How Digital Contact Tracing Systems Work

What is Contact Tracing?
According to the CDC, contact tracing is key to slowing the spread of COVID-19. It helps keep you, your family, and your community safe. In general, contact tracing involves identifying people who have a contagious disease (cases) and people who they encountered (contacts) and working with them to [Read more…

How to Wire Your Door Access Control System

Wiring the IP Reader-Controllers

The latest access control systems are much easier to install than the older systems. Of course, it's only easy if you know exactly how to connect everything. The devil is in the details, and this article provides the wiring diagrams you need to make your access control system work.

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Touchless Door Entry Control

The New Face of Face Recognition

The pandemic of 2020 has caused all of us to think differently. More than ever, we are concerned about the spread of disease. Some people believe that this concern will last well beyond today's pandemic. Just like the changes that occurred after 9-11, the world will be different in [Read more...] 

Technology in a Turbulent World

Technology Review
So far, this year has been quite tumultuous. It is the year of the great pandemic and the year of social change. The turbulence of our time has created demands on technology. The use of face recognition provides touchless access control, and temperature scanning with face mask detection helps to limit the spread

Thermal Body Temperature Screening Cameras

The Pros and Cons of Thermal Cameras That Measure a Person's Temperature
Thermal imaging cameras have been around for many years. They were first used in the 1940s and 1950s by the military. Long-range camera systems use thermal cameras to help with detection, recognition, and identification (DRI) of targets. They have also been used in [Read more…

Requirements for Long-Range PTZ Cameras

Long-Range IP Camera Object Detection
If we want to detect an object that is miles away, is the magnification of the lens the most important, or is it the camera resolution? It turns out that many factors determine the effectiveness of a long-range camera. The things that determine the performance of a long-range camera system [Read more…

How Technology Helps Hospitals

How IP Camera Systems and Door Access Help With Infectious Disease Control

The current health crisis has placed a significant strain on all hospital resources. Besides the problem of medical supplies and protective equipment, they have been struggling with finding rooms for all the new infectious patients. The hospitals have been creating inventive solutions to [Read more…

How to Install Your IP Camera System

What is an IP Camera System? The "IP" means that the camera connects to the network rather than to a DVR using a coax cable.

The IP camera system includes not only the cameras but also the video recording system. The cameras and the recording system connect to a network switch. The IP camera systems may also

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The Best Single Door Access Control

The new IP access control systems connect to the network and provide the flexibility that allows you to install a single door at a time. These new IP access control systems include the door reader and controller that is all located at the door. The electric lock is connected to the controller

Comparison of Apartment Intercom Systems

What is the Best Intercom?

Intercom History The first intercoms were developed in the late 1800s. They used speaking tubes to talk to other people in the building. Business organizations were the first to use these intercoms. The office manager could reach his secretary or other people in various departments in the building. The invention

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