Access control reader case studies

Gallagher’s Electronic Access Control Solution Enhances Security At University Of Otago

With a large campus comprising historic and modern buildings and significant research facilities and equipment, the University of Otago has assets in excess of $1.4 billion (NZD). In 2006, an internal security review of campus facilities identified that a number of critical areas – including laboratories where medical research is conducted on animals and human cadavers – could attain an increased level of security and achieve greater cost efficiency through the installation of Gallag...

Fastlane Secures University Of Manchester With Its Glassgate 150 Security Turnstile

The University of Manchester has recently refreshed the entrance to its Stopford Building, home to the University’s Medical School, giving the building a more modern look and feel. As part of this makeover, the entrance control system also required updating. The University had originally installed Fastlane Plus R200 AS barrier arm turnstiles, the first generation of the Fastlane Plus range, in 2004. In 2006, they upgraded to the Fastlane Plus R300 MA turnstiles, with a Passgate for disabl...

Gallagher Command Centre Security Platform Offers A Secure Environment For Students At Zayed University

Zayed University is the newest of three government sponsored higher education institutes in the United Arab Emirates. The campus is located on the mainland of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, near the Abu Dhabi International Airport and Masdar. The 229,000m campus houses six colleges across 28 separate buildings, including faculty and administration buildings, a childcare facility, residence halls, classrooms, science and computer labs, cafeterias and a sports complex, all equipped with the latest tec...

Bosch Equips Changchun Airport With Video Security, Intrusion Detection, Public Address And Access Control System

As a major transportation hub in Northeastern China, Changchun Longjia International Airport processes a huge amount of passengers every year. In response to massive economic growth in the region, the airport – with a total volume of almost 13 million passengers in 2018 – needed an additional terminal. Built over the course of three years, the state-of-the-art Terminal 2 building covers a total area of 55,600 square meters. Since its opening in October 2018, the expansive Terminal 2...

Gallagher Command Centre Access Control System Secures Students At Western Cape College Of Nursing

South Africa’s Athlone Campus is home to the Western Cape College of Nursing, a sprawling complex of lecture halls, administration blocks and four hostels that house around 2000 nursing students. Gallagher Command Centre was chosen as the most effective system to manage access to the hostels and keep the students safe. The nursing college had no method of limiting access to its hostels. People came and went as they liked, there was no record of who was on site and it was difficult to enfo...

Gallagher’s Command Centre Security System Provides Safety For PotashCorp’s Facility In Ohio

PotashCorp is the world’s largest fertilizer company by volume. They have facilities and business interests in seven countries and are dedicated to the challenges of feeding the world’s growing population. PotashCorp produces three primary crop nutrients – potash, phosphate, and nitrogen. Recognized as the world’s leading potash producer, they are responsible for 20 percent of the global capacity. Their facility in Lima, Ohio is one of four locations whose primary functi...

ASSA ABLOY’s SMARTair Access Control System Secures Lycée Kreisker School In France

The school gate is more than just a physical barrier. The moment a child passes through, the school assumes their duty of care. That’s why regulations in France stipulate schools must verify the identity of everyone who enters. And the gate is where SMARTair now begins its work at Lycée Kreisker, in Brittany. This large, mixed-age school had high standards for a prospective new access control system. The security of the site and safety of students and staff who use it every day was...

Iris ID Systems Selected By Dangote Group For Time And Attendance Solutions At Cement Manufacturing Plants

Iris ID, a global provider of iris recognition technology, has partnered with Africa’s leading manufacturing conglomerate, Dangote Group, to provide a time and attendance solution for more than 30,000 employees working at Dangote Cement manufacturing plants in five countries. The Dangote Group is a Nigerian multinational industrial conglomerate, founded by Aliko Dangote. It is the largest conglomerate in West Africa and one of the largest on the African continent. The group employs about...

HID Global’s Electronic Visa And Residence Permit Services Deployed In Tanzania’s E-Immigration Program

HID Global®, a worldwide provider in trusted identity solutions, announced that the government of Tanzania has selected HID’s citizen ID solutions to add e-Visa and e-Permit capabilities to its e-Passport, which HID helped deploy last year as part of the Tanzania e-Immigration program. The new web-based visa and residence permit services allow visitors and residents to apply for and receive validated credentials for traveling or living in the country. Integrated e-Immigration Solutio...

ProdataKey And ASSA ABLOY Wireless Access Control Solution Upgrades Security At Glenaire Retirement Community

ProdataKey (PDK), an innovator of cloud-based network and wireless access control products and ASSA ABLOY, the pioneer in door opening solutions, announced the completion of a campus-wide security upgrade at Glenaire Retirement Community in Cary, North Carolina. Modern Systems, of Yadkinville, North Carolina, has installed a fully integrated wireless lock and access control solution securing 370 doors spread across the community’s main building entrances, public access areas, offices and...

Nedap Provides Physical Access Control And Long-Range Readers For Vehicle Identification At The AZ Zeno Medical Care

Technology company Nedap has provided physical access control and long-range readers for vehicle identification at the new AZ Zeno medical care center in Knokke-Heist (Belgium). AZ Zeno, which opened in April 2018, consists of a hospital with rehabilitation center, an outpatient clinic, auditoria, public event space and a heliport. Nedap Identification System and Nedap Security Management have worked together on this extensive project.    It is AZ Zeno’s highest priority to guar...

Hikvision Dual-Lens DeepinView People Counting Cameras Installed At Dutch Retail Shopping Center

The retail sector has felt the disruptive impact of e-commerce more than most. The inevitable costs of staffing, rent, maintenance and daily operations has left traditional brick-and-mortar stores struggling to stay dynamic and compete effectively with their more agile online counterparts. Not only that, but the one competitive advantage of physical retail outlets - being able to provide a more personal customer experience - has also taken a hit in recent years, thanks to a lack of in-store and...