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CARMEL, IN - February 25, 2014

 
Allegion Ramps Up K-12 School Security Resources

Allegion Ramps Up K-12 School Security Resources
Training courses, seminars and webinars / face-to-face meetings at events / funding help /new products designed specifically for K-12 applications / free security assessments
CARMEL, IN - November 18, 2013

 
aptiQmobile to Enable Pinsight Touch Program from Sprint
 
By enabling Pinsight TouchTM, the first nationwide, open platform from Sprint’s Pinsight Media+ TM for securely storing and accessing credentials on a mobile device, aptiQmobile will help open up new possibilities for the access control market.
CARMEL, IN – October 16, 2013

 
aptiQmobile Will Use Secure Peer-to-Peer NFC Technology – Mobile Credentials on Android Smart Phones
 
Organizations wanting to utilize Near Field Communications- (NFC-) enabled smartphones as their access control credentials for employees and students will be able to begin the transition through the use of aptiQmobile technology.
CARMEL, IN – October 3, 2013

 
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies Creates Lockdown Solution Suite
 
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies has expanded its lockdown suite with new mechanical, standalone and integrated access control options. As a result, schools can now match a solution to their environment and capability of staff and budget to further improve on their present lockdown procedures.
CARMEL, IN – September 18, 2013

 
ASIS Education Seminar Features Ingersoll Rand aptiQmobile NFC Credentials at Corporate and College Campuses
 
Attendees to the ASIS Exhibition September 24-26 will be able to learn how both corporate and university campuses have implemented successful Near Field Communications (NFC) aptiQmobile deployments.
CARMEL, IN – September 17, 2013

 
Teachers Gain Ability to Lockdown from Anywhere in Classroom with New Schlage CO-220
 
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies today announced an affordable, standalone lockdown solution that lets teachers press a button on a remote fob to initiate immediate lockdown in time of crisis from anywhere in their classroom.
CARMEL, IN – September 9, 2013


 
One Card Alliances with CBORD, Blackboard and Heartland / Students Using Smartphone as Credentials at Villanova and University of San Francisco
 
During the Critical Facilities Summit sponsored by the Association of College and University Officers-International (ACUHO-I) and APPA, whose tagline is “Leadership in Educational Facilities,” to be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence October 15-18, attendees will be able to discuss campus safety and security success stories with Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies school experts.
CARMEL, IN – August 28, 2013

“Protecting Data Centers with Biometrics” at 3:15 pm, Tuesday, October 22

During the Critical Facilities Summit to be held in the Charlotte (NC) Convention Center October 21-23, 2013, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies will discuss “Protecting Data Centers with Biometrics” in an educational session to be held at 3:15 pm on Tuesday, October 22. With more applications going to the cloud and becoming connected, the number of data centers and critical infrastructures has been exponentially increasing around the world.
CARMEL, IN – August 22, 2013


“Balancing Physical Security & Productivity” at 9:15 am, Friday, October 3
 
During the International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) World Workplace 2013 at Philadelphia’s Conference and Expo October 2-4, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies’ Monte Salway and Kelly O’Connor will discuss “Balancing Physical Security and Productivity,” at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, October 3. The session is geared toward credentialed or aspiring Facility Management Professionals (FMP), Certified Facility Managers (CFP) and Sustainability Facility Professionals (SFP).
CARMEL, IN – August 13, 2013

Facilities both old and new will benefit from the latest loss prevention methods and timeless security strategies
 
To better help schools, integrators and security consultants keep schoolchildren and K-12 staff safe, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies today announced its autumn line-up of support, including a special security seminar, several webinars and aid in locating funding.
CARMEL, IN – February 13, 2013


How to Find $11.5 Billion in Funding

As government entities, school districts and parents are searching for increased comprehensive security measures for their schools, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies is providing its local Security and Safety Consultants (SSCs) with increased tools. For instance, many times the greatest impediment to protecting school children is funding. Therefore, Ingersoll Rand has augmented its grant-funding consultation capability to school administrators, facility and maintenance personnel and others by offering data from its 24/7 cloud-based database of federal and state grant funding information that identifies $11.5 billion in funding sources.
CARMEL, IN - September 19, 2012


Now provides daily updated database of grants plus information on who should write the grant and for what products.

