Being in control

Lewis, Janine
December 2007
Management Services;Winter2007, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p40
Academic Journal
The article explains an access control system. An access control system forms part of an organisation's security requirements. There are different technologies employed within the systems on the market, from swipe cards to keypads, proximity and biometric systems. But there is a whole new breed of access control systems that have been designed to cater for a much wider range of functions. When combined with vehicular gates and barriers, for instance, an access control system is not just able to control who enters and leaves a car park, but brings to bear some very clever parking solutions without the need for a custom built design. In the case of parking bays, using an access control system, organisations can limit the number of vehicles in a lot.


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