Vanderbilt Access Control
Vanderbilt provides security and access control solutions to a variety of organizations from small-to-medium businesses to enterprise-class customers. Products include intrusion alarms, readers, credentials, power supplies and video surveillance solutions complete the company’s robust technology portfolio.
Vanderbilt Bright Blue Access Control Features
- Access anytime, anywhere, with a network connected computer
- Support for up to 32 doors and 5000 cardholders
- Includes 2 on-board reader interfaces for direct connect
- Facility lockdown via credential or external pushbuttton
- System back-up
- Holiday and event scheduling
- Remote access and administration
- Video integration
Vanderbilt Bright Blue Solutions For:
- Small and medium commercial offices
- Medical and dental offices
- K-12 schools
- Property management
- Houses of worship
Vanderbilt Industries Access Control (Bright Blue)
Vanderbilt Industries added access control to it’s growing stock of security products by acquiring Siemens’ security division in 2014. The access control system is known as ‘Bright Blue’ and integrates nicely with Vanderbilt proprietary readers, credentials, video management system, and security management systems. The system is centrally controlled by a door and reader controller that connects to the internet via Ethernet cable.
Vanderbilt provides two version of the access control system: bright blue and lite blue. Lite blue is an OP-based reader interface meaning that while the doors are connected locally, the readers communicate with the lite blue software through the cloud. Lite blue can connect 2-8 doors and controller credentials for up to 5000 cardholders. The bright blue system can control up to 32 doors, but aside from that has the same features as lite. With both systems, the management portal can be accessed remotely from the web-browser.
Vanderbilt offers a nice all-in-one security system complete with video, access control, and facility lockdown. The downfalls include poor product support, inability to send firmware upgrades OTA, and no mobile or biometric access credential.