Prestigious Wellington College DeploysBiometrics’ In-Motion Identification in Upgrade to its Secure Access Operation
Students and health club members to enjoyaccess to wellness center without the use of cards, fobs or keypad codes
Crowthorne, Berkshire (December 2017) ? FTLSecure Solutions, a leading security solutions and network solutions provider,has announced it has installed an In Motion Identification (IMID?)solution to provide both secure access and an enhanced customer experience forstudents and members of the Wellington Health & Fitness Club.
Wellington College is one of the UK’s esteemedboarding schools, established in 1859, and built as a monument to the firstDuke of Wellington. The classically-built institution decided to make thishigh-tech upgrade to its security infrastructure, and selected FTL’s Secure Solutionto deploy the FST IMID solution for its accuracy, speed and ease-of-use formembers.
?We required a system that provided touch-freein-motion identification for smooth member access to our fitness center, whilepreventing access to those unauthorised,” explained Brian Canon, OperationsBursar for Wellington College. ?We value our tradition, but also are preparedto go cutting-edge for the sake of members’ time, health and safety, all ofwhich are preserved through FST’s advanced biometric identification system.”
?Given our strong experience working withWellington College for several years, we knew they expected an access controlsolution that would be both secure and elegant,” said Andrew Wylie of FTLSecure Solutions, FST’s strategic partner in the UK, and a leading provider of design,installation, commissioning, testing and training for access control systems.?FST’s IMID Access provides the convenience and simplicity of in-motion, visualidentification while also offering the highest level of biometric-basedreliability.”
FST’s IMID Access will manage secure accessfor the fitness center’s 3000 members, with access points deployed at the mainentrance of the facility. IMID is alsointegrated with Wellington’s Gladstone MRM Plus2 system and their TRP memberexperience management software to ensure every member receives appropriateservice and attention from staff.
As a division of Fibre TechnologiesLtd we have the benefit of over 20 years’experience in IP based solutions and networking. It is this background thatenables us to offer significant expertise in the design and implementation ofmodern IP based security systems.
We help a broad base of clients acrossmultiple sectors in the United Kingdom with their security. As a result, ourexperience in security system maintenance and installations ranges from thesingle door of access control through to multi-site, multi-campus integratedsecurity networks.