Hirsch / Identive Gets Cost Competitive

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Apr 21, 2013

One of the biggest legacy brands in high end access control was Hirsch, who merged and was absorbed within Identive in the past few years. The company was best known for its 'Scramble' line of products, and enjoyed brand-name specification in government markets as a result. However, in recent years, competition has grown fierce. Is a new, less expensive offering a solution to this challenge? In this note, we examine the recently announced Mx Controller system (no relation to Mobotix).

16 Doors and Under

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Comments (1)

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