San Diego School District Adopts Access Control Solution

NAPCO’s solution allows schools to initiate lockdowns quickly and tracks the names of people entering and exiting the building.

NAPCO Security Technologies, a provider and manufacturer of high tech electronic intrusion security, IoT connected home, video and fire systems, as well as enterprise-class access control and door locking products, announced that the San Diego Unified School District will be using NAPCO’s Continental Access control system in it’s schools as a standard on Oct. 25.

There are currently four schools being retrofitted this fall, and the system is already installed in ten schools. In total, there are 200 plus schools in the district.

The installations will be an ongoing process for years to come.

NAPCO’s Continental Access division provides products that ensure access control to many types of commercial buildings such as schools, hospitals and office and residential high rise buildings.

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The system allows for end users like schools, as an example, to initiate a lockdown in ten seconds, according to the company. It also tracks the names of people entering and exiting the building during the day.

Richard Soloway, CEO of NAPCO, commented on the announcement.

“We are proud to be installing our Continental Access product in the San Diego Unified School District,” Soloway says. “This is just one of the many schools who have chosen to use the system.”

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