SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control readers news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control readers news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/readers.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT Lock-Tech deploys SALTO Aelement electronic locking system to secure No Man’s Forthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10707-ga-co-3322-ga.18450.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10707-ga-co-3322-ga.18450.htmlApplications NewsFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 4px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>SALTO Aelement electronic locking system was selected for its ability to incorporate the client&rsquo;s existing door handles</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A mile offshore from the Isle of Wight, appearing to float in the Solent, you can find one of Britain&rsquo;s most unique Victorian structures. Built between 1867 and 1880, No Man&rsquo;s Fort has recently been re-launched as a luxury hotel and party venue by AmaZing Venues, part of the Clarenco Group.</p> <p>Originally designed to house 80 soldiers defending the country from possible invasion, AmaZing Venues has turned it into a unique...BSIA’s Export Council members to exhibit at IFSEC Southeast Asia 2015 in Malaysiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1350-ga-co-2966-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-8096-ga-co-306-ga.18448.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1350-ga-co-2966-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-8096-ga-co-306-ga.18448.htmlEvents NewsFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>As part of the UK Pavilion, organised by BSIA, Pyronix and TDSi will be showcasing the latest in security technology</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Members of the British Security Industry Association&rsquo;s Export Council are preparing to exhibit at IFSEC Southeast Asia, the region&rsquo;s leading security, fire and safety exhibition and conference, which takes place from 2nd &ndash; 4th September in Kuala Lumpur.</p> <p>Billed by organisers, UBM Malaysia, as the centre for local security buyers...Matrix Comsec to showcase access control, time-attendance and video surveillance solutions at IFSEC Malaysia 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga-co-8096-ga.18446.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga-co-8096-ga.18446.htmlEvents NewsFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Matrix will showcase its access control, time-attendance and video surveillance solutions at the event</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Matrix Comsec, a leading manufacturer of enterprise grade security and telecom solutions is participating in a leading trade fair for Safety &amp; Security - IFSEC, Malaysia. Matrix will showcase its complete portfolio of security products encompassing range of access control, time-attendance and video surveillance solutions.</p> <p><strong>COSEC ARC IP based access control</strong></p> <p>During IFSEC, Matrix...PSA-TEC 2016's calls for presentation now openhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3292-ga.18445.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3292-ga.18445.htmlEvents NewsFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>TEC 2016 is the premier education and networking event that is open to everyone in the physical security industry</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> PSA Security Network (www.psasecurity.com), the world&rsquo;s largest electronic security cooperative, recently announced the call for presentations for the TEC 2016 security conference will be open August 24 &ndash; September 14, 2015. The theme of TEC 2016 is &ldquo;Beyond the Edge.&rdquo;&nbsp; <p><strong>Premier education and networking event</strong></p> <p>TEC 2016 is the premier education...Mobile access control and smart phones proving convenient in hoteling worldhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.18444.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.18444.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><em><strong>More and more commercial buildings today are replacing mechanical keyed locks with card access systems. The basic reason is familiar to security professionals: card systems, once installed, cost less to manage and maintain. &ldquo;When people are let go, if you don&rsquo;t get their keys back, you have to rekey the locks and give everyone new keys,&rdquo; says Brett St. Pierre, director, education solutions with Austin, Texas-based HID Global. &ldquo;With a card system, all you have to do is deactivate the...Increasing demand for biometric and face recognition applications: TDSi IP access control sales surge in Europehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.18439.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.18439.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Customers are seeking systems integration as a solution rather than a component</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><em><strong>The migration of access control systems from conventional technology to IP has had a positive impact on TDSi&rsquo;s sales for IP equipment. &nbsp;Increasing demand for biometric and face recognition applications has also paved the way for better and improved access control systems. According to John Davies, Managing Director of access control company TDSi, the state of any given market depends on where that market is situated. For...Camden Door Controls' CV-550SPK standalone keypad with proximity card readerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2646-ga-npr.18427.