Access control reader case studies

British Airways Upgrades To Latest CEM Software Release

New AC2000SE® Version 5 software and smart cards for BA  British Airways has completed a major software and hardware upgrade to the existing CEM AC2000 access control system installed at British Airways buildings throughout London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports.  The focal point of the upgrade is the new customised Version 5 software for AC2000 and the introduction of smart card technology.  Flying to more than 550 destinations worldwide, British Airways is the UK's largest i...

Education Security: You Too Can Be Creative...

A cause for concern. Vandalism, arson, theft, bullying and aggressions on staff, child abduction or abuses…Ultimately, it is the responsibility of primary and secondary schools or universities to ensure the safety and security of staff, pupils, and visitors to their premises.  Damaged or stolen properties and sick-days taken by teachers after physical or mental ill-treatment by pupils or parents are also costing millions to the education sector every year.But funding a security syste...

Luxury Hotel Gets Five-Star Security Equipment From Siemens Building Technologies Security Products

Siemens Building Technologies Security Products are specially designed to integrate easily with your existing equipment and databases - and once installed they can readily form the basis on which to build for the futureAbout the Celtic Manor Resort Set outside Newport, in 1,400 acres of parkland, The Celtic Manor Resort is a world-class five-star hotel and one of Europe’s leading convention resorts.  As well as the 400-room, 32 suite, luxury hotel, the resort boasts a 1,500 deleg...

DHL Delivers In Sweden With Siemens Building Technologies Security Products

When 4.2 million customers rely on you to fulfill more than 1 billion shipments every year, you had better ensure that your security is the best.  The solution for DHL Solutions Örebro warehouse in Sweden was a unique system that fully integrates intruder alarms, access control and fire warning systems, not to mention personal attack alarms and environmental functions such as lighting.  Further integration of a video surveillance system using more than 120 cameras brings the Ö...

Royal Prince Albert Hospital

Royal Prince Albert Hospital has come a long way it since it opened as a 146-bed hospital and received its first patients in 1882.  Over 100 years later, it specialises in cardiology, obstetrics and gynaecology, oncology, respiratory medicine, neurology, as well as liver and kidney transplants.  The 3,000 users need a robust access control solution that they can rely on in life-and-death situations. There are 70 Intelligent 4 Door Access Modules, and many 1 and 2 Door Access Modules co...

HID And ViVOtech Deliver An End-to-end Solution For Secure And Convenient Access Control And Cashless Transactions At Merchants As Well As Vending Machines Inside Campuses Without Major Changes To Existing Infrastructure.

Gallaudet University is the world’s only university offering exemplary educational programs to deaf and hard of hearing students at all learning levels.  Their programs span from serving infants and their parents and continue through middle and high school.  Bachelor degrees are offered and undergraduate students also have the option of designing their own majors through a self-directed study program.  Additionally, graduate programs and doctoral degrees are offered in a var...

High-Tech Access Control System Provides Safety And Security In Advanced Scientific Research Facility

The Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP), the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) is a comprehensive research base with its main efforts focused on high energy physics, R&D of advanced accelerator technologies, advanced synchrotron radiation technologies and applications.  Taking advantage of the multi-disciplinary research, IHEP carries out the development of new technologies and high tech products with sophisticated science and technologies like radio frequency, UHV, microwave, preci...

Sophisticated Government Access Solution Protects City Assets, Preserves Personal Safety And Ensures Building Integrity

City of Los Angeles public offices and employees are located in hundreds of buildings throughout the city including the Civic Center Complex -- which is comprised of Historic City Hall, City Hall East, City Hall South and the Los Angeles Mall -- as well as many other facilities across the greater Los Angeles area.  The city’s General Services Department (GSD) manages these facilities, equipment, supplies, security, communication,   maintenance and other support services for...

Smart Card System Update Saves Time And Money, Increases Security For University Students

Murcia University in southeast Spain, founded in 1915, is the tenth-oldest university in the country. And while history and tradition are important characteristics that define the institution, the latest technology systems are required to support the approximately 30,000 students enrolled each year.  One such system is the fleet of buses that transports students around the university and between its two campuses. Challenge Murcia University’s bus fleet is owned and operated by Autocar...

Paxton Access Net2 - The Right System For South Fens Business Centre

The South Fens Business Centre is a new facility.  Purpose built with a funding package of 3 million pounds.  The building is attractive with aluminum framed windows and wood cladding to part of the structure.  It sits nicely in the surrounding countryside.  Situated close to Cambridge next to the A142 Chatteris bypass, the business centre provides economically priced office space for firms keen to be near Cambridge.  It is also hoped it will attract new business and emp...

It’s Anchors Away For Navy Base’s Access Control System

The munitions group at Maryland’s Naval Surface Warfare Center was in an access control quandary.  A Sign-in/out log had proved impractical and electronics were too expensive or too dangerous due to the potential of explosion.  The unlikely solution came from a nearby cow pasture.Call it bovine intervention. That’s the best way to describe the solution ESTECH, an electronic security systems integrator located in Annandale, Va., selected to solve the access control quagmire...

Belfast's Translink Installed With CEM's WebEntry™ Security System

Translink is Northern Ireland's public transport provider and one of the largest companies in Northern Ireland with a turnover in excess of £100m.  Over 75 million passenger journeys are made on Translink services each year.  In summer 2005 Translink's new £11.4 million Belfast train cleaning facility was installed with CEM's webEntry™ security system by CEM approved reseller Fire and Security Ltd. The 170 metre long, 30 metre wide and 10 metre high train facility was...