GuardPoint10 1.70 Released

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GuardPoint10 - Version 1.70

Sensor access is proud to announce a new update to GuardPoint10. The update is free of charge and includes new features and software optimizations.

The GuardPoint10 Web Module

The web module (first release) is now available. The web module can be access from any device which support a HTML5 web browser.

The following functionality is available:

  • Open/Close doors
  • Access/Alarm event history
  • View/Add/Edit/Delete cardholders
  • Monitor controller communication status
  • View live events /Alarms
  • No special installation is required
  • Acknowledge/Confirm Alarms

Personal Access Groups

This feature allows individual door access groups to be assigned to cardholders rather than just multiple Access groups.

Cardholder details has two new fields: Personal Door Access Group and Personal Lift Access Group.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This gives a more flexible and simple way in providing individual door permissions to cardholders.

 

 

Download the update

Guardpoint10 1.70 contains many other features and enhancements and is a free upgrade.

Version 1.70 can be downloaded from here pls ensure the DB is backed up before doing any upgrades

Full release notes can be found GP10 v1.70 Release Notes

Wireless Hand Sanitiser

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The HanSan-WL

The HanSan-WL is a hand sanitiser with a difference. The HanSan promotes good hygiene practice before door entry. The HanSan sends a wireless signal once used, this signal can then be linked to open a door. The HanSan–WL can be used standalone or linked to an access controller system.

 

Benefits

 

-          Promotes good hygiene practice

-          Reduce staffing costs

-          Automatic door activation

-          Wireless for easy installation

 

Overview

 

The HanSan-WL is a touch-less hand sanitiser which has a inbuilt 2.4Ghz transmitter.  The HanSan sends a signal to the WL-Receiver to notify an access control system that the HanSan has been used.  The HanSan can be used to enforce that the HanSan is used before using the door. Than HanSan can be given a selection of pumps for foam, Soap, Sanitiser. The HanSan can be mounted on a wall or a moveable stand.

 

 

 

Contactless Exit Buttons

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In view of this pandemic situation, we would like to introduce to you the advantages of our new exit button the EBC-1.

  • Cross-contamination is reduced as there is no need to physically touch the button to unlock the door.
  • The EBC-1 uses a capacitance proximity sensor instead of infrared making it less affected by environmental factors such as dust and sunlight, etc.
  • The unit has a mechanical override which means it can be pressed like a regular exit button if necessary.
  • There is also an optional wireless remote control to open the door remotely.

Download the Datasheet: http://public.sensoraccess.co.uk/Products/Hardware/EBC-1_Datasheet.pdf

Mitsubishi ELSGW integration with GuardPoint10

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Sensor Access Technology has developed an integration with the very latest DOAS Mitsubishi Lift system. ELSGW (Elevator Secure Gateway)

Mitsubishi Electric’s DOAS system optimizes multi-car elevator systems by allocating cars efficiently according to the floors that passengers input while waiting in the hall, helping to reduce both wait and travel times.The integration means that you can restrict access to the cardholder via time schedules and floors or destinations increasing security and efficiency of movement around the building.


The Operation
When combining DOAS with GuardPoint10 the cardholder operation can work in the following ways:
The passenger waves an ID card over the card reader in the hall and then enters an authorized floor number.
The user’s floor is preregistered in the ID card, so after the card is waved over the reader, the panel directs the user to the elevator going to that floor. There is no need to enter the floor number manually.

Learn how to configure GP10 with ELSGW support: https://sensoraccess.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360006991377-GuardPoint10-with-ELSGW-

QR codes with Access Control

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Due to the increased use of smartphones, QR codes are becoming significantly more practical as they are free to create and can be sent to a user’s phone remotely.
For instance, a temporary room or accommodation can have QR codes sent to a visitor’s phone. This gives the guest temporary access without the need for the reception to issue a card or keys.

QR codes are also very common in ticketing systems, such as entertainment tickets or transport passes. For example, the buses in Brighton and Hove use QR codes. This allows people to use their smartphones to easily purchase tickets and quickly scan them on-board the bus.
Our new QR Reader has a Wiegand output which allows it to be connected to most access control systems. The QR reader also has an inbuilt Mifare proximity card reader. This means regular employees can have proximity cards, while QR codes can be issued to visitors etc.

