types of access control

Best Access Control System

There are a range of different types of access control systems to choose from. It is essential to find which access control is best for your needs.

The various types of access control include:
proximity, magnetic stripe, hands-free, biometric, smart card, key fob, token, card or keypad.

To help you select which type of access control system will work best for your business, we have compiled a list of key considerations for you.

  • Consider whether existing cards and tokens are to be integrated into a new system.
  • Is high or medium security required at each entry point?
  • Is there a personal preference e.g. card, token, keypad or finger print recognition?
  • Does the environment necessitate vandal resistant equipment?

Access Control Systems