Access Control

Access control works in the way of allowing only those that have permission to enter a building or are granted permission to the building via a control panel or device.

What is Access Control?

Access control is a useful tool for both domestic home and business premises. It can help control who has access to the property increasing security. Access control works in the way of allowing only those that have permission to enter a building or are granted permission to the building via control panel or device.

There are several different access control systems available in the market these days. Some of these systems have entry point cards or chips for staff or people who will be regularly entering the building whilst at the same time having an alert system for someone arriving who is not part of your team, allowing you to make the decision on whether they should be granted access or not. There are also options available with both intercoms and cameras so you can communicate with people at your access point and also see who is present.

Solutions & Benefits

For businesses, shops, and housing, being able to control who can enter or leave a building is crucial for privacy and safety. Basic shop doors are fitted with a simple access control system that controls the flow of people, especially at night when stores are closed.

A simple magnetic lock (for example) provides control of the door to restrict unauthorised access. One of access controls major benefits is that doors and locking mechanisms can be controlled from anywhere on site, not just at the location of the lock.