Access Control


Bringing Biometrics to Campus

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has shattered the “normal” operational practices that educational facilities previously operated under.

The Key to Keeping Healthcare Facilities Safe and Secure

The Key to Keeping Healthcare Facilities Safe and Secure

Quick access to medical care is essential, especially in emergency situations. Accordingly, our hospitals, healthcare facilities, and their campuses are generally conveniently located, open 24/7, and accessible to the public.



A Quick Deployment

A Quick Deployment

The school that would become Mount Royal University, in Calgary, Alberta, was founded more than a century ago. Throughout its long and rich history, Mount Royal has changed its offerings and location while continuing to meet the needs of the community it serves.

An Optimal Control Room

An Optimal Control Room

Campus safety is one of the largest issues facing universities. In 2014, more than 27,000 criminal incidents were reported at public and private universities across the United States*.

The Modern Classroom

The days of using just a lock and key to secure a classroom are fading. Modern solutions combined with specialty locks are becoming the norm when it comes to keeping classrooms and schools safe from intruders.

Taking Contact Tracing Private

Taking Contact Tracing Private

Arguably, reopening the economy in many states across the country hinges on the ability for organizations to gain a good grasp on meeting COVID-safe practices.

Higher Education Institutions Ready to Move from Legacy

Survey shows security and IT professionals want to unify access control credential

The Power to Protect

The Power to Protect

Improving safety and security at schools and campuses is a critical topic of discussion amongst school administrators and the myriad security professionals serving the education marketplace.

Challenging Temporary Access

Challenging Temporary Access

When it comes to safeguarding any educational facility, restricting access—particularly to secured areas—is vital.

US Patent Office Issues Three Gunshot Detection Patents to Shooter Detection Systems

US Patent Office Issues Three Gunshot Detection Patents to Shooter Detection Systems

Gunshot detection with video analytics, gunshot detection in an indoor environment, and gunshot detection analysis during fire alarms are now exclusive patents held by SDS

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