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 2014 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT IdenTrust’s IGC PKI certificates installed at MEDENThttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-11526-ga.15844.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-11526-ga.15844.htmlApplications NewsFri, 28 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 161px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>MEDENT is rolling out the IdenTrust IGC PKI certificates to its New York state customers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/identrust-inc.html" class="blue_bold">IdenTrust&trade;</a>&nbsp;(part of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/hid-global.html" class="blue_bold">HID Global</a>&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions) recently announced that it has been selected by MEDENT&reg; to provide IGC PKI certificates, which have been cross-certified to...Suprema’s BioEntry W fingerprint access control terminal wins Best Product at 2014 All-Over-IP Expohttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2366-ga.15841.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2366-ga.15841.htmlEvents NewsFri, 28 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 270px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>BioEntry W provides the benefits of an IP access control system with high-level security</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/suprema.html" class="blue_bold">Suprema</a>, a leading global provider of technology in biometrics and security, has won an award for its fingerprint access control terminal, BioEntry W, at this year&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/all-over-ip-2014.html" class="blue_bold">All-Over-IP Expo</a> in Moscow.</p> <p>All-Over-IP...ASSA ABLOY acquires Silvana and Metalika in Brazilhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.15826.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.15826.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 266px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Silvana and Metalika represent the Group&rsquo;s first major acquisitions in the large Brazilian market</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/assa-abloy-emea.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a> has signed an agreement to acquire Silvana, a leading lock company, and has acquired Metalika, a leading steel fire door company, both located in Brazil. The acquisitions significantly increase the Group&rsquo;s footprint in Brazil.</p> <p><em>"I am very pleased that Silvana and Metalika are joining the ASSA ABLOY Group. Silvana and Metalika represent...OPTEX to demonstrate complete detection and access control solutions at Transport Security Expo 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1261-ga.15823.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1261-ga.15823.htmlEvents NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 2px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The OPTEX products include thrown object detection systems to protect controlled areas<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/optex.html" class="blue_bold">OPTEX </a>will be exhibiting complete detection and access control solutions tailored for the transportation sector. This includes high security intrusion detection systems for perimeter protection; access control, directional analysis and thrown object detection systems to protect controlled areas; and obstacle/people detection for railway...PSA Security Network announces new vendor partnership with Alertus Technologieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12387-ga-co-3292-ga.15821.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12387-ga-co-3292-ga.15821.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 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>Alertus has been engineering netcentric emergency alert systems for universities and colleges</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/psa-security-network.html" class="blue_bold">PSA Security Network</a> recently announced a new vendor partnership with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/alertus-technologies.html" class="blue_bold">Alertus Technologies</a>. Alertus leads the industry in unified...Costs, usability, and support among access control challengeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2173-ga-co-9826-ga-co-9003-ga.15812.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2173-ga-co-9826-ga-co-9003-ga.15812.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 103px; height: 306px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Technology is shifting rapidly in the access control market, but another obstacle is the need to communicate the value of the technology to users. Specifically, access control can sometimes get overshadowed by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-surveillance.html" class="blue_bold">video surveillance</a> as it competes for a share of the customer&rsquo;s security dollars.</p> <p>From a pure security standpoint, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/electronic-access-control.html" class="blue_bold">electronic access control</a> is better suited than video surveillance to...U.S. Security Associates ranks among "the global elite" in training and development programmeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10472-ga.15822.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10472-ga.15822.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 116px; height: 293px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>This is the ninth consecutive year the security company has been selected as one of the 125 leading training organisations</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Training magazine ranks <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/u-s-security-associates-inc.html" class="blue_bold">U.S. Security Associates</a> among &ldquo;the global elite&rdquo; in employer-sponsored training and development programs. On November 18, Training magazine announced the finalists for the annual Training Top 125. This is the ninth...BORDERPOL appoints Ms. Janice Kephart as Director of the Americas Programhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9556-ga.15807.