EDS has a range of Access Control Systems and solutions to protect your people, premises and environment, giving you full control over your facilities. Ensuring your building is secure and tracking who enters, when, and where they go is paramount in today's society, given the increase security risks from around the globe.
Our systems are tailored to individuals and organisation needs, we carry out a full site survey to identify what solution would best fit your application, then design a system to suit your needs today and the foreseeable future, allowing for expansion of the systems as you grow.
If it's simply Access Control System for a front door to control people movement over your UK wide facilities, EDS can provide the Access Control System to suit your requirements.
From 1 to 30,000 doors, from 1 to 1,000,000 employees in different offices, in different countries we have the facilities, technical excellence to pull it all together, allowing you to control the entire system from either a single or multiply points of control.
Key Card Systems, Card Key Systems, Swipe Card Systems, whatever name you choose, these systems are simple yet highly effective. The basic principles behind the system comprises of a Front Desk Unit (FDU) which programs the cards to the doors, an electronic lock with an electronic processing device within the body of the lock and a programmable magnetic card.
The system work in real time and a card is programmed to a specific door or group of doors, forming a secure partnership. The card is programmed with the amount of time you want the partnership to remain active or live and that's it.
Unlike keys, electronic swipe cards, proximity cards, chip and pin cards, or keypad number sequences, access through a biometric reader cannot be transferred from person to person unless explicitly authorized, it is unique, which is what makes biometric readers and biometric technology more secure.
Electromechanical drive systems for swing doors that are particularly suitable for installation on narrow profiles and in situations where space is at a premium.
With a range of highly compact operators; it will move large and heavy internal and external doors easily and with virtually no noise. The quiet operation is achieved by using a low-noise direct current motor and gears with direct power transmission to the door leaf with the help of the rod assembly/guide rail.
Reliable operation of the drive is achieved with a maintenance-free high performance motor with low wear characteristics and state-of-the-art control technology.
Employee and staff collaboration is a major factor affecting organisations. EDS has many years experience in providing covert/hidden CCTV camera systems giving the client the evidential information needed to act upon, with excellent results which can be used in a Court of Law.
EDS have extensive knowledge in the way the criminals operate in carrying out fraudulent activities, from monitoring the on-site antics of security personnel to the monitoring of teams of staff collaborating together to defraud a company.
Covert CCTV provides an unbiased view of the events as they occur and is operational 24Hrs a day, every day. Covert CCTV can be used in such areas as; health & safety breaches, employment legislation, staff thefts & stock shortages, missing funds, abuse of company materials, equipment, plant or services without authority, loss of earnings, missing plant or equipment, company data or information being sold to competitors.
The number of installations of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) systems for public safety has dramatically increased over the last few years, as it has proven a leading edge technology in the fight against crime.
CCTV Digital Technology
We are able to provide cost effective Digital Technology Systems from single camera units to multi-site systems linked to organisations own computer networks and websites, controlling any amount of cameras around the globe with a simple click of a button, with all the quality and reassurance of Digital Technology.
From Fixed Cameras to Pan & Tilt & Dome Cameras with powerful zoom lenses capable of picking out a number plate at distances greater than a mile away, we have the technology, resources and in-house skills to meet your requirements.
EDS have a range of Intruder Alarms Systems designed for use in the widest of applications, from residential systems to small and large businesses and organisations with multi-site high security applications such as banks and financial institutions.
The ability to transmit sound.
From a simple PA system to call employees or making announcements to the customer, or a background music system from a radio or CD source, to a fully integrated display system, or integrated Voice Evacuation system, EDS have the solutions.
EDS offers a range of comprehensive Fire Detection Systems - either networked or stand alone systems - for small, large, single or multi-site systems.
EDS can design, install, commission, maintain, service and monitor your Fire Alarm systems using the latest technologies and employing our many years expertise in the field. Fire alarm monitoring is provided through our secure monitoring centre ensuring rapid response to any alarm activation 24-hours a day, giving instant response to emergency services, Police, Fire & Ambulance Authorities, Guards, Keyholder's etc.
EDS Employ one of the largest and most secure Control Centres in the UK, approved to BS5979, ISO 9000, LPS, ACPO, NSI/NACOSS Standards.
Constructed to BS5979 with 12" thick concrete walls, with an airlock door facility into and out of the control room, making this control room virtually impregnable, with back-up power generators, gas detection monitoring, higher air pressure to prevent gassing the control room, personal attack, intrusion and perimeter protection systems all backed up by CCTV, connected by a dedicated Police link.
Shoplifting poses an ever-increasing threat to retailers, upto 20% of your total profit could be being lost through shoplifting, the control of shoplifting & deterrence can have a direct effect on your bottom line, making the difference between success & failure.
One of the most effective means of controlling shoplifting has been the use of security tagging systems, also known as electronic article surveillance (EAS), the best of these systems can dramatically reduce shoplifting levels, acting as a powerful deterrent to casual theft whilst also frustrating the professional shoplifter.
EDS designs and installs Nurse & Warden call systems for professional care institutions, sheltered housing accommodation and residential homes.
We have a comprehensive range of easy to use products, with calls being made from individual rooms, WC's, communal areas etc by simply pressing a button or pulling a cord, through to wireless remote systems with voice transmission and location finding technology.
Mobile calls can be made by clients utilising either a neck or clip-on belt worn personal transmitters emergency unit.
The Digital Patient Management System is unique as it brings together in one package many of the low voltage electronic systems required in a modern health centre or GP surgery.
It combines a patient call system with a panic alarm system; solid state voice announcement; receptionist public address system; disabled WC panic alarms; background music input; wait/enter indicators and an output to induction hearing loops.
It fully complies with the Disability Discrimination Act and it meets the NHS patient confidentiality directive. The system is available in wired, wired/radio and radio only versions.
Audio-frequency induction loop systems (AFILS) allow hearing impaired people to hear more clearly.
Most hearing aids have a "T" or "MT" switch which allows them to pick up the electromagnetic field generated by an induction loop system. The hearing aid converts this signal into a sound suited to its user's specific hearing requirements.
Any person with a hearing aid positioned within or near the loop can hear the loop signal by switching their hearing aid to the correct position, allowing them to participate more effectively in general conversation, ordering goods or services, listening to public performances, etc.
EDS Disabled Persons Toilet Alarm system includes everything required for a BS8300 clause compliant emergency assistance alarm.
Attractively designed, easy to install and simple to use, it allows a distressed person to raise an alarm in the event of an emergency. To operate, the user simply pulls the cord of a ceiling pull unit to activate a light and sounder outside the WC.