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  • News Briefs July

    Medeco’s M3 Logic Offers Enhanced Electronic Accountability With facilities around the world requiring greater security, Medeco Security Locks answers the call with its newest Logic electronic cylinder platform, M³ Logic. With M 3 Logic, users can...

    Article • June 7th, 2011

  • Passport with iClass

    Sargent Manufacturing Company now offers HID ® iCLASS ® 13.56 MHz smart card technology in its Passport 1000 P1 and P2 Power over Ethernet (PoE) campus access control solutions.The iCLASS technology makes physical access control more powerful...

    Product • June 1st, 2011

  • Advances in Wireless Electronic Access Control

    In the beginning, there were the battery operated electromechanical locks. You entered a code into the keypad and if the code was correct, the lock unlocked, permitting retraction of the latch bolt. Over time, additional credentials were introduced...

    Article • May 12th, 2011

  • The Next Generation of Access Control: Virtual Credentials

    For decades, we have carried our identities around on magnetic stripe (magstripe) and smart cards, but in today’s mobile world, we now have the opportunity to embed them on a variety of portable devices. This will enable us to use products like smart...

    Article • May 5th, 2011

  • Granite School District Security System Grows with Needs

    Through a series of improvements to its access control system, the Granite School District continues to expand its ability to provide greater security for its students, teachers and staff. Building on basic door hardware such as exit devices, the District...

    Article • May 4th, 2011

  • E-Plex Enterprise Software

    Kaba Access Control's  E-Plex Enterprise (Version 2) Software with expanded card credential support enables end-users to manage both PROX locks and Smart Card locks simultaneously. Smart cards supported are: Mifare®, DESFire®, and HID iClass...

    Product • April 20th, 2011

  • Benefits Of Electromechanical Locks For Controlling Access

    Controlling access is part of everyday life. People cannot go everywhere and do everything. As a society, we control access in many different ways - physically, mechanically and electromechanically. Physical access control has been used for many...

    Article • April 7th, 2011

  • News Briefs: LaserCard receives U.S. Green Card Order

    Optical security media ID cards from ASSA ABLOY’s LaserCard to be issued under the Department of Homeland Security’s US Permanent Resident Card (“Green Card”) program. LaserCard Corporation announced receipt of an order for approximately $8.6...

    Article • April 1st, 2011

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    Article • April 1st, 2011

  • Rio Pro

    Magicard is launching the Rio Pro secure ID card printer for the professional user, replacing the Rio and Tango printers. Security features include Magicard’s patented HoloKote which adds a watermark to the card during the normal print cycle...

    Product • March 25th, 2011

  • SARGENT® Profile Series v.N2

      The SARGENT ® Profile Series v.N2 lock with Aperio™ Technology makes it easy and cost-effective to bring access control to additional openings. It uses local wireless communication between the lock and an Aperio hub to connect to an online access...

    Product • February 8th, 2011

  • Continuing Education March 2011

      Throughout the year, manufacturers of locks and door hardware make it easy for locksmiths to upgrade their skills and / or learn something new to help their locksmithing businesses prosper. Locksmith distributors are another excellent source for...

    Article • February 8th, 2011

  • Trends In Access Control: SMART CREDENTIALS

    In security, there are three universally recognized factors for authenticating individuals: Something you know, typically a P ersonal I dentification N umber (PIN) Something you have, typically a security token (encoded credential). Something...

    Article • January 31st, 2011

  • Trends in Electronic Locks

    The electromechanical lock is not new. I installed battery operated motorized deadbolts and electronic locks way back in the 1980s. I remember a “key free” electromechanical knob and deadbolt lockset that was pretty amazing. To enter the...

    Article • January 27th, 2011

  • Medeco Logic & M3 Logic: Security and Flexibility

    In 2006 Medeco established the LOGIC technology eCylinder platform by integrating Assa Abloy CLIQ technology into Medeco mechanical products.  The product portfolio is based on the IKON solution which is an Assa Abloy sister company.  Logic was launched...

    Article • January 11th, 2011