New thermal access control from RS Components

Issue 1 2021 Access Control & Identity Management

RS Components (RS) has expanded its RS PRO range with the addition of a thermal imaging access control system. Combining traditional infrared temperature measurement with sophisticated AI (artificial intelligence) facial recognition, the RS PRO Access Control System offers an effective and versatile entry system for business, commercial and educational premises seeking to protect their perimeters for safety and/or security reasons. The device is adaptable and features multi-functional AI recognition for monitoring temperature, tracking attendance and achieving access control.

Comprising a thermal imaging camera equipped with platform software, this access control system is an ideal non-contact, hands-free facial recognition system which can also detect whether or not the person requesting entry is wearing a face mask, as well as providing a high-precision and efficient solution for temperature measurement. It can be used for attendance and access control for a wide range of environments. Typical applications include offices, factories and manufacturing sites; schools, universities and colleges; hospitals, research laboratories and other healthcare environments; supermarkets and shops.

The system requires the person wishing to gain admittance to stand in front of the device, so the inbuilt technology can rapidly complete a user identification and temperature measurement process. Should the registered body temperature exceed a normal value, the device will raise an audible alarm and prevent any further ingress so that further screening can take place.

It is equipped with a 7-inch colour screen with a 1080p resolution at 25 fps that supports face detection tracking and optimisation. Its wide dynamic, binocular HD camera can achieve facial recognition images in complex light environments within 0,2 seconds. The intelligent AI technology supports rapid recognition of people even if they are wearing glasses, face masks or other items, delivering high accuracy. The infrared thermal imaging is equally precise and can measure temperature to an accuracy of up to ±0,2°C.

Powerful software tools enable the device to be used for health screening and facial recognition combined, or as separate functions. The device has a face recognition library of 50 000 and the ability to store up to 100 000 identification records. The standalone cloud platform management software enables automatic face collection and batch import list, saving time and effort. It also assists in the centralised management of entrance data such as body temperature, visitors and entrance logs.

Sufficiently robust for external mounting, the unit’s housing is made from ultra-durable PC and ABS, rated to IP54, and has been drop tested at 2 m.

The RS PRO Access Control System comes with a three-year warranty as part of the RS PRO Seal of Approval, an assurance to customers that products are rigorously tested for quality, durability and consistency. It is now available from RS South Africa and across sub-Saharan Africa.

For more information contact RS Components, +27 11 691 9300, vishal.ramphal@rs-components.com, za.rs-online.com




Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page



Further reading:

Suprema ranks first in survey
Issue 2 2021, Suprema, neaMetrics , News, Access Control & Identity Management
In a recent survey conducted in Korea, Suprema was chosen as the top brand for access control management software and mobile access solutions.

Read more...
Suprema integrated with Nedap
Issue 2 2021, Suprema , Access Control & Identity Management, News
Suprema recently announced that it has integrated its latest facial recognition devices into Nedap's access control system, AEOS, to enable organisations to manage their access control by making use of Suprema’s latest facial recognition technology.

Read more...
Single bollard stops and destroys simulated bomb truck
Issue 2 2021 , Access Control & Identity Management
Delta Scientific announced the successful testing of its Model DSC635, a single shallow foundation bollard design that stops and destroys a 6804 kg test truck with less than 0.6 m of static penetration and 1.87 m of dynamic penetration.

Read more...
Size of OSDP-verified list is underappreciated
Issue 2 2021 , Access Control & Identity Management
Farpointe Data announced that, at first glance, it appears that there are just 25 devices from seven different vendors listed as OSDP Verified. Although that doesn't seem like a lot, it really is.

Read more...
Paxton hires top talent in South Africa
Issue 1 2021, Paxton , News, Access Control & Identity Management
The international access control and video surveillance manufacturer, Paxton, announced it will continue to invest in new talent to accelerate expansion into the South African market.

Read more...
Gallagher achieves UK cybersecurity standard
Issue 1 2021, Gallagher , Access Control & Identity Management, Cyber Security, Government and Parastatal (Industry)
The Gallagher UK CPNI CAPSS High Security System features compliances to the Cyber Assurance for Physical Security Systems (CAPSS) standard, and the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) Readers and Tokens standards.

Read more...
OSDP verified readers/credentials preferred
Issue 1 2021 , Access Control & Identity Management, News
Farpointe is among the first three manufacturers to have earned the SIA’s new OSDP Verified mark on its mobile, contactless smartcard and proximity solutions, while simultaneously finding that OSDP is specified more than ever before.

Read more...
Three key areas for zero-trust access
Issue 1 2021, Cyber Security South Africa , Editor's Choice, Access Control & Identity Management, Cyber Security
Protecting the network with this zero-trust access (ZTA) approach means that all users, all devices and all web applications from the cloud must be trusted, authenticated, and have the correct amount of access privilege (and no more).

Read more...
Touchless access control for the new pandemic reality
Issue 1 2021, Bosch Building Technologies , Access Control & Identity Management
Bosch has released version 4.8 of its Building Integration System (BIS), which offers safe, touchless access control solutions to curb the spread of viruses like COVID-19; it supports biometric and mobile device authentication and provides building managers with enhanced integration of fire panels and intrusion panels.

Read more...
Indoor location services accolades
Issue 1 2021, HID Global , Access Control & Identity Management
HID Global announced it has again been positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in the most recent Gartner ‘Magic Quadrant for Indoor Location Services, Global’ report for the second year in a row.

Read more...