classic | mobile
Follow us on:
Follow us on Facebook  Share via Twitter  Share via LinkedIn
 

Search...
Hi-Tech Security Solutions Business Directory
Residential Estate Security Handbook 2017


Access at SA’s latest university
November 2017, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

The Sol Plaatje University (the University of the Northern Cape) was opened in Kimberley in 2014 with a modest initial intake of 135 students. The student complement has grown at a steady rate as courses such as the Diploma in Information Technology: Applications, a Diploma in Retail Management and a Bachelor of Education Degree for secondary school and FET teachers of mathematics, natural science and technology have attracted both local residents and those from other provinces.

It is envisaged that student numbers will further increase as specialised courses in renewable energy, African languages, mining, arid-terrain agriculture, commerce heritage studies, including interconnected academic fields such as museum management, archaeology, indigenous languages, and restoration architecture are added to the university’s existing portfolio.

Controlling access into the university’s facilities required that security be a driving factor, while aesthetics are simultaneously retained. Craig Sacks, MD of physical access control products manufacturer Turnstar, says that the installation of four Triton curved glass turnstiles with a powder coated finish meets all client-specified criteria.

The Triton turnstiles are ideal for use in busy areas with medium security needs. Characterised by ultra quiet operation, the turnstiles blend in perfectly at the university. The half-height, three-arms turnstiles have bi-directional operation and have a number of security and safety features. The Anti-trap safety system means that no mid-rotation locking or trapping occurs in the event of a power failure, thereby allowing pedestrians to safely exit the turnstile without injury.

The turnstiles have a fail-secure auto-lock on power failure which means that the turnstile remains locked when the power fails, thereby disallowing entry or exit through that entrance. The fail-safe on unlock feature ensures that people can exit the facility freely during a power failure using the exit turnstiles. The extra secure 60° anti-reverse system ensures that a person cannot change direction within the turnstile in a single operation and a pressure mat prevents entry from the opposite direction.

Sacks says that the Triton turnstiles have ensured a controlled but steady flow in pedestrian traffic, thereby enhancing security and safety at the institution.

For more information contact Turnstar Systems, +27 (0)11 786 1633, craig@turnstar.co.za, www.turnstar.co.za


Credit(s)
Supplied By: Turnstar Systems
Tel: +27 11 786 1633
Fax: +27 11 440 5839
Email: info@turnstar.co.za
www: www.turnstar.co.za
  Share via Twitter   Share via LinkedIn      

Further reading:

  • Awareness and trust in context
    November 2017, CA Southern Africa, Access Control & Identity Management, Security Services & Risk Management
    Markus Krauss, senior director, Digital Identity and Security, CA Technologies, spoke to Hi-Tech Security Solutions about making identity work for people and things.
  • People on the move
    November 2017, This Week's Editor's Pick, Access Control & Identity Management, Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure
    Sanjay Dharwadker looks at some of the changes that have been enacted to better manage Europe’s borders.
  • Access and identity: looking ahead
    November 2017, neaMetrics, ZKTeco, Powell Tronics, This Week's Editor's Pick, Access Control & Identity Management, Integrated Solutions
    Access and identity is more important than ever with more options than ever for companies looking for solutions that go beyond mere entry and exit.
  • A question of trust and ­accountability
    November 2017, Technews Publishing, Access Control & Identity Management, Integrated Solutions
    Access and identity management is about trust, how you assign it, how much you allow and how you manage it.
  • Trusting your privilege
    November 2017, Technews Publishing, This Week's Editor's Pick, Access Control & Identity Management, Integrated Solutions
    Privileged access management is the starting point for effective enterprise identity and access management, whichever device you're logging in from.
  • Involve users in design
    November 2017, Elvey, Access Control & Identity Management
    One of the biggest obstacles to the successful operation of an access control system is the end user not being involved in the design of the solution.
  • Integrating surveillance and access
    November 2017, Cathexis Technologies, Gallagher, Milestone Systems, Paxton Access, Access Control & Identity Management, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions
    Integrating access control and surveillance is a good idea, but those who take on this task have their work cut out for them.
  • The access edge
    November 2017, Johnson Controls, This Week's Editor's Pick, Access Control & Identity Management, Integrated Solutions, Security Services & Risk Management
    With the common denominator of IP networks as their backbone, building automation, security and, in particular, access control systems are increasingly providing opportunities to both security integrators and building managers.
  • Home run for integrated security
    November 2017, Milestone Systems, Integrated Solutions, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Access Control & Identity Management, IT infrastructure
    Axis Communications, Extreme, Lenel and Milestone team up to secure 2017 Little League Baseball Series.
  • Facing the future
    November 2017, neaMetrics, Virdi Distribution SA, This Week's Editor's Pick, Access Control & Identity Management, IT infrastructure
    Facial biometrics is coming into its own today, but is it a 100% reliable means of identity verification and authentication?
  • The growth of biometrics
    November 2017, ZKTeco, Access Control & Identity Management
    Biometric verification is the future, we live in a time where a person can be uniquely identified by evaluating one or more distinguishing biological traits.
  • Access on the edge
    November 2017, Suprema, Access Control & Identity Management, Integrated Solutions
    CoreStation handles half a million users with a fingerprint matching speed of up to 400 000 match/second and simultaneous matching speeds of up to 8 devices in 1 second.

 
 
         
Contact:
Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd
1st Floor, Stabilitas House
265 Kent Ave, Randburg, 2194
South Africa
Publications by Technews
Dataweek Electronics & Communications Technology
Electronic Buyers Guide (EBG)

Hi-Tech Security Solutions
Hi-Tech Security Business Directory (HSBD)

Motion Control in Southern Africa
Motion Control Buyers’ Guide (MCBG)

South African Instrumentation & Control
South African Instrumentation & Control Buyers’ Guide (IBG)
Other
Terms & conditions of use, including privacy policy
PAIA Manual
         
    Mobile | Classic

Copyright © Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved.