'Standards' for Access and Intrusion in 2012?

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Dec 13, 2011

In November 2011, the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance released version 1.0 of its Area Control Specifications. These specifications aim to standardize the way access control and intrusion detection systems communicate with host software and each other. In this update, we will look at what these specifications could offer, the backers, when products may begin to be release and what impact this might have on the market.

The Specification

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