Flattening the Curve in Long Term Care: Lessons from the Successes of Others

In Canada, 79% of the country’s deaths due to COVID-19 were linked to outbreaks in long-term care facilities (LTC). While, interestingly, a care center in the Quebec region of Canada has had 100% success in eliminating the virus. They were able to do this by completely shutting down visitor access and stationing employees with permanent […]

Smart Buildings: 5 Essential Technologies to know in 2021

The rise of Prop-tech  A new vertical of the tech world, PropTech, has been created to transform and serve one of the oldest industries on the planet, real estate. PropTech startups and future-looking companies are using building connectivity to deploy solutions and software services that satisfy the changing consumption patterns of tenants in the digital […]

Patient Health & Safety in Long Term Care Facilities

Despite their extensive knowledge of physical security, it’s easy for security professionals to fall into traps that can make a healthcare facility fall behind. Oftentimes, this means the lack of switching outdated technology, such as legacy access control units, to something more modern and capable of meeting the needs of advanced hospitals and healthcare facilities. […]

5 Reasons Smart Devices Afford Better Access Security


1. Employees always have their cell phones The biggest challenge with access cards, keys, and fobs? Employees forget them all the time. They take them off at the lunch room or at home and forget to grab them, they leave them in their cars, or any one of a number of reasons. Every time this […]

Connecting the University Campus with Mobile Access

When it comes to physical access control for university campuses, it’s not as simple as securing entry points anymore. Technology has evolved and students and staff now expect these systems will also contribute to a more convenient and connected on-campus experience. Making a business case for the planning and executing of campus-wide systems replacement is […]

Smart Mobile Access as a Marketable Amenity

It shouldn’t be a surprise that millennial renters and property buyers want as many tech upgrades as they can get, right down to the locks, and more and more are becoming more likely to rent or purchase an apartment specifically because of smart features such as mobile access doors. A survey by Allegion U.S in […]

Creating a Safer Environment for Long Term healthcare

COVID-19 has presented an array of challenges within high-risk healthcare and assisted living centers, mainly when it comes to reducing the spread of germs. While touch-less access control solutions have come to the forefront in addressing this challenge, there are other challenges within healthcare that touch-less access control can help to alleviate in the long […]

Leveraging Smart Lock Technology in Multi-Residential Property Management

Every element of a well-run multi-family property should be vetted. Are the systems, procedures, employees, and products set up for success? down to the choice in locks. After all, this hardware keeps tenants and your property safe day in and day out. Some locks can return more on their investment than traditional lock-and-keys, smart lock. […]

How Offices are Adapting The Change In Security Demands

The conversation about workplace security is not a new one. However, with the evolving demand for health-conscious solutions, the discussion of office security has taken a new priority. Remote work and in-office safety precautions to combat COVID-19 has triggered a movement of flexible and resilient workplaces. Both employers and employees will no doubt see a […]

4 Ways Smart Access Technologies Increase Property Value

A major shift is taking place in the way commercial real estate owners manage their buildings and their people. This transformation is being driven by the impact of the current pandemic and long term trends already established, such as the need to cut carbon emissions, manage increasingly mobile and remote staff and contractors, and adapt […]