TDSi is delighted to announce its EXgarde Enterprise solution has been shortlisted in the Access Control Software category of the Benchmark Innovation Awards 2016. The awards recognise products, systems or services that enhance and advance the delivery of secure, flexible and beneficial solutions.
John Davies, Managing Director of TDSi commented, “We are very excited that EXgarde Enterprise is a finalist in these industry-recognised and respected awards. EXgarde is a flagship software solution in our integrated security portfolio, offering complete control of any security and access control situation, all from one central portal. We look forward to hearing the result when it is announced in July.”
EXgarde is a fully featured Access Management PC software application that combines an intuitive graphical user interface and powerful integration capabilities in a single package. Supporting multiple doors as standard, with the option to extend this with an unlimited door licence, EXgarde meets the needs of even the largest of access control networks.
With EXgarde, integration and expansion are key features and there are numerous possibilities to integrate with the latest CCTV and biometric technologies. The software is compatible with many otherwise disparate security systems, both from TDSi and other manufacturers, including third-party ODBC databases (using SDK or predefined protocol), building management, fire and intruder systems, DVR equipment and biometric readers.
Leading compatible systems include Milestone’s XProtect Access® and the recently launched ASSA ABLOY’s KS100 server wireless cabinet electronic lock as well as SimonsVoss’ SmartIntego online locking solutions, Texecom’s Premier and Premier Elite range of intruder alarms and ASSA ABLOY’s AperioTM wireless locking technology, along with TDSi’s own VUgarde2 IP CCTV VMS software and advanced DIGIgarde readers.
Recent additions to EXgarde include a Tenant Event Split option, Elevator Dispatch facility and a security tours function. Other key highlights include:
- An intuitive graphical user interface
- In-built Wizards for common tasks
- A fully configurable automated database backup facility
- Numerous communication methods including TCP/IP, dial-up and GSM modems
- A detailed context sensitive help system
- An automatic fire door release function
- Custom site graphics with animated icons for instant visibility of information
- Advanced prioritised alarm handling for optimum operator response time
- Personnel image capture and Photo ID badge design and print with video verification
For further details on the EXgarde range or full suite of security solutions, please visit www.tdsi.co.uk or telephone +44 (0)1202 723 535.