BASIC ONLINE ACCESS CONTROL STRUCTURE

This is the basic structure of an access contro system:

  • CONTROLLER, is the device that controls all the equipment connected, stores the information, takes the decisions, provides power and communicates all events to the server.
  • READER, verifies and collects the information of the card/fingerprint/etc... and sends it to the controller for processing.
  • DOOR HARDWARE, such as magnetic sensors, exit buttons, electric strikes, magnetic locks, etc...