Annual Review

Access control redefined with the Videx WS4

In an era where connectivity is a basic need, the Videx WS4 web-based access control solution is changing the way we manage access to spaces

The innovative system offers a comprehensive suite of features designed to provide full access control via the internet, making it an ideal entry choice for a range of environments, including homes, offices, businesses, shopping centres, GP surgeries, schools, and hospitals.

The WS4 boasts a user-friendly interface that can be accessed from anywhere in the world, using any device, whether that’s a mobile phone, tablet, or computer. This flexibility enables complete remote entry management, allowing authorised users to take control at any time. The system accommodates up to 2,500 users, with unlimited app users, making it scalable for various applications.

One of the standout features of the WS4 system is its capacity to manage 250 access groups and 50 weekly schedules. With the ability to store the last 50,000 events, the WS4 system ensures a robust record-keeping mechanism, vital for security and auditing purposes. The Air-lock function, Anti-passback function, and Anti-passback time function contribute to its enhanced security protocols.

The WS4 system facilitates simple, user-friendly management through its Web Portal ( enabling the administration of multiple sites and systems from a centralised location. Administrators can perform various tasks, such as opening and closing entrances, adding or removing users, and monitoring system status. The portal’s convenience extends to any web browser and device, offering complete flexibility in system management.

The WS4 App, designed for system administrators, provides on-the-go control, enabling the activation of entrances, user management, and event viewing. Additionally, the WS4 Access App empowers end users with an alternative to traditional entry methods, allowing seamless access control via smartphones. The system also allows for the import and export of user data in CSV format, offering the utmost convenience in user management.

Installation and usage of the WS4 system are exceptionally straightforward, thanks to its intuitive interface and minimal wiring requirements. The standalone nature of the system post-installation further emphasises its user-friendly design. Users can choose from 1, 2, or 4 door controllers, along with various reader options, including Mifare proximity readers or combined keypad and Mifare proximity readers. The system can be expanded by up to 40 doors, providing scalability for evolving needs.

The WS4 1 Door Controller
The WS4 1 door controller is a core, and highly popular, adaption of the main system. It stands out in a competitive market as it provides a robust, highly versatile, and cost-effective entry solution for those seeking secure and reliable access control for single-entry points.

Despite its affordability, this controller doesn’t compromise on features, offering the same innovative technology found in the entire WS4 range of products. With a capacity to manage up to 2,500 users and 250 access groups, the WS4 1 door controller provides a scalable and efficient solution for small to medium-sized applications. Its user-friendly interface and simple installation make it an attractive choice for those looking to enhance security without breaking the bank. The controller’s secure communication protocols, compatibility with various third-party reader options, and responsive web design further contribute to its overall value, ensuring that budget-conscious users can still enjoy a high-quality access control solution tailored to their specific needs.

Why choose the Videx WS4?
Videx’s WS4 web-based access control solution is a game-changer, with the 1 door controller solution set to disrupt the market in 2024. Its feature-rich design, user-friendly interface, and global accessibility positions it as an ideal solution for modern security challenges. Whether it’s managing access for a single door or a complex multi-site setup, the WS4 system delivers unparalleled convenience, versatility, and security.


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