If you need to combine all your security functions and data into one user interface to make your buildings safer, check out this access control solution

by Brianna Crandall — April 24, 2020 — Making buildings safer at the door opening has been American Direct’s goal for more than 25 years. The company says it understands that every turn of a key or swipe of a badge tells a story of where, when and who entered and exited a building. Touted as the first to integrate Division 8 and 28 products, American Direct’s updated AccessNsite access control solution combines all related security functions and data into one user interface, providing meaningful insights and ultimately making buildings more secure.

With AccessNsite by American Direct, you get an integrated access control partner with the 8/28 products, services, and expertise needed to design, source, install, monitor, and maintain every facet of a building’s door openings.

Brian Ashley, American Direct vice president of Enterprise Systems, remarked:

In our ever-changing world of intelligent locksets and panels, we are always trying to provide the best solutions as the manufacturer releases new capabilities. The goal of this update is to make sure we’re providing the most up-to-date command sets and integrations for those products.

Jerry Glynn, chief information officer, added:

As they evolve, so do we. JSON improves the user experience by simplifying data connections to our platform for quicker access, allowing us to more efficiently share data from our server with our partners and users.

Enhancements of AccessNsite, Version 7.9.21, include:

  • Mercury MR62e: Added support for the new Mercury MR62e. The MR62e is an IP-enabled interface module that controls up to two openings. The integration supports two OSDP readers, six general-purpose inputs, four relay outputs, and tamper. The board can be powered from PoE/PoE+ or an external 12Vdc power source.
  • Pelco VideoXpert 3.x: Updated the existing Pelco VX implementation to work with the new 3.x API.
  • Allegion WiFi Auto-discover: Added the capability in the Allegion WiFi integration to auto-discover locksets.
  • JSON Web Services API Additions: This version extends the functionality of the JSON API.

Today’s door is more than a frame, slab, and hardware — it is a dynamic digital ecosystem responsible for biometrics, card readers, video surveillance and much more, points out the company. Keeping up with innovations in the ever-changing tides of the door supplier industry has never been more relevant and important to providing customers with safe, efficient, and profitable spaces.

For more information about AccessNsite, Version 7.9.21, visit the company’s website. American Direct provides both physical door components and electronic access control, delivering an all-in-one security suite to customers, from solutions as simple as the door install to as complex as an integrated electronic system.