My wife and I went to the restaurant for the first time in ages. The Waiter said, “I am sorry, but we are so busy tonight.” Would you mind waiting for a bit?” I said, “No problem.” He said, “Good, now take these drinks to table 7.”
I went to a restaurant that serves “breakfast any time” so I ordered French toast during the Renaissance.
Temperature Monitoring Door Access Control for Health
Organizations are still transitioning between working at home and returning to work. Many organizations are looking for ways to make the work environment as safe as possible. There are so many infectious diseases in the news today it’s hard to keep track and, significantly, how to mitigate the spread of disease. This winter, health experts worried about the “tripledemic” of respiratory illness. They were concerned not only about Covid but also about flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
Since temperature is one measure of illness, many organizations have added temperature monitoring at the entry points of the buildings.
This article reviews various devices that can control the door and monitor a person’s temperature.
The sound waves from someone singing are picked up by a microphone and converted to analog electric signals. This electric signal can be sent to an amplifier and then to a speaker so that many people can hear the sound. When we convert the analog signal to a digital signal and connect to the IP network, we can send sound around the world.
This article describes how this network-attached audio system works.
An elderly man is stopped by the police around 2 a.m. and is asked where he is going at this time of night. The man replies, “I am on my way to a lecture about alcohol abuse and the effects it has on the human body, as well as smoking and staying out late.” The officer then asks, “Really? Who is giving that lecture at this time of night?” The man replies, “That would be my wife.”
My math teacher called me average. Now that’s mean!
Following years of uncertainty—and a global pandemic that has proven to be one of the most challenging events in history—we forged on. In 2022 we continued to publish technical articles that informed and educated the security market.
This article summarizes some of the technical topics we covered in our newsletter.
Comparison of Face Recognition, finger-vein, and Fingerprint Access Control
Biometric readers are used instead of card readers to open a door. They identify a human characteristic, such as your face or fingerprint, and are much more secure than standard card credentials. Card credentials can be stolen, lost, or given to another person.
This article compares some of the popular biometric readers.
What is the right price for an IP camera system? It depends on your requirements—IP Cameras range in price from around $150 to over $3,000. The least expensive cameras provide less capability and performance than the more expensive variety. For example, you will pay more for a camera that can notify you if someone steals the laptop off the table.
This article provides the cost-performance range of various IP cameras.
The latest lobby intercoms include a large touchscreen panel, intercom, camera, and wireless connections to the tenant’s phones. This multi-tenant intercom system connects from the lobby intercom station to an app on each person’s smartphone.
This article reviews the apartment Intercon’s state-of-the-art components making this a valuable and easy-to-install system for apartment houses and multi-tenant organizations.