Access control applications

Meyertech provides a "fundamental change in airport video surveillance" at Cork Airport

Introduction In the first quarter of 2015 Meyertech completed the modernisation of Cork airports video surveillance system which went ‘live’ on March 23rd. Cork Airport is the international gateway to the south of Ireland and is uniquely positioned at the start of the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East. It is the country’s second largest and busiest airport after Dublin and with more choice than any other airport outside of Dublin...

Port of Antwerp chose Nedap's access control system to ensure their logistics processes are always properly secured

Emergencies can seriously disrupt the logistics processes in a port. To prevent major economic impact, good security is crucial.  “We must always know who has access to our buildings, and when. So we’ve fitted all our critical port buildings with access control. We opted for Nedap’s AEOS system back in 2005, because – among other things – we were able to connect our existing fibre optic communication network easily at the time via ethernet. Although the most i...

MOBOTIX video camera solution enables remote monitoring and real-time viewing of Le Marchesine in Italy

The MOBOTIX video camera is capable of guaranteeing high quality images that can be accessed in real time 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 an...

CLIQ mechatronic locking system secures multiple infrastructure sites for Stadtwerke Kiel AG in Germany

Stadtwerke Kiel AG, or SWK, has supplied energy to Schleswig-Holstein’s regional capital, Kiel, and its surrounding municipalities for decades. Businesses and households in a city of almost quarter-of-a-million people rely on SWK for electricity, gas, water and district heating supply. Now a public–private enterprise operating in Germany’s liberated energy markets, the company sought a modern, flexible locking system to meet its complex and rapidly developing security needs....

Nedap's Global Client Programme helps Danfoss transform its unified company strategy into a value proposition for security

Enabling a global strategy Before Danfoss introduced its ‘one company, one way’ strategy, decisions around real estate, security and access control were made independently by the company’s many business units. Now, these areas are centralised and take a global approach. Danfoss has established one overarching department for real estate, which takes care of its physical security and access control across the world, and has appointed a global head of physical security. This depa...

Anviz VF30: The perfect access control solution for Panasonic’s factory in Malaysia

Anviz Global is providing an access control system for Panasonic’s factory in Malaysia to strengthen security and simplify the time attendance control among the employees through a fingerprint-based VF30 device. Installation site: All the facilities of Panasonic Malaysia, including factories and offices. Project background: Panasonic Malaysia required the implementation of a reliable and accurate access control system in over 200 doors, an easy to use technology and, highly compatible...

EVVA's AirKey provides safe and sustainable security solution

The idea for the Solar Decathlon originates in the USA. Since 2002, the competition has been bringing together universities from around the world with the objective of designing and operating an energy-efficient, solar-powered house. The aim is to support solar technologies in buildings. Each year the competition is hosted alternately in Europe and America. In summer 2014, it was held in Paris Versailles for the first time. Twenty pavilions that had been designed by teams of students from 16 nat...

CEM upgrades access control solution at Gatwick Airport

Handling over 34 million passengers per year travelling to around 200 destinations in 90 countries, Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second largest airport. CEM Systems airport specific access control solution, AC2000 Airport provides Gatwick Airport with a fully comprehensive security solution. Gatwick Airport has been using the CEM AC2000 Airport system for more than 16 years, providing the airport with a flexible security solution to meet its unique and changing security needs and demands...

TDSi installs integrated security solution on Shanghai Metro system

With high volumes of passengers and staff rapidly moving around and the potential risks to people and property, transportation is a key application for security systems. Integrated security specialist TDSi works with clients right across the transportation sector - from airports, to railways, metro systems and sea ports.  Whilst the transportation methods vary, the challenges of safely moving large quantities of people or goods whilst keeping them secure is always the common goal. Many tra...

ISONAS provides Pure IP access control technology for Provo public schools in a speed-of-light installation, improving security district-wide

Since 1898, Provo City School District (PCSD) has been providing quality education that has been fundamental in preparing students for their future success. Located in Provo, Utah, about 43 miles south of Salt Lake City, PCSD is one of 41 public school districts in the state and serves approximately 14,200 students. The district operates traditional high schools, middle schools and elementary schools, as well as an alternative high school and a web-based school that serves all grade levels. PCSD...

