The world is wired. Internet cable is everywhere. Buildings are smart. Imagine the savings in cost and installation time not having long cable runs and power supplies for every door by simply tapping into the nearest Ethernet connection.
When installed on either side of the TRUE Wood RITE Door, these dual levers activate the top latching mechanism, allowing each leaf to operate independently, which eliminates the need for floor strikes, center latches, flush bolts, astragals or coordinators.
By looking at electronic access control (EAC) from an applications perspective is very helpful to security professionals when analyzing how to best protect a facility and its people. The fact is, no two doors are alike and no two end users are alike.
Door hardware plays such a significant role in access control and identification. A door that does not close properly provides no access control. The alignment of the door: the door hinges, return and handle hardware all combine with an electronic access device or a key to secure a room, building or facility. It is the quality of door hardware that makes for an operational physical barrier or controlled access point.