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2646-ga-npr.18427.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Camden Door Controls has released its new CV-550SPK surface mount, weather and vandal resistant, backlit, stand-alone keypad with proximity card reader.</p> <p><strong>Benefits of keypad/reader</strong></p> <p>The HID format prox reader and keypad supports up to 2,000 users with card, PIN, or card and PIN access. Rugged and attractive, the keypad/reader is designed for high traffic indoor and outdoor applications.</p> <p>CV-550SPK features a cast metal housing with fully potted electronics, making CV-550SPK both weather (IP 65 rated) and vandal resistant.&nbsp; CV-550SPK has inputs for REX switch/sensor, door contacts, a Form &lsquo;C&rsquo; relay, and a tamper alarm.</p> <p>The unit also has a Wiegand 26 bit input and output, which allows the CV-550SPK to operate as a dual credential (prox reader and keypad) access control system device. User cards or tags can easily be individually or batch enrolled.</p> <p>CV-550SPK is ideal for professional offices, healthcare, schools,...Essentra provides Magicard Rio Pro printer, software and ID card stock to create national DID card for disabled peoplehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11614-ga-co-1508-ga.18434.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11614-ga-co-1508-ga.18434.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 27 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The card works as certified ID for anyone who is registered as blind or is receiving qualifying disability benefits<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The ID cards which when printed, look similar to a driving licence, negate the need for people to have to carry around documents to verify their disabilities.</p> <p>The idea to create a national Disabled Identification (DID) Card was thought up by Tanya Beaney following her observation that there were an increasing number of comments being posted on social media sites that disabled people were frustrated at having to constantly...IFSEC SEA 2015, a leading security, fire and safety exhibition, to commence from September 2http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-176-ga-co-177-ga-co-9417-ga-co-306-ga-co-4261-ga-co-2391-ga-co-13280-ga-co-8037-ga-co-1277-ga-co-1437-ga-co-3289-ga-co-12812-ga-co-8096-ga.18420.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-176-ga-co-177-ga-co-9417-ga-co-306-ga-co-4261-ga-co-2391-ga-co-13280-ga-co-8037-ga-co-1277-ga-co-1437-ga-co-3289-ga-co-12812-ga-co-8096-ga.18420.htmlEvents NewsThu, 27 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table class="smalltxt" style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>IFSEC SEA 2015 is a highly anticipated event among industry professionals</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Next week, South-East Asia&rsquo;s leading Security, Fire and Safety exhibition and conference, IFSEC Southeast Asia (IFSEC SEA), will open its doors from 2 - 4 September, 2015 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia. As part of the world&rsquo;s leading portfolio of security, fire and safety events, IFSEC SEA 2015 is a highly anticipated event among industry professionals.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;While the police force has taken a number of initiatives to combat and...HID integrates Lumidigm biometrics with OMNIKEY contactless smart card readershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.18401.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.18401.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 25 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>HID Global&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced that it has integrated the company&rsquo;s Lumidigm&reg; biometrics technology with its widely deployed OMNIKEY&reg; contactless smart card readers to simplify identity validation for citizen ID and many financial, healthcare and other commercial applications. With the Lumidigm&reg; V-Series V371 fingerprint reader, program administrators can verify users&rsquo; identities by having them present a card, fingerprint or both to the reader. The solution is designed to streamline enrollment and transactions while preventing the use of fake fingerprints.</p> <p><strong>Eliminates fraud from shared or stolen ID cards </strong></p> <p>&ldquo;<em>As the first HID Global offering to integrate Lumidigm technology, the V371 reader brings the best available fingerprint biometric performance to contactless reader applications where&nbsp; knowing your customer is of utmost importance,&rdquo;</em> said Paul...Farpointe Data’s Stephen Sheppard returns to strengthen partner relationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-574-ga-co-2736-ga-co-984-ga.18392.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-574-ga-co-2736-ga-co-984-ga.18392.