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29 October 2018
Central Florida YMCA deploys Software House C-CURE 9000 security management system to improve member access

Dr. P. Phillips’ YMCA integrates access control, biometrics and glass turnstiles

MILWAUKEE – (Oct. 29, 2018) – Johnson Controls has announced that the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA has installed Software House’s C-CURE 9000 security and event management platform as part of a comprehensive visitor management system designed to increase security by verifying member identity and restricting access of non-members.

Dr. P. Phillips’ YMCA, located in Doctor Phillips, Fla., is the largest of 27 facilities that are part of The YMCA of Central Florida. This single location serves 11,000 active members. The facility recently completed an $11 million renovation and expansion project, which also included an upgrade to the physical access control system to incorporate biometric technology to improve the member check-in process.

Dr. P. Phillips' YMCA

The comprehensive system integrates Software House C-CURE 9000 with biometric readers from iDentytech and swing glass optical turnstiles from Automatic Systems. Together, the systems manage the flow of visitors into the facility by enabling members to gain access using a biometric fingerprint reader instead of swiping an access control card. The turnstiles help to manage the flow of visitors and identify when a person does not have membership privileges to gain access. Membership enrollment information resides in C-CURE 9000, which serves as the central component of the overall access control system. Johnson Control’s integration arm served as the systems integrator on the project.
 
“With the old system,” said Dan Humbert, director of IT for the YMCA of Central Florida, “the only way to tell which family center membership someone held was by the color of the barcode. With the C-CURE 9000 system that’s all automated. We can now capture the information on where they can work out directly in the system.”

A major benefit of the new access control system and membership program is that it provides more accurate accounting of membership status. The system can flag out-of-date memberships, so when a person is denied access that person can be directed to the desk where they can pay on-site and be reinstated.

For more information about Software House and C-CURE 9000, visit http://www.swhouse.com


About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 120,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit 
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About Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions
Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions is making the world safer, smarter and more sustainable – one building at a time. Our technology portfolio integrates every aspect of a building – whether security systems, energy management, fire protection or HVACR – to ensure that we exceed customer expectations at all times. We operate in more than 150 countries through our unmatched network of branches and distribution channels, helping building owners, operators, engineers and contractors enhance the full lifecycle of any facility. Our arsenal of brands includes some of the most trusted names in the industry, such as Tyco®, YORK®, Metasys®, Ruskin®, Titus®, Frick®, PENN®, Sabroe®, Simplex® and Grinnell®. For more information, visit 
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