Protecting Portals: Enhancing Visitor Management

Access control delivers a high degree of protection to any site. By managing authorised and non-authorised persons, the systems not only can be used to manage and report on all entry and egress transactions, but can also reduce the need for receptionists and concierge services....

Axis Communications integrates with HID to offer mobile credentials

Axis Communications has launched an integration of HID Global’s Mobile Access with its AXIS A1001 network door controller and AXIS Entry Manager software. The Axis and HID mobile access control solution meets business demands to support mobile-enabled workforces. The solution...

Integrating video with access control

The role of access control is pivotal to the security of many applications. The proliferation of access installations speaks volumes about the flexibility of the technology. Additionally, in many applications the system will include video surveillance increase the level of...

The simplest integrations?

In recent years, the ‘open platform’ approach to including feature-rich applications on cameras and codecs has become a reality. Advances in processing capabilities mean that manufacturers are able to accommodate additional software plug-ins that add specialised features to their...

Thermal Imaging: AXIS Q1941-E

Thermal imaging is often touted as an alternative to video surveillance, but for many smart applications it offers other benefits. For long range detection in large and open areas, it’s hard to beat the technology. However, it is vital that those implementing it understand...

360 Degree Video Capture: AXIS Q6000-E

Economies of scale in the video surveillance sector, coupled with increased processing power, has resulted in the growth of 360 degree surveillance devices. While the majority of modern 360 degree cameras should only be used for general scene surveillance, the AXIS Q6000-E can be...