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October 2015

500 Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
Angus MacMillan
How DORMA filled the need for a complex solid metal entrance and vestibule on the west entrance of this luxury high-rise.

Gotham West, New York City
Mark Graves
Ellison Bronze, Inc., provided this mixed-use facility with a grand entrance.

6 Ways to Make Hosted Access Control Work for You
Paul DiPeso
One of the most effective, flexible and secure ways to manage access control today is in a hosted environment. Here's why.

Starwood Initiative Showcases Benefits of Using Smartphones as Keys
Julian Lovelock
When Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., rolled out its new mobile access solution, the initiative demonstrated the many benefits of replacing keys with phones for opening hotel doors.

Common Solutions for All Building Types
Melany Whalin
While every building should be assessed for its unique security needs and requirements, there are some door hardware and security solutions that are common to many types of buildings, regardless of the type of structure.

The Key to Access Control Is No Keys
Steve Perna
As price points continue to come down and features and functionality become more compelling, iris recognition is not only viable but also superior to traditional access control products due to several key benefits.

Testifying Against Barricade Devices in Schools
The Door Security & Safety Foundation was well represented in Ohio at hearings to examine whether code changes were needed to allow barricade devices.

8 Myths (and Facts) About Classroom Barricade Devices
These myths and facts about classroom barricade devices were presented at the annual conference of the National Association of State Fire Marshals to help each state fire marshal understand the safety concerns associated with the use of secondary locking devices.

America's Maginot Line
Lt. Joe Hendry, CLEE
Why our focus on secondary locking devices in schools makes us more vulnerable to threats.


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