Companies are racing to implement phone-based credentials to increase security and user convenience. In general, that’s a good thing. However, if you’re thinking they’ll finally solve all of your identity security and credential management issues, think again.
Supra, a global provider of mobile credentialing and entry management systems for automotive and real estate sectors, announced that its TRAC-Box key management solution has been selected by Oregon-based Guaranty RV Super Centers to help secure and track keys while keeping pace with a growing demand for RV travel.
Many businesses are looking for additional safety measures to ensure the health of employees as America reopens. To address new needs, consider offering one (or all) of these safety features to help customers manage the return-to-office as safely and comprehensively as possible.
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.
LenelS2 today announced the release of LenelS2 NetBox Version 5.3 access control software that brings complete BlueDiamond support to the NetBox ecosystem as well as expanded support for ASSA ABLOY and Allegion products.
AMAG Technology announced Symmetry Mobile, a web credential application designed to be used with AMAG’s Symmetry Bluetooth readers. Symmetry Mobile supports COVID-19 and return-to-work guidelines by promoting physical distancing and frictionless setup.
The access control market in 2019 and 2020 can best be described as strong, but in flux — with changing architectures, changing customer expectations and demands, and changing security integrator roles.
A continuing strong economy, end user desires to do more with their access control systems and increasing interest in new technologies, integrations and models all led to a positive outlook in 2019 and a general feeling of optimism for 2020, with a few notes of caution.
There was a time not too long ago when choosing the card and reader for an access control installation consisted of which proximity reader style from a limited number of suppliers you liked and how many 125 kHz cards or fobs you needed to purchase.
At the end of one decade and the beginning of another, security lock and hardware vendors reflect on the technologies that shaped the past 10 years, and those that will shape the short- and long-term market of the future.
They say that hindsight is 20/20. So as we go into the year 2020 it seems fitting to reflect back, while at the same time looking ahead at the most influential trends that shaped — or will shape — the security lock and door hardware market.