Vanderbilt Industries News

What Is The Role Of Manufacturers In Providing After Sales Support?

Traditionally, dealer-installers and/or integrators provide the front line of support to end user customers after a sale. Because integrators assemble and provide the “solution” – often using products from multiple manufacturers – they are most familiar with the total system and can troubleshoot any problems. However, manufacturers may be better equipped to deal with specific problems after a sale and also to provide a variety of resources to end-users. It’s a delic...

Which Security Technology Is Most Misunderstood, And Why?

The general public gets much of its understanding of security industry technology from watching movies and TV. However, there is a gap between reality and the fantasy world. Understanding of security technologies may also be shaped by news coverage, including expression of extreme or even exaggerated concerns about privacy. The first step in addressing any challenge is greater awareness, so we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Which security industry technology is most misundersto...

Lessons Learned With Vanderbilt: How Have You Adapted To The COVID-19 Pandemic?

With the postponement of tradeshows and events due to the effects of COVID-19, Vanderbilt and ComNet have taken their high quality, innovative solutions online, directly to their customer base. Through an Online Events and Training resource, you can stay connected with the brands’ top resources and products, as well as join upcoming product webinars hosted by their in-house experts. With a majority of the world currently working from home, businesses must respond to this changing landscap...

Alex Holmström Of ACRE International Shares His Thoughts On The Cloud-Based Access Control That Serves The Future

Regular service and maintenance of all security systems is very important to ensure a high level of security. With cloud-based solutions, updates and other services can be done remotely, which contributes to cost efficiency and sustainability. "There is no doubt that access control solutions will be increasingly cloud-based systems," says Alex Holmström, Sales Director at ACRE International, which includes Vanderbilt Industries. ACRE International - with the Vanderbilt brand - is a global...

Vanderbilt Bluetooth Readers Nominated Finalists In Benchmark Innovation Awards 2020

Vanderbilt’s Bluetooth Low Energy readers have been nominated as a finalist in the Benchmark Innovation Awards 2020. The readers have been nominated in the Access Control category. Benchmark believes that the future of the electronic security sector lies in the creation of innovative and smart solutions. The Benchmark Innovation Awards recognize that it is vital that manufacturers deliver innovation that both enhances the technological capabilities of their products, and allow those deve...

Vanderbilt & ComNet Announce Release Of An Online Events And Learning Resource Page On Their Website

ACRE brands, Vanderbilt and ComNet have announced the release of an Online Events and Learning page on their website. The launch of this new resource is in response to the current postponement of tradeshow events amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Outlining what visitors to the Online Events and Learning page can expect, Ross Wilks, Head of Marketing Communications, Vanderbilt Industries explains “Our commitment is to make the customer’s security journey the best possible experience and...

Vanderbilt Releases Answers To The Most Frequently Asked Questions From Their ACTpro Webinars

Vanderbilt recently hosted a webinar discussing the company’s ACTpro access control system, hosted by Michael Byrden, Strategic Partnership Manager. Such was the webinar’s popularity; it was ran on three separate occasions to meet demand. Much positive feedback was received from attendees, as well as some follow-up questions. Below are some of the most common follow-up questions attendees to the ACTpro webinar had. Does a single door mean two readers? Yes. All ACT Controllers s...

Vanderbilt Webinar Demonstrates The Most Recent Developments In Card Cloning And Reader Hacking

In the first of Vanderbilt and ComNet’s upcoming webinar series, the ACRE companies will be tackling the topic of card cloning and reader hacking in access control. The webinar takes place on Wednesday 22 April, at 10 am (CET) and will last 45 minutes. The host of the webinar is Andrew Fulton, Director of Business Development for Access Control at Vanderbilt. “During this webinar, I will discuss and demonstrate the issues surrounding card cloning and reader hacking in the access con...

Vanderbilt Upgrades The Cloud-Based ACT365 To Include Enhanced Video Player

A new version of ACT365, the cloud-based access control and video management solution from Vanderbilt, has recently been released. The new release, version 1.5.1, is enhanced with a new video player. Improvements in this new video player include: Improved performance with loading times for live and recorded video approximately 1-2 seconds Seamless transition between live and recorded video in one window New video stream controls and layout Video stream controls The video stream controls...

Vanderbilt Highlights The Growing Menace Of Card Cloning And How To Shield Against It

Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) continually evolve as vulnerabilities are identified. It is no exaggeration to say most RFID cards used for access at office buildings, data centers, factories, and government buildings are susceptible to card cloning or hacking. Card cloning devices can be obtained online for as little as US$ 10. The battle is ongoing and is relatively cost-effective to put right. Legacy PACS The majority of legacy PACS installed use standard open transmission protocols...

Vanderbilt Discusses Security Choices For Vacant Or Low Occupancy Business Locations In 2020

With the impact of COVID-19 on the world at present, numerous business facilities are now either low occupancy or entirely vacant. While this unexpected scenario can create a new set of complications for businesses, Vanderbilt’s access control and intrusion products have several features that are ideally suited to maintaining and managing the security of these sites remotely. Thus, they are ideally suited to this unprecedented moment in time. See why below: Access Control Portfolio Hig...

Vanderbilt Security Management System Recognized By Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine

Access control is a central concern for schools globally, both in the K-12 and university space, where the balance between openness and safety can be difficult to outline. Technology that restricts access yet allows for the freedom of traffic flow must also account for the fact that emergencies happen. Having a comprehensive policy for visitor management and appropriate access levels for students, faculty and staff requires more than a one-size-fits-all approach. In its effort to address this c...