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14Nov 2017

Access Control Security Trends for 2018

Access Control Trends

In recent years, we have faced a genuine revolution in the field of business security. The advancement of technology has allowed business owners to increase the level of protection on their premises, with commercial access control becoming a modern trend. In 2018, we can only expect even more modern versions of existent security solutions, whether we are talking about smart locks or any other access control system.

Commercial access control as security option

Companies have always shown an interest in security options, following the latest trends and choosing solutions adequate to their needs. In 2018, commercial access control will represent the number one security option. We are talking about state-of-the-art access control systems, which offer some exciting features.

If you are interested in locksmith services for business premises, you should find out more information on modern access control systems. These are indeed sophisticated but, at the same time, they can be quite simple to use.

Swipe cards remain in trend, being convenient and guaranteeing the desired protection for the business premises. The same goes for security fobs, which have the advantage of being functional even when kept inside the wallet, purse or jacket. In the situation that you are interested in keeping track of those entering and leaving the building, you can consider commercial wireless release.

Smart Locks

In the coming year, smart locks will become even more proficient, guaranteeing increased security for even the most complex types of businesses. We already know that such locks can be used to lock and unlock doors from remote locations. However, a new feature might be presented in the form of the digital key – you can give one or several to business partners, colleagues, etc.

The smart lock has the main advantage of providing information on your business security, even when you are away. You can check the lock status on your smartphone or another device, enjoying the convenience of connectivity. The smart lock can transmit information through Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or Z-Wave. Each type of system has different advantages to offer, but it seems that Bluetooth will be the main trend of 2018.

One will have the option of choosing a smart lock that is placed on top of the existent hardware, this being easy to install and offering modern advantages at the same time. However, more and more business owners will opt to replace the lock altogether, choosing smart locks with automatic functions and extended battery life.

Bluetooth locking systems

Bluetooth locking systems are among the most popular solutions for business security, as they are convenient and appealing to the modern-day business owner. They require a good Wi-Fi connection, as well as an existent security system and a device on which the system will run. Such systems have automatic functions, such as the direct opening of the door, without any keys or other control solutions being necessary.

Your business deserves the best, especially when it comes to security. Follow the business security trends of 2018 and choose a security solution that suits your needs the best. And, remember, a smart lock will not only keep your business secure, but it will also give you peace of mind, knowing that you can check your premises even when you are not around.

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Eurotech Team

This article has been written by Peter Alligan a leading authority in the security industry and keen blogger who has worked with leading alarm companies in London for over 30 years and currently the managing director of Eurotech Security Systems plc London.

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