SSI’s Top 10 Access Control News Items

As 2011 draws to an end, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION encourages readers to reflect on the many developments that have transpired in the electronic security industry during the past 12 months. To that end, the SSI staff has compiled a series of ‘Top 10’ lists based reader popularity. Following are the 10 most viewed news items on the Fire/Life-Safety channel on in 2011:

Top Notch Customer Service Helps N.Y. Integrator Win Access Control Contract

[June 10, 2011]A successful video surveillance system renovation at Manhattan’s Chelsea Market helped Peace of Mind Technologies (POM) win an access control contract to improve security at the popular grocer.

Sielox Acquired in Management Buyout, Private Investment Deal

[Jan. 5, 2011]Access control solutions provider Sielox LLC announced today it has been acquired through a management buyout with additional funding provided by private investment group HGW Acquisition Co. LLC.

Lenel, Security-Net Expand Partnership to Offer More Products

[Jan. 6, 2011] Lenel Systems Int’l, a division of UTC Fire & Security, and Security-Net, a network of independent systems integrators, has expanded their partnership to offer customers more extensive product offerings.

EasyLobby Reports 34% Increase in Profits for 2010

[Jan. 20, 2011] EasyLobby, a secure visitor management software provider, announces it recorded profits in 2010 that surpassed all previous performance at the company.

AMAG Opens New Training, Technology Center in Washington D.C.

[June 14, 2011] AMAG Technology has opened a new office in the Washington, D.C. area to supports its expansion into the government market.

Siemens Provides Access Control Upgrade for 7,500 Employees at Philly Hospital

[April 4, 2011] As part of its corporate rebranding, the Albert Einstein Healthcare Network (AEHN) needed to re-badge as many as 7,500 employees.

IdentiSys Inc. Acquires Inland Business Products

[Jan. 4, 2011]IdentiSys Inc., a provider of secure identification and access control solutions, has acquired Spokane, Wash.-based Inland Business Products Inc., a provider of photo identification, barcode, embossing and card issuance systems.

Lucky Technology Provides Biometrics Option for Schools

[Jan. 27, 2011] Installers seeking an access control system to deploy in schools might consider a biometric solution as an option.

Sensors Helps Biometric Reader Capture Data Under Skin’s Surface

[Jan. 19, 2011]i-Evo, a biometric reader provider, is now incorporating multispectral imaging sensors by Lumidigm to produce a line of indoor/outdoor fingerprint readers.

JCI Replaces 15-Year-Old Access Control Solution in Iowa Tower

[May 24, 2011]When the Employers Mutual Casualty Co. (EMC) corporate office building was built, it featured a state-of-the-art security system. Fifteen years later, the 20-story building requires an upgrade for its access control, fire alarm and building automation systems.


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