CEM Systems' IP access control solution secures the prestigious Latymer School

Latymer School is a selective grammar school for boys and girls aged 11 to 18. Established from 1624, the school aims to provide a broad and stimulating educational experience with very high standards. Situated in Hammersmith, West London, UK, the prestigious school features many listed buildings and includes a Great Hall and state-of-the-art technology, science and specialist ICT rooms. High security requirements With the very highest educational standards, Latymer School required a high sec...

TDSi’s Integrated Security gives healthcare greater protection and flexibility whilst reducing costs

With its duty of care to vulnerable patients, staff and visitors, along with the need to protect valuable assets, the healthcare sector is one of the most dependent upon reliable and well-designed security systems. Added to this, many healthcare trusts have to be perpetually mindful of budget requirements - so all investments have to provide excellent value for money. TDSi is a global leader in integrated security systems and offers a wide range of solutions that cater for the numerous and ofte...

CEM AC2000 security management system protects patients and staff at South Glasgow Hospitals in Scotland

To secure the largest single NHS hospital build in Scotland, CEM AC2000 was selected to ensure the safety of patients and staff as well as the new hospital buildings. AC2000 security management system and access control hardware provide the South Glasgow Hospitals with a comprehensive integrated security system to meet their requirements now and in the future. CEM Approved Reseller Boston Networks installed the multi million pound Intelligent Building solution for the new super hospital, with...

ISONAS IP PowerNet™ reader-controller provides access privileges for medication cabinets at Sinai Hospital

Like other hospitals around the country, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore deals with the often competing goals of improving patient safety and satisfaction, nurse satisfaction and nursing efficiency, all while controlling costs. A recent project – the installation of single-patient, automated medication cabinets in each patient room – has resulted in improvements in all of these areas. The initial goal of the project was to decrease the potential for error during medication administratio...

TDSi’s EXgarde PRO software helps safeguard retail sector

Each security sector has a particular bias, whether it be people, assets or information. With large volumes of cash and high values of stock and assets, along with deliberately open and inviting access, retail sites can be vulnerable - appealing to criminals as much as genuine shoppers. The vital need to protect these assets makes the retail market a highly important one for the security industry. Finding the right balance of security One of the biggest challenges to providing security in the...

Nedap’s access control system prevents unauthorised access at Marc O’Polo

Some 600 employees enter and leave the premises each day at the headquarters of Marc O’Polo in Stephanskirchen. Steady growth over recent years made it necessary to improve the process of access control. A system was needed that provided multiple functions and met the requirements. Marc O’Polo wanted a user-friendly system to prevent people from accessing the premises unauthorised, without causing inconvenience to employees. Flexible working hours, flexible system Flexible and vari...

MOBOTIX surveillance cameras improve security at Bergen County Courthouse and Jail

The Customer The Bergen County Courthouse and Jail in Bergen County, N.J., represents a combination of old and new. Built in 1911, the Bergen County Courthouse is a historical landmark and its architecture reflects the Beaux Arts classicism popular at the time for public buildings. Today, the courthouse and jail campus integrates state-of-the-art technology featuring a computerised central command centre tied to all inmate-housing areas, integrating security for the protected premises, and a du...

CEM AC2000 access control provides high-end security at The Ministry of Finance

The Ministry of Finance, Nigeria oversees various financial and economic affairs of the federal government of Nigeria including managing, controlling, and monitoring all federal revenues and expenditures. To provide high-end security to this prestigious site, CEM’s AC2000 access control was selected and installed by CEM Approved Resellers Acti-Tech Ltd. Introduction AC2000 offers the Ministry of Finance a fully integrated and comprehensive access control, alarms processing, and photo ID...

ASSA ABLOY's Aperio® installed at one of the largest commercial banks in Morocco

Company: BMCE Bank Headquarters Segment: Financial Property Type: Headquarters Plant location city: Casablanca Aperio® solution: Aperio® C100 cylinders Aperio® Partner: CST Sécurité Number of Aperio® Cylinders: 50 electronic double knob cylinders with Euro profile What was the challenge? 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, t...

MOBOTIX based CCTV security monitors Disposables UK Group’s new consolidated site

Disposables UK Group is a family-owned business, operating for 26 years, based in Meltham, near Huddersfield in the UK. The company manufactures and distributes paper disposables and cleaning and hygiene products for the ‘away from home’ market. Disposables UK Group was the first UK paper converter in the away from home market to gain EU Ecolabel certification on its flagship Bay West range of washroom dispensers and paper products. The Bay West products were also chosen for supply...

