Putting intelligent keys to work in our public services

Putting intelligent keys to work in our public services: Resilience and efficiency have become watchwords for our public institutions, before, during and after the ongoing health crisis. In delivering services fit for the modern world, these institutions need more than just innovation and accountability. They require flexibility and agility, too, including in how they approach security. The lock and key have enjoyed public trust for a long time. Keys were

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LifeSafety Power releases NetLink NLX for efficient managed power applications

LifeSafety Power continues to show its leadership in the intelligent networked power category, unveiling the NetLink NLX Network Communication Module, a remote monitoring device engineered to handle enterprise applications and specifications which require large numbers of network-managed outputs. Expanding the NetLink family, NLX is the next generation of network communications from LifeSafety Power, offering eight Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) ports instead of four in the NL4 – allowing users to

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How one French racecourse saved security costs

Racecourse managers at the Hippodrome Côte d’Azur faced a familiar dilemma. How to stop duplicatable mechanical keys jeopardising security for employees and visitors? And how to drastically reduce the time they were wasting in getting locks replaced when someone lost their key? The racecourse’s 63-hectare site incorporates tracks used for many equestrian disciplines. Around 30 workers are employed full-time, but during meetings it welcomes up to 1,000 horses and 3,000

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Campus renovation includes an upgrade to real-time access control

Around 7,000 people pass through the Luminy faculty’s suburban campus every day. As part of a major project to modernise two buildings, university managers sought a retrofit-ready access control solution to upgrade security. University administrators selected Aperio locks to secure doors in the new buildings. With Aperio, facilities staff deal with lost keys more efficiently. The laborious process of changing locks and reissuing keys — part of the daily workload

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Seven problems your access control software could fix right now

So often, our focus in security and access control zeroes in on the hardware. Its latest functionality or compatibility with emerging technologies grabs the headlines. Yet it is your access control software which knits a system together — and the signs are, this is finally getting the attention it deserves in security procurement. “Today, access control software is more accessible to a wider variety of actors,” writes Bryan Montany, a

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Assa Abloy give police a glimpse behind the scenes

Designing Out Crime Officers (DOCOs) from three police forces have been given a glimpse behind the scenes during a visit to ASSA ABLOY’s largest manufacturing site in the UK at Willenhall, West Midlands. The DOCOs from police forces in Cheshire, West Mercia and West Midlands were given a guided tour around the factory to see and learn how a wide range of locks, cylinders and keys are made. They also

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The new SMARTair Lock puts advanced electronic access control into a familiar format

Now you can combine the advanced access control of a wireless electronic escutcheon with the intelligence and superior security of an electromechanical mortise lock With a robust design, the new SMARTair Lock is built to secure doors where high daily traffic and a large number of access events are all in a day’s work. This new wireless device in the SMARTair product range is built around three main elements. The

Real-time functionality can put access control managers in total control

This provides options for the user that did not exist previously and can help to enhance security in vulnerable areas. What could real-time access control do for your building security? In an instant, upgrading to real-time control boosts the intelligence of an access system, relaying live event reports and enabling you to change the security status of any door or user at any time. Real-time access control with wireless online

ASSA ABLOY opening solutions events ‘Unlock Compliance’ for Fire Door Safety Week 2019

Fire doors are often the first line of defence in a fire, yet the strict specification, maintenance and management of these doorsets is still not fully understood. This is something that ASSA ABLOY is passionate about changing. So, to coincide with Fire Door Safety Week 2019 (September 23-29), ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland will be hosting two dedicated events to help people responsible for fire doors, unlock compliance

The new SMARTair® Knob Cylinder: one small change has changed everything

Style, intelligence and robustness come together in the new SMARTair® Knob Cylinder from ASSA ABLOY. Part of the SMARTair® access control system, this intelligent device with integrated RFID reader is now more resistant to attack. It comes in elegant, contemporary finishes and colours, upgrading aesthetics and functionality in equal measure. It quickly upgrades almost any existing regular door to an access-controlled door — without any drilling. The new Knob Cylinder

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