Door Control Systems
Often generalised under the phrase “Access Control Systems”, door entry systems are an efficient way of managing personnel access. It’s essential for larger commercial sites such as offices, warehouses, and increasingly popular for private residential dwellings.
Types of Door Entry Systems
Door entry systems are an affordable security solution for keeping your property safe and secure. Amblecote LLP are London based access control specialists offering the best home and office security for residential and commercial properties. We have years of experience serving across London and the home counties, including Essex and Hertfordshire, with happy customers who would not hesitate to recommend our efficient and reliable service.
Access control is not a new concept; the first and most basic form of access control, locks and keys, have been around for centuries. In modern times, we have simply improved the concept by incorporating technology, which allows the development for more complex systems for higher levels of security. Whatever your requirements, Amblecote LLP will be more than happy to work with you to develop a tailored solution which will offer the ultimate peace of mind.
Audio Entry Systems
This is most commonly found in group residential dwellings such as flats and apartments; the visitor can use the intercom system to communicate with the resident to verify their identity before being granted access. Audio entry systems is often installed with other entry systems such as proximity readers or keypads for occupants.
Video Entry Systems
As the name suggests, this is very similar to the audio entry system, with the addition of a video camera which allows the resident to see the visitor before granting access. This further improves the security as the occupant is able to visually identify the visitor. The camera can be discreetly hidden out of view if required.
A coded keypad is an enhanced version of the basic key and lock concept, except there is no tangible key; you can only gain access if you put in the correct passcode. This eliminates the risk for lost and stolen keys, as well as allowing the option to change the passcode if there is a risk of compromise. The passcode can be purely numerical or alphabetical depending on the input system.
There are many forms of proximity readers available, the most popular being cards, keyfobs, and tokens. It’s an extremely cost-efficient way for larger corporations to monitor access onto the premises and can even be assigned levels of access according to their role. Each reader is registered on the system so it can be easily disabled if compromised.
Though more costly and complex to install, biometric access systems are one of the most secure systems available in the market. Rather than assigning a physical pass or having to remember a passcode, access is granted via unique biometric recognition, such as fingerprints or retina scanning, or facial recognition.
What type of Access Control is best for me?
There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to access control; the most suitable system will be decided by various factors such as any existing security systems, your current needs and future adaptability. Amblecote LLP will be more be than happy to offer a free initial consultation and recommend the most suitable option for your premises.
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