Air locks were originally designed for use in pressurised environments such as submarines to allow someone to enter to leave the vessel without it flooding. This is achieved by two independent doors that do not open at the same time, allowing the inner chamber to flood with water before the diver leaves the submarine.
Introduction to facial recognition
With emerging markets and global advancements, the facial recognition market is predicted to expand. It’s estimated to reach $6.5 Billion by the end of 2018.
With 2D, 3D, thermal, emotion, forensic and mobile facial recognition (similar to the technology deployed in the iPhone X), popularity has increased in the corporate world.
Power over Ethernet and Power over Ethernet Plus can provide some significant benefits to a security installation.
There are however, some key points that need to be taken into account for a smooth deployment.
Therefore, what exactly is Power over Ethernet and when should we use it?
When specifying certain security devices that go on the outside of the building, such as Access Control card readers and cameras, each device has an IP rating recommendation.
Quite often, I see an IP rating that is either over or under specified for the environment the installation will be deployed into.
Why keys can be a massive security risk
Mechanical keys are considered a cheap and reliable way to secure, however, if not managed properly; they can be a big security risk.
Electronic key cabinets allow us to reduce this risk by providing control over what keys can be accessed, and by who.