How Access Control evolved from security to include Health & Wellbeing

Initially, access control was a way for businesses to monitor and control the flow of visitors and employees into their workplace. This was to ensure privacy and safety from threats like theft, vandalism, and stopping unauthorized persons from accessing physical spaces. Combined with in-person security personnel, this formed the foundation of access control for a long time. Now, for a COVID-safe workplace, contactless sign in with a visitor is crucial to ensure both visitor and employee wellbeing. 

Security systems have evolved over the years, becoming more common, capable, and integrating a range of management features to ensure safety, security, and more – enter visitor management systems (VMS).

SmartSpace Software Plc (LON:SMRT) is focused on technologies that make real estate more efficient and organisations more effective. They provide leading smart workplace software and technology to the commercial workplace, retail and hospitality real estate sectors. 

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