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Electronic Access Control Is Fueling Growth for Electric Locking Devices

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…


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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. January 08, 2014

Wireless systems offer significant savings compared to the labor and expense of installing a wired system. Most significantly, they offer control capabilities not possible with conventional wired Electronic Access Control (EAC) systems. July 31, 2013

To be of value to their client and to differentiate themselves from their competitors, today’s security integrator must look at all opportunities to win and be awarded a project. One method is to offer an “all-in-one” solution that includes, but is not limited to, electronic access control, video surveillance, locking hardware and audio communications. April 02, 2013

The global electronic access control systems (EACS) market could be worth $16.3 billion by 2017, according to a new market research report published by market researcher MarketsandMarkets. January 23, 2013

Upselling end users’ access control can begin by moving manual lock users to pushbutton locks. This starts weaning customers off key-based locks and into higher revenue, more profitable electronic locks. With such a migration, the customer obtains increased access control security and flexibility. Also, property managers are learning to love managed services. October 31, 2012

ECKey of Lafayette, Colo., introduces a Bluetooth solution for the access control industry that allows end users to use a cell phone to lock and unlock residential doors and gates. SSI Staff · February 21, 2010

The Wiegand open-architecture platform provides a cost-effective method for expanding existing access control systems. Harmony offers door-status monitoring and is lock-down capable. Electronics are located on the secure side of the door for additional security. The lock is HID 125 kHz, 26-39-bit compatible. SSI Staff · February 01, 2010

Videx's CyberLock is an electronic locking cylinder for managing access to medical drug cabinets. The lock is designed for hospitals, long-term care facilities, medical clinics, and emergency service providers, and can be installed by replacing the mechanical cylinder in an existing cabinet lock with no wiring required. With CyberLock, medical facilities gain key control and the ability to restrict and audit traffic to pharmaceutical cabinets throughout their departments. SSI Staff · November 12, 2009

GE Security of Bradenton, Fla., introduces its viaMAS, a managed security services suite from MASterMind that integrates video, intrusion and access control into a single enterprise platform. SSI Staff · February 28, 2009

Kaba Access Control introduces its E-Plex standalone access controllers, the latest addition to the E-Plex brand of electronic access control. The E-Plex 5x70 controllers work with the E5000, E5200 and E5700 series. The electronic access solution is designed for dual-swing doors, parking gates, turnstiles, glass doors, magnetic locks and electric strikes. SSI Staff · October 31, 2008

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