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  • Q&A: Interview With a Hospital Locksmith

    Hospital Hospital locksmith's job includes all kinds of door hardware, access control and electronics.

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • An Overview of Hospital Hardware

    Hospital security hardware and locks must comply with Life Safety codes and other standards.

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • Keypads & Readers

    Following the successful integration of uniting its readers and stand-alones into one family, all products in Rosslare's unique convertible line serve dual functionality as both readers, and 500-user keypads. When used with Rosslare's dedicated...

    Product • January 21st, 2009

  • Access Control Goes Wireless

    Wireless systems are ideal for any retrofit or new construction application where wiring is difficult or impractical, or where the cost of traditional wired online access control is prohibitive.

    Article • January 1st, 2009

  • Super Term-8

    Superterm-8 is Continental's intelligent expandable controller that supports access control functions for one to eight doors. Our distributed processor based panel operates as a standalone unit in the event server-communications are interrupted. Once...

    Product • December 16th, 2008

  • Multi-Technology card readers

    Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies has won government approval for three of its Multi-Technology card reader models under HSPD-12 for FIPS201 compliance as Transparent Readers. The Schlage Mullion reader (SXF1100-PIV), Mid-Range reader (SXF2100-PIV) and...

    Product • December 16th, 2008

  • Keypads & Readers Overview

    Keypads can be standalone controllers, a part of an integral system, or be separate devices which connect to external control equipment.

    Article • December 1st, 2008

  • Grand Valley State University Tackles Security from the Outside In

    The main entrances of each residence building were equipped with the hard-wired Schlage card readers or Schlage Wireless readers and locks. Schlage CL Campus Lock standalone locks are used on residence room doors for all new construction.

    Article • October 1st, 2008

  • Increase your Access Control Systems’ ROI with Time & Attendance

    The CCTV Imports OA200-ID time attendance and access control unit can be used as a stand-alone unit or connected via Wiegand output to work with a standard access controller. The unit also has an integral biometric fingerprint scanner

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • Salto: Inspired Access Control

    Salto combines the ease of installation available in standalone systems with the flexibility available in hardwired systems. Virtual Network Technology forms the basis of the system.

    Article • August 1st, 2008

  • Access Control CD

    Secura Key has released a new and improved access control resource CD. Available free upon request, this CD contains datasheets, technical manuals, configuration guides and training materials to fully equip dealers to sell, install and service Secura...

    Product • July 31st, 2008

  • Airport Security Opportunities

    For every huge airport like O’Hare and LAX, there are hundreds of smaller airports that don’t have the flight activity or personnel budget to have a full-time locksmith on staff. This is where you come in.

    Article • July 1st, 2008

  • HID Edge SecuresLaw Offices

    The EdgePlus Solo ES400 is a cost-effective, stand-alone, single-door access control solution that meets the demands of open architecture, IP-centric environments

    Article • July 1st, 2008

  • Continued Growth Projected For Access Control

    Standalone systems like the Dortronics EZ-Access help locksmiths grow their access control business one or two doors at a time.

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • University of the Pacific Focuses on Security: From Concept to Implementation

    University of the Pacific, located in Central Calif., made a decision to elevate the level of safety and security on their campuses and in their buildings. They faced some challenges due to the unique mix of faculty and students in living and learning...

    Article • April 1st, 2008