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Access Control Life Safety 101

Life safety codes dictate the design and function of access control systems to preserve life. Complying with life safety requirements can be...

By Aiden Gonzalez - 2 months ago (Info+)

Fail Safe vs. Fail Secure Locks Tutorial

Few terms carry greater importance—or cause more confusion—in access control than 'fail safe' and 'fail secure.' Access control professionals...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago (Info+)

Access Control Locks 101

Mobile and cloud are the emerging trends in access control, but these systems will continue to be grounded in the appropriate selection and usage...

By Aiden Gonzalez - 4 months ago (Info+)

Access Control Doors 101

Despite being a basic component of access control, there is a wide variety of doors and how they integrate into electronic access...

By Aiden Gonzalez and Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago (Info+)

Access Control Door Controllers 101

The door controller is the access system component that allows other devices in the system, such as readers and locks, to communicate. Controllers...

By Aiden Gonzalez - 4 months ago (Info+)

Hotel Access Control Explained

Hotel access control does not work like typical commercial access control, because doors in hotels are not typically directly connected to a...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago (Info+)

Access Control Architecture 101

Access control can be designed and deployed in a number of ways. This 101 guide examines the most common options and architectures used in...

By Aiden Gonzalez and Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago (Info+)

Favorite Access Locks 2022

Mega providers such as Allegion, Assa Abloy, and Dorma Kaba are widely used but who are integrator's favorites? We asked integrators: "What is...

By Louis Cid and Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago (Info+)

Access Control Job Walk Guide

A pre-bid access control job walk can save substantial money and help avoid serious issues with the bidding process if you know what to look and...

By Brian Rhodes - 8 months ago (Info+)

Multipoint Door Lock Tutorial

Single-point bolted doors are notoriously vulnerable to forced entry, and even hardware that costs thousands of dollars can still leave doors...

By Brian Rhodes - 10 months ago (Info+)

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