In the beginning, however, Yelinek was hardly an easy sell. In fact, in his own words he was “dead set against” changing lock brands. That’s because simplicity is a priority for Yelinek, who for the past 20 years has been the only locksmith for all of the college’s campuses.
Technology is changing rapidly, transforming the campus landscape. Mobility trends, real-time, location-based services/global positioning systems (GPS) and even social media are having an impact.
Maintaining and/or upgrading physical security systems is a challenge for schools across the country, and the Brunswick School Department is no different.
Berklee College of Music is home to a lot of talented musicians, but also to a variety of expensive audio equipment.
One of the easiest ways to achieve this is to choose an ID issuance solution that allows the card issuer to combine multiple issuance steps into a single and seamless process—all from within the same printing device.
A top tier university serving more than 40,000 students needed a cost effective way to improve the level of security at its non-card access controlled doors.
Now that mobile identities can be carried on phones for physical security applications, they are merging with smart cards into centralized identity management systems.