Access control card/ tag/ fob case studies

Zebra® Card Printers Play A Vital Role In Preparation For Angola's 2008 Elections

Zebra's P640i card printer has been used to register eight million Angolan voters using biometric data, ahead of the first elections in the country for the past 16 years. The printers were used in mobile registration centres set up in each of the country's 18 provinces.  The identity of voters was verified, and biographical and biometric fingerprint data together with a digital photograph, were printed and encoded on the card. In all, 700 P640i secure ID printers were supplied over an...

LEGIC Solution Provides Total Control At Le Bouveret Aquaparc

The Aquaparc, in Bouveret on the shores of Lake Geneva, is Switzerland's largest water leisure centre and a major tourist attraction.  Recently Compagnie des Alpes, the owner of the facility, commissioned Valimatic Engineering SA, Kaba and its partners to provide a cash point solution that would fully manage every cash point throughout the park.The challenge in this project was to guarantee that the existing 1,000 lockers with LEGIC technology could be refurbished, and to incorporate them i...

Zoo Visitors Use The LEGIC<sup>&reg;</sup> Technology At Toronto Zoo

Toronto Zoo, Canada's premier zoo, serves over 1.2 million visitors a year and operates a very busy parking operation with over 250,000 vehicles using its parking lots each year.Toronto Zoo selected LEGIC's secure contactless smart cards in order to alleviate long parking lines as visitors attempt to enter the zoo.  The reusable cards allow the zoo to audit the number of visitors and collect their parking fees when they exit the zoo, giving them the ability to park quickly and begin their d...

Kaba Revise Gloucestershire College Security

One of the greatest challenges for any educational establishment is balancing the need to create an open and stimulating environment that encourages learning, whilst ensuring that the people and equipment within are protected from the threat of theft, vandalism, physical attack and abuse.With a wide product range including mechanical, mechatronic and electronic access control systems, Kaba has not just introduced standard solutions, but has created bespoke products specifically for the education...

APT Skidata Upgrades London Stansted's Parking Capability

APT SkiData (part of APT Controls), the UK's leading parking systems business, has further extended its work for London Stansted by installing the very latest Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology at the mid-stay car park to enhance security and further improve the speed with which pre-booked visitors to the airport can access their parking. Giles Parry, Technical Director for Meteor Parking which manages the mid-stay car park, explains, "Meteor integrated our eparking.uk.com...

With Siemens Building Technologies Security Products, Raysil Keeps Pace With Growth At Rathbones

Presented with the challenge of installing and adapting security systems to keep pace with the sustained business growth of Rathbone Brothers Plc (Rathbones), one of the UK's leading providers of investment and wealth management services, security expert Raysil has chosen to rely exclusively on equipment from Siemens Building Technologies Security Products.The most recent phase of Raysil's ongoing work for Rathbones was the completion of a contract for entry control systems at the organizat...

LEGIC® Embeds Badge And Purse Into NFC Mobile Phones

NFC pilot project by LEGIC®, Swisscom and Selecta enables an easy way to pay for refreshments with NFC mobile phones at Swisscom.Since May 2007, LEGIC, the leading manufacturer of contactless smart card systems for personal identification applications has been involved in a joint NFC pilot project with Swisscom and Selecta.  An NFC-enabled mobile telephone and the embedded LEGIC solution make payments at Selecta vending machines child's play: easy, safe, and contactless.Mobile tele...

CEM® Systems To Secure Domicilium Hosting Centre

CEM Systems, an access control brand of Tyco International, announced recently that leading offshore internet service and solutions provider, Domicilium Ltd, has chosen the CEM webEntry II Pro access control system to secure its new 20,000 sq ft headquarters in the Isle of Man.  The system will be installed by ADT.              Domicilium Ltd, designs, builds, installs, and manages secure business Internet solutions for f...

GASCO Ruwais Plant Innovates With CEM® IP Solution

CEM Systems, a leading access control brand of Tyco International, announced recently that Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd (GASCO) has chosen the AC2000 SE (Standard Edition) security management system to secure its Ruwais plant.  CEM was awarded the contract by Wormald Italiana, Italy.Operating since 1981, GASCO is a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and is one of the biggest industrial projects in the UAE. One of the largest gas processing companies in the world, GASCO...

Blackburn With Darwen Borough Council Chooses BSB’s Proximity Card System To Update Its Access Control Arrangements

Steve Cox, central services manager for the Unitary Authority of Blackburn with Darwen in East Lancashire, is delighted with the P3.net access control system manufactured by Lancashire based BSB Electronics and installed by Darwen based Atlas Alarms.  He says, "Three major multi-user Borough Council buildings have the up-to-date P3 online, proximity card access system.  Nearly 2,500 users now benefit from this very reliable and easy to use access control system."Steve, who is...

HID Secures ASDA

Recognized as the second largest supermarket group in Britain, and as part of the Wal-Mart family, ASDA stores have become a household name amongst thousands of families in the UK, providing high quality products at competitive prices.  With an increasing demand for high security, ASDA understood that it was now more important than ever to take appropriate action in securing stock and protecting employees in the chain's 300 branches.  In considering security alternatives, the company r...

Siemens Building Technologies Security Products Cures Security Headaches For East Midlands Ambulance Trust

When you have over 2,500 employees, 70 separate premises and demanding security requirements, providing effective access control is a significant challenge.  And this is exactly the challenge that the East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EMAS) was recently facing.  Using products from Bewator's versatile Entro 5 range, however, specialist security installer, Presec Systems Ltd, was able to develop and implement a solution that is cost-effective, convenient and versatile.EMAS has...