Linear Releases Hub Manager 8.1 Access Control Software

March 25, 2013
Now compliant with Windows 8, Linear's new Hub Manager 8.1 software provides fast and easy-to-use commercial access control management reports.

Carlsbad, CA - March 25, 2013 -Linear LLC, a leader in residential and commercial access control, health and wellness and security solutions, announces Hub Manager® 8.1 Professional Software, upgraded to meet Windows 8 compliancy standards. The new software is included with all Secured Series systems and kits, as well as prox.pad Plus and LS2 Series products, and provides management reports for the commercial access control market as well as a number of additional enhancements over the previous version.

Hub Manager 8.1 Professional Software uses "Access Levels" for construction of logical groupings of doors, sites, users and time zones. Building access levels, adding doors, creating users and setting system parameters are easy with Hub Manager Professional's setup wizards. With the ability to program and manage all current and legacy hardware platforms such as Max3, MiniMax3, HubMax II, Hub MiniMax II, prox.pad plus and the LS2 series locksets, Hub Manager Professional streamlines access systems reporting and management.

Some of the new features included in the Hub Manager software include: selectable modem retries, first-in auto unlock triggered by user, data transfer device for LS and prox.pad IR, faster data communication across IP networks and data transfer support for printer software. Installers can also expand time management reports and edit each door's access level separately.

"As more businesses adopt Windows 8 and improve IT infrastructure, it is critical that their access control management systems keeps pace," said Duane Paulson, senior vice president of product and market development. "Linear's Hub Manager Professional software is powerful, easy-to-use and provides all the necessary set-up and reporting functions businesses need to effectively manage all facets of access control."

For over 50 years, Linear LLC has been an innovator in the security market. Linear's legacy includes the early application of passive infrared detection and radio frequency (RF) transmission, technologies that revolutionized the wireless security and access control industries. Today, Linear delivers class-leading wired and wireless products into a variety of markets serving the access control, security and home technology needs of its customers. Linear continues to expand its product and engineering prowess, leveraging the knowledge gained from strategic acquisitions and custom product development which will help lead the company into the next 50 years. To learn more, visit