Viscount Systems gets new federal government contracts for access control deployments

January 24, 2014 - 

Viscount Systems has announced a new batch of contracts to deploy its Freedom access control technology, as well as its VeriCert certification software at U.S. Federal Government agencies in Maryland and Virginia.

“We are pleased to continue our work with the U.S. Government,” Stehpen Pineau, CEO of Viscount said. “The security and cost advantages of our Freedom access control technology provide a compelling value proposition. As the U.S. Government continues to move towards increased security requirements at all Federal Government facilities, we expect to see additional contract opportunities.”

The company’s Freedom access control system allows entry devices – including biometrics – to be connected to and controlled by standard building IT networks.

The company’s Freedom access control system, has also been deployed at a couple of other federal government facilities in the U.S., including a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital facility and a U.S. department of labor facility in Atlanta

Reported previously, Viscount was recently awarded FIPS 201 certification for its Freedom VeriCert software, which is used to monitor PIV and federal employee ID cards.


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