Highland-Clarksburg Hospital, a 150-bed behavioral psychiatric center located in Clarksburg, W.V., underwent a renovation that included a state-of-the-art security system designed to protect the hospital’s patients and staff as well as the surrounding community. The hospital’s patients include forensics patients (deemed unfit to stand trial or non restorable), dual-diagnosis substance abuse patients, children and adolescents and intellectually challenged individuals.
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Kaba Access and Data System Americas, Winston-Salem, N.C., acquired Keyscan Inc., Whitby, Canada, a specialist in innovative, wired access control solutions. Kaba stated that the acquisition will allow the company to strengthen its product offering in North America by offering Keyscan’s wired solutions for complete access control in virtually any commercial building, in addition to its traditional standalone and wireless systems.
ADS Security is a successful oxymoron. The company has a unique ability to combine the stability of a traditional, nationally recognized security company with the freshness of a young company with trending offerings. The results are solid growth, raving fans, and a bright future.
ADI announced the availability of IP-based access control solutions from ProdataKey. These products operate on a long range Wireless Mesh Access Control (WiMacTM) platform to create a powerful network that saves time and money by eliminating the need for long cable runs and trenching. Dealers across North America now have access to the ProdataKey IP-based access control solutions.
ONVIF, a leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S.-based Security Industry Association (SIA), signaling cooperation toward the further development of IP-based interoperability standards in access control.
Xentry Systems Integration, Miamisburg, Ohio, announced the completion of its acquisition of Acree Daily Integrated Systems, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Both Xentry and Acree Daily have been dedicated to servicing customers in the greater Ohio area for more than 35 years.
Multiple forces for change are at work, but in a historically slow-moving market, what will break through first? In this access control-themed issue, check out the many articles that can help you keep tabs on trends in access control technology and business models. Check out more in 2017 April's Issue.