Integration of turnstile with BMS or any third party device or application is a very important approach for creating a unified security platform. Turnstiles, optical ones or others are generally chosen for the buildings or posh location offices owing to the interiors and good looks. Metal Housing of turnstiles apart from IP rating (outdoor use of turnstiles or for indoors) are just cosmetic in nature, a good looking housing, the best design or super smooth finish. But at the end of day, it will be the quality of the motor, electronic circuit board and few relays that determine the stability, efficiency and age of the unit.
The capabilities and ability of the turnstile to be integrated with the third party devices is of great importance, although 99.99% turnstiles are never standalone manually operated devices but purely electronic board that controls the motor and rest is mechanism.
All the turnstiles (optical or others)are connected together in a daisy connection along the access control boards so that all data is stored for future use and entry & exit is controlled in a desired way. The requirement for safety and stability is a properly developed system, controlled operation to control access, prevention of unauthorized access and a specific feature for Integration with third party devices that includes BMS (Building Management System).
The control board of turnstile is equipped with relays (NO/NC) or often called as dry contacts hence the units become universal devices for any possible integration. The dry contacts permit easy integration with the access control panels, and in turn the access control panels can be easily integrated with the BMS systems.
An integration of turnstile systems with BMS helps in many ways especially in case of any eventuality, the BMS triggers the access panels so that all turnstiles arms drop down or in other sense we may say to keep access open so that people can easily & freely move permitting fire fighters or rescue teams to access the site.
Nundnet, from Nundlab, Inc. USA turnstiles and access controls are provided with the feature for integration with BMS, Fire Alarm etc. For customization of any feature in generic design contact Nundnet authorised distributor or representative or mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org