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A new solution for vehicle and driver access identification

Nortech introduce driver ID tags

  • 15 February 2019
  • Author: Andrew Cooper
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People and vehicle access control specialist Nortech are now offering long-range vehicle and driver identification tags to grant seamless access to approaching vehicles.


They are now offering long-range vehicle and driver identification tags to grant seamless access to approaching vehicles. Their design is to accompany the popular TRANSIT reader range from Nedap, the tags are ideal for use in staff car parks, for priority vehicle control, industrial site access control, fleet and parking management.

Key features enable long range driver based identification (of up to 10m), including simultaneous driver and vehicle identification, easy windshield mounting with suction pads and maximum perimeter security.

Where and why is it used?

Driver based ID systems, a building access card and in-vehicle booster ensure that a vehicle can never gain access to a secured area unless occupied by an authorised driver. Currently typical booster applications are found in high secured areas like airports, seaports, military bases, utility companies, corporate and educational campuses, police, fire and other installations where vehicles must be assigned to a specific driver.

The booster is used in combination with a personal access credential and is an easy to integrate solution for vehicle access, eliminating the need to issue new cards.

How does it work?

The booster is placed on the windshield on the inside of a vehicle. When an authorised building access card is inserted into the booster, it is read and then boosted to the external Nedap TRANSIT reader. The TRANSIT reader then transmits the credential ID to any standard back end security panel. If the credential is authorised and access is granted the gate will open automatically. Removal of the driver ID then allows the access card to be used for building access.

Users also have the facility to match up vehicles and drivers, as a separate ID (vehicle ID) can be programmed into the booster on certain models. This ensures the right driver is with the right vehicle.

More information can be found at www.nortechcontrol.com

Security and facilities management: the people element

The modern-day environment is affecting security jobs in a plethora of ways.

  • 29 January 2019
  • Author: Andrew Cooper
  • Number of views: 292
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Steven Moore, MD of security UK, Atalian Servest discusses how the face of security provision is changing, and cost is an ever-important factor that influences customers, meaning they tend to expect more for less.

Nortech parking systems still the best choice for top boutique hotel

  • 16 January 2019
  • Author: Andrew Cooper
  • Number of views: 212
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Access control system specialist Nortech has recently seen a luxury hotel in Bath update its car park by replacing its existing Nortech FeeMaster system with the latest specification.

 

Why aren’t we more prepared?

The security industry has been quiet on the impact of Brexit so far - it's time we took notice

  • 9 January 2019
  • Author: Andrew Cooper
  • Number of views: 733
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I find it strange just how quiet the security industry is on the subject of Brexit.  Whether you voted to leave or remain, whether you believe in the PM’s plan or think she is wasting valuable time, Brexit is undoubtably the topic of the moment and will remain so for some time to come.  Yet collectively the security industry remains relatively mute on its potential impact – which could be significant.

 

Cash attacks driven down by intelligent partnerships

A unique partnership between G4S, the police and SaferCash is cutting crime and protecting cash couriers.

  • 10 October 2018
  • Author: Andrew Cooper
  • Number of views: 1449
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Cash transportation is essential to the economy and the vast majority of businesses could not function without it, but as this attack - just one of many - shows; delivering cash can be a very dangerous business. Attacks have reduced considerably over the last decade; in 2009 there were 1060 offences, compared to an average of 200 offences in recent years, however 2017 saw the first increase in offences since 2009.

Fly-tipping is on the rise, with vacant sites being prime targets

The number of incidents has increased for the third year in a row.

  • 9 October 2018
  • Author: Andrew Cooper
  • Number of views: 1606
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Many asset owners will already be aware of the devastating effects that vandalism and arson can have on a business, as it is expensive and time-consuming to deal with these. Deterring such crimes is difficult, however, as most vandalism, including graffiti and arson, occurs at night and on weekends when sites or properties are vacant. Fly-tipping is also on the rise, with vacant sites being prime targets. The number of incidents has increased for the third year in a row: councils across England and Wales reported 936,090 cases in 2015–16, up 4% on the previous year.

 

Transforming the UK telephone network into an ALL IP platform

BT has announced its plans to transition to ALL IP and expects to complete the change by 2025.

  • 5 September 2018
  • Author: Andrew Cooper
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BT has announced its plans to transition to an ALL IP digital platform over the coming years and expects to complete the change by 2025. In particular BT has been seeking a way to identify its consumers who have a ‘special service’ (such as an alarm or telecare service) operating within their premises, as this may be impacted by the change to ALL IP.

 

Exciting, exclusive events at the BSIA stand at IFSEC 2018

See you next week at stand F630

  • 15 June 2018
  • Author: Andrew Cooper
  • Number of views: 1231
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IFSEC International 2018 is set to be another impressive event, with an extensive seminar programme and a wide range of security products and services on show. While there is plenty to see across the show floor, we also have some exciting events planned throughout the week.

 

Data destruction: avoiding that costly mistake

  • 19 April 2018
  • Author: Andrew Cooper
  • Number of views: 1644
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james-kelly-bsia-chief-executiveSeeking professional help in disposing of your data is a wise investment, but what exactly does it mean to be ‘GDPR compliant?’ James Kelly, CEO, Chief Executive of the BSIA discusses some of the risks companies may face if they are not keeping abreast of the new changes.

Ian Kerr: Top 5 tips to improving your cyber security

  • 30 August 2017
  • Author: Amanda Caton
  • Number of views: 1664
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Ian Kerr, Managing Director of ID Cyber Solutions Ltd, provides five handy tips on quick and easy ways you can improve your security online. Ian will be presenting at the BSIA's Cyber Security Seminar and Exhibition, being held in Solihull on 4th October.
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