Choosing The Right Access Control Reader

Choosing The Right Access Control Reader

Date icon18 April 2019

Access control readers are the digital gatekeepers of a security system. There are many forms of reader technology, each which either admit or restrict physical access to a space based on a different form of identification. Read More >>

What is turnstile access control?

What is turnstile access control?

Date icon01 March 2019

Designed to work seamlessly with the ebb and flow of people in and out of a building, turnstile access control should be as unobtrusive as it is effective. While turnstile gates and barriers exist to keep unauthorised individuals out, they should also be as practical as possible for those with the right access. Read More >>

Biometric access control systems: An Overview

Biometric access control systems: An Overview

Date icon14 February 2019

Biometric access control systems are shaping the future of business security across the globe. With its faultless data gathering, identification and verification capabilities, biometric access control systems are crucial for the safeguarding and security of countless industries and sectors worldwide. Whilst at one time the characteristics of biometric access control wouldn’t have seemed out of place in the science fiction genre, its technology is improving security for businesses within countless industries of varying sizes and scales. The benefits of biometric access control are many and varied and are causing a significant stir across both high-risk security and smaller-scale organisations. Read More >>

PARTNER PROFILE – ABLOY UK

PARTNER PROFILE – ABLOY UK

Date icon14 February 2019

Touchstar ATC partner Abloy UK is fully owned by ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in total door opening solutions. From locks to security doors, entrance automation and access control systems, ASSA ABLOY has an annual turnover of €6 billion and employs approximately 44,000 people worldwide. Read More >>

Micro-chipping for access control

New technology could revolutionise access control

Date icon21 December 2018

These days, we’re surrounded by the kind of technology that, at one point, wouldn’t have seemed out of place in a science-fiction film. From the Internet of Things (IoT) to artificial intelligence (AI), modern technology is increasingly put to work to make daily tasks quicker, more automated and more convenient. The same is true of the technology that powers premises security but, where access control is concerned, it’s vital that any boost in efficiency doesn’t equate to compromised system integrity. Technological advancements for the access control industry must combine innovation with the highest standards of security, as we explore in this blog. Read More >>