The Importance of Access Control Systems

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The use of security systems throughout commercial and domestic properties is becoming increasingly important. Access control systems have numerous benefits, giving you complete control of who comes in and out of your property. If you are interested in adding access control to your premises or would like to know more about how they work, you have come to the right place.


What Is Access Control?

Access control systems have an array of purposes, the primary purpose is to give you full control and the ability to monitor anyone accessing your property or devices. Popular examples being, the use of intercom systems outside the security gates of commercial buildings or fingerprint recognition on mobile phones.


How Does Access Control Work?

There are 3 primary factors that can be used to authenticate information with access control systems. The first being, an entry system in which the user will enter a password or PIN code to gain entry to premises or device. Proximity readers are another method of access control, typically using a smart card or key-fob device, popular within commercial properties and as an entry method for driveway gates. Lastly, a form of access control that is going to become increasingly popular in years to come, biometric technology. From fingerprint recognition to iris scanning, biometrics continue to evolve and are an extremely sought-after access control system.


Why Is Access Control So Important?

From a security perspective, access control is vital, especially for commercial and domestic properties. Having full control of who enters your premises is essential. When you consider that criminals are getting smarter, it’s important that you are staying up-to-date with the latest technology and security systems for your property.


Enquire About Access Control Systems

If you have any questions or you’re interested in access control for your property, don’t hesitate to contact the friendly team here at Access Control Solutions. You can call us on 0116 236 6044 or fill out our online contact form.

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