Access Identity Columns & Features Archive

  • Protecting Schools with Advanced Access Control Systems

    How to understand the needs of your school and secure it with advanced technology

    Article • February 28th, 2005

  • Our Man in the Field: Pulling It All Together

    The essential steps of designing your integrated security system

    Article • December 21st, 2004

  • The Future for Facial Biometrics: Mainstream by 2006?

    A Q&A with Jonathan Forrester of Systems Integrator and Biometrics System Developer AWT Inc.

    Article • December 7th, 2004

  • The Integrated Life: The IT Vortex

    Lessons learned on the information superhighway: What integrators need to know about working with IT staff

    Article • October 26th, 2004

  • Using Keyless Locks at Residences

    James Dulley on why keyless locks are a useful and safe addition to residential properties

    Article • October 18th, 2004

  • Marrying Passports and Smart Cards

    Hastily arranged though it may be, this union's offspring could include millions of national ID cards and driver's licenses with chips and biometrics

    Article • October 4th, 2004

  • Physical Security: Locking Technology at ASIS 2004

    Every convention begins with a quiet anticipation and the hope that there will be new products to see and write about.

    Article • September 28th, 2004

  • A Look at the Future of Manufacturing/Industrial Security

    An in-depth market report on the future of all security at plant/manufacturing operations

    Article • September 25th, 2004

  • Single Badge and Card Solutions

    Technologies and additional functions determine the best method for consolidating card solutions.

    Article • May 1st, 2004

  • The Smart Bar Code Has Arrived

    Sometimes the smartest solutions are the most ubiquitous. And there is nothing more commonplace than the good old bar code. Its uses are endless, its durability is legendary, and its acceptance is universal. But when identity verification became a...

    Article • April 1st, 2004

  • Smart Technology in Access Control

    Smart devices bring a new dimension to access.

    Article • March 1st, 2004

  • CCTV and Access Control: The Big Picture

    Due to advanced technology and an increased knowledge of systems and applications, integration between systems has become easier.

    Article • January 1st, 2004

  • Help Them Help Themselves

    I write this from my room at the Monte Carlo Hotel in Las Vegas, not as I prepare for a night on the town, but as I sit back happily in a comfy chair. My feet are worn down to sawdust nubs from two days of walking the ISC West show floor, and the $50 my...

    Article • January 1st, 2004

  • How to Layer a Comprehensive Security Plan

    How to Layer a Comprehensive Security Plan By Richard D. Maurer June 2002 With the public's increased awareness of physical security, many security directors and facility managers are being called upon to increase the...

    Article • January 1st, 2004

  • Accessibility and the Intelligent Egress System

    New applications and integrations of existing technologies with fire protection/life safety systems could improve evacuation and rescue assistance for disabled persons. New accessibility and life safety features will likely be driven by innovation and a...

    Article • January 1st, 2004