Boon Edam Opens Technology and Training Center

Boon Edam Inc. has announced the opening of a full-service Technology and Training Center in San Jose, Calif. This is the second U.S.-based location for the company outside of its headquarters in Lillington, N.C.; the first location, opened in 2015, is in mid-town Manhattan at 1140 Broadway Avenue in New York City. The address of the new Silicon Valley center is 2161 O’Toole Ave San Jose, Calif.

Opening a Boon Edam showroom on the West Coast enables more security professionals and architects to get hands-on with its array of security entrance solutions. The center has the following Boon Edam products available for demonstration:

  • Tourlock 180+90 – a security revolving door in the Americas renowned for preventing tailgating and piggybacking.
  • Circlelock mantrap portals – combining piggybacking prevention with 2-factor authentication for sensitive interior locations.
  • Turnlock 100 – full-height turnstile used as a deterrent at the perimeter fence line.
  • Lifeline Swing and Slide – optical turnstiles with swinging and sliding barriers that combine tailgating detection with a sleek design for supervised lobby applications.

Each product is integrated with access control and biometric authentication technologies, as well as VMS, IP cameras and visitor management systems. Visitors to the center can see how different solutions work together to provide various levels of protection from unauthorized entry into facilities, as well as witness the ease of authentication, monitoring and traffic flow. A sample of the technology solution partners featured in the center are:

  • Access Control: Lenel, Software House, AMAG, Honeywell, Hexicurity
  • Secure Communications: Enclave
  • VMS: AMAG, Genetec
  • Card Readers: Essex, HID
  • Biometric Readers: IrisID, Stonelock, MorphoWave
  • IP Cameras: Bosch
  • NVR Servers: BCD Video
  • Visitor Management: Soloinsight
  • Hardware: LifeSafety Power

The San Jose Technology and Training Center will also host complimentary technical training sessions monthly for local reseller partners. Each training session will provide hands-on instruction about installation, service and maintenance for its security entrance products.

“We’ve experienced tremendous growth in security entrance orders over the past five years to large, multinational companies, many of which are based on the West Coast,” says Greg Schreiber, senior vice president of sales, Boon Edam. “Today we’re investing in that success to give these customers the opportunity for hands-on demonstrations and technical training of entry solutions. We’re excited to finally bring this high level of service to the West Coast.”

The San Jose Technology and Training Center is open for private appointments. To request an appointment, contact [email protected].

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