Electronic Locks

  • Standalone Card Reader Systems Bridge the Gap

    New access control solutions like the Dortronics EZ-Access Card Reader Entry System provide higher efficiency than basic locking systems, bridging the gap between the electro-mechanical locks and the Fort Knox-caliber systems

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • ISC East & ASIS 2007 New Product Showcase

    CCTV Imports ISC East Booth 1836 / ASIS Booth 1169 CCTV Imports introduces the 2001CIH infrared weatherproof color bullet camera. It is built with a 1/4” Sony Super HAD CCD, has a high resolution of 480 TV Lines, and can see up to 35 feet in...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Editor's Picks From The Security Industry Association New Product Showcase

    The Security Industry Association's New Product Showcase is a highlight of the annual ISC WEST security industry trade show which brings manufacturers, installers and trade associations together in Las Vegas. The NPS gives leading security manufacturers...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Q&A: Karl Kretsch, University of Scranton

    As access control supervisor/locksmith for the University of Scranton in Scranton , Penn. , Karl Kretsch is responsible for making sure the right university employees have the right access to nearly 7,000 doors in 70 buildings. Scranton is a...

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • New Product Showcase

    (Product photos will be available in July) A1 Security ALOA Booth 922 A1 Security introduces KeyCommander, a first line of defense for common-sense key control. The lockable cabinets hold 25, 50, or 100 key pegs that can be locked into a...

    Article • July 1st, 2007

  • Using CyberLocks® to Save Time and Money

    CyberLock® electronic lock cylinders easily replace the lock cylinders found in mechanical locks. Once replaced, the lock is only accessible by a CyberKey. Both CyberLocks® and CyberKeys® record who, what, when, and where with every contact.

    Article • July 1st, 2007

  • Installing the SARGENT PROFILE SERIES using the Major Manufacturing HIT-136 Drill Guide

    SARGENT introduced the standalone Profile Electronic Access Control Series Locks in 2001. These electro-mechanical locks can control access electronically using keypad, Radio Frequency (RF) technology and proximity for up to 2,000 users. These locking...

    Article • June 1st, 2007

  • E-PLEX 5700

    Keepin' It All Kaba

    Article • June 1st, 2007

  • Converting An Omnilock OP2000 to a Wireless Access Management System OPW2000

    For the third and final article in the OSI Wireless Access Management System (WAMS) series, we will convert an earlier model OMNILOCK electro-mechanical cylindrical leverset to be WAMS-capable. All OSI electro-mechanical systems manufactured after year...

    Article • June 1st, 2007

  • Wireless Showcase

    Schlage Wireless For over five years, Schlage has been providing proven wireless access solutions to retrofit applications and new construction. With 128-bit encryption on every transmission, Schlage wireless systems are nearly 10 times as secure...

    Article • June 1st, 2007

  • Don’t Turn Down Wireless Access Control Jobs

    There is little difference between installing an offline, standalone lock and an on-line, wireless lock from Schlage

    Article • June 1st, 2007

  • Complying With HIPAA and JCAHO Requirements

    Specific security concerns are controlled access to specialized areas, supply rooms and medical carts, especially to control the access to medications, drugs, syringes, and needles.

    Article • May 1st, 2007

  • Hospital Security –This time you get to play “Doctor”

    Approach any hospital security project with the understanding that you will be a participant in saving lives.

    Article • May 1st, 2007

  • Up & Running With Standalone Access Controls

    Standalone access control systems are perhaps the fastest growing market segment in access control. They require minimal installation labor and offer a growing list of features that the majority or small business clients need. The standalone access...

    Article • May 1st, 2007

  • Electromagnetic Lock Basics

    Important: Before installing electronic locks, it is important to check with the “Local Authority Having Jurisdiction” (LAHJ). An electromagnetic lock is designed to provide security for a door or gate that closes against a solid jamb or stop...

    Article • April 1st, 2007