How to set up photo ID cards in your workplace

  Bringing photo ID cards into your organisation can play a significant factor in ensuring the security of your building and the protection of your staff. So how do you go about setting it up? First, think about what you want to achieve. Do you want the photo ID cards to just identify the wearer, … Continue reading How to set up photo ID cards in your workplace

Is it becoming easier for schools to embrace biometric technology?

With Paxton recently announcing the integration of biometrics within its Net2 access control system, is one of the main stumbling block for schools – that of cost – about to be negated? The argument for and against biometrics within schools and educational establishments has been rife for some time now. For many parents and pupils, … Continue reading Is it becoming easier for schools to embrace biometric technology?

Pay for your milk using your veins?

Forget fingerprint and iris scanners. You could soon be able to pay for the week’s groceries using the veins on your hand. The Biyo: no wallets, no receipts – all you need is yourself US Biometric company Biyo (formerly Pulse Wallet) have created a revolutionary way to make payments for everyday purchases. Rather than opting … Continue reading Pay for your milk using your veins?

The benefits of custom printed visitor passes

How do you currently manage visitors in your organisation or school? If you’re in the majority, you’ll probably use a paper visitor pass system, where visitors sign-in to a visitor book and are given a visitor badge to wear around their person. This makes them easy to identify, and also ensures you are meeting your … Continue reading The benefits of custom printed visitor passes

Stay safe at festivals: protect your ID & cards

If you’re off to a festival this summer, take extra care to protect your personal belongings. And we don’t just mean your sunglasses and camera: fraudsters only need 3 items of personal information to steal your identity. Avoid being the victim of identity theft Here are some tips for staying safe: – Take only the … Continue reading Stay safe at festivals: protect your ID & cards

Stepping up access control in schools: is biometrics the answer?

Security is always at the forefront of the school agenda, and never more so than recently. More educational establishments are embracing the many benefits presented by access control reader systems in terms of identifying and controlling who enters their buildings. In most cases this means presenting staff and pupils with access control key cards, fobs … Continue reading Stepping up access control in schools: is biometrics the answer?