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January 1, 2014


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CEM emerald from Tyco Security Products awarded 2014 Security’s Best Award at ASIS Accolades

CEM Systems, part of Tyco Security Products business unit of Tyco, is pleased to announce that the industry renowned emerald multifunctional touch screen terminal, has been awarded 2014 Security’s Best Award in the ASIS Accolades Awards. ASIS Accolades is an awards competition that recognizes the security industry’s most innovative new products, services, and/or solutions.

Emerald is an intelligent multifunctional IP access terminal that provides more at the door. Emerald is a Touch screen Reader, Door Controller, VOIP Intercom and System Terminal all in a single box.  The innovative touch screen LCD is the first of its kind to ‘greet’ cardholders by illuminating as they approach, providing a user friendly security experience. For the first time, security professionals can use remote apps at the device to update personnel records, book meeting rooms, and even send important messages to cardholders such as Wrong Door, Lost/Stolen Card, Expiring Card and Access Granted. emerald also acts as an information point by displaying general company information, advertisements and audible prompts to enhance user experience.

 “We are proud to receive this ASIS Accolade and of the recognition it gives to the access control technology leadership and innovation of the emerald terminal,” said Conleth Donaghy, senior product manager, CEM Systems.  “emerald is revolutionizing the security industry, providing new levels of access control and user experience at the door. As an intelligent device, emerald goes beyond securing premises; it empowers users, addresses the needs of modern businesses and increases operational efficiency.”

Emerald will be demonstrated along with the rest of the CEM and Tyco Security Products portfolio at ASIS International Conference & Exhibition booth #710. 

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