This is the era of rapid transformation where security enhancements become even more advanced, thanks to the fact that the world is now leveraging on the power of the internet of things. However, one thing that has relatively remained resistant to change is the traditional key and lock.
Magnetic locks provide a way of locking a door without the use of a key. Magnetic locks automatically lock a door while there is a power charged to them. When the power is lost, however, the automatic locking is released, causing the door to open.
Access control card readers are used in physical security systems to read a credential that allows access through access control points, typically a locked door. An access control reader can be a magnetic stripe reader, a bar code reader, a proximity reader, a smart card reader, or a bio-metric reader.
Access control readers are classified by functions they are able to perform and by identification technology:
An IP camera, is a type of digital video camera that receives control data and sends image data via the Internet. They are commonly used for surveillance but unlike analog closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras, they require no local recording device, only a local area network.