The global market for card-based electronic access control (EAC) is projected to reach $10.1 billion by 2020 according to Global Industry Analysts. However, as credential technologies have evolved over the years, so have the ways users interact with them.
One of the bigger developments over the past few years has been the increased adoption of mobile credentials, which allows users to access facilities via their mobile device. To make way for this change, organizations will have to assess their existing technology and build plans to incorporate mobile into their access control ecosystem.
This white paper explores the most common technologies used in access control today, and why the move to mobile seems natural for many organizations.
- Movement towards mobile
- Extending access control while converging budgets
- The future on our doorstep