Access control segment to grow in the EMEA region over next year and a half


The access control segment is likely to record some strong growth across the EMEA region from 2014 through 2015 says the latest forecast report from the IHS, drawn up following a thorough evaluation of the rate of movement toward IP and other more advanced security technologies.

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For traditional access control, IHS has estimated growth of about 3.1%in 2014, but, when including electronic locks (mechatronic, digital cylinder and electromechanical), IHS estimated a growth of about 7.4% in 2014, a report can reveal.

The organization estimated that infrastructure such as airports, seaports, education and critical sites including oil & gas and energy, are all experiencing very strong growth, so the IHS expects a significant impact on the access control industry in the short to medium term.

Overall, the Middle East and African regions are expected to be great markets for growth over the next 2-3 years. Wireless locks, IP-enabled devices and iris recognition readers will be at the forefront of product requests. Training and educating not only integrators, installers and distributors but also end-users is critical to success.

Tensor plc is a leading British designer and manufacturer of smart card – based access control and time and attendance terminals. We supply top-quality, reliable and secure Access Control Systems, delivering complete control of a single internal door through to a fully computerised, multi-site network of control points.

You can control most standard types of internal/external electronic door releases and physical security devices such as barriers and turnstiles making full use of location points, whether in full view or hidden out of sight.

Operated by contactless smart cards, key fobs or biometrics, a Tensor Access System gives you full control over who is allowed access through any controlled point at any time of any day, placing it at the forefront of security solutions.

Tensor Access Control is modular in design, and has the advanced capability of being able to be adapted and extended to integrate with a time and attendance system seamlessly and without complication.

If you’d like to find out more about the extensive range of access control solutions supplied by Tensor, just contact us or Book a Demo, we’d be more than happy to answer all of your questions and queries.

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