Security Dealer & Integrator

SEP 2018

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46 Security Dealer & Integrator / September 2018 Implementation Features and integration options vary by manufacturer, but the majority of corpo- rate-level access control solu- tions support the program- ming and configuration of the settings suggested in this article. Integrators can pro- vide added value by revisiting existing customers to make sure installed systems have been configured to support the facility's emergency action plans and that soware capa- bilities are being maximized. For new installations, cost-effectiveness, ease of installation and ease of programming also come into play when selecting an access con- trol solution. For example, can panic buttons be hardwired to nearby door 1.877.226.3369 / 905.366.3377 Opening New Doors to Innovation, Quality and Support! The New Value Leader with a Complete Line of Strikes for any Application CX-ED2079 CX-ED1079L/DL CX-ED1410 CX-ED1579L CX-ED1259L • 'Universal' models with 12/24V, fail safe/fail secure operation and packaged with multiple faceplates. • Exclusive features including one RIM strike model for both security and fire, ½" to ¾" latch projection. • UL 1034 Burglary, UL 294 Access and UL 10C, ULC S104, Fire Listings. FEATURES: BUILT CAMDEN TOUGH! Grade 1, ANSI Grade 1, ANSI Fire Rated Grade 1, 'All In One' Grade 1, RIM Fire Rated Grade 2, ANSI Request information: at the individual door level? ese are questions that may not be top-of- mind when discussing access control options with customers, but they can ultimately have a big impact on the system's total cost of ownership. At a time when active shooters are a staple of our weekly news cycle, all schools and places of business should have technology in place to support a lockdown. In reality, the majority probably do, but, unfortunately, many are unaware of the ways that their access control system can deliver on this important need. As a trusted advi- sor, it is up to security integrators to change that perception. ■ » Huy Q. Lai is an Applications Engineer, and Bret McGowan is SVP of Sales and Marketing for Vicon. Request more info about the company at Back to School SECURITY For doors that are centrally controlled, integrators should make sure that there is a fast and easy way to initiate lockdown, such as strategically placed panic buttons. Photo: Vicon controllers, or do they each require home runs back to the main server? How seamless and affordable is inte- gration with compatible video man- agement systems? How time consum- ing is it to program custom behaviors

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