SSI Staff · April 22, 2014 ·
Despite access control systems increasingly driving the adoption of electronic locking devices, deployment of mechanical locks is not projected to weaken during the next few years.
January 28, 2014 ·
A newly released report by IHS forecasts the world market for mechanical and peripheral locking devices to be valued at $5.2 billion in 2013 , including electromagnetic locks, electric strikes, mechanical locks, exit devices and accessories.
SSI Staff · November 12, 2015 ·
Despite stagnant and slowing construction rates in Europe and China, the global market for mechanical locks and door hardware is expected to continue along a path of steady growth.
By Rodney Bosch · September 12, 2011 ·
As efforts to diminish security threats in commercial and corporate facilities remain paramount, the marketplace continues to shift from mechanical locks to electronic devices that leverage IP network infrastructure. Martin Huddart, vice president of electronic access control for ASSA ABLOY, joins the conversation to discuss how this technology progression brings with it new channel opportunities as well as introduces new challenges.
January 08, 2014 ·
The increased popularity of electronic access control systems is contributing to the market growth of electric strikes and electromagnetic locks, each of which is forecast to outperform mechanical locks through 2017, according to IHS.
December 31, 2004 ·
They may not have the bells and whistles of some of the other choices for access control, but electromechanical locks can be just as vital for an installation. Take a look at a few products that reveal what they can offer your business.
February 19, 2013 ·
During a focus group discussion with the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies learned that 90% BOMA members’ tenants are still using mechanical locks and keys in their offices and workplaces.
SSI Staff · February 28, 2007 ·
Security Door Locks (SDC) of Westlake Village, Calif., introduces its SELECTRIC Mod 7800 Series electrified locksets. The series is an electrification of all major brand mechanical locksets, including SDC, Schlage, Yale, Corbin-Russwin, Sargent, Best, Arrow, Dorma, Marks and more.
September 30, 2006 ·
For more than 20 years, Assistance League® of Las Vegas has nurtured children and teenagers in times of need with its volunteer and philanthropic efforts. After experiencing repeated break-ins at its headquarters due to faulty mechanical locks, League management was desperate to install a new access control system ...
SSI Staff · September 30, 2006 ·
The E-Plex 5000 Series by Kaba Access Control of Winston-Salem, N.C., is now available with remote unlock. According to Kaba, the remote unlocking feature is now available in both cylindrical and mortise for the E-Plex 5000, 5200 and 5700.The remote unlock
Rodney Bosch · February 28, 2014 ·
Publicly-traded security companies, and the industry as a whole, sustained positive performance throughout 2013. Drivers included higher than expected uptake in residential interactive systems, video surveillance’s ongoing sizzle, plus sizable gains in the acceptance of wireless electronic locks and access control.