Security integrators and manufacturers see renewed interest from end users in the features, benefits and use cases access control can provide, and are starting to see an uptick in retrofits and upgrades.
For decades the dominant story in access control has been that it was a victim of its own success: that is, customers were reluctant to change out what was still working — even 15 or 20 years on — and didn’t see the benefit in spending the money to upgrade, even for significantly new or different features.
Allegion, a provider of security products and solutions, announced Identiv’s Hirsch Velocity Software and Mx controller now integrate with Schlage wireless electronic locks for a highly scalable access control offering. The integration supports Schlage LE wireless mortise locks, Schlage NDE wireless cylindrical locks and AD-400 wireless locks.
Sielox, Booth 13109: At ISC West 2019 (booth #13109), Sielox LLC is showcasing versatile new enhancements to its Pinnacle™ v.10.4 Access Control Platform. New functionality allows users to seamlessly access the features of Allegion’s Schlage Engage™ Wi-Fi locks enabling them to be easily integrated with Pinnacle Schlage Wi-Fi access platform feature.
Keri Systems, in conjunction with industry partners Allegion and Comelit, announced a series of traveling road shows, aimed at using their integrated platforms to educate the access control industry and property managers.
Yale Locks & Hardware announced the availability of Yale nexTouch, a product that provides small business owners a wireless access management solution with the security of commercial-grade locks and the convenience and cost-efficiency of wireless installation.
Kantech’s EntraPass 7.0 security software integrates with ASSA ABLOY Aperio wireless lock technology to bring the flexibility of wireless locks to any door in a facility including cabinets, drawers and server racks with little to no operational disruption.
As the cover asserts, this year may be a tipping point for access control sales — with big data, cloud, cyber and more causing customers to rethink and retool their access control and identity management systems.
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