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United Development Company (UDC) Successfully Secured The Pearl, an Artificial Island through Matrix Security Solutions

Industry: Construction
Customer Name: United Development Company (UDC)
Users: 500+
Devices: 400+ Time-Attendance and Access Control Devices
Location: The Pearl, An Artificial Island in Qatar
Company Profile:
United Development Company (UDC) is a leading Qatari public shareholding company with a mission to identify and invest in long-term projects contributing to the growth of the State of Qatar and providing good shareholder value. Established in 1999, the company was first listed on the Qatar Exchange in June 2003. It has a shared capital of QR 3.5 billion and total assets of QR 18.5 billion as of 30 September 2019.

  • There are 40+ towers and each tower accommodates more than 7000 VIPs. There was a problem of manual access control management by individual tower owners before the solution was offered by Matrix. Centralized system management for multiple locations on Island was difficult. Moreover, outdoor maintenance of door controllers in critical weather condition of 450 C temperature was the biggest challenge for them. At last, movement tracking of residents and visitors was also the difficult task for them.


  • After a comprehensive discussion regarding problems and requirements, Matrix offered a complete solution. The solution included card-based door controllers, access control panel, time-attendance application software and access control application software. User wise access control policies have also been provided. Tenant wise RFID card for access is there to differentiate residents and visitors. To overcome critical weather conditions, Matrix offered IP65 weatherproof devices for outdoor installations. After acquiring the solution from Matrix, UDC now has a cost-efficient, standalone Door Controller Architecture. Moreover, Matrix provided the best and hassle-free centralized solution for the residential apartments on island.
  • Solution Diagram:


  • After acquiring solution from Matrix, now the entire Island has one centralized system for Time-Attendance and Access Control for multiple locations. All the buildings are connected to central control room. Real-time monitoring for security personnel is possible now. Host can control over unauthorized visitors. No possibility of failure of the system in critical weather condition because of Matrix solution.

Products Offered:

  • Platform for Large Enterprise – COSEC LE PLATFORM
  • Time-Attendance Application Software for Large Enterprise – COSEC LE TAM
  • Access Control Application Software for Large Enterprise – COSEC LE ACM
  • Access Control Panel – COSEC PANEL LITE
  • Card based Door Controllers – COSEC PATH DCCE

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