Access control reader case studies

University Of Hull Partners With HID Global To Improve Their Access Control System And Enhancing The Campus Security

The University of Hull has brought their access control technology into the mobile age. To better serve its students while also increasing security throughout the campus, the university partnered with HID Global, a global provider of trusted identity solutions. The partnership has provided the university more efficient access control to campus buildings and has improved the experience for students and staff. The University of Hull manages about 25,000 student and 2,500 staff identities with an...

Furman Foods Utilize HID Global’s Fargo DTC550 Direct-to-Card ID Printer To Streamline Operations

Keeping the food supply safe was not an issue for Furman Foods back in 1921, when John W. Furman canned 360 glass jars of tomatoes with his wife, Emma, and their six children. Just as food processing practices have evolved over time, so too has the nation’s approach to securing food processing facilities. Today, Furman Foods uses ID cards as the first step of a greater plan to enhance its plant security. Furman Foods is a family-owned business. By 1969, the company had sold a million case...

Francis Marion University Enhanced Use Of ID Cards Helps In Maintaining Student Safety

Named for Revolutionary War hero General Francis Marion, otherwise known as the ‘Swamp Fox’ for his elusive tactics, Francis Marion University wants to be anything but elusive when it comes to security. “This university has used ID cards since day one, back in 1970, when it used simple laminated paper cards to identify its students,” said Paul Dove, Professor and Dean of the James A. Rogers Library, and the faculty member responsible for the ID card program. Even univers...

HID Fargo DTC Printers Offer Smart Security And Access ID Solutions For Intermountain Healthcare

Just as physicians recommend that their patients obtain treatment early, before a condition worsens, so is Intermountain Healthcare addressing the issue of security early, before problems occur. In addition to providing excellent outcomes for its patients, Intermountain is stepping forward to raise the bar for security systems by providing ID cards that are tied to access control systems. Threats of terrorism and bioterrorism brought a new dimension to health care in the United States following...

HID Partner With Infratek & SMI To Provide Large-scale Access Control And Accreditation Solution For FIS

The FIS (Fédération Internationale de Ski) Nordic World Ski Championships take place every two years and attract world class athletes from around the globe to compete in more than 20 events. The 2011 World Championships were held from February 23 through March 6 in Oslo, Norway. Nearly 600 competitors from 50 countries took part in the Championships, which were viewed by over 270,000 ticket-paying spectators and more than 300,000 sports enthusiasts outside of the arena. With all o...

Oklahoma City Increases Uniformity Of ID Card System To Enhance City’s Security

For Oklahoma City, it took one day to change the way city officials viewed their security. That day was September 11, 2001. After that day, the U.S. government issued Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)-12, requiring ‘a common identification standard for federal employees and contractors.’ For Oklahoma City, that meant creating a new system for issuing ID cards to city employees, vendors and contractors. Unfortunately, Oklahoma City was no stranger to emergencies. It ram...

Church Of The Nazarene Chooses Fargo DTC300 Printers To Print Photo ID Badges For Conference Registration

Even religious organizations recognize that in today’s world, planning for any large gathering of members now requires more emphasis on security. This is especially true for an event that draws participants from around the world to discuss church doctrine and policies, and hosts numerous activities for hundreds of children. A denomination of 1.5 million worldwide, the Church of the Nazarene gathers its members every four years to ratify resolutions, elect leaders and worship together. In...

HID Global’s Network Access Control Solution Improves Security At Shenyang TBEA In China

As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tebian Electric Apparatus Stock Co., Ltd. (TBEA), Shenyang Transformer Group Co., Ltd. (Shenyang TBEA) is one of the largest transformer manufacturers in China, and a major exporter in the industry with manufacturing and R&D capabilities. Shenyang TBEA is the first transformer company publicly listed in China and has an annual productivity that has reached 30 million kilovolt-ampere (KVA). It is the only company that provides 840,000 KVA/500KV main transformer...

Hoot Loot Cards Help Secure Southern Connecticut State University Thanks to Fargo Printers

Can an owl help keep a 12,000-student university safe? It can when it’s designed into the identity card program at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), whose mascot is the Fighting Owl. SCSU, spanning 168 acres in New Haven, Conn., is in the midst of a $230 million campus renovation that includes the introduction of a Hoot Loot card for identification. With a student population of 12,000 in 115 graduate and undergraduate programs, the university believes campus security is a crit...

Nedap Facilitates Fast Ground Transport Access At Auckland Airport

While 15 million passengers travel through Auckland Airport every year already, this number is anticipated to grow rapidly in the upcoming years. The Ground Transportations Plan was redesigned to ensure that service levels required meet the demands of the many passengers. To offer extremely reliable, fast and secure access to all ground transport vehicles, Nedap’s TRANSIT and MOOV were installed. Auckland Airport is the major connection between the world and 'the land of the long white cl...

Nortech’s Feemaster Parking Management System Ensures Authorized Access At Tewkesbury Community Hospital

Access control system specialists Nortech have recently seen Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust update and improved Tewkesbury Community Hospital’s car park using Nortech’s Feemaster system. Nortech’s Feemaster range was installed by entry control system specialists ASGuk, who were appointed by Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust to design and install a parking control system to stop visitors misusing the site’s car park. ASGuk was able to use their 30 years of...

IDIS’ IP Video Surveillance Solutions Safeguard Snap Fitness 24/7 Fitness Gym

Snap Fitness 24/7 is a privatively owned health and fitness club first founded in the United States by Peter Taunton, who had a vision to give consumers a fast, convenient and affordable workout alternative to traditional ‘big box’ health clubs, and entrepreneurs a practical model to run their own business. The result was Snap Fitness 24/7, a fitness franchise featuring the same great equipment and workout experience as full-service clubs, in locations close to home with flexible co...