What is Access Control?
Access control is a security system that restricts entry points in order to regulate people, vehicles, and goods. Access control can be monitored using physical security and/or self-service systems that ensure only authorized people enter the premises. This is done via identification cards, keys, or biometric identifiers (such as fingerprints).
Who is using it?
Access control is implemented in various settings, including office buildings, high-rise buildings, schools, residential communities, government facilities, and entertainment studios.
Why is Access Control used?
- Better control of incoming/outgoing people, vehicles, goods
- Alarm capacity
- Identify suspects earlier/delay assailants
- Prevent intruders
- Deter criminal activity
- Increase the feeling of safety and provides a peace of mind
- Ability to remotely monitor and provide access to visitors
- Integrates with other security systems (i.e. automatically lock doors in case of intruder)