By the Identiv Government Team
Quick! Name ten fast facts that make Hirsch one of the most trusted names in physical security for the U.S. federal government. If you can’t, no big deal, we’ve narrowed it down for you.
Did you know…
- Hirsch has been a trusted provider of physical access control systems (PACS) of the highest security and quality to U.S. federal government customers for over 36 years.
- Hirsch is an American company based in California.
- Hirsch leads the physical security industry in meeting evolving security standards, including HSPD-12, PIV, FICAM, and the GSA APL for 13.01 and 13.02.
- Hirsch provides a total solution stack for PIV and FICAM-compliant physical access control, including hardware, software, firmware, controllers, and readers that deliver the highest performance and lowest total cost of ownership.
- Hirsch controllers handle severe power conditions with sensing power supplies, designed to meet the requirements of State Department facilities around the globe.
- Hirsch alarm line supervision is the most secure in the industry, developed to meet the requirements of U.S. federal intelligence agencies.
- Hirsch PACS systems are highly scalable to address customers with 1000+ locations. Velocity Sync has been developed to meet the needs of the IRS, DHS, USMS, and many other large federal agencies.
- Hirsch cabinets and controllers are bulletproof, built to withstand the harshest environments, and developed to withstand high electromagnetic force (EMF) conditions for the U.S. Air Force.
- Modular Hirsch access control panels were designed from the beginning to be expandable and upgradeable. Customers who bought Hirsch systems over 15 years ago (before FICAM was conceived) can update access control panels and software today to become FICAM compliant with the addition of option boards.
- Hirsch systems have the broadest and deepest feature set in the industry. For over 36 years, features like secure PIN entry, lockdown controls, passback controls, occupancy counting, mantraps, entry/exit readers for all doors on a controller, and temporary user controls have been standard features.
Check back on Wednesday when we’ll take a closer look at the benefits you can expect when investing in a Hirsch access control system. Have a question in the meantime? Let us know.