When to Migrate From an HID Card Reader to Biometric Door Access

When to Migrate From an HID Card Reader to Biometric Door Access
If the number of employees has out grown your current door or attendance device and you will need to upgrade to another device.  This would be a good time to reevaluate the technologies that are available and consider  the benefits of migrating from a Card Reader to Biometric. The ability to have both an HID ...

What is a deadbolt and types of a deadbolt lock

What is a deadbolt and types of a deadbolt lock
Definition of a deadbolt: A deadbolt lock is a form with many names. Some refer to this type of lock with a particular deadbolt latch as a dead lock or deadbolt. A deadbolt is “a lock bolt that is moved by turning a knob or key without action of a spring” – Merriam-Webster Deadbolt differences ...

What is Access Control 1

What is Access Control
In the area of biometric security the term “access control” comes up a lot. The term in general means, to control access through a point. In the field of biometric security products this phrase has a more specific connotation. When a person states their interest in access control products or more specifically biometric access control ...

How To Use The 1TouchIQ2 Audit Trail Kit

How To Use The 1TouchIQ2 Audit Trail Kit
The 1Touch IQ2 Single Latch lock comes in two different models. The Audit Trail capable unit has the ability to give you status on who used the door to gain access when you use the audit trail kit with the lock. This kit allows you to see who used the door and at what time ...

What is a Mortise Latch?

What is a Mortise Latch?
When checking out the 1TouchXL or other mortise latch locks, you may wonder, “Have I ever seen a mortise latch?” These particular latches are almost always seen on office doors, hotel rooms, US doors from the 1940’s, and international style doors. They incorporate a deadbolt and teeth to create high security for these areas, where ...

Migrating from a Pin Pad Unit to a Biometric Door Access Unit

If you currently already have an access control unit in place it should make migrating from a Pin Pad to a biometric reader, such as an ACTATek product a breeze. In some cases, all of the necessary wiring may already be present from the existing pin pad unit.  However, even if the existing wiring needs ...

Accessories to Consider with Suprema Access Control

Accessories to Consider with Suprema Access Control
There are several accessories to consider when setting up an access control network. Which accessory would be considered useful & which might be mandatory is based on many factors that a sales representative can help explain. Here are some basic details. –BioMini: Most popular accessory. It allows for remote registrations at a desk or office. ...

Door Hardware for Access Control

Door Hardware for Access Control
Door hardware The Access Control system that gets installed is only half of the security equation. Hardware for Access Control is also important. For each access point being secured there are two items that are always required. First of course is the Biometric reader & secondly there is the locking device that is physically securing ...

History of the 1TouchIQ2 Fingerprint Door Lock

History of the 1TouchIQ2 Fingerprint Door Lock
Fingerprintdoorlocks.com a division of Intelligent Biometric Controls (IBC) is a world-wide leader in supplying state-of the-art Biometric locks to today’s competitive electronic security market. Intelligent Biometric Controls have been a pioneer in bringing keyless entry locks to the residential and commercial markets since 2001. With the advances in fingerprint scanning technology it became clear, the ...

Biometric Door Lock: 1TouchIQ2 in The National Locksmith Magazine – 2011

Biometric Door Lock: 1TouchIQ2 in The National Locksmith Magazine - 2011
The prominent security industry publication “The National Locksmith Magazine” featured a very thorough and compelling article about the 1Touch IQ2 Biometric door locks in its recent April 2011 edition.  A new 2011 1Touch IQ2-AT lock was sent to the author several months before the article was released.  Over the following weeks, the state-of-the-art fingerprint door ...