Access control applications

CLIQ® access control solution: Securing South Staffs Water

Security expert Abloy UK has supplied South Staffs Water (SSW) with a bespoke PROTEC2 CLIQ® electromechanical security system for 91 of its operational sites. SSW supplies high quality drinking water to approximately 1.3m people and 35,000 commercial customers over 1,500 square km in the West Midlands, South Staffordshire, South Derbyshire, North Warwickshire and North Worcestershire areas. The SSW clean water sites include treatment works, reservoirs, pumping stations, boosters, and water...

Nedap AEOS provides centrally managed access control for Dutch municipality

The municipality of Haarlemmermeer wanted to replace the existing access control system and bring city hall security up to modern standards. They looked for a system that could manage all municipal buildings centrally. For this reason, the system had to be easily expandable. The access control system also had to include camera supervision of employees' sign-in and sign-out process. Existing access control infrastructure When implementing the new system, the municipality wanted...

Vanderbilt’s SPC Connect helps monitor buildings for Odense council, Denmark

The municipal council of Odense, Denmark’s third biggest city, uses Vanderbilt’s SPC Connect to help monitor and maintain public buildings such as schools, libraries, museums, gyms, housing, and government offices. Remote and instant access Due to the number of buildings under their authority, the municipality of Odense needed a security solution that would provide remote and instant access to deal with potential alarms from any location, at any time. For example, a janitor in cha...

MOBOTIX security system provides high quality video for Le Marchesine Italian winery

In the Biatta family, the craft of producing excellent wines is passed from generation to generation. Back in 1985, Giovanni Biatta, the forefather of the Le Marchesine operation, purchased the first three hectares in the area of Franciacorta, but the family has dedicated itself to a single passion for at least five generations: Excellence in wine-making. Heir of an ancient family from Brescia, the great-grandfather of Giovanni, Camillo Biatta, was a negociant eleveur, a noble and ancient t...

Remote monitoring with Vanderbilt’s SPC Connect and ACT365

The internet helped revolutionise the security industry, and technology continues to evolve at a speed and depth that is changing the way people protect their premises. Vanderbilt flagship products Cloud technology has resulted in a society that is always connected. For the security industry, this means it is now possible to remotely monitor many locations from hundreds of miles away. This is an area where Vanderbilt solutions carry particular depth. A browser and an internet connection are a...

French water utility Eau de Valence selects CLIQ® access control to upgrade locking system

Trust and track record are vital attributes in any locking system designed for critical infrastructure. French water utility Eau de Valence set themselves a challenge upgrading an old-fashioned mechanical locking system. They demanded access control that could manage multiple and dispersed utility sites; perform reliably outdoors in any weather; and log and monitor all system users from a single control point. CLIQ® key-based access control technology from ASSA ABLOY was the solution. PROTE...

Akuvox all-Android intercom solution ensures smart living environment

Exceeding traditional intercom, Android intercom solution generates unprecedented user experience by not only offering friendlier UI, easier understanding and superior operation, but also serving as a smarter platform for integrating various applications. The Akuvox all-Android intercom solution has built a comfortable and smart living environment beyond intercom for home owners in its recent residential project. The project involved 1,200 luxury apartments in Europe. Integration and mobility w...

MOBOTIX cameras ensure safe operations at waste management company in Germany

The average German consumer generates nearly 213 kilos of packaging waste every year. ZAK–Zentrale Abfallwirtschaft Kai­serslautern—the municipal waste manage­ment company of Kaiserslautern, treats, recycles and disposes of this and other types of waste for the more than 250,000 residents of the city and district of Kaiser­slautern, Germany. ZAK relies on MOBOTIX video systems to ensure that operations run smoothly and that the 88-hectare premises of the modern waste ma...

SMARTair™ equips new co-working offices in Alicante with real-time access control and modern design

At one of Spain’s newest co-working spaces, the founders’ vision incorporated using the latest in security, accessibility and design to create a 21st-century business centre. Flexible and wire-free, SMARTair™ from TESA delivers real-time access control that can accommodate both regular daily traffic and busy one-off events at ULab’s dedicated events area. SMARTair Wireless Online management SMARTair™ Wireless Online management now enables access to the building an...

VIVOTEK and Genetec ensure travellers’ safety at Brazil Gran Marquise Hotel

One of Fortaleza's largest hotels, which hosts thousands of people each year and holds hundreds of events, has reinvented itself and converted analogue technology to IP surveillance. Upon project completion, it is expected that the Gran Marquise will have 250 VIVOTEK network cameras installed, integrated and linked with all other hotel devices under Genetec’s cloud-based video-surveillance-as-a-service (VSaaS) solution, Stratocast™. About the Gran Marquise Hotel The Gran Marquise i...