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies today announced that it has augmented its grant-funding services to school superintendents, principals, facility managers, maintenance and locksmith personnel, and grant writers by creating a 24/7 cloud-based database of federal and state grant funding information. Not only does this database provide access to all public and private grants for public and private schools but it additionally details who in the school must write the grant and relays the type of equipment that the grant will help purchase. School districts can contact Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies for information including daily, updated background on funds, funding news with expert insights and resources that schools can call on to learn how to best write the grant.
CARMEL, IN - June 11, 2012

 
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies and The CBORD Group Completed Project’s First Phase with High Acceptance and Further Expansion Planned
 
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies and the CBORD Group, Inc. announced the successful roll-out of near field communication (NFC)-enabled campus card credentials at the University of San Francisco (USF) for door access and spending at laundry terminals.
CARMEL, IN – March 21, 2012

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies and The CBORD Group Enable Students and Staff to Use Personal Cellphones as Credentials
 
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a leading global provider of security and safety solutions and manufacturer of contactless smart credentials and readers, and The CBORD Group, Inc., the leading provider of campus card and integrated security solutions to colleges and universities, are conducting the most comprehensive access control Near Field Communications (NFC) trial in the North American marketplace to date.
CARMEL, IN - April 1, 2012

 
$10,000,000 in Estimated Funds Available
 
This program provides support to identified high-risk nonprofit organizations for physical security enhancements and activities designed to integrate nonprofit preparedness activities with broader state and local preparedness efforts and promote coordination and collaboration in emergency preparedness activities among public and private community representatives, as well as state and local government agencies. Examples of expected outcomes as a result of funded activities include building and sustaining emergency management capabilities through the following areas: building and sustaining core capabilities; and whole community approaches to security and emergency management.
CARMEL, IN, March 23, 2012

 
Panel Comprised of Leading Experts from the University of San Francisco, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, CBORD and BRS Labs
 
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a leading global provider of security and safety solutions and manufacturer of Schlage® contactless smart credentials and readers, will, along with three other organizations, provide a panel presentation that identifies the advantages and best practices for assessing, planning and deploying various campus solutions as undertaken at the University of San Francisco.
CARMEL, IN - November 29, 2011

 
Executive Summary on Research of Students’ Desire for Convenience and the Need to Provide a Secure, Safe Campus
 
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a leading global provider of security and safety solutions and manufacturer of Schlage® contactless smart credentials and readers, released an executive summary of three research projects conducted among 1300 students and decision makers across 980 U.S. colleges and universities, both public and private, 2-year and 4-year, in May 2011.
The research finds that college administrators are challenged with providing a balance between students’ desire for convenience and the need to provide a secure, safe campus.d.
CARMEL, IN – November 11, 2011

 
College Population Already Sold on Cell Phones Being a Credential, Just Like They Were Previously Sold on the Use of Smart Cards and Biometrics
 
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a leading global
provider of security and safety solutions and manufacturer of Schlage contactless smart credentials and readers, today announced that new research has found that two-thirds of
American college students are interested in using their cell phone in place of an ID card.
CARMEL, IN – October 11, 2011

 
Research Shows Most Campuses Using Older Technologies
 
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a leading global provider of security and safety solutions and manufacturer of Schlage contactless smart credentials and readers, today announced that access to buildings, identification, cafeteria/food courts, library, bookstore purchases, printing and vending, in that order, are the leading applications for which American college students use their school-issued cards.
CARMEL, IN – September 29, 2011


The CBORD Group, Inc., the leading provider of campus card and integrated security solutions to colleges and universities, is pleased to announce that Miami University’s 16,000+ students are enjoying greater security and convenience than ever before, thanks to a full campus security implementation completed as one project in a short timeframe this past summer. CBORD worked with Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a leading global provider of security and safety solutions, to deploy the Miami University implementation.
 
 
CARMEL, IN – September 8, 2011

 
Research Shows Large Gap Between Traditional Facility/Public Safety Departments' and Student-Oriented Departments' Focus
 
Data from independent research, Effective Management and Safe & Secure Openings & Identities, released from Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, shows 82 percent of public, private, and 2-year specialized colleges and universities believe that they are not very effective at managing safe and secure openings.
CARMEL, IN - March 2, 2006

 
Better Control with Less Effort
 
Wiring took no time at all when a Midwestern University converted more than 250 general access residence hall doors from mechanical keys to electronic card readers. Instead of a hard-wired system, the University chose a Schlage Wireless Access System that eliminated the need to install multiple power supplies and run miles of conduit.
LYNWOOD, CA — April 13, 2005

Security Plans Move Ahead with Expansion

As part of a major expansion, the Lynwood Unified School District moves ahead with a plan to integrate all its 15 school buildings into a centralized
network that will give it better control of security and reduce dependence on mechanical key systems.