When you plan an event, one of the most important tasks is to organize access control. Here, electronic access control systems offer numerous advantages over manual methods such as checking printouts or ticking off lists. In our blog post, we explain why electronic access control is indispensable for events and what options are available to find the optimal solution for your event ticketing.
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Why is electronic access control important for events?
Electronic access control offers an efficient and secure way to control access to an event. With electronic access control systems, you can ensure that only authorized people gain access to your events. This not only minimizes the security risk, but also improves the visitor experience. Instead of waiting in long lines, visitors can simply show their tickets and quickly pass through admission control.
In addition, electronic access control systems provide valuable data for making traceable decisions in your visitor management. For example, event organizers can collect information about the number of visitors, the length of their stay, and their movements around the event site. This data helps to better plan and organize the event to better estimate future attendance and needs.
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What are the options for electronic access control at events?
There are several options for electronic access control systems that event organizers can use for their events. These include turnstiles and handheld scanners.
Turnstiles are physical barrier systems that provide secure and automated entry control. They are particularly useful for large events, as they are able to check in a high number of people quickly and effectively. Turnstiles can also be combined with other security features such as video surveillance and facial recognition systems to enhance security.
Handheld scanners, on the other hand, are portable devices used by a team member to check tickets or access cards. Handheld scanners are more flexible than turnstiles and can be used at smaller events. They are also a less expensive option than turnstiles because they do not require physical installation.
Both options have their advantages and disadvantages, and the choice between them depends on the size and type of event, as well as specific requirements. Some event organizers also combine both systems to achieve optimal access control.
In summary, electronic access control systems are essential for events. They provide a high level of security and efficiency in admission control / visitor management, and provide valuable data that can help event organizers better plan and organize future events. The choice between turnstiles and handheld scanners depends on the specific requirements of the event, and some event organizers also combine both systems to achieve optimal access control. Therefore, if you are planning an event, you should consider using electronic access control systems to ensure a smooth and secure event experience.
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