Impro Technologies


Impro Technologies

Technologies became one of the first companies in the world to adopt RFID and quickly became pioneers in the technology. This resulted in the business developing innovative new products that revolutionized the access control industry, and achieved tremendous growth for the group.

Today, the business employs some 150 full-time employees and has grown to become a multi-million Rand enterprise, exporting products to over 65 countries on 4 continents.

  • Access Portal Lite.
  • Access Portal Basic.
  • Access Portal Pro.
  • Access Portal Enterprise.

Access Portal Lite – Convenience at your fingertips

Small but very powerful and flexible, Access Portal Lite is a fully web based access control system that doesn’t need a PC or software, and is quick and easy to install.

You can also access the system remotely through a smart phone or tablet, giving you 24-hour access to manage and secure your premises, no matter where in the world you are.

The system also has a variety of standard reports, so that your access control system becomes a valuable business tool.
These include the hours worked by employees or who accessed which areas, and the type of events that occurred.

Who should use Access Portal Lite?

  • Small to medium premises that are wanting:
  • ved security.
  • Reduced risk of lost or copied keys.
  • A low-maintenance, reliable solution.
  • Ability to restrict access.

Access Portal Basic – The power of access control, free of charge

Access Portal Basic is free of charge and provides features that are normally only available through licensed software.

Installation is simplified with an auto-install function which includes the automatic configuration of your hardware to reduce the traditional time and complexity associated with setting up an access control solution.

The system also includes a number of high-end features, not often bundled with free software, such as anti-passback doors (APB) and the ability to create custom design access cards.

An added benefit is the ability to use biometric readers.

All free, no catches!

Who should use Access Portal Basic?

  • Ideal for anyone wanting an elementary access control solution without the expense of licenses:
    • Gated communities
    • Corporate businesses
    • Industry and manufacturing concerns
    • Hospitality
    • Educational facilities

ccess Portal Pro – Feature rich with simple scalability

Access Portal Pro is designed with the user in mind. The intuitive software provides wizards and alerts, to ensure you’re able to quickly and effectively manage your site, and includes the ability to tailor the software to your unique needs.

Features of this powerful software include scheduled tours, threat level management, integration of world class biometric readers and 24-hour access through any HTML 5 compliant device such as a smart phone, tablet or laptop.

The software incorporates a wide variety of reports, with graphical representation, and the option to create customised reports to ensure you have the information you need at the click of a button.

Another innovation unique to Access Portal Pro is targeted at existing Impro customers, operating an IXP system. Through our built-in migration path, you are able to continue using the IXP hardware, whist operating the system through the user-friendly Access Portal Pro platform – enabling you to convert your hardware to the latest equipment as budget allows.

Who should use Access Portal Pro?

  • Educational institutions
  • Corporate facilities
  • Multiple site premises
  • Government and parastatals
  • Mining, oil and petroleum
  • Health care facilities

Access Portal Enterprise – Feature rich with simple scalability

Access Portal Enterprise brings a new dimension to access control systems, by unleashing a new tier of functionality. No longer does just the size of your site determine an Enterprise solution, but rather the business value that you require your access control system to deliver.

Convergence is where Access Portal Enterprise meets your needs, today and tomorrow – where a broad spectrum of solutions are deployed throughout your organisation, but converge with Enterprise – this could be as simple as time & attendance, to logistics, production management or supply chain. Further, our class-leading API enables the seamless integration of additional services, specific to your business needs.

User convenience is addressed with Access Portal Enterprise where a single credential can be used to access a variety of facilities – from a door, to computer, to canteen or vending machines. Further, this credential no longer needs to be a physical tag or card, but can be a virtual credential on the user’s mobile phone.

The powerful software incorporates a variety of high-end features from one-click threat level, to scheduled tours and advanced zoning features that quickly provide information on exactly who is on your site.

Installation and management features include the ability to connect the hardware over a WAN with built-in auto identification, as well as system diagnostics and associated built-in alerts.

Access Portal Enterprise is about complete control, whether it’s one site, or one thousands sites.  The power is in your hands.

Who should use Access Portal Enterprise?

  • Large industry and manufacturing
  • Tertiary institutions
  • Petrochemical and mining
  • Banking and finance