ISC West, the largest physical security tradeshow in North America, once again was home to more than 10,000 new product introductions. Here are a few of the visitor management solutions introduced this year, from smart card readers to ID badges and more.
Prints High-Quality ID and Access Control Badges
This printer provides professional, high-quality card printing suited for all organizations requiring identification and security solutions, including federal, state and local government branches, hospitals, schools and businesses. It is simple to use, reducing training requirements, and it can produce more cards in less time and is reportedly less expensive to own than any other printer in its category.
Find out more at www.zebra.com
Adds Biometrics to Proximity and Smart Card Readers
Enterprises currently using proximity card readers, as well as those using smart card readers, can now add biometric authorization to their verification process without having to implement biometric readers. An on-card fingerprint scanner resides on these contactless biometric cards. Without having to change out existing card readers, these access cards provide an easy, cost-effective way for enterprises to upgrade access authentication on legacy card readers.
Find out more at www.zwipe.no
Mobile Access Solution
The HID Mobile Access solution, powered by Seos®, allows you to open perimeter gates, doors and interior locks with a mobile device, a card or both. Choose from a simple “tap” experience or open doors from an impressive distance with HID Global’s “Twist and Go” gesture technology. The HID Mobile Access® App and robust HID Secure Identity Services™ portal make management of secure identity simple and efficient.
Find out more at www.hidglobal.com/services/secure-identity
Comprehensive Visitor Management Solution
The SAFE Visitor Kiosk from Quantum Secure proves that enterprises do not have to sacrifice security for convenience and speed when implementing a kiosk-based physical identity and access management system. The SAFE Visitor Kiosk, which is built on the company’s advanced SAFE physical security policy platform, ensures the integrity of an organization’s policies and procedures by managing the entire lifecycle of pre-registered and unregistered visitors. Ideal for use in reception areas and unmanned lobbies, the kiosk’s interface with on-board support takes visitors only minutes to check-in without the need for assistance from any personnel. It generates custom badges for visitors and employees who may need a temporary badge to enter the facility. It can be readily integrated with a wide variety of peripherals for verifying and reading documents, signing NDAs and capturing photos.
Find out more at www.quantumsecure.com
Video Door Station for Remote Identification and Entry Management
The AXIS Network Video Door Station is an IP-based door station for two-way communication, high-definition video and remote entry control with an open interface for integration with various systems. It is an ideal complement to any surveillance installation and offers new levels of security for effective identification and entry control. The door station comes with a high-performing intercom function that provides clear and echo-free two-way speech with visitors and an integrated HDTV camera with wide dynamic range and low-light performance. The unit offers reliable 24/7 identification of visitors even in the most challenging environments and is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.
Find out more at www.axis.com/r/video-a8004ve
Access Control Manager
When it comes to ensuring safety, preparing for emergencies and protecting your people and assets, time is of the essence. Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) are critical in ensuring safety, yet traditional PACS are often manual, expensive and time-consuming to use and learn. The Avigilon Access Control Manager puts time back on your side by allowing you to protect your assets and personnel anytime, from anywhere, with ease. The result is a more effective security deployment with a lower total cost of ownership. The system is browser-based and can be accessed anytime, from anywhere with an internet connection, including mobile devices. Whether it’s terminating employee access, putting a facility into lockdown or responding to a security breach, ACM gives you the power to respond within seconds.
Find out more at avigilon.com/products/access-control/access-control/time-on-your-side/