A door entry system is used to allow you to talk to visitors at your premises without the need for you to open the door to them. Door entry system are available in video or in audio. Video or Audio Door Entry System A video entry system has a monitor built onto the handset in the building that allows the image of your visitors to be viewed. This can be very useful as you can see monitor how many people you are about to give access to your premises. You can also read the ID badges of the callers by asking them to hold them to the camera.
A door entry system can prevent unwanted visitors from coming into the common stair. If a potential intruder attempts to enter your home, the first barrier they will face is the communal door. Police have reported that recent crime trends show that common stair doors are only forced open during 1% of house break-ins within tenements. If you door is secure, it is less likely that your stair will be vandalised or attract anti-social behaviour.
To get the most from a door entry system, you must make sure that:
Access control can also offer flexible control over users access rights.
For example, all staff can gain access through the main door of a building, but access to internal areas may be restricted to those who have a specific need to be there.
Access may also be restricted by time, only granting access to particular users at certain times of day or night.