Command Centre 8.50 released

Issue 3 2021 Access Control & Identity Management

The release of Command Centre 8.50 offers intelligent features including, mobile credential syncing between sites, cutting-edge integrations and several enhancements for increased site security and user efficiency.

Intelligent advancements such as the cipher pad feature for Gallagher’s T20 and T21 readers ensures added layers of protection for high security sites requiring strengthened PIN safety. Cardholder PINs are protected from 'shoulder-surfing' by randomising keypad numbers when a card is presented, with capability to adapt functions for visually impaired users.

“We continually strive to ensure we are meeting our customers’ needs from smaller sites to high security facilities requiring an increased level of protection,” says Meredith Palmer, chief product officer at Gallagher. “Smart features within the 8.50 release such as our cipher pad functionality, provide critical sites with flexibility, added security and the reassurance they’re as protected as possible.”

Through this latest release, Mobile Connect credentials can be synchronised between trusted sites, saving administration costs and providing a frictionless cardholder experience. In addition, efficiency improvements with increased controller support allows more controllers in a single server environment, thereby reducing the overhead of controller communication on the server and allowing greater resource to serve other areas.

Customisable T20 and T21 reader messaging also provides better clarity for cardholders when entering or exiting a site, with customised access denied and granted display messages.

Enhancements to the TK Elevator integration allows sites to personalise each cardholder’s elevator journey with Passenger Options to suit their specific requirements, ideal when managing ease-of-access for critical care within hospitals, VIP personnel movement, or technical and service access needs.


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