This data can be stored and interpreted at a later date if required.
It is possible for a card holder to swipe their smart card to gain entry to the car park, open the front door of the office, and turn the alarm off. Then the user could then swipe their card to activate the photocopier for example. Solicitors have been using this concept for many years to ensure they bill every little thing.
Smart card door access systems really come into their own when a card is lost, stolen or not returned upon employment cessation. Depending on the type of system installed it is simple to delete the access card from the system rendering it useless. Enrolling a new card is just as simple.
There has been an explosion of 24 hour gyms and this concept is made possible almost entirely because of this type of technology.
Normally smart card readers and associated electronic door locks are only used on the main doors of a building. Traditionally each door must to be wired back to a control panel. However it is now also possible to integrate the smart card system with individual stand alone battery powered locks on low traffic doors.
The possibilities of smart card technology is only limited by your imagination. Recently we installed a smart card system to work on the gate locks at a large tennis club. This allows the club to keep track of who has access and this is interfaced with the payment of fees. For any questions on smart card technology call us today on 1300 556500.