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Keep up to date with all our news, blogs, customer stories and press releases.

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Keep up to date with all our news, blogs, customer stories and press releases.

Facility managers and property owners – discover an easier way to make your buildings secure

Managing access to residential buildings, offices or other shared workspaces can be stressful and time-consuming. Hours are spent crossing town to meet new tenants and hand over keys, rescuing tenants who’ve lost their keys or waiting for handymen to show up. As a professional in this field, you’ve no doubt wondered how these tasks could be handled more effectively. We invite you to learn more about cloud-based access control - a new, easier way for property owners and facilities managers to control access to their buildings.

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Hospital security and cloud-based access control

Healthcare facilities around the world are doing their best to minimise the risk of contamination from for example COVID-19. Besides demanding adequate PPE for all employees, they are also calling for tighter security.

We invite you to learn more about cloud-based access control, a deceptively simple solution to the new and complex security problems healthcare facilities are currently facing.

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Why now is the right time to accelerate your digitalisation

When we emerge from the corona pandemic the business landscape will have changed. We can expect a restructuring of supply chains, greater localisation, more automation and a shift in the balance between human capital and artificial intelligence. In order to prosper, companies will need to do things differently. What can they do now to become more ‘future-fit’?

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Why personalisation is important in hospital access management

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities often struggle to keep track of the hundreds of people passing through their buildings around the clock. This can lead to losses on many levels, and in the absence of a clear picture of the hospital’s access rights, the culprits are hard to identify.

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Gain control over access to buildings, wards and medical supplies

Administrators working in hospitals and other healthcare institutions need to keep track of 100s or in some cases 1000s of people coming and going daily. The sector has an above-average staff turnover and suffers from high levels of ‘insider’ crime – most notably, drug diversion. With the help of Criotive, hospitals can gain full control over who gets access, when and where.

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Criotive - the single service that fits all

Legacy lock hardware used to be an obstacle for facility management companies, hotel chains and large property owners who wanted to modernise their access management systems. Thanks to the Criotive cloud-based service, that’s all changing. Today, most brands of electronic locks can be integrated with our tech- and vendor-agnostic platform, allowing companies to transition smoothly to IoT.

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Criotive – securing construction sites with Cloud-based solution

Poor security on construction sites causes a whole host of problems - from losses of valuable materials and capital equipment to illegal or underage workers going undetected. The cloud-based access management service, Criotive, provides a discreet and effective way of tackling these problems.  

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Showcasing Criotive for smart access management

From Feb 11 – 13, we’ll be exhibiting alongside our lock technology partner Schulte-Schlagbaum SAG at digitalBAU, booth H7.405. Come and discover Criotive – Sony’s cloud-based, over-the-air provisioning service. Integrated with SAG digital locks, Criotive takes access management systems to a whole new level.  

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Business Reporter interview for The Telegraph

Criotive cloud-based access management is changing the way we think about securing people and property. As part of The Telegraph’s ‘Future of Enterprise IoT’ series, London-based Business Reporter interviewed two key members of the Criotive team at Sony.    

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Could granularity be the next big thing in access management?

Cloud-based access management systems are peeling back the limitations of traditional lock technologies and opening up for a new type of access control. Instead of the old go/no go dichotomy, they allow for all the options in between.  

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How to eradicate losses in healthcare

Healthcare facilities everywhere struggle with security. At a time when many of the lower paid jobs are done by temporary workers, losses - especially of valuable drugs - are a huge problem. How can administrators keep track of all these people coming and going? Hans Ahnström of ACSS, Stockholm-based distributor for SAG, has found a solution. It’s called Criotive and it’s a new secure provisioning service from Sony. 

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