Nike Puts Clamps on Tiger Center 

At Nike World Headquarters in Portland, Ore., door hardware throughout the Tiger Woods Center was planned to support the building's diverse functions....

Security With Future Plans In Mind 

Compiled by PAUL ROTHMAN

LOCATION: Florida USER: Sarasota Bradenton International Airport TECHNOLOGY: Access Control, CCTV Sarasota Bradenton International Airport, located in...

TWIC Pilots Launched For Airport, Seaport Access Control 

Jacqueline Emigh

Through a federally-led public/private partnership, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is evaluating the use of five different card technologies...

Readers Track City Hall Visitors 

Los Angeles' City Hall Building has been secured with fingerprint readers to restrict access to the mayor's office and city council chambers. Using V-Pass...

PERMISSION TO MOVE FREELY 

By RANDY SOUTHERLAND

Its reach and responsibility are staggering when it comes to providing medical services to those in need. Patients scattered over more than half of the...

A Sea Of IDs 

Jacqueline Emigh

On Sept. 11 and the days following the attack, maritime workers from outside the U.S. were either denied shore leave or forbidden to board their ships...

Security a Staple at L.A. Arena 

The Staples Center, home of the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers, the NHL's Los Angeles Kings, and the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks, has implemented...

Tracking Students With Biometrics 

Students at Bar-Lev High School in Tel Aviv, Israel, now register their arrival at the school using biometric fingerprint readers from Lavie TimeTech...

V.I.P.'s No Longer 

Paul Rothman

On July 24, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg passed through a metal detector in front of the City Hall building for the first time. Before that day, Bloomberg,...

Whats New In Locks? 

By Corrina Stellitano

When it comes to letting the good guys in and keeping the bad guys out, the first level of defense is doors and the devices that lock them. Industry experts...

Meeting Of The Minds 

Jacqueline Emigh

To bolster physical security while boosting government efficiency, U.S. federal agencies are starting to use a newly revamped smart card architecture...

New Port Regulations Include Technology Upgrades 

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has publicized maritime security regulations that include the installation of technology such as passenger,...

New System Has Teeth 

By KATE HENRY

The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) is the state's principal university of the health sciences. A teaching, research and medical...

One Phase At A Time 

By ARTHUR J. BOURQUE III and EVELYN MESERVE

In many ways, Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Mass., couldn't ask for a better location. Close to major roads and public transportation, the hospital...

3, 2, 1 Contactless 

BY RANDY SOUTHERLAND

Overlooking Pennsylvania's Lake Erie, Mercyhurst College is as much a tribute to the past as it is a center for educating professionals of the future....

From the Front Lines of Access Control 

BY PAUL FREIRICH

I have been associated with a security systems integrator for 30 years and have been president of it for almost 13. During all those years I have designed...

Off-Site But In Control 

When VEI Inc., an Indianapolis property management firm responsible for multiple healthcare facilities across the region, needed to consolidate management...

Securing Detroit's Gridiron 

When the Detroit Lions opened last year's football season at their new Ford Field home in Detroit, they also opened the doors to better safety and security....

BIO METRICS: The Future Is Today 

By Michael Fickes

For more than two decades, card access control and CCTV systems have anchored the lion's share of commercial and government security programs. Today,...

Fingerprints: The Role of the Processor 

Kevin Klein

Fingerprint recognition is one of the primary forms of biometrics and is used in diverse applications such as cell phones, car entry and security checkpoints....

Under Lock and Keypad 

The University of Connecticut Health Center, with 35 buildings covering more than 2 million square feet and 8,000 doors, has chosen standalone electronic...

TECHNOLOGY put to the test 

By Corrina Stellitano

Employees and consumers have become accustomed to the routines of security: enter your PIN or password; smile for the camera, stare into the lens; press...

The Password is Biometrics 

By JACQUELINE EMIGH

Fingerprint verification allows Los Angeles facility to do away with multiple log-ins....

ANCIENT artifacts, MODERN technologies 

By Randy Southerland

From serious researchers to wide-eyed school children, a total of 4.5 million visitors make their way through New York City's American Museum of Natural...

City of Edmonton Upgrades Access Control 

15 years ago city officials in Edmonton, the capital of Alberta, Canada, wanted an electronic access control system that could help protect dozens of...

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