How to Make Your Community Smart

Gated communities are becoming more popular in the USA each year. They’re springing up all over the place as people chase security and exclusivity. However, there are a lot of older gated communities that lack the modern property technology implementations of newer builds. It’s left many communities trying to make implementations to make the community […]

How Do Gate Entry System Sensors Work?

A modern gate entry system is made up of multiple components. It may vary depending on the mode of gate entry, and on how old the system is. New gate entry systems use cellular tech to access the gate. Certain older gate entry systems use a specific type of sensor, for example. One of the […]

Electric Gate Faults: When To Call For Help

Electric gates are a brilliant example of developing proptech. Especially the most recent models using cellular access technology. However, macherey with metal moving parts can be susceptible to faults. Sometimes, the fault might lay within the gate, other times it might be due to external factors. It also depends on who the system provider is. […]

How To Manually Open An Electric Gate

Electric gates are, by design, meant to be opened remotely and electronically. That’s what makes them so great. There are, however, certain situations where an electric gate may need to be opened manually. So, here we’ll explore the best way to open an electric gate manually along with some of the scenarios where this may […]

Keyless Entry: Is It Worth It And How Can You Get It

You might have seen ads for keyless entry, or perhaps your friends and family have spoken about it. It’s becoming more popular each and every year. You’ve probably seen keyless entry on vehicles? Where you simply walk near the car or press a button and the car unlocks? Well the same principle applies to gates, […]

Maintaining Your Gate Entry System

So you’ve installed a gate entry system. How do you maintain it? No matter what gate entry system you’ve purchased, and regardless of the software you’re using to tell the gate to open, there are controls you need to keep in place to ensure the system is maintained. Like anything with moving parts, an electric […]

Can you get an app to open electric gates?

As smartphone technology developed over the last ten years, applications (apps) became more and more useful. Instead of having to go to a website you can access your account right from an app on your smartphone. As such, more businesses are using apps to offer better access to their services. This is the same with […]

The Call Box: Is It Still Useful Today?

Call boxes have been around since the nineteenth century. Some of the first ones were used by Chicago police and Washington used them all over the city to provide a direct line. Nowadays, they’re used often on gates to give the visitor a direct line to the respective house. You’re probably looking for information regarding […]

How Much Does It Cost To Automate An Existing Gate?

Automation is something talked about often in this day and age. As tech develops, things around us improve and can be upgraded. Gates are a prime example. Electric gates have been around for a long time, but nowadays you can upgrade your gate to a gate access control system that operates via your smartphone. So, […]

Is There An App For Cellular Gate Entry?

Phone apps have become ever popular since the inception of the Smartphone over a decade ago. In fact, 62% of all modern businesses use web apps to represent their offerings in relevant app stores. It’s no wonder then that people are often asking whether there is an app to open gates. As there’s pretty much […]