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Why connected access control makes life easier

To enjoy the benefits of connected security, businesses need security technologies which work seamlessly with each other. In a recent survey of industry professionals, over 90% noted the critical importance of integration across building management functions. But why is integration judged to be so important? What exactly are its benefits? And how can an organization …

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Freeing access control systems from cables

An access control system is familiar technology to organisations of every size. Access control may operate as standalone electronic locking. It can also integrate with complementary business systems such as HVAC, time-and-attendance, in-house payments and more. What many businesses may not know is that, by restricting their access system with wires, they are not using …

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ASSA ABLOY: night-time senior care improved with e-visits

People receiving round-the-clock care can sleep easy at night thanks to e-visits from ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions Senior Care. Bollnäs municipality in Sweden has the ambition to create best-in-class senior care. One challenge is night-time checkups, which are time and resource consuming, creating stress for staff as well as inconvenience to patients or service users …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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SMARTair software saves management time at a new student residence

Student accommodation is a fast-growing sector. Student numbers across France have grown around 10% in a decade. Around $1bn was invested in France’s purpose-built student accommodation just between 2016 and 2018. Efficient solutions to help manage security for these student properties are always welcome. For new premises in Rennes, France, specialist provider Easy Student sought …

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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 …

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No keys — and no stock-room thieves — when you fit a Code Handle digital PIN lock

All retail outlets have doors off their shop floor where the public should not go. Yet managing keys creates a distracting staff workload. A bulky mechanical PIN lock ruins the aesthetics of the shop. In a small retail space, electronic access control could be overkill. Now, the Code Handle battery-operated digital lock secures your door …

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