Access Control Basics

7 Reasons Why Gated Communities Are Safer

In the area of premises security, more investment in security measures almost always improves the security of a community overall. Nevertheless, some commentators have attempted to make the attention-grabbing argument that gates offer little-to-no security benefits or make communities more vulnerable to criminals. This dangerous and baseless suggestion has...

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6 Tips for Choosing the Right Gate for Your Community

Communities increasingly want to install a gate to enhance security and control access. Today, gates are becoming less expensive because of advanced technology. Modern gates can automatically control access more effectively than a human guard, and new technologies can control access in ways that are easier for residents and...

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5 Features to Look for When Choosing an Automatic Gate Entry System

Secure automatic gates have been dreamed about for over a century, but it was only in the last few years that they have become an effective security solution. Today, many gate manufacturers are offering automatic entry systems that can be opened with proximity sensors, license plate readers, or internet-based...

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The Rise of Gate Entry Systems for Single-Family Homes and Private Residences

Gate entry systems are one of the areas that will be substantially improved with the help of modern technology. Smart gate entry systems can be opened automatically from the smartphones of authorized guests, and gate security can be improved in new ways with the help of cloud computing and...

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Gated Community Security: Maximizing Property Values With Smart Technology

Gated communities have controlled access to protect property owners from a broad range of dangers that are present in modern society. Normally, criminals are free to spend days scouting out a neighborhood on public streets in search of vulnerable properties. The internet has made it easy to look up...

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Gated Communities – Access Control for Grubhub, Uber, Lyft, and other Services

The proliferation of digital technologies is making online orders more common than ever before. When more deliveries pass through the gates of residential communities, significant security challenges naturally arise. Property managers must determine how to simplify deliveries on behalf of residents while keeping community members safe.

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