories in Madrid and Seville. Italy-based Zucchetti Axess linked up with its Spanish partner, SoftMachine, to implement a comprehensive and multifunctional LEGIC advant based system.Airbus...

Salto solutions for enhancing airport security

The world of security is fast-moving, nowhere more so than in the aviation industry where advances in security are being implemented within airports to combat those who seek to penetrate restricted areas to commit criminal or terrorist acts. Following a number of high-profile terrorist incidents involving aircraft and airports in recent years, aviation security has been significantly strengthened with the introduction of a range of measures designed to protect the travelling public. These includ...

Le Meurice Hotel strengthens its security with Samsung cameras and digital video recorders

Le Meurice can claim to have the highest occupancy rates, turnover and profitability of all of the seven Parisian palaces. Ideally located in the very heart of Paris and facing the Tuileries garden, Le Meurice offers 160 luxury rooms located though out its seven floors. The hotel's bar, two restaurants, several lounges and function rooms are part of the space open to the general public, as well as numerous lobbies and stairways. The hotel is accessible 24/7. Several security guards are permanen...

Luxury London hotel secured with SALTO

One of the capitals most quintessentially English hotels, The Stafford London by Kempinski, has chosen a bespoke electronic access control solution from SALTO installed by Ansador. Located in the heart of St James's, The Stafford London was originally built as a private residence in the 17th century and throughout the next two hundred years the house changed hands many times before eventually becoming a small, private hotel successively owned by various individuals and groups. Over the years t...

TDSi protects the Healthcare sector through integrated access control

The Healthcare sector is a vital one which affects everyone at some point during their lives. Equally, by its very nature the healthcare sector is highly susceptible to security threats, so ensuring secure access control is an essential element of most medical facilities. TDSi, a global leader in access control systems, offers a range of solutions that cater for the numerous and often demanding access control needs of the healthcare industry, whilst respecting the need to provide for greater val...