ASSA ABLOY has announced that it is committed to energy-efficient, sustainable access control. New intelligent power over Ethernet (PoE) and Wi-Fi access control products operate over a facility’s existing wired and wireless network to conserve energy, reduce installation costs, and provide additional benefits. Among the company’s integrated PoE locks are SARGENT Profile Series v.S1, SARGENT Passport 1000 P1, and Corbin Russwin Access 700 PIP1. All of those have access control functionality built into the lock and use existing PoE cabling for both power and data. Wireless access control solutions operate using the standard 802.11b/g Wi-Fi infrastructure for ready compatibility with industry-leading access control solutions.
Explosion-safe AR-070 and AR-078 LED Stacklight Towers from PATLITE (U.S.A.) Corporation of Torrance, California, provide user-adjustable audible alarms and visual status indications in continuous, flashing, or alarm modes. Ideal for gaseous and dusty environments, the towers have a glass fiber-reinforced polyester base, a 1.5-meter cable, and a sealed cable exit. Towers can be wall or direct mounted, and red, amber, green, blue, and clear units can be stacked five high in one tower. The company’s exclusive Hybrid Prism-cut Lens enhances visibility from any direction and distance, while the dual-reflection system enhances light diffusion to create bright and distinctive illumination.
Secura Key of Chatsworth, California, has added badge printing capability to its SK-NET Access Control Software. The feature is template-based so even users with negligible design skills can begin printing attractive badges immediately. The templates accommodate text and barcode options on the reverse side, and users can create, name, and store custom layouts for different employee classifications. The badge printing works with Windows-compatible dye-sublimation and reverse-transfer card printers.
Boon Edam, Inc. of Lillington, North Carolina, has initiated a comprehensive support program for dealers and resellers. The Advanced Customer Care program aims to facilitate efficient product installations and expert maintenance through communication, preparation, training, and support. Steps in the program include a capabilities assessment to ensure the installer is trained on the product; installation coordination, which supports access control integration and building safety tie-ins; training; and review of the installation. The program is available to Boon Edam dealers and resellers in North, Central, and South America.
Yale Locks and Hardware of Lenoir City, Tennessee, has introduced the Yale Real Living cylinderless deadbolt. The new lock upgrades security by eliminating the most vulnerable element of the lock, the cylinder. Without a cylinder, lock picking and bumping are virtually impossible. Users have access to a high degree of functionality, including the ability to lock and unlock doors from Web-enabled devices and to create customized entry scenes for specific visitors. The modular design allows the locks to integrate seamlessly into a wide range of security and home control systems. The locks have a durable acrylic touchscreen that is easy to use, and they support both Z-Wave and ZigBee.