Download the datasheet http://public.sensoraccess.co.uk/Products/Readers/Special/QRCodeRFID.pdf

New Version of GuardPointPro released

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New Version of GuardPoint released

A new version of GuardPointPro has now been released and is ready for download. This new version has many new features and improvements. Full release notes can be found here

handheld prox reader

Handheld Readers

GuardPointPro to check the validity of badges without the need of a hardwired reader.

Multi-Frame View Photo screen

This new window allows the operator to observe the photo of cardholders using multiple readers all in parallel.

End to End encrypted Mifare DESFire Readers

For sites which require an end to end encryption which meets most military and government standards support for new serial readers are available.

QR Codes

QR codes and barcodes can now be read using the Magellan 1100I scanner.

Many more features and improvements have been made in the new version.
To download click here

To be able to upgrade to the latest GuardPointPro you will require a license dongle with minimum version 3.00.0xx otherwise please contact:

Introducing GuardPoint’s: License Plate Number Recognition

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Sensor’s GuardPoint software integrates License Plate Number Recognition (LPNR) – a full number plate reading and recognition system for vehicle access control such as car parks, reserved areas and airports.

This module plays an essential role in managing and restricting traffic and personnel flow to and from your site, with overall monitoring of staff parking.


How does it work?
A special camera is needed that is designed to act as a reader in a vehicle access control situation. As a car approaches, the camera reads the license plate which is then matched against the database of license plates previously entered into the access control system (GuardPoint). If there is a match, the corresponding user ID is sent to the access panel associated with the gate, and is granted access.

Image of a blue car with a target imposed on the number plate - demonstrating the process of License Plate Number Recognition (LPNR)

License Plate Number Recognition is a highly accurate system, capable of reading vehicle number plates without the need for human intervention regardless of time of day, speed of vehicle or climate. This is accomplished through the use of high speed image capture, detection of license plate characters within the images provided, and the decoding authorisation process. All user data is stored in your present access control system.


The Benefits of LPNR:
Control multiple locations/barriers in different car parks
Recognise all license plates with numbers and letters
Fully comprehensive reporting features
Fast and efficient access control
Fully automated functionality: reducing overall labour costs
High quality and functional cameras: ensures shorter queues in peak times getting in or out from work
Housing: designed for easy mounting on walls and poles
All sourced images can be exported to JPEG format
Monitors number plates both day and night


To find out more about Sensor’s ‘License Plate Number Recognition’ module, please contact us through our website or alternatively:
Phone: 01273 242355
Email: sales@sensoraccess.co.uk

Introducing GuardPoint Pro’s: Guard Tour Module

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Image of a Sensor reader being swiped to represent the Guard Tour and Patrol module

The Guard Tour module is often overlooked in the GuardPointPro access control system.

This module allows you to utilise your existing access control system for guard patrol tours, as well as allowing you to accurately monitor times and movements of your security personal.


How does it work?

The Guard Tour facility allows various points on the premises to be defined as checkpoints which make up a ‘Guard Tour’. These points may be simple alarm points such as push buttons and key operated systems, or specific readers where the guard must pass a badge.

Screenshot taken in GuardPointPro of windows open within the Guard Tour module

Image 1: screenshots taken from GuardPointPro


The Benefits of a Guard Tour include: 

Simplicity – all information is stored in the Guard Point Software, accessible at any time including a history log of all guard tours in secure databases

Accountability – ability to track and create digital footprints of employees as well as achieve real-time management and guard-tour monitoring

Automation – ability to configure reports to be sent to clients in real time

Data Analysis – allows for the remote monitoring and analysis of data, with the option for real-time notifications

Remote Management – ability to relieve time-consuming paper procedures of assigning tasks and managing multiple areas, offering data interoperability and extensive management and communication


To find out more about Sensor’s ‘Guard Tour’ module, please contact us

Sensor Access’ BioPlus W2 Fingerprint Device

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In the New Year, Sensor Access will be releasing the BioPlus W2 Fingerprint Device – the new access control device paving the way in biometric technology. The BioPlus W2 has direct integration with GuardPoint10, providing an easy to use platform for managing your user fingerprints.

Image of the BioPlus W2 with key points listed next to the image

This new biometric device uses a powerful ‘quad-core CPU’ as well as Live Finger Detection (LFD) technology to provide class-leading performance. Designed with ruggedness in mind, the BioPlus W2 has the ability to withstand most climates and is a perfect solution for areas that experience tough environment and outdoor installations. The metal IP67/IK09 housing ensures that the biometric device is protected, meanwhile providing significant protection against invasive moisture, dust and liquid damage.

To find out more about the upcoming release of the latest biometric reader, please contact us