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 21 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Farpointe Data&rsquo;s Stephen sheppard is a 30-year veteran of the security industry</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Farpointe Data, a DORMA Group Company, the access control industry's trusted global partner for RFID solutions, recently announced that, after approximately a six month absence, Stephen "Shep" Sheppard is back at the company to persuade worldwide integrators and access control manufacturers to partner with Farpointe Data and bring safe, secure access control to their own customers. Sheppard is a 30-year veteran of the security industry starting with being an HMX-1...TDSi holds a fundraising Bake Off event for Julia’s House Children’s Hospicehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.18391.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.18391.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 21 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 7px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The event raised &pound;65 for Julia&rsquo;s House and proved to be a highly enjoyable event for everyone involved</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The team at TDSi&rsquo;s Poole headquarters has held a &lsquo;Bake Off&rsquo; event to raise money for Dorset and Wiltshire Children's Hospices Julia's House (registered charity number 1067125).</p> <p><strong>Helping the cause</strong></p> <p>TDSi's Marketing Co-ordinator, Sophie Wilkins commented, <em>&ldquo;The Bake Off is the latest activity we have run to keep the fundraising momentum going for Julia&rsquo;s House. Having run a similar themed event before, it...PSA to distribute Identiv’s uTrust TS Readershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-10288-ga-co-5790-ga-co-1042-ga-co-3292-ga-co-2554-ga.18378.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-10288-ga-co-5790-ga-co-1042-ga-co-3292-ga-co-2554-ga.18378.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 19 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>PSA Security Network to distribute Identiv uTrust reader platform and uTrust SmartID credentials<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Identiv, Inc. recently announced it has entered into a partnership with PSA Security Network to distribute Identiv&rsquo;s uTrust TS Premises Readers and credentials. PSA Security Network is the world&rsquo;s largest electronic security cooperative, owned by the most progressive security integrators throughout North America. These leading security systems integrators are responsible for over $2 billion annually in security, fire, and life safety...All-over-IP Expo 2015 to witness latest security technology and innovationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10746-ga-co-30-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-6163-ga-co-13263-ga-co-3637-ga-co-289-ga-co-290-ga-co-11715-ga-co-457-ga-co-13184-ga-co-4261-ga-co-527-ga-co-713-ga-co-746-ga-co-10674-ga-co-823-ga-co-3425-ga-co-11138-ga-co-13260-ga-co-12015-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10746-ga-co-30-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-6163-ga-co-13263-ga-co-3637-ga-co-289-ga-co-290-ga-co-11715-ga-co-457-ga-co-13184-ga-co-4261-ga-co-527-ga-co-713-ga-co-746-ga-co-10674-ga-co-823-ga-co-3425-ga-co-11138-ga-co-13260-ga-co-12015-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1.htmlEvents NewsWed, 19 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>All-over-IP Expo brings together recognised global ICT and security brands to educate local sales partners and end-customers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Meeting the right people and getting hands on with the newest technology are central to the All-over-IP Expo experience. With new exhibitors joining the show in Moscow in 2015, local sales partners and end-customers have even a better opportunity.</p> <p><strong>Latest innovations to be showcased</strong></p> <p>In 2015, the latest innovations in <a...inter airport Europe 2015 Innovation Awards now open for online votinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12853-ga.18369.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12853-ga.18369.htmlEvents NewsWed, 19 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The products &amp; services in areas such as energy efficiency, modern airports and baggage handling have been submitted</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>inter airport Europe 2015, held from 6-9 October 2015, at the Munich Trade Fair Centre, will once again present Innovation Awards in the four exhibition categories interTERMINAL, interRAMP, interDATA and interDESIGN. The submission of entries from exhibiting companies at inter airport Europe 2015 is now closed. A variety of innovative products and services with advancements in areas such as energy...Suprema BioStation 2 biometric access control solution line up expandedhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-2366-ga-npr.18360.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-2366-ga-npr.18360.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 17 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Suprema, a global leader in biometrics and security, announced the three additional RF card format variant models to its BioStation 2 line up. The new models support 125KHz EM, 125KHz HID Prox, and 13.56MHz HID iClass SE RF standards and complete the RF line up that already supported 13.56MHz MiFare/DesFire/DesFire EV1/Felica/NFC formats. The new additions will help Suprema to expand its customer base with specific RF card format requirements, especially in the US and UK.