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Access control: Vendors' yearly review and preview

Access control: Vendors' yearly review and preview

To most access control vendors, the industry certainly had a good run in 2016 due to increased demand amid renewed concerns for security. Moving into 2017, vendors expect growth to continue as users s...
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  • Controller options for access control
    Within a physical access control system, the decision to grant or deny access to a cardholder normally happens at the door controller located at the individual door or centralized with one controller handling multiple doors. The controller handles the authorization process, determining who has acces...
    2013/11/26
  • Is Microsoft poised to disrupt physical access control?
    The effect of technologies such as the Cloud and the trend of integrating physical Access Control with Identity Management, have been well documented. What is less clear, is how the business will evolve and which companies will gain or lose market share.
    2013/07/16
  • Seeing your face everywhere
    Seeing the noninvasive, face-capturing benefits, different verticals are incorporating face recognition into their settings, acting as access control devices or identification tools. In each different setting, users must be perfectly aware of their environments and the dynamics surrounding it. Users...
    2013/06/12
  • Value-added biometrics
    New biometric solutions offer more customizable features for operators and security personnel to adapt quickly. In this feature, a&s showcases a number of interesting applications which harness the powers of biometrics while providing end users a more cost-effective way to manage and add value to se...
    2013/05/28