Access control systems are misunderstood. Due to Hollywood, media misrepresentation, and simple rumor, they are frequently seen as something out-of-reach and super high-tech. In actuality, access control systems for business uses are actually quite simple and common. They’re one of the best ways to keep your business safe when you’re away, and you can feel comfortable knowing that only a certain group of people will have access at any given time of the day. To learn what statements about access control systems are actually false, read on.
Myth #1: They’re hard to keep track of.
Most access control systems are actually very easy to stay on top of. Electronic card systems, for example, usually keep a log of which card has been used, and at which time. You’ll be able to see exactly who entered the building. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find an access control system without a function that keeps track of everything.
Myth #2: They’re too high-tech.
In spy movies, you see access control systems as retinal and fingerprint scanners. And while those technologies certainly exist, they aren’t required for business use. CSS installs three types of access control systems: card readers, telephone entry systems, and color video intercoms. All of these systems are incredibly easy to install and use. For the average business owner, you’ll want a security system that is both secure and understandable.
Myth #3: They don’t work with large businesses.
You may think that a large business with lots of employees wouldn’t benefit from an access control system. However, large businesses are still great candidates for the technology. In fact, with so many employees, an access control system can help keep track of them even better than a human could. Why use unreliable lock and key systems when you could use access control systems?
Are you thinking of installing an access control system for your Maryland business? CSS can help!