Tag: keyless access

Southco’s New Membrane Keypad

Membrane KeypadIt’s always nice when a respected publication like PD&D puts one of our new products on their website.

The latest new product to be placed on their site is our EA-KC2 Membrane Keypad Access Controller.

This new keypad can adhere to a frame or door, inside or out. The ability to adhere or be molded into a wide variety of surfaces, combined with connecting it to any one of our Electronic Latches or Locks  brings electronic access to applications that would not have been possible just a few years ago.

Please leave a comment or email us if you would like to hear about some examples of how this new technology is being used in the marketplace.

Electromechanical Latching Goes High(er) Tech

There is no question-- electronic record keeping is now the norm. But as the technology has advanced, so too has the opportunity to exploit it. Fortunately, a unique partnership has resulted in the industry’s first biometric-integrated latch for computer server racks. Southco has teamed with Digitus Biometrics to secure data right down to the rack level in

Safety and Security in The Healthcare Industry

Part 1 of a 2-part series on healthcare access hardware solutions We all know that safety and security are paramount concerns for the healthcare industry. Providers need to restrict access to patient records, medications and equipment. They need to ensure regulatory compliance. And they often need the ability to monitor systems remotely. It’s a challeng

Southco’s new delayed re-lock electronic rotary latches

Most of us operated a rotary latch the last time we opened a car door. It holds the door tight when closed but can be opened with a simple pull on the car handle. Seems pretty easy, right? So do we really need to hook wires up to it and have a motor open it for us? Well, in a lot of cases…yes! The simple addition of electronics to a standard rotary latch o

Remote Monitoring Solutions

Part 3 of a 3-part series on Electronic Access Solutions It might be a simple indicator light or a sophisticated monitoring system. Whatever the choice, a remote monitoring solution is the final piece to a full Electronic Access Solution (EAS). So how does it work? Let’s take Southco’s H3-EM Electronic Locking Swinghandle as an example. In this sce

Access Control: The Human Interface

Part 2 of a 3-part series on Electronic Access Solutions So you’ve chosen the appropriate electromechanical lock or latch (EML) for your application. As we discussed before, your selection will dictate the ultimate design of the end product. As the heart of any system, the EML is critical to the overall quality of any Electronic System. That brings u