Automatic Number Plate Recognition systems work by capturing an image of the vehicle license plate of a vehicle approaching through the use of a camera. By using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software built into the camera, the letters and numbers on the license plate are converted into a data stream which is then matched against a list of authorised vehicles within the access control system.
Long Range Vehicle Identification solutions are primarily designed to be more convenient to vehicle drivers than using access cards.
Long Range radio-frequency identification or RFID solutions work using either Ultra High Frequency (UHF) or microwave based tags.
These systems provide a range of between 4m and 10m line of sight,depending on the type of tag used.
Security systems hold a lot of valuable data that can be used to make better business decisions.
Most organisations, however overlook the value of this data, or simply don’t know that it exists.
A single smart card used for access control, can potentially have several different numbers for that single card. This article provides some best practice guidance to select the correct card number to streamline administration over the lifespan of the card.
Mechanical Keys are no longer the only solution to secure a building. Keys can however, also introduce a major security risk if not properly planned and controlled when specifying security solutions. This article provides five ways to eliminate keys without compromising security.