Proprietary vs. Open Hardware

As companies and building managers have been trying to embrace open protocol hardware to increase flexibility and reduce future capex requirements, certain access control companies have been cleverly twisting the term “open” to suit their needs.

Customers who use access control systems have been plagued by the pitfalls of proprietary hardware, which demand that customers fully rip and replace the controllers of a system to upgrade their software.

Genea offers an open access control system, which allows users to upgrade or change systems with little-to-no upfront hardware costs. Schedule a demo to learn more about the benefits of a open, cloud-based access control system.