Archive for 'Security Technology'

Next Generation Cloud-Based Access Control and Video

May 24th, 2018

About two weeks ago, Honeywell launched the latest iteration of their cloud-base access control and video management platform, Maxpro Cloud.  Maxpro Cloud has been available for some time and this was the launch of a new user interface with enhanced features and functionality. The great thing about Maxpro Cloud is that it makes it very […]

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Is Amazon in the Access Control Business?

April 17th, 2018

As you may have heard, Amazon now offers a service called Amazon Key which provides a way for you to allow an Amazon delivery person to access your home to deliver a package.  The electronic lock provided by Amazon is paired with a cloud-based camera so the delivery process can be viewed and recorded.  Amazon […]

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Security Robots?

April 5th, 2018

I don’t know about you but I grew up hearing about the future of robots and their integration into our society.  From the world of the Jetsons on television to the stories of hobbyists building robots in their garages, it seemed to be a foregone conclusion that robots would be part of our future. Now, […]

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Will 2018 Be the Year of Biometric Access Control?

March 27th, 2018

For years, we have seen futuristic movies in which fingers, eyes, and palms are scanned to grant access to high-security facilities with the use of biometric detection devices. In the real world, biometric device usage in facility access control applications has been growing but slowly. The growth of biometrics usage in real-world applications has been […]

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Mobile Access a Top Trend for 2018

February 23rd, 2018

Several weeks ago, HID Global, a leading manufacturer or access control technology and credentials, issued a report on their top five access control trends for 2018.  Security Sales and Integration magazine published an online story that outlines those five access control trends. One of those trends is titled “Mobile access reaches tipping point for mass […]

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