Access control gates for leisure and entertainment premises
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Leisure and Entertainment Applications

TouchStar solutions are in use in a wide variety of leisure and entertainment facilities including sports centres and stadiums, swimming pools, health clubs, cinemas and theatres, museums, amusement parks, restaurants and more

where they provide security, access control and visitor and staff management.

Access Control

The security solution for a leisure or entertainment facility should enhance the experience of the visitor, but be discrete and effective enough to allow large numbers of people to be smoothly channelled into and out of the venue within a short period of time. To do so requires planning and a specialist access control solution.

In larger venues, such as football stadiums, concert halls and theatres, modern access control solutions can be integrated with ticketing systems and

barrier controls to help create an efficient, smooth entry flow of people. In smaller venues like sports centres and health clubs they can provide efficient locker facilities to keep visitor belongings secure. In all venues, no matter what their size, access control can be integrated into emergency exit doors to help with swift egress in the event of a security or other emergency.

TouchStar leisure and entertainment access control can provide you with a secure, flexible solution to these requirements and more.

Practical Benefits

  • Integrate access control, cashless vending, hotel accommodation and other services on one credential so that guests enjoy the satisfaction and ease of use of a one-card system “All-in-One” solution.
  • Optimize the use of special facilities, parking areas and other infrastructure by changing access plans easily, and thereby facilitating the individual programming of certain installations for conferences and special programmes.
  • Efficiently handle high traffic moments with our reliable RFID technology, so credentials are read quickly and seamlessly and bottlenecks are avoided.
  • Employ reliable and intuitive products and technologies developed for hard use in high-traffic areas like public main entrances and locker areas.
  • Enjoy the wide range of carriers to suit just about any kind of need, including waterproof credentials and smartphone-based credentials.


Our high-definition CCTV cameras are configured for maximum image resolution in all lighting conditions and can function effectively with colour or monochrome resolutions.

Ensuring the safety of your customers is paramount, as such our CCTV systems are available in high-definition for both colour and monochrome systems. We can integrate into an existing system or provide a full CCTV solution ensuring your business meets legal requirements for ensuring safety throughout.

Our independent status means we’ll work with you to put the right CCTV solution in place so you don’t pay over the odds and have peace of mind around the clock.

Features of our CCTV system for the leisure facilities

  • Instant playback options.
  • Round the clock monitoring of remote sites such as courts, pitches or athletics grounds
  • Zoom functions to focus in on suspicious activity.
  • Simultaneous multiple views to monitor groups of activities.
  • Uninterrupted transmission to monitoring centres regardless of distance, weather or environment.

Time & Attendance

Using the TouchStar time & attendance hardware can be the key factor in better management of your employee working hours. Electronic systems can significantly reduce paperwork, ensure you know the actual count of visitors inside the building in case of emergency and provide reporting to measure business metrics such as busy hours, staffing needs and availability of facilities.

Benefits of our time & attendance systems

The benefits derived from the adoption of an automated time & attendance system will vary depending on your organisations precise working patterns. However, typical benefits include;

  • Effective data capture technology - A choice of input methodologies including fingerprint, iButton, Mifare, proximity, barcode, magstripe etc.
  • Reduce absenteeism and improve punctuality - Quantitative real-time data ensures problem areas and absence incidents are readily identified, allowing appropriate action before the situation gets out of hand or becomes a repeat pattern.
  • Simplified creation of schedules - The TouchStar time and attendance system can be configured and adapted to include reflect specific production cycles, working practices, flexi-time, shift work and holidays.
  • Integration with HR and payroll systems - Data can be exported direct to other business systems, eliminating the potential for error caused by data double entry.
  • Compliance with employment & workplace legislation - An automated time and attendance system will help ensure that workers’ schedules conform to Legislation relating to permitted working hours, compulsory break times etc.