Access control applications

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...

Controlling access to hospitals with SALTO Systems solutions

The challenges involved in securing a hospital are unlike those in almost any other building. Most hospitals have relatively easy access because they want to provide a welcoming environment and while this dictates that it is often necessary to allow for high levels of public access to the hospital and other health amenities, including the routes linking different departments, entry to many back of house areas and most other facilities needs to be restricted for the protection of both patients an...

Madrid's Infanta Sofia Hospital staff and patients protected with IndigoVision's IP-CCTV

IndigoVision's IP-CCTV solution has been integrated together with access control and intruder detection to provide one of Madrid's hospitals with a state of the art security system. Opened in 2008, the Infanta Sofía Hospital is located in San Sebastián De los Reyes and was built by the Madrid Regional Government as part of plans to improve healthcare services for towns in Northern Madrid. The hospital consists of several buildings on a 60Km2site with the main facilities in an 8-sto...

BBSC offers home control from anywhere with Visonic's PowerMax home security systems

Broadband Security Centre (BBSC) in the UK supplies and installs wireless systems combining alarm, safety, home automation and cameras, all connected to its alert receiving centre. As part of its broad offering, BBSC sells and supports Visonic PowerMax home security systems and the Visonic PowerLink Internet-based solution for advanced home security and control. When Visonic launched its second generation PowerLink2 solution, in May 2010, BBSC was excited to offer...

Sanford expands city-wide security installation to manage and protect newly-built public safety complex

The city of Sanford, Florida, is located less than 30 miles northeast of Orlando and serves as the seat of Seminole County. In November 2010, the city unveiled a new 75,000 square foot public safety complex housing both Sanford's fire and police headquarters. After evaluating the available options and considering the city's existing infrastructure and growth requirements, the city of Sanford decided that Genetec's Security Center unified security platform would be best suited to meet the facilit...

Large Australian bulk liquid terminalling company opts for Genetec's advanced access control solution to protect hazardous petrochemical site

Located in Melbourne, Australia, Coode Island is one of Victoria's major bulk liquid storage facilities. Supplying over 400,000 tons of hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals yearly, Terminals Pty. Ltd. (Terminals) is Australia's largest independent bulk liquid terminalling company, receiving liquid products by pipeline from ships, and storing them in the approximately 70 tanks throughout the premises. Terminals shares Coode Island with other bulk liquid storage facilities. The business challeng...

Genetec's security solution on Mahwah’s campuses keep students safe

Mahwah Township Public Schools The city of Mahwah lies on the northern border of New Jersey and spans 26.5 square miles that are home to a diverse community, currently experiencing growth in both population and development. Mahwah's school district - Mahwah Township Public Schools - is home to six schools currently overseeing a total of 3450 children. The district is spread out over seven locations - one high school (with two auxiliary buildings), one middle school, four elementary schools and...

Going keyless on campus at Westminster with SALTO's Virtual Network System

City of Westminster College in the heart of London is well into an ambitious programme of redevelopment and refurbishment that will see their education and training supported by state-of-the-art facilities. The College offers around 250 full and part-time courses to over 7,000 students each year so to make the new building a success much though had to be given to the design and implementation of a robust security plan that would allow for free flow of traffic throughout the building while safel...

Safety & security focus for St. Petersburg hotel

Safety and security is very much a focus for hotels, not only in terms of guest protection, but also in terms of ensuring a safe and secure working environment for staff. All major hotel brands have addressed this need by developing their own standards. This often sees the increasing integration of security, fire and building automation to provide a more effective approach whereby all systems are controlled through one central point. This improves the capability to prevent incidents, as well as...

ACT gives out cards at Turf Moor

Lancashire-based Thorne Access & Securityhave installed access control units at Turf Moor, home of English Premier League football side Burnley F.C. Thorne chose dual door controllers and single door stations from Dublin-based Access Control Technology (ACT) Ltd. The units are in place across all main areas of the stadium including offices and media facilities, and are serving as a management tool that will be expanded on a phased basis. The football club is using both cards and readers fr...

TDSi secures RYA’s new Portland House facility

Working in close partnership with installation partner CSG, TDSi has supplied a complete access control solution for the Royal Yachting Association's (RYA) multi-purpose facility in Portland that will be the hub of performance sailing in the lead up to and during the 2012 Olympic Games and an investment in the long-term future of the sport. Portland House was built and fitted out to an exceptionally high standard and will provide accommodation and a conference centre for the Brit...

Integration provides improved security and efficiency for hospitals

As one of the world's largest healthcare suppliers, Siemens offers a modular programme for the healthcare industry. From building technology to imaging systems, from therapy equipment to IT and telecommunication solutions, Siemens' comprehensive portfolio helps customers meet their business and environmental goals. The intelligent use of state-of-the-art technologies and their holistic integration is an effective approach for the healthcare industry to meet growing demands. Without integrated b...

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network finds a seamless and secure re-badging solution

For more than 140 years, The Albert Einstein Healthcare Network (AEHN) has provided impeccable medical care to the greater Philadelphia area and has earned a reputation for quality, excellence and leadership in the healthcare field. To better serve the communities of greater Philadelphia, the network split from Jefferson Health System, Philadelphia's largest healthcare system, to pursue its own independent strategic direction. As a result, Albert Einstein Medical Center changed its name to Alber...

Roebuck Castle student accommodation facility in Dublin deployed with SALTO’s smart access system

University College Dublin (UCD) has installed a smart access control solution from SALTO in its brand new Roebuck Castle student accommodation facility.This brand new Residence Hall, which opened in September 2010, is the first of its kind in Ireland and provides 133 beds of student catered accommodation. Each unit is made up of 12 single en suite rooms with a shared kitchenette, lounge and a quiet shared study room. The units are "catered" that is they include a cooked breakfast and evening mea...