HID Global®, Austin, a provider of secure identity solutions, announced completion of an access control pilot at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., that has validated the use of smartphones as a convenient and compelling new way to open doors with a “tap” or using the company’s patented “Twist and Go” gesture technology for opening doors and gates from a distance.
Pelco by Schneider Electric, Clovis, Calif., announced new capabilities to its Sarix™ Enhanced Range with SureVision™ 2.0. The Enhanced Range are Pelco’s high end cameras in their trusted line of Sarix fixed IP cameras, which also includes the Sarix Professional Range and Sarix Value Range.
For the past several years, talk about converging physical and logical access control has been mostly just that — talk. Budget constraints, perceived lack of need and an absence of cohesive, affordable solutions have made it difficult for integrators to find much traction in this market.
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.
Across the industry, manufacturers are being pushed by end users to be more open, Reich says. “We are major advocates of driving the open communication standards and embracing them both from the standpoint of our technology and helping as an industry drive the maturity of the standards so they do provide the value to integrators and end users.
RS2 Technologies LLC, a provider of access control systems, announced it has been recognized as one of the 2014 Indiana Companies to Watch, an awards program presented by the Indiana Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (OSBE), its Indiana Small Business Development Center, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation and endorsed by the Edward Lowe Foundation.
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