Foot operated door opener

1 June 2020 Access Control & Identity Management

Pro-Tech Advanced System Integrators, in conjunction with Falcon Security Technologies, has launched the new Foot Operated Door Opener (FODO), aimed at assisting in the creation of touchless ‘hands-free’ access control solutions.


Used in conjunction with touchless electronic access control systems like face scanners, palm readers, no-touch door release units and Prox card access control systems, FODO enables doors to be physically opened by using one’s foot, rather than having to touch possibly contaminated door handles. Although ideally suited for electronic access controlled doors, the FODO has been specifically designed to fit any type of door that does not have a manual latch, whether manufactured from wood, steel or glass.


With both accredited installers and the DIY handyman in mind, the FODO is easy to install and comes packaged as a complete ‘solution in a box’, with foot plate, backing plate, S/S fasteners, drilling template and door sticker all included. The FODO is manufactured from stainless steel and is available in plain stainless steel or various powder-coated colours, and can be used both indoors and outdoors.


FODO is available to end users and, with discounted pricing, to resellers. Customers may also order custom units with their company logos emblazoned on the base plate.

For more information contact:

• Dudley Kuit +27 83 601 6036, dudley@falconst.co.za, www.security-cctv.co.za

• Andrew Taylor +27 84 909 5890, andrewt@protechsystems.co.za, www.protechsystems.co.za




Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page



Further reading:

Choosing the right biometric technology in the new normal
Issue 9 2020, IDEMIA , Access Control & Identity Management
Selecting the right biometric data that delivers according to your requirements is crucial to ongoing success. So, how do we select the appropriate biometrics to meet our needs?

Read more...
Keeping COVID in check
Issue 8 2020, Suprema , Access Control & Identity Management, Healthcare (Industry)
Suprema thermal camera solution helps prevent the spread of COVID-19 in South Korea in a focused healthcare approach from government.

Read more...
Scorpion Spike Barriers for St Helena Bay
Issue 8 2020, BoomGate Systems , Access Control & Identity Management
The Port of St Helena Bay, along the west coast of South Africa, gets a security upgrade in the form of the Scorpion High Security Spike Barrier.

Read more...
Gallagher unveils new T30 access reader
Issue 8 2020, Gallagher , Access Control & Identity Management
Gallagher has launched the new T30 card and PIN reader with two-factor authentication, designed to offer an extra layer of security without the display screen.

Read more...
Speeding into the office
Issue 8 2020, Turnstar Systems , Access Control & Identity Management
The Firs commercial property is situated in the heart of Rosebank – Johannesburg’s second largest business centre – surrounded by new commercial, residential and retail property developments. Rosebank ...

Read more...
Paxton introduces Checkpoint Control
Issue 8 2020, Paxton , Access Control & Identity Management
Paxton’s new Checkpoint Control feature supports COVID-secure sites and helps Net2 users protect employees and visitors by monitoring and approving people as they enter buildings.

Read more...
Turnstar secures MTN
Issue 8 2020, Turnstar Systems , Access Control & Identity Management
Turnstar Velocity barriers and Velocity Raptor spike vehicle barriers form part of the physical access solutions that secure the MTN head office in Johannesburg.

Read more...
Net2 integrates with additional thermal scanners
Issue 8 2020, Paxton , News, Access Control & Identity Management
Paxton has updated Net2 to include six new thermal temperature scanning integrations to assist in managing the pandemic.

Read more...
Touchless access control conference
Issue 8 2020, Hikvision South Africa, IDEMIA , Suprema, Technews Publishing , Access Control & Identity Management, Conferences & Events, Training & Education
Hi-Tech Security Solutions hosted an online conference in mid-August to highlight the new trend towards touchless access control. The conference hosted speakers with experience in the access control, ...

Read more...
VisionPass wins SIA award
Issue 8 2020, IDEMIA , News, Access Control & Identity Management
IDEMIA announced that VisionPass, its newly launched advanced facial recognition device, won the SIA New Product Showcase Award.

Read more...