Matrix Systems Releases Frontier Access Control Software V5.7.4

Sept. 24, 2007
System provide real-time monitoring for access control and alarms, now adds guard tour, fail-over door controls, ADA compliance

Dayton, Ohio-(Sept 10, 2007)-- 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 MicrosoftR WindowsR 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.

Matrix Systems, Dayton, Ohio, is the only security solutions provider to author and integrate access control software, design and manufacture subsystem hardware, engineer and install, sell direct to end-users, and provide intimate customer service. For more than 25 years, Matrix has provided turnkey access control solutions for aviation, healthcare, education, industry, corporate, government and other applications. The systems are flexible, scalable and easy to use, allowing customers to optimize their IT infrastructure, increase productivity, and effectively track people and information. For more information on Matrix Systems, visit