IF YOU WERE TO ASK A SECURITY PROFESSIONAL what words come to mind with the phrase access control, terms like door solutions, readers and credentials would be a few of the likely responses. There’s one phrase, however, that they probably won’t say: sustainability.
Boon Edam Inc., a global provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced that the QO Amsterdam Hotel, a four-star resort on the famous Amstel River, has installed a TQA automatic revolving door at its front entrance to save energy and create a comfortable lobby, while still enabling the interior to receive exposure to the exterior sunlight.
The new and improved version includes features to make master key design even easier, such as a drag and drop keying tree, and the ability to upload door schedules for increased system design accuracy.
Through the app, users can pre-load their most frequented pathways to enjoy streamlined access to doorways; use their phone as a badge even while it remains in a pocket or bag; and utilize voice commands on their smart phone or other connected device to conveniently unlock and open doors.
Marks USA, a division of NAPCO Security Technologies and sister division of Alarm Lock, debuted new online and field training classes including new pro courses on architectural-grade hardware, locking and access lock lines, by technology or vertical market.
PassiveBolt, a provider of smart lock technology, has won the CES 2020 Innovation Award in the smart home category for its Shepherd Lock, a touch-enabled smart lock with enhanced security through sensors and Artificial Intelligence.
ABLOY USA has reached an agreement with another key market provider to join its growing distributor network. Dallas-based IDN Global Inc., the International Distribution Network, now has two divisions who will provide ABLOY with a strong outlet for critical infrastructure and other security solutions throughout the United States.
Magnasphere Corporation announced a number of their UL-634 listed door contacts have been tested and are classified UL-10C, The Standard for Positive Pressure Tests of Door Assemblies. This allows Magnasphere contacts to be used in fire rated doors.
While REMO Security Doors has only been around for two and a half years, it’s already making headlines — just last week, the company was covered by FOX News, The New York Post and more for installing metal bullet-resistant security doors in a Jewish all-girls school in Brooklyn in the wake of so many mass shootings. And that’s just the first of more than 50 Jewish schools and synagogues in Brooklyn where REMO has door installation jobs lined up.