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PAC & GDX demonstrates smart thinking with new Architect range of readers

PAC & GDX, the  provider of access control and door entry solutions, has announced the availability of its new Architect range of readers. By integrating cutting-edge radio frequency identification (RFID), near field communication (NFC) and Bluetooth technologies into the...
Posted On 22 Oct 2019
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Incentive FM Group extends contract portfolio with property specialist Savills

Savills, the property management specialist, has awarded Incentive FM Group a contract to provide a range of services at The Howard Centre in Welwyn Garden City. Under the terms of the three-year deal worth in excess of £1.5 million, security specialist Incentive Lynx and...
Posted On 25 Sep 2019
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Corps Security selects SmartTask as workforce management software partner

Corps Security, the specialist security services provider, has appointed SmartTask as its preferred technology partner as part of a business improvement initiative designed to enhance contract delivery and increase operational compliance. The company will implement an advanced...
Posted On 19 Nov 2018
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The Evolution of Identity Credentials: New Ways of Controlling Access

Access control is defined as “the selective restriction of access to a place or other resource”. For an automatic access control system to function, it requires a means of identifying individuals to determine their access rights. The form of identification can be anything from a...
Posted On 24 Oct 2018
John Davies
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Going Mobile: Smart Phone Technology for Access Control

If you think about one item that has revolutionised the way in which we’ve all interacted with the world over the last ten years, it has to be the smart phone. Given that it’s now a decade since the first Apple iPhone was launched, and with the smart phone becoming as essential a...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017
John Davies
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Predicting The Year Ahead in Security

2016 witnessed some very unexpected and potentially game-changing international political changes, such as the US Presidential Election and Brexit, which have shaken the status quo for many sectors. However, despite some uncertainty, there’s much to be excited about in the...
Posted On 11 Jan 2017
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HID Global publishes detailed mid-year update on ‘Top Trends for Secure Identity’

HID Global, the specialist in secure identity solutions, has now issued a mid-year update to its ‘Top 2016 Security Trends’, based on customer insights into key market developments across the enterprise, healthcare, banking and Government markets. In the first six...
Posted On 19 Jul 2016
BLOC Hotels has been working closely with SALTO to devise forward-thinking security solutions
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SALTO and BLOC Hotels’ smart phone innovations herald UK’s first keyless hotel

In the competitive – not to mention crowded – world of hospitality, standing out from the competition and convincing both business and leisure travellers that you have something different to offer can be a tough ask for hotel companies. BLOC Hotels has managed to do...
Posted On 16 Jul 2015
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University challenge

What are the main issues at play on site when a security company takes over a contract where the incumbent provider has been in place for some time, and how might the new solutions team realise positive change for the end user? Neill Catton examines CIS Security’s strategy at...
Posted On 10 Nov 2014