What is a VMS (Visitor Management System)

Visitor management refers to tracking the usage of a public building or site. By gathering increasing amounts of information, a Visitor management system can record the usage of the facilities by specific visitors and provide documentation of visitor’s whereabouts.

As visitor management system provides a record of building use. These systems are frequently used to complement building security systems and access control systems. As electronic visitor management systems become more common and more powerful, these systems are taking over many of the functions of building security and access control and replacing out dated and costly manual systems that are inefficient and do not provide any instant available information regarding visitors.

Basic computer or electronic visitor management systems use a computer network to monitor and record visitor information. As computer processing power, digital video and information gathering technology have improved, electronic visitor management systems have added photo ID capability, database searching, automatic door access and other functions.

An electronic visitor management system improves upon most of the negative points of a pen and paper system. Visitor ID can be checked against national and local databases, as well as in-house databases for potential security problems. Many visitor management systems feature searchable visitor information databases. Photo ID cards can be custom printed for one-time only or continuing use. Swipe cards speed the security screening process.

Visitor Interactive creates world class digital visitor management solutions for specific industries.  For enquiries about our VMS, please email info@visitorinteractive.com, or for immediate assistance please call us on +61 414 192 324.

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