Compared to so many other touch-free security options for smart buildings, such as facial recognition and fingerprint security, Bluetooth is probably the most accessible of them all. A familiar technology paired with its ease of use has already shown it to be one of the most common forms of access control across industries. However, with all the challenges that COVID-19 has created, communities and businesses have to reassess their access control options. There are many signs that hint that Bluetooth readers are set to only increase in popularity as they position themselves as the most accessible touch-free solution on the market.
Bluetooth Access Control as a Touch-free Solution
Alongside ease of use though, COVID-19 has highlighted one other key advantage. Bluetooth access control brings to security and building managers – the system is touch-free by design.
With the focus on limiting the need for unnecessary contact, Bluetooth access control provides the perfect solution. In order to limit contact between staff without compromising on security with mobile phones being the common authenticator of choice. Provided that users can ensure they only have to worry about their own form of access within the building.
An even greater advantage comes from the fact that Bluetooth access control is contactless. Depending on how many people need to access the entryway in question on a daily basis, there is a risk of contamination through its continued use. However, with Bluetooth Touch-free access control system, the user does not have to physically touch the reader itself.
Bluetooth enabled smartphones offer an effective from of contactless access control. It also provides a remote method of deploying new cards/credentials.
Touch-free request to exit (RTE) buttons operate on infra-red technology allowing doors to be opened without touching. The use of Electronic Access Control has become now a key tool for businesses. With smart and reliable strategies to help create a safer environment for staff and visitors. You way find this post on how to choose an intercom for your business also helpful.
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