Honeywell Smart Card transforms university security and streamlines access to facilities and funds as a leading higher educational provider in India, the Manipal University required a solution that would enhance security while also providing them with increased access to critical information. Honeywell’s Smart Card technology combined with Temaline™ solutions-based access control system and Digital Video Manager -based CCTV systems, provided the assurance for a centralised security solution.
Manipal University is a leading higher education provider in India. Located at Manipal, Karnataka, 62km from Mangalore, Manipal University has over 21,000 students from over 53 countries. The university has branch campuses in Bangalore, Mangalore, Dubai, Malaysia and Antigua. Manipal University has over 21 constituent colleges offering various programs in Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Allied Health Sciences, Architecture, Engineering, Management, Hospitality, Jewellery Design, Mass Communication and Regenerative Medicine.
As the leading higher education provider in India, attracting high caliber students from around the globe, ensuring the safety of students, staff and facilities is most critical for Manipal University. Manipal University set challenging objectives for Honeywell to deliver in order to meet the high security and safety expectations at their campus. Specifically, these objectives were:
Honeywell was awarded the contract in 2007 due to its outstanding track record of delivering high security solutions in educational institutions and universities across the globe.
The CCTV and access control integration capabilities of the combined-functionality Honeywell Smart Card together with dedicated customer service support were other winning factors in the successful bid.
Taking all these objectives and challenges into account, Honeywell proposed the prestigious Temaline™ (Tema) solutions-based access control system and Digital Video Manager (DVM)-based CCTV systems, tailored to meet specific customer requirements.
Tema with Enterprise Building Integrator (EBI) R 310, HID readers, turnstiles, boom barriers, biometric readers.
DVM R 200, HSDN and HDC series cameras, Honeywell streamer cards
Service 360 degree with residential engineer
The most beneficial customisation of the systems was the design and implementation of the single Smart Card, used for both banking facilities and access control, designed specifically to further bolster security throughout the campus to address the University’s primary challenge.
With a state-of-the-art advanced, central security system, the University derived the following benefits:
Satisfied they have made the right choice in Honeywell, Manipal University is now an advanced educational provider leading the way securing the welfare of students, staff and campus facilities. On the basis of proven results, the University has already expanded the systems to new campus buildings and will continue to do so as the facility grows.