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
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.
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-
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
Sensor Access has recently improved the GuardPoint Corporate edition by allowing additional modules such as LIFT, Video and Galaxy to be added. The GuardPoint Corporate package is a solution suitable for installations of up to 128 readers and includes modules such as Badge Printing, Graphical Maps, SQL and two additional workstations as standard.
GuardPoint Corporate is a cost effective solution compatible with our low cost NX range of controllers, which come in 1 and 2 door flavours.
To find out more, please contact us
Bluetooth connectivity technology is a recent development in access control, offering the ability to control your system using just your smart-phone, as well as an alternative authentication option. This works by allowing users to open doors from a distance by simply using their phone. The Bluetooth signal can be activated either by using a gesture such as rotating the phone or from pressing a button within a phone application. By combining the phones own authentication facilities with the Bluetooth application, two factor authentications can be achieved for extra security.
Bluetooth readers are therefore providing a simple and secure identity management process that is both user-friendly and convenient.
Advantages of Bluetooth Readers
- Simple security identity management
- Allows users to open doors from a distance through gesture technology
- Offers additional layers of authentication for protection
Bluetooth technology is very apt for our current climate, with increasing numbers of mobile phone users. This new technology will offer a convenient yet very high security access control solutions while providing an overall user-friendly experience.
Sensor Access will be offering Bluetooth technology within its current design of readers. To browse our current range, please click here
Keeping the current SF, Mifare or SP technology and combining it with a Bluetooth antenna will offer an upgrade path to existing system to move on to Bluetooth whether it be for the benefits or Bluetooth range or higher level of encryption and security.
For further enquiries regarding bluetooth readers, please contact us
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