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Elevator Security Part I: Access Control

March 2, 2011
March 2011 Vol. 6, Issue 3

Elevator Security Part I: Access Control

Elevators take people to and from every floor in a high-rise building, but how do you control who gets on the elevators? Tracking only visitors is no longer sufficient. Many security directors are electing to monitor elevator access for all building occupants with optical turnstiles, proximity cards, and video surveillance.

Read more to find out about elevator access control...»

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A New Elevator Safety Code
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Access Control: A Complete System
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