With the current economic climate, it is becoming crucial for systems integrators to place greater emphasis on providing value to their customers, and not just a technological solution. The technology is part of that value, for sure, but equipment is becoming more of a commodity while that necessary value proposition remains more elusive.
November 30, 2009
New technologies and open platforms are dealing integrators a way to deliver what commercial customers are clamoring for: interoperable and integrated access control solutions. Find out what the best market bets are and how changes in credentials, card readers and control panels can give you a winning hand.
August 31, 2009
Speco Technologies' "T" Series DVRs are now compatible with Brivo Systems' access-control software to add integrated online access control to a security solution with central station monitoring.
April 15, 2009
Expected to launch in April, the video hosting service will deliver fully-integrated access control and IP video as a managed service.
February 05, 2009
So you’ve sold your client on an electronic access control system (EACS). Now it’s time to tackle the more complex issues with placing the EACS on the enterprise network. You’ll also want to help the end user leverage the thousands of transactions the system creates, plus develop the range of systems that can be integrated into the EACS.
October 01, 2008
The essential function of an electronic access control system (EACS) is to control access. But it is software that enables users to make the most of EACS hardware, including the ability to enhance alarm monitoring, control auxiliary devices and integrate badging solutions.
September 01, 2008
Access control and video surveillance systems are more commonly being integrated, and the most difficult part is determining what your customer wants. The key is mastering the five main digital video integration methods.
June 30, 2008
Security Contractors have layers of technology to consider when designing an electronic access control system. Depending on end user needs and budget constraints, solutions will involve entry point controls, multitechnology credentials, system configuration concerns and more.
May 01, 2008
The company's move to Littleton, Colo., is an attempt to build a stronger presence in the Rocky Mountain region, enabling it to better respond to the needs of customers in that region.
April 16, 2008
Devising an electronic access control system begins with a detailed understanding of an end user's expectations and requirements. A system design can then be developed by following an initiative that aims to achieve four specific access control goals.
March 06, 2008