Matrix Systems releases new access control software

June 20, 2008
Frontier Version 5.7.4 upgrade includes numerous new features

Matrix Systems, a Dayton, Ohio-based turnkey access control and security solutions provider, introduced the Frontier Version 5.7.4 access control software upgrade, a comprehensive security solution that provides real-time monitoring for access doors and alarm points for local and remote locations.

Frontier is a proven software that now includes new features such as hot fail-over door controllers, guard tour, additional compliance with newly-added Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, plus compatibility with newly-partnered software companies, EasyLobby and STOPware visitor management systems, and OSI Security Devices Inc., wireless readers.

The following features are now standard with Frontier software:

• Lock Exempt—allows emergency worker access in critical situations such as facility lockdowns.

• Macros—allows defining macros for both an auto and manual basis on doors, outputs, alarms, database groups, media sequences, media switches.

• Enhanced Log-On Control—allows greater control over which employees can access workstations and building security network.

• User Inactivity—automatically logs off users when inactive for a predetermined duration.

The Frontier 5.7.4 uses Microsoft Windows 2003 Server, XP, Vista, plus SQL Server 2005, and Crystal Reports XI. Frontier is an open architecture program utilizing an ODBC-compliant database allowing access by third party programs or interfaces. Frontier also provides integration with photo ID badge-producing software, ad-hoc reporting, CCTV, DVR, fire system secondary annunciation and infant abduction.

"Frontier 5.7.4 is another example of our commitment to provide client solutions that are state-of-the-art and compatible with the access control industry’s leading edge innovations," said James Young, president of Matrix Systems.