As self-service equipment evolves & expands into new application areas, ensuring the security of this equipment is essential to protect kiosk contents & the personal data of users.
From point of sale (POS) self-service touch screen supermarket checkouts, information points, airport check-in kiosks & parcel collection lockers, to temperature readers following COVID-19, our reliance on self-service technology has never been higher.
Increased Demand Of Self-Service Equipment
As a result of the increasing demand of consumer electronics & rising adoption of touchscreen in commercial applications & kiosks, the global touch panel market was valued at US $59.06 billion in 2019 & is projected to reach US $137.19 billion by 2027.
The importance Of Intelligent Security
Stand-alone kiosks feature expensive equipment & are located in a wide range of locations, often unattended. They can store valuable products, give access to valuable services & utilise technology to capture personal & financial information. As they are connected to corporate transaction networks they are susceptible to hackers.
The Security Solution - Electronic Access Solutions (EAS)
Southco's Electronic Access Solutions (EAS) combines proven engineered mechanical locks & latches with electronic actuation secure remote controlled & monitored access solutions.
EAS that incorporate electronic locking & access control devices offer a proven & easy way to add physical security to self-service kiosks without interrupting industrial design. These electronic access solutions can serve as stand-alone access control devices, or they can be connected to a network for remote access control.
Southco EA-BT - BLUETOOTH® Control System
Available from Zygology, Southco’s EA-BT BLUETOOTH® Controller integrates with your user interface to provide a full access control system & remote monitoring of intelligent locks without having to wire into a network, or install, manage & maintain software. When connected to a secure, cloud-based platform, the EA-BT Controller allows BLUETOOTH® enabled devices such as smartphones & tablets to be used as a credential for wirelessly actuating an electronic latch, such as the Southco R4-EM. (For more information about the R4-EM, click here.)
EA-BT - BLUETOOTH® Controller Features:
Get In Touch With The Assembly Experts
If you’d like to discuss Electronic Access Solutions or how to utilise Southco’s EA-BT BLUETOOTH® Controller as part of your self-service kiosk access & security, get in touch with our friendly team of experts today on 0808 123 1221 or email email@example.com.
To discover more about Southco’s EA-BT BLUETOOTH® Controller, click here.
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