Mobile Access Control set to greatly improve the tenancy experience

Tensor Biometric Access Control Readers

Mobile access control systems could potentially overhaul the tenancy experience, enabling fast and easy access to a building’s premises and other advanced technologies (such as energy management systems, for example) by using solely one’s smartphone.

As part of an ongoing effort to demonstrate the possible applications of a mobile access control system, HID Global created a demonstration suite in downtown Washington D.C where prospective tenants can preview the property’s mobile access control capabilities that are integrated with other advanced technology in the multi-tenant building. Visitors are provided with a Samsung Galaxy S®4 or Apple® iPhone® 5C smartphone that can be used to enter and exit the suite and activate other systems inside the building.

Users can either tap phone to the reader at a door, or use HID Global’s patented “Twist and Go” gesture technology to rotate the device as they approach from a distance.

Debra Spitler, vice president, Strategic Alliances with HID Global, commented on the company’s initiative: “This capability is quickly becoming a competitive advantage for property owners and managers who want to offer the best possible tenant experience leveraging mobile phones and other smart devices.”

Tensor plc is the No.1 British designer and manufacturer of proximity access 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, while also offering full support for mobile access control systems.

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.

Our solutions support a variety of smart card technologies, including EM, HID Prox™, HID iClass™, MiFare™, and DesFire™, and support an extensive level of security with the help of its up to 34 billion different combinations of ID number. In addition, each ID number has built-in security and integrity checks ensuring that it cannot be misread.

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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