Access control designed for government

Cloud-based and FIPS 140-2 and 201-2 compliant on-premise access control solutions built to maximize security without compromising convenience or accessibility.

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Physical security for local, state and federal government buildings

Openpath’s access control systems for government provide dynamic permissions and seamless integration capabilities in public buildings such as city halls, courthouses, consulates, and public libraries. Streamline remote management with an intuitive cloud-based option, or choose a fully compliant, GSA-approved FICAM solution that can be deployed on-premise for high security environments.

Openpath cloud-based access control 

Openpath enables flexible security management and touchless entry for government buildings. With fully cloud-based software, mobile-first capabilities, and open architecture, Openpath empowers better decision making through real-time awareness and streamlined security operations.

  • Fast, reliable entry with touchless mobile credentials, plus support for MFA with PINs, key cards and fobs

  • Remote access to the entire cloud-based dashboard on any personal device, from anywhere 

  • Scalable hardware with built-in video capabilities for visual verification of all access events right where they happen

  • Supports unlimited integrations with open API architecture to connect with the tools you need to operate your business, including Schlage® wireless door locks

  • Real-time reporting and detailed access logs for improved security monitoring and auditing

  • Standard wiring and backwards compatibility allow greater deployment flexibility with existing access control hardware and systems

On-premise Access Control Manager (ACM)

For government facilities that require high security compliances, Access Control Manager (ACM) is an on-premise solution that provides the same level of control and auditability, with additional features specifically designed for federal and enterprise-class installations. 

  • FIPS 140-2 and 201-2 compliant, is on the GSA Approved Product List and integrates with HID pivClass technology across all system components

  • 100% browser-based system is accessible on any web browser, no software installation required, plus a mobile app for management on-the-go

  • Alarm management gives a visual representation of alarm priority, with the ability to acknowledge and clear alarms in the dashboard

  • Open architecture enables ACM to integrate with third-party devices and systems for unparalleled interoperability

  • Supports open non-proprietary hardware and a full range of wireless door locks from Schlage, Assa Abloy, Salto and more

  • Integrates with Avigilon Control Center (ACC) video management software for best-of-breed unified video security

Benefits of Openpath for your government access control system

Touchless government access control

Openpath’s Wave to Unlock capabilities offer a mobile-based entry method that’s fast, reliable, and completely contactless.

Fast, reliable unlock experience

Backed by patented Triple Unlock technology that uses Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cellular signals, unlocking the door with Openpath is quick and effortless, even if the Internet is down or cell service is spotty.

Fully remote management

The cloud-based platform gives administrators greater flexibility, with access to all data and controls for all locations in one place.

Enhanced door security

Enable multi-factor authentication for stronger security using any combination of Openpath mobile, card, fob, Cloud Key or keypad reader PIN credentials.

Trigger site lockdowns from anywhere

Activate a lockdown plan for any emergency scenario from an authorized personal device or Openpath Smart Keypad Reader, and automatically notify first responders of the situation in real-time.

Granular permissions and shared zoning

Easily adjust door schedules to allow public access to main areas, while limiting access to authorized individuals with site and zone-specific user permissions.

Increase safety and peace of mind

Seamlessly connect Openpath with your emergency systems for improved incident response, with the ability to automate wellness procedures to help everyone feel safe and secure.

Future-proof your largest investment

Connect every access point with Openpath for a seamless experience combined with increased security and award-winning design.

Video security

Leverage integrated video surveillance systems and Openpath’s Video Reader Pro to create a compliant, unified video and access control platform.


Secure and manage elevator access control to specific floors with Openpath’s seamless  integrations with several of the leading elevator brands.

Visitor management

Easily manage visitor permissions for government buildings and automatically grant guest passes for unlocking the right doors at the right times.

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