The owners of Waterworks, a new private social club in Sarasota, Fla., have taken great care to create a trendy, comfortable, and safe environment where local leaders and business owners can network, relax, and host private events. In order to deliver all of these benefits while consolidating and simplifying management of the building’s security, lights, TVs, audio, climate, and access control, the owners hired leading South Florida electronics integration firm, SmartHouse Integration, to install the easy-to-use ELAN Control System and 2GIG security system to provide remote control of every sub-system.
Corning High School, in Corning, Ark., has increased its security and greatly enhanced its lockdown capabilities by installing the ProdataKey pdk io wireless access control system. Pdk io is a wireless, cloud-based solution that provides advantages such as around-the-clock accessibility, remote management, superior backup and redundancy, automated updates, and strong cyber security. The installation was undertaken by Blue Sky Technologies of Jonesboro, Arkansas.
AMAG Technology, a leader in unified solutions that help organizations mitigate risk, announced that ACI Worldwide has selected AMAG’s Symmetry Security Management system to deploy at its 50+ offices worldwide.
Elite Pak is an international business with asparagus farms and packaging plants in both the United States and Canada. They are one of the largest growers and packers of asparagus in Ontario, Canada, and their automated asparagus bunching machine leads the way in innovative ideas for the asparagus industry. Their mechanized processing allows Elite Pak to efficiently sort, bunch and package asparagus spears, making them ready for sale in supermarkets across North America.
IntraLogic Solutions, a facility security technology company headquartered on Long Island, NY, recently completed the design and installation of the Town of Brookhaven’s $961,000 Public Safety Communications Center. The center was built to enhance the town’s ability to communicate more effectively with other municipalities as well as with county and state agencies.
Johnson Controls, Microsoft Corp. and the Middle East’s sustainability pioneer, Bee’ah, announced an agreement to enhance Bee’ah’s new headquarters in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, with a sweeping array of artificial intelligence (AI) and smart building solutions powered by Microsoft.
The Bradley Business Center, located in Chicago, has installed a 3xLOGIC infinias CLOUD access control system throughout the redevelopment project. HTML Global, an IT Managed Services Provider (MSP), oversaw system installation and continues to provide remote system management.
While on a mission in Afghanistan on July 23, 2011, a pressure plate improvised explosive device detonated beneath U.S. Army Captain Jake Murphy, immediately taking his left foot and causing an anoxic brain injury that put him into a coma. Against all odds, Murphy emerged from his coma four weeks later and was flown to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he eventually lost both of his legs.
When winter travelers want to go carving they head up to the East Coast’s only Five-Star ski-in ski-out destination, the Lodge at Spruce Peak in Stowe, Vermont. With thousands of vertical feet of groomed slopes and a dozen lifts, the Lodge at Spruce Peak is a premier resort that offers luxury accommodations and amenities. That is why it installed dormakaba’s Saflok Quantum BLE-enabled RFID electronic door locks to make hospitality smart and secure.
In large factory halls used for metalworking operations, conventional fire alarm systems are often not enough to protect buildings, employees and equipment. In many cases, high ceilings, greater fire hazards and interference from reflected light characterize these halls. MKM Mansfelder Kupfer und Messing GmbH (MKM) faced exactly this challenge. MKM is a leading manufacturer of copper and copper-alloy precursor and semi-finished products. The company wanted to achieve better protection from fire hazards in two of the halls at its Hettstedt site in Saxony-Anhalt, a state in the eastern part of Germany.
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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