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Ahead of the SIA Government Summit, the General Services Administration is moving to ensure security and interoperability of access control systems components.


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Ahead of the SIA Government Summit, the General Services Administration is moving to ensure security and interoperability of access control systems components. By Mickey McCarter · May 26, 2015

Physical access control provider Mavin Technologies launched Tuesday at ASIS 2013 with the introduction of its Mavin security management platform and pre-wired, kitted field panel enclosures. Ashley Willis · September 25, 2013

Network camera provider Axis Communications has entered the physical access control market with the introduction of the AXIS A1001 network door controller, the company announced Tuesday at ASIS 2013. September 24, 2013

Much of physical security operation revolves around the basic concept of making sure no individual in a facility or on a campus is ever where they are not supposed to be. To address the matter, the focus on physical access control systems (PACS) has shifted beyond basics such as card readers or turnstiles to IT-based physical identity and access management (PIAM). September 08, 2013

ONVIF has announced the availability of the Release Candidate for Profile C, which enables interoperability between clients and devices of physical access control systems (PACS) and network-based video systems. August 26, 2013

Increasing demands for higher levels of controlling who goes where when, and what they can do once there, is conspiring with advancing technology to bring security integrators a wealth of access control upselling opportunities. Get some nifty ideas how to convince new prospects to invest in effective access solutions or existing clients to upgrade, expand or enhance legacy systems. April 02, 2013

With a goal of breaking into the visitor management market, HID Global has acquired secure visitor management supplier EasyLobby of Needham, Mass. January 02, 2012

HID Global's parent company ASSA ABLOY grabbed headlines at ASIS 2010 here, announcing it has agreed to purchase authentication and credential management firm ActivIdentity ... October 11, 2010

The partnership will leverage Schlage's multi-technology reader platform and credentials with Solero Systems' physical and logical security offerings. July 06, 2010

ONVIF (The Open Network Video Interface Forum) announced it plans to extend its scope to include physical access control systems... April 14, 2010




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