New access control ecosystem from Acre


The newly unveiled Acre Access Control system in conjunction with acre Smart Controller and the Acre Reader combine to make an ecosystem offering extensive flexibility and one of the fastest and most user-friendly routes to cloud adoption. Together, these solutions present a simple and robust security solution to meet the evolving needs of any organisation.

Built from the outset with cyber security in mind, Acre Access Control offers intelligent functionality, flexibility, and the freedom to choose the best deployment option based on a business’ specific requirements.

Organisations are no longer constrained to select between on-premises or cloud-based systems as Acre Access Control can be deployed in either a native cloud or local on-premise environment, based upon the same code base and user interface, making the move from on-prem to cloud seamless.

“As the market landscape evolves, our goal is to enable customers to choose the platform that best aligns with their needs — a degree of flexibility they have long desired but have struggled to find. Acre Access Control brings a user-friendly interface, connects with a wide array of networked systems, and supports a myriad of deployment strategies. With Acre Access Control, we pave the way for a smooth transition to stronger, faster, more capable security operations.” Said Don Joos, CEO, Acre security

Acre Access Control offers simplicity and efficiency with Functional Integration Toolkit Scripts (FITS), transforming the landscape of workflow efficiency. Visitors and new employees can easily navigate self-enrollment, sending text messages to start the process, while new hires can quickly submit selfies to obtain their mobile credentials. Contractors are provided immediate access through one-time codes delivered directly to their mobile devices. Employees can also reserve workspaces and arrange after-hours access, handling all approvals via Teams or text messages.

Designed to meet dynamic market demands, the 4-door Acre Smart Controller is designed to keep people and property safe with intelligent, affordable, and unparalleled agility. It manages two doors with Wiegand or up to 4 doors with OSDP, supporting up to eight readers for comprehensive entry and exit management. Furthermore, Acre introduces a lineup of multi-technology access control readers that enabled mobile wallet and are fully compliant with OSDP standards and support a wide range of technologies, including NFC, Bluetooth, Smart (13.56 MHz), and Proximity (125 kHz.). Acre’s solutions offer versatility and modern aesthetics, ensuring customers have the freedom and flexibility to set their migration path to secure credentials and ecosystems.

“As the security industry moves away from its reliance on hardware, it aligns more closely with rapid advancements in IoT and IT, This shift signifies a broader trend towards systems that integrate better, work more efficiently and adapt to the evolving security and enterprise risk landscape,” adds Darren Learmonth, CTO, Acre security