</p> <p>BioStation 2 blends powerful hardware and sophisticated algorithms to improve accuracy and provide matching speeds of up to 20,000 fingerprints per second. The performance is matched with a large user and log capacity to accommodate mid to enterprise level applications.</p> <p>Combined with IP65-rated structure and Power-over-Ethernet capability along with a new optical sensor that enhances the capture of wet or dry fingers allows the terminal to be installed in both indoor and outdoor settings. The...Viscount Freedom access control system disrupting physical security markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5857-ga-co-8694-ga-co-2785-ga-co-2415-ga-co-2984-ga-co-3077-ga-sb.18351.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5857-ga-co-8694-ga-co-2785-ga-co-2415-ga-co-2984-ga-co-3077-ga-sb.18351.htmlSecurity BeatFri, 14 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Viscount Systems&rsquo; Freedom access control now secures the U.S. Department of Homeland Security<a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/department-of-homeland-security.html" class="blue_bold"></a>, which uses the physical security system in dozens of field offices of Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the department&rsquo;s largest agency. (Tentative plans by President Obama call for the number of USCIS sites to increase ten-fold.)</p> <p>For many access control companies, government business is difficult to win and may even prove elusive. It&rsquo;s ironic, then, that Viscount&rsquo;s first big win was in the U.S. government. Since late-2014, the company has been focusing on expanding that business into more commercial markets. The Viscount system plays well in large campus environments, where costs are competitive and end users are looking to change the dynamic of their provisioning environment. <em>&ldquo;Price helps start the...Identiv uTrust TS ScramblePad government reader receives FICAM approvalhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-827-ga-co-10288-ga-co-5790-ga-co-1042-ga-co-2554-ga.18340.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-827-ga-co-10288-ga-co-5790-ga-co-1042-ga-co-2554-ga.18340.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 13 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>uTrust TS ScramblePad is a significant update to Identiv&rsquo;s reader for high-security government and commercial entryways</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Identiv, Inc. recently announced that the uTrust TS ScramblePad Government Reader is now included on the U.S. government&rsquo;s FICAM Approved Products List (APL). The General Services Administration (GSA) lab, which is part of the Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (FICAM) Testing Program, has evaluated and approved Identiv&rsquo;s uTrust TS ScramblePad, joining the mullion, wall mount, and keypad models on the APL....HID Global ActivID® Flexi Token identity solutionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.18334.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.18334.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 12 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>HID Global&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/identity-management.html" class="blue_bold">identity</a> solutions, recently expanded its broad offering of its identity assurance portfolio with the addition of the ActivID&reg; Flexi Token. The new solution is ideal for financial institutions and enterprises seeking a cost-effective pin pad solution with advanced security capabilities for mass deployment. The hardware token offers a more flexible solution for graphical customisation and deployment, along with options for on-site initialisation to further protect data and enhance security programming.</p> <p><strong>Flexibility and initialisation</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;Our banking and enterprise customers now have another OTP token option as part of an end-to-end solution that delivers one of the industry&rsquo;s best possible out-of-the-box experiences,&rdquo;</em> said Tim Phipps, vice president of product marketing for HID...Urmet’s IPervoice video entry and access control solution secures St Joseph’s Gate in Mill Hill, Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.18329.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.18329.htmlApplications NewsWed, 12 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The Urmet products&nbsp; has </strong><strong>the ability to blend with the Grade II-listed architecture</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Urmet&rsquo;s IPervoice video entry and access control solution has been installed at St Joseph&rsquo;s Gate, an apartment complex located at a former foreign missionary college in Mill Hill, London. The system was chosen for the redevelopment of the Berkeley Group&rsquo;s site due to its simple installation process and the ability of Urmet products to blend with the Grade II-listed architecture.</p> <p><strong>IPervoice installed across the whole...