Nedap’s AEOS access control platform installed at Millennium Bridge House in London

With several companies sharing one building, a common access control system was needed to secure each company’s offices. As well as being easy for everyone to use, it needed to be unobtrusive. AEOS came highly recommended Millennium Bridge House in London is home to a variety of companies in industries including finance, insurance and recruitment where the protection of personal data is paramount. When the building’s access control system became outdated, the certified business par...

ISONAS PowerNet and Milestone XProtect integration helps ProTrans improve safety and security

“Because we have more than 250,000 square feet and handle so many valuable pieces and parts, we wanted both high definition cameras and synchronisation between the video and the access control. The systems integrator I worked with introduced us to Milestone and ISONAS, and together we deployed a solution with the two technologies integrated that offers us much better information, which we use to operate more efficiently.” Justin Batton, Network Infrastructure Manager, ProTrans. ProT...

EVVA’s extended profile system helps tighten security at the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Salzburg

Nearby Salzburg Airport, the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Salzburg combines more than 200 fashion labels under one roof. EPS, the trusted system for affordable security will take care of the security side. The project was realised by the experienced EVVA partner PKS Sicherheitssysteme. The shopping centre with its high architectural appeal encompasses some 28,000 m² sales area covering two levels. Shops from various industry sectors and of various sizes have high demands in terms of a mech...

TDSi’s integrated security solutions secure all type and sizes of leisure and entertainment clients

With high numbers of people traffic, the leisure and entertainment sector market is a thriving one of the security industry. From hotels to leisure complexes and entertainment venues such as cinemas, sports stadiums/facilities and theme parks, along with the assorted restaurants and customer facilities associated with it, there is a lot the security industry can do to protect people, property and assets. Integrated security provider TDSi has long courted the leisure and entertainment sector, wh...

CEM System’s emerald touch terminal enhances security at Heathrow Airport’s ID centre and campus

Introduction Whether you’re a frequent international traveller or only use your passport occasionally, chances are, you’ve travelled through London’s Heathrow Airport. This can be said with good reason: LHR has the highest number of international passengers in the world. In 2013 alone, 66.5 million international passengers travelled through Heathrow Airport. With 190,000 daily passengers and more than 76,000 employees, the airport is considered a small city within a city. Pro...

Nedap AEOS access control system installed at Geberit Group in Germany

The Geberit Group is Europe’s market leader in sanitary technology and has a global approach with active representation in 41 countries. Its products are innovative, long lasting and eco-efficient. And these are exactly the properties Geberit expects from its security system. Geberit uses SAP as its main system for handling business processes and customer relations. “It’s extremely important for us that other systems can be integrated into SAP, because we want our employees to...

ASSA ABLOY Aperio® Offline locks support the SOAA, open wireless standards for improving customer choice

Offline access control systems store access rights directly on a card, rather than relying on a database to approve or deny access. Sites with SOAA-compatible offline locks can now run a single access control system using multiple brands of wireless lock without problems, including Aperio® from ASSA ABLOY. The result - More flexibility and choice for customers—as long as they choose SOAA-compatible products to meet their security needs. SOAA-compatible locks are already proven in the...

Tyco integrated solution deployed by The American University

Sending your kids off to college is an exciting and nerve wracking time for any parent, and the last thing a parent wants to do is worry about the safety of his or her child. The Department of Public Safety at American University understands these concerns and prides itself on maintaining a safe and secure environment. That’s why American University invested in an integrated solution from Tyco Fire & Security comprised of a Software House C•CURE 800 access control system and an Am...

TDSi’s access control solutions protect students and property at Arts University Bournemouth

Arts University Bournemouth - AUB (formerly the Arts University College Bournemouth and the Arts Institute at Bournemouth) is a university that specialises in art, performance, design and media, which is based in Dorset. Initially established in 1885 as a specialist institution, the university is one of a small number of higher education institutions in the UK devoted solely to creative arts courses, enjoying a strong reputation both nationally and internationally. As an institution with over 3...

The University of Nottingham deploys Nedap’s AEOS access control system

The University of Nottingham is renowned for its research innovations. Its system to control access and to secure the facilities no longer reflected its commitment to excellence in the advancement of technology. Over the years, the University acquired several systems for access control, each with their own card technology. Additionally, it had various platforms for its daily operations. Not only was maintaining all these different systems and technologies time-consuming, expensive and complex. I...