Mirasys’ Video Management Solution boosts hotel performance, safety and security

If hotel management needs to implement efficient security measures without making guests uncomfortable, with Mirasys Video Management Software security management can set user rights and privacy masks to protect guests’ identities. Different user profiles in the system, for example, receptionists, hotel managers and security staff, and the possibility of using PCs or mobile devices results in fast, high-level services for customers. The user interface is easily customisable and makes the...

Arecont Vision cameras and Arteco VEMS software helps safeguard USS Iowa museum

USS Iowa: A naval treasure Affectionately known as the “Battleship of Presidents” for having played host to more U.S. presidents than any other battleship, the USS Iowa is one of the most storied vessels in the history of the Navy. Originally commissioned in 1943, the Iowa saw significant action during both World War II and the Korean War. One of the battleship’s first missions was to escort President Franklin Delano Roosevelt across the Atlantic in November of that year for a...

Vanderbilt solutions facilitate free movement and effective safeguarding measures for airports

Airports and ports are subject to a tough balancing act when it comes to security measures. On the one hand, these locations must maximise the movement of passengers and cargo to ensure a happy customer experience, while at the same time exercising security measures that will ensure their safety. Access points in transport hubs Airports and ports are large areas with many access points, a necessity to facilitate the efficiency needed to handle the large volumes of traffic they generate. This a...

Nedap AEOS controls access for Aéroport International de Genève

AIG, Aéroport International de Genève, is one of the most dynamic airports in Europe. In 2012 alone it handled almost 13.9 million passengers and 193.000 flights to 120 destinations, serviced by 200 different companies. Obviously, with these figures, security is an important issue and needs to be up to standard at all times. Managing access for a large workforce The implemented AEOS platform controls the access of a workforce of 9,500, manages 37,500 badges, 200 organ...

Hikvision IP CCTV system secures Ghana’s International Airport

Levels of security inside the Aviation industry have never been higher; mainly due to increased terrorism threat levels across the globe, combined with a worldwide rise in smuggling activity. No airport is immune from these pressures and Ghana’s ‘Kotoka International’ can now claim to meet ACC3, the highest accreditation in the aviation industry, thanks to their recent investment in the latest generation of IP CCTV systems from Hikvision. Ghana’s Kotoka International Air...

CLIQ® technology allows flexible access and cuts key management costs at Festival Palace

Keeping track of keys at Festival Place had become a full-time job. With over 170 shops, a cinema, sports centre and restaurants, the large retail complex has an ever-changing roster of permanent staff, cleaners and out-of-hours contractors. Everyone requires secure entry on demand.  At the same time, the public needs open access to a pool and gym, retail outlets and car parks, for 18 hours or more every day. Lockdown was not an option, yet a single lost key could become a security problem...

Pyronix XDH10TT-AM: High security, high-mount external detection for schools

The high-mount external detector, XDH10TT-AM, showcases the innovation, reliability and quality upon which Pyronix has built its reputation. Usability, adaptability and reliability From the various mounting options and proven Tri-Technology to Anti-Interference Technology, which consists of Anti-Masking and Anti-Blocking, the XDH10TT-AM has been manufactured with usability, adaptability and reliability in mind. Whether a residential, industrial or commercial installation, the XDH10TT-AM maint...

TBS 3D touchless technology selected for classroom attendance at Hult International Business School

Hult International Business School provides a unique and innovative educational programme based on real market insight to their students all over the globe. Looking for a more efficient class attendance control system on their campuses, Hult took notice of TBS’s touchless, wireless connectable and hygienic 3D technology. TBS’s 3D touchless technology The initial project was originated in Dubai under the guidance of Ahmed El Banna, who said: “The main reason for Hult to select...

Avigilon Appearance Search video analytics enhances student safety at Fulton County School System

Avigilon Corporation, a provider of trusted security solutions, announces that it has been selected by Fulton County School System, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, to enhance safety for over 100 schools. Fulton County School System Fulton is the fourth largest school district in Georgia. Its mission is to provide a safe and secure environment for its over 96,000 students and more than 12,000 full-time employees. To help enhance safety, Fulton has installed a full Avigilon surveillance solu...

Nedap ensures secure, keyless drug storage with AEOS security management at Darent Valley Hospital

"In the busy environment of our ITU ward we have nurses working in shifts and visitors walking in and out. Consequently, the policy of the NHS trust is that we need to securely store our drugs. Before, we used key based cupboards to do so. Each of our 65 nurses owned a key to operate them, sometimes up to 100 times a day. As a result of the intensive use, the locks wore out regularly. Sometimes the nurses couldn’t lock the cupboards properly anymore and bent or broke their keys as a result...

