Electronic Locks are locking mechanisms which utilises an electric current to trigger the unlock. In other words, instead of using an old-school key to open your door, you can activate an unlock from an access control system that utilizes a key fob, a key card, or even a phone.
Verifying the credentials of entrants is a must-have security feature for private spaces, especially for places with very high human traffic. Authentification systems have to be combined with electronic locks for them to work, such as a key card system on an electric strike door.
Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) are security solutions that allow you to manage and regulate access permission levels of users in your space; permissions are granted based on their roles within the organisation. Here, we will look at PACS that control access specifically for doors.