The Intelligent Door Monitoring System (IDMS) from Electro Standards Laboratories is for automatic doors and sends status information and immediate fault alerts to personnel using standard Internet E-mail. IDMS monitoring is continuous and automatic, with service alerts initiated only when needed. Downtime is minimized and manual monitoring costs are eliminated. E-mail messaging allows for efficient and reliable communications with the remote devices and provides for national and international monitoring network. IDMS compiles usage data that can be used to determine the mean time between failures for doors and also to determine customer traffic patterns. The out-of-the-box solution requires only standard wall outlet AC power and a telephone line with access to a remote Internet Service Provider.

Keywords: [End User, Access Control, Integrated Systems]