Access Control System

Access control provides the ability to control, monitor(identification of people) and restrict the movement of people in, out and around a building. In short system that limits entrance and exit to those who have been authorised may be called an access control system.

The main components of an access control system consist of:

The badge or token

Contact technologies require the card or tag to make positive contact with the reader to get in and out of the building. Commonly used technology is RFID And Biometric .it includes finger; palm/hand; iris recognition and facial recognition.

The physical barrier

This is typically a door(any type of gate) with a magnetic release that opens when a person is authorised.

The door controller and reader

The physical barrier is electronically controlled by the combination of a door controller and a badge/token reader. Door controllers may be ‘stand-alone’ or connected to a controlling computer network. PC-based systems are able to upload to the details of the individual door controller badges quickly from a single source. An audit transaction of who went where, when and how can then be downloaded. The reader may include a keypad or biometric device to increase the level of security.