Farpointe Data, announced that Secure Our City Inc., an electronic security technology and low voltage design firm based in Ashland, Mass., was able to solve the problems that a parking garage used by a leading healthcare organization was having with standard 125-kHz proximity readers and credentials. By creating a new security system featuring cameras, access control and the Farpointe Ranger long range reading system, Secure Our City was able to make possible higher security access, such as double-tapping at the entrance, and provide the increased control the parking garage needed.
With an estimated population of 2.6 million people, Warsaw is the largest city in Poland. Many skyscrapers dominate the new city skyline, hosting public organizations as well as domestic and international private companies. Facing high levels of traffic congestion, the Warsaw city authorities are investing in major ITS infrastructural changes, such as for public transportation, road infrastructure and on and off street parking.
The Mexican financial group, Banorte, has standardized on Boon Edam’s Swinglane 900 optical turnstiles and Winglock access gates at its new headquarters in Monterrey, the Koi Tower, and a major location in Mexico City. The turnstiles and gates were installed to ensure only authorized access to the interior of its facilities to protect employees, visitors, and customers, and to relieve pressure on security guards and reception staff, who must constantly monitor the flow of people into and out of the buildings.
With approximately 20 percent penetration into homes, professionally monitored security systems that are now interactive and connected have a lot of room to grow — but many others also seek this opportunity. Read more stories in August Issue 2017.