College Planning & Management

JUN 2013

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Safety & Security ILLUSTRATION BY BRIAN ISHAM prepare and be aware Getting Into College, Today afordable new access control technologies are changing the way students get into college buildings. by MIChael FICke s G iven the continuing eruptions of violence on college and university campuses, administrators and campus public safety departments have redoubled efforts to improve security. New access control technologies are helping by reducing costs, increasing convenience, and automating provisioning. "The deployment of Power over Ethernet (PoE) and WiFi tech- 34 COLLEGE PLANNING & MANAGEMENT / JUNE 2013 nologies in a lock is new," says Angelo Faenza, senior director of Campus Electronic Access Control Security Solutions with ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions. "Both technologies streamline installations and allow universities to leverage existing IT infrastructure to facilitate access control throughout the campus. Mobile apps are also emerging as effective and convenient access control technologies. www.PLANNING 4EduCATION.COM

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