Ticking all the boxes for UKZN’s access control needs

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) on-boards approximately 9 000 new students each year across five campuses. The legacy access control system was suffering from increasingly limited support, both in terms of hardware and software, with maintenance becoming a pressing concern. During the ‘FeesMustFall’ protest, the issue of student access control reached the board level and […]

Three reasons to upgrade your access control system

Upgrading from older, legacy technology to a new access control standard is a significant initiative. However, recent advancements have made this transition easier. Organisations can now move from solutions to more dynamic access control technologies that provide greater value. Now is the time to use advances in access control to build a foundation for addressing […]

Easy-to-use access control system in one neat package

The Access in a Box solution is ideal for you if – (1) You have a small to medium business, (2) you need additional security and convenience and (3) you want to be able to quickly scale your access control as your business grows. What does it offer? System for two doors, but expanding up […]

Authenticate identities to minimise fraud

The Impro biometric reader provides additional security anytime, anywhere. Designed to Minutiae Interoperability Exchange (MINEX) III standards, this multispectral reader uses patented sensor technology to read both surface and sub-surface fingerprints – resulting in unrivalled security and the ability to read fingerprints of any age group. Why choose the Impro biometric reader? Liveness detection protects […]

Giles Calenborne takes the helm at Impro Technologies

Well-known access control company Impro Technologies has welcomed a new managing director, Giles Calenborne, to the fold. Calenborne brings a wealth of experience in the IT sector, having worked for Microsoft in the UK before returning to South Africa in 2007 to head up a division of Sithabile Technology. More recently, Calenborne was the sales […]

Impro supports a worthy cause

ESDA Golf Day The Electronic Security Distributors’ Association (ESDA) held its annual charity golf day earlier this year at the Benoni Country Club. Once again, the industry supported the event and made a significant contribution to the beneficiary of this year’s golf day, the K9 Watchdog Project. In fact, after all the administrative work was […]

Impro’s new Sales Director

As one of Africa’s key providers of complete access control solutions, Impro Technologies continues to drive innovation and out-of-the-box thinking. One of the company’s primary goals in the next two years is to substantially increase its footprint in Africa. To facilitate this, the company recently appointed well-known industry personality – Tim Timmins – as its […]

Access solutions for every estate

Access solutions for every estate Access Control & Identity Management, Residential Estate (Industry) Tim Timmins, sales director for Impro Technologies, was on hand to represent the company along with other Impro staff at the Residential Estate Security Conference. He said the conference was “a very good event with some interesting topics presented, and a good [...]

The right access decisions

We all want our access control to be the best and most secure, until we see the price tag. In the real world, companies all too often select their access control solutions based on what fits the budget rather than the requirements of the business. This is understandable to a degree given the broad selection [...]

Access control as a service

In an economic environment where cutting costs is king, there is still an acknowledgement that access control is a necessary function in every business.