Smarter Security in the News

Smarter Security’s ReconaSense Access Control Solution Awarded FICAM Certification For Federal Markets

Smarter Security, Inc. proudly announces GSA’s approval of the ReconaSense PACS Infrastructure for FICAM (Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management), meeting and exceeding the highest level of requirements for securing government agencies and military installations.

Security Informed | June 2021

Smarter Security: Securing Smart Buildings with Intelligent Technology

A walk into any smart building is typically riddled with checkpoints. Entrants are not only checked at the main entrance but also at different entry points through a building complex. Although turnstiles and sensors work efficiently, there are still chances of a security breach for many reasons.

Smarter Security Solves Sidegating, New Optical Turnstile Technology

Smarter Security, the intelligent entrance controls company, announced new optical technology that reduces the risk of “sidegating” when two people attempt unauthorized side-by-side entry through a turnstile.

Campus Safety | July 2019

Enhanced Security Starts at Entrance Door

Smarter Security, the intelligent entrance controls company, has launched its Fastlane Glassgate 155 intelligent optical turnstiles solution, claiming that security teams must approach insider threats and collusion with a layered security strategy that starts at the front of the building.

Smarter Security’s New Optical Turnstile Technology Tackles ‘Sidegating’

The Fastlane Glassgate 155 turnstiles feature new optical technology to prevent two people from attempting unauthorized side-by-side entry.

Smarter Security’s New Optical Technology to Prevent Sidegating

If a lane is wide enough to comfortably fit a wheelchair, it is also wide enough to fit two pedestrians side-by-side. Until now, turnstiles have been unable to detect this kind of behavior, which leads to increased risk for unauthorized access and security breaches.

Help Net Security | July 2019

Modern Security Begins at the Door

Several years ago, the doors to Sony's IT department were found unlocked and criminals gained access to a top IT employee's passwords. Sony's lack of physical security essentially handed over keys that took down the company's computer systems in an infamous cyber attack.

ISC West: Six Top Turnstile Makers to Showcase HID’s Mobile Access Tech

If a lane is wide enough to comfortably fit a wheelchair, it is also wide enough to fit two pedestrians side-by-side. Until now, turnstiles have been unable to detect this kind of behavior, which leads to increased risk for unauthorized access and security breaches.

Mobile ID World | April 2019

HID Global Teams Up With World’s Top Turnstile Manufacturers To Integrate Mobile Access Into …

Turnstile manufacturers increasingly recognize the value of integrating mobile devices into their lobby security strategy to create more convenient, connected and secure experiences for building occupants and visitors.

Security Informed | April 2019

HID Global Brings Mobile Access To Turnstiles

Leading turnstile manufacturers increasingly recognize the value of integrating mobile devices into their lobby security strategy to create more convenient, connected, and secure experiences for building occupants and visitors.

U Maryland Uses Touchless Biometrics for Dining Hall Access

In early 2015, the results of an internal student dining survey indicated a need to change the University of Maryland’s dining program.

CR80News | Jan 2019

Turnstiles Spare Hungry Students Long Wait at New Dining Facility

Thanks to newly installed turnstiles, University of Notre Dame students no longer shiver in the cold while they wait outside in line to enter the dining hall.

Campus Safety | March 2018

Tech and the Turnstile

Located in New York City’s Financial District, 7 World Trade Center (7 WTC) was the first tower to be rebuilt after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks that destroyed the Twin Towers—part of the original World Trade Center complex.

ASIS Online | June 2017

Spotlight on Door Security: Modernizing Entry Control

Woodbine Entertainment Group has installed an entry control system that provides high-security entry control at an affordable cost.

Security | Jan 2016

How to Manage Visitors – Success Story: 11 Times Square

SJP Properties, developer and owner of 11 Times Square, wanted sleek, modern-looking turnstiles to complement the look of the 40-story office building.

Accessing the Green Side of Access Control

There is a natural connection between energy management and access control. A key area of energy management is the connection between energy consumption and occupancy.

SDM Magazine | May 2012

Eyeing Up Turnstiles

Optical turnstiles from Smarter Security Systems were installed during a high-rise renovation project to offer security and an aesthetically pleasing look to the main lobby

Security | March 2012

Another Friend, Another Door, Another Foe

Tailgating is a problem. Technology has an answer. Andy Rooney of 60 Minutes fame knows his security. “The closing of a door can bring blessed privacy and comfort -- the opening, terror,” he once grumbled.

Security | March 2009