Luke Bilton

Director, Digital & Content, UBM

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Luke is Director of Digital & Content for UBM EMEA London, the media business behind IFSEC Global and IFSEC live events.
January 3, 2017

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RFID access control explained

RFIDRadio-frequency identification.

RFID is commonly used in Access Control, using radio-frequency electromagnetic fields to allow the transfer data to identify people of objects without making physical contact.

Latest articles about RFID access control systems

Make your university into a welcoming and secure environment – and keep costs down – with a wireless access system

In an ideal world, university estates managers could monitor and control access throughout their premises. They would know who came […]

Securing student accommodation: SMARTair™ access control has the flexibility to handle high traffic and rapid resident turnover

Protecting hundreds of young people is arguably tougher than running security at a bank vault, says ASSA ABLOY. Find out how wireless door devices, locker locks and wall readers can put accommodation managers in total control.

Airport security market set for years of strong growth amid perpetual terror threat

The airport security market is projected to grow 7% a year CAGR until 2024, reaching a value of $16 billion, according to a report by Global Market Insights.

The official body-worn camera supplier for UK prisons on industry trends, VideoManager and VideoTag series

IFSEC Global recently spoke to Richie McBride, the Edinburgh-based company’s CEO, about Edesix’s direction of travel, its latest products, the future of body-worn video and its recent presence at IFSEC 2017.

Synergis and SALTO locks integration means our customers can cost-effectively replace mechanical locks, says Genetec

Genetec Synergis – the IP access control system of Security Center – now supports SALTO SVN-enabled locks, Genetec has announced.

Nedap previews IFSEC 2017: vehicle identification, mobile access and more

To preview IFSEC 2017, we asked Maarten Mijwaart, general manager of Nedap Identification Systems, what he expects from Nedap at IFSEC 2017.

Aperio® H100 from ASSA ABLOY: easy-to-integrate wireless access control tech now inside a stylish door handle

The new Aperio® H100, which is being showcased at IFSEC 2017, packs the power and flexibility of wireless access control into one slim, cleverly designed door handle.

STid wins SIA award for Best Access Control Mobile App 2017

IFSEC exhibitor STid will arrive at London ExceL in June fresh from winning a prestigious award for Best Access Control Mobile App.

Genetec and STid form distribution partnership

STid RFID access control readers supported by Genetec Synergis access control software are now available through Genetec’s international reseller network.

ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio locks now integrate with Tyco access control systems

A partnership between ASSA ABLOY and Tyco Security Products has enabled the integration of Aperio wireless lock technology with Tyco’s security and event management system.

HID Global launches EasyLobby Solo visitor management system

Pitched at SMEs, EasyLobby Solo is based on HID Global’s enterprise-class EasyLobby secure visitor management solution for large organisations.

Tyco: profile of a fire and security colossus

Profile of Tyco, one of the world’s largest fire safety and security companies with a customer base exceeding three million worldwide.

Meeting the access control challenge in hospitals

Wireless Aperio locking devices from ASSA ABLOY can safeguard patients, staff, data, drugs and medical equipment without undermining round-the-clock public access.

Benchmark Innovation Awards 2016: winners revealed

Find out the winners in video surveillance hardware and software; access control hardware and software; site protection hardware and software; intelligent systems; business intelligence; and infrastructure.

Wearables and privacy protection among top secure identity trends, says HID Global

Wearables, personalised mobile access, privacy protection and improving user experience are among the trends highlighted in an analysis of secure identity solutions issued by HID Global.

Nedap Q&A: RFID Readers, ANPR Cameras, MACE Mobile Access and Our Message to Potential Partners

Maarten Mijwaart, GM at Nedap, gives us the lowdown on the company’s product suite, position in the market, target verticals and how the company works with installers and integrators.

Malaysia’s Road Transport Department to Roll Out RFID to Combat Car Theft

Authorities are planning to embed a smart code tag inside the road tax sticker that can be tracked by satellites.

Rail Budget 2015: Railway to Deploy RFID Tags and Launch App to Protect Women

Indian Railways is planning to implement radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags in its upcoming budget for the tracking and tracing of wagons, coaches and locomotives.

HID Global Launches IronTag RFID Transponders with Extensive Memory Options

Originally designed for tracking aircraft parts IronTag 206 RFID transponders deliver the highest flame resistance rating available in a UHF tag.

Tyco Retail Solutions Acquires Creativesystems to Boost RFID Applications

Creativesystems provides integrated RFID solutions to retailers and manufacturers aiming at improving their operational efficiency.

RFID Tags: Securing the Internet of Things Internet of Things

There has been a tangible shift towards the adoption of RFID tags, as the technology of choice, for monitoring mobile assets.

RFID Tags: Securing the Internet of Things

Barcodes have long been the backbone of traditional supply-chain management. However, with tracking requirements becoming ever more rigorous in specific […]

First e-lock solution to support 125kHz RFID technology

Aperio is designed to upgrade mechanically locked doors and wirelessly connect them online or offline to new or existing access […]

Checkpoint launches ‘industry first’ RFID-Based EAS solution designed for apparel retailers

Checkpoint said: “RFID Overhead EAS is a key component of an integrated solution delivering real-time inventory and related benefits, while […]

Steria, Neology to develop RFID technologies for Indian market

Steria, a leading provider of IT-enabled business services, and Neology, a major Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology solution provider, announced […]

Avery Dennison RFID solution for Gerry Weber fashion group

Gerry Weber, which has 338 Houses Of Gerry Weber stores and 1,400 shop-in-shop areas throughout the world will be using […]

Verayo, Bartronics to deliver ‘unclonable’ RFID tags to Indian market

Verayo, a security and authentication solutions provider, today announced it has partnered with Bartronics India Limited (Bartronics), one of India’s […]

BSE adopts Essen’s RFID for parking access

Essen RFID, one of India’s leading RFID OEM providers, headquartered in Mumbai, announced that one of its lead channel partners […]

Salto launches scalable RFID system

The new networked lockset can be used for a wide range of applications and Salto says it is the first […]

Ipsotek to demonstrate combined RFID/analytics solution at IFSEC

The solution uses radio frequency identification (RFID) and video-based people counting. Ipsotek argues that on their own, neither RFID nor […]

RFID technology to help track bags at Heathrow

Run by airport operator BAA, the GB pound 150,000 scheme hopes to cut the amount of luggage lost as it […]

College gets £0.5m RFID access system

Over 30,000 staff and students now use the TCP/IP enabled system to gain access to Waterfront, Doncaster Education City’s latest […]

Security specialists to open unique RFID solution centre

RFID is a method of automatically identifying products and information through radio waves, and a wide range of businesses are […]

RFID and Privacy website goes live

The new website will help educate visitors about RFID (radio frequency identification technology), its current and potential uses, and where […]

Public debate launched on RFID

The consultation exercise was kicked off by Viviane Reding, European commissioner for Information Society and Media, at a high-level panel […]

SMT announced as official media partner for retail security and RFID conferences

Retail Loss Prevention Europe 2005 runs from 2-3 November at The Royal Garden Hotel, High Street, Kensington. It aims to […]

ADT signs major Tesco RFID deal

The first phase of the contract involves the provision of over 4,000 readers and 16,000 antennae by autumn 2005 for […]

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Explore the state of security in the United Kingdom in this unmissable webinar led by industry titans Professor Dave Sloggett, Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter, TSI's Rick Mounfield, BSIA's Mike Reddington and Alex Carmichael of the SSAIB.

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