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Glossary of Access Control Terminology

Written by Jared Reeves on October 10, 2019

Do you know the difference between a “Fail-Safe” and “Fail-Secure” electrified lock? Or advanced access control features such as "Escort," "Double Tap" or "First Person In"?

Whether you’re a current DGA Security customer or someone researching about access control systems, our industry terminology can be very confusing. Download this helpful reference guide that explains the most common access control industry terminology in easy-to-understand language.