Aperio® wireless locks: Meeting the access control challenge in hospitals

Hospitals present a complex security challenge, in that they should always be welcoming public spaces. Indeed, in Sweden, many are ‘open’ during daylight hours. However, every hospital also has many sensitive assets that need securing around the clock. Hospital security Key assets include patients, doctors, nurses and support staff. The protection of drugs and confidential patient data is critical. In labs, sensitive – even dangerous – research or testing materials dem...

Vanderbilt video & access control solution secures Bank Pekao in Poland

Based in Poland, Bank Pekao is one of the largest financial institutions in Central and Eastern Europe. Security is a paramount concern for the organisation, which is why it has chosen to implement Vanderbilt’s cutting edge video and access control technology across a large part of its estate. Leading financial institution Over the last 85 years Bank Pekao has become one of the leading organisations of its kind within Central and Eastern Europe. This Polish financial institution is consi...

ASSA ABLOY’s wireless locking technology safeguards BMCE Bank headquarters in Casablanca

ASSA ABLOY’s Access Control’s Aperio® wireless locking technology has been installed at the headquarters of BMCE Bank in Casablanca, to provide an instant upgrade to an access control system, without compromising aesthetics. BMCE Bank is one of the largest commercial banks in Morocco, with a network of 540 branches. As part of a complete overhaul of its headquarters security arrangements, around 50 Aperio® C100 wireless online cylinders were selected for its glass doors. Ea...

Nedap provides secure storage solutions for Municipality of Arnhem employees

When the Municipal Council of Arnhem needed secure and flexible lockers to safeguard employees' personal possessions, electronic lockers from Nedap were considered as a safe option. “In 2005, the Municipal Council of Arnhem decided to combine seven different locations into two locations, with 1400 flexible workplaces for 1800 civil servants. In order to save space and costs, drawer units were banned and ‘flex cases’ were introduced. This meant that we needed secure and flexibl...

Touchless Biometrics Systems technology protects medical research at Celgene

Celgene’s business field is very sensitive. Researching, developing and marketing new therapies for treating hitherto incurable diseases requires security and know-how protection. In addition to the American headquarters in New Jersey, protection was also needed for the company’s European headquarters in Boudry, Switzerland. Biometric focus Celgene is an innovative high-tech company, and has equally high expectations for its security. It quickly became apparent that the focus shoul...

Delta Scientific vehicle access control protects stadiums from car bombings

Vehicle attack is a harsh reality in our modern society and large public gatherings, such as sports events, are considered to be potential terrorist targets. A baseball stadium, its fans and the American pastime are all at risk. In fact, way back in March 2005, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) identified a dozen possible strikes it viewed most devastating, including a truck bombing of a sports arena. In creating new stadiums or refurbishing present sites, sports organisations are making...

CLIQ® provides state of the art security locking system at Deutsches Theatre, Berlin

The Deutsches Theater is a Berlin landmark of 19th-century Classical architecture. Built in 1849, it is among the most prestigious theatres in the German-speaking world. It has an elegant, classical façade, 3 stages inside and with the help of CLIQ® technology from ASSA ABLOY, its building security and access management is now flexible, reliable and future-proofed for its 21st-century audience. CLIQ mechatronic locking system Security managers at the Deutsches Theater chose CLIQ®...

Aperio® brings wireless access control to Norway’s new Stavanger Concert Hall

A leading orchestra, admin staff, 200 contractors, and thousands of music fans all need access at various times. Auditoriums, rehearsal rooms, wardrobes, offices, a sauna, the canteen and an archive all need securing. The requirement at Stavanger Concert Hall was for dependable access control with maximum flexibility. The answer was Aperio® wireless technology from ASSA ABLOY. The new Stavanger Concert Hall, designed by RATIO Arkitekter, required a modern access control system to match its...

Vanderbilt solutions help tackle transport sector issues

Airports and ports are some of the world’s busiest environments, making safety and security a primary concern for the sector. By their very nature, these facilities need to be open, efficient and accessible, but due to the high volume of traffic that these areas generate, they are a popular target for terrorism, smuggling and theft. These kinds of incidents have the potential to cause loss of life, economic impacts, insurance losses and business interruptions. Transport issues Vanderbilt...

Nedap AEOS tightens access control and surveillance at Airport Weeze, Germany

Ten million inhabitants of Germany and the Netherlands live within 60 minutes’ drive from Airport Weeze, making it an important gateway in the region. To comply with the highest standards of airport security, Airport Weeze updated and improved its security measures. On 1st May 2003 the airport started scheduled flights. The numbers of passengers were impressive right from the start. A respectable 207,992 passengers already passed through in the first year and by 2012 this had risen t...