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9556-ga.15807.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 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>Ms. Kephart is a border and ID security expert who served as counsel to the 9/11 Commission</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/borderpol.html" class="blue_bold">BORDERPOL</a> is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Janice Kephart as the Director of the Americas Program. Ms. Kephart brings her extensive experience in border security systems and her international credibility to BORDERPOL. Ms. Kephart is a border and ID security expert who served as counsel to the 9/11 Commission and was...Transitioning from legacy access control to newer technologieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2813-ga-co-1284-ga-co-8421-ga.15796.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2813-ga-co-1284-ga-co-8421-ga.15796.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 205px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>The installed base of legacy systems presents opportunities and obstacles for providers of newer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-categories/access-control.html" class="blue_bold">access control systems</a>. Most end users would prefer not to do a full rip-and-replace upgrade. Therefore, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.systems-integrators.html" class="blue_bold">integrators </a>(and <a...Vanderbilt to create common company brand identity for North American and European business unitshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga.15788.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga.15788.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Nov 2014 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>Vanderbilt Industries will focus its market on the Vanderbilt name brand</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vanderbilt-industries.html" class="blue_bold">Vanderbilt Industries</a>, a global leader in providing state-of-the-art security systems, recently announced that it will focus its market identity on the Vanderbilt name brand.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Following Vanderbilt Industries&rsquo; October 21 announcement of the pending acquisition...Access control market working to overcome tradition of proprietary systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2173-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1284-ga.15786.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2173-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1284-ga.15786.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 205px; height: 323px;" 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>Access control&rsquo;s ongoing transition from closed systems to more open integration provides benefits for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.systems-integrators.html" class="blue_bold">integrators</a>, and especially for end users looking to maximise their system return on investment. End users want greater flexibility, specifically in terms of hardware choice. As a result, more non-proprietary solutions are coming to market. For the integrator,...HID Global expands Seos ecosystem with new strategic enterprise application partnershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.15776.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.15776.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 21 Nov 2014 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>The ecosystem enterprise applications encompass solutions for a broad and growing range of cases</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/hid-global.html" class="blue_bold">HID Global</a>&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced the addition of new strategic partners who have joined the company&rsquo;s Enterprise Application Partners program during the third calendar quarter, further expanding the ecosystem...ISONAS Inc. access control solution provides network-based “Pure IP” panel-less access control technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6100-ga-npr.15775.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6100-ga-npr.15775.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>ISONAS Inc., a leading pure IP access control system manufacturer, has revolutionised the security industry by offering a proven access control solution that provides network-based &ldquo;Pure IP&rdquo; panel-less access control technology. ISONAS&rsquo;s network-based PowerNet&trade; IP Reader-Controller offers a patented technology that easily integrates with Windows-based software to deliver more simplicity, greater value, and total flexibility over physical access-point security.&nbsp; The company has opened the door to a simpler and smarter solution that eliminates the need for cumbersome control panels at each access point, complex/costly wiring or power supplies, and regular maintenance across various locations.&nbsp;</p> <p>ISONAS is changing the game in access control by unlocking the power of one simple solution that has set the new industry standard. <em>&ldquo;We are very excited to be the pioneers of pure IP panel-less access control and give our customers the...Farpointe Data extends read range of its P-900 proximity readerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2736-ga-npr.15773.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2736-ga-npr.15773.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Farpointe Data, the access control industry's global partner of choice for premium RFID solutions, recently announced that access control manufacturers and integrators can now provide their customers with its P-900 proximity reader that lets customers easily access a variety of up to 20-inch (508 mm) read range applications, from the parking lot to an inside door. With the reader, users can deploy Farpointe's Pyramid Series proximity cards and tags as well as support certain legacy HID and/or AWID 125-KHz proximity cards and tags.</p> <p><em>"Of great importance to OEMs, the P-900 proximity card reader carries a lifetime warranty," </em>explains Scott Lindley, president of Farpointe Data. <em>"OEMs can assure their channel network and customers that they will only have to pay for this reader once. If something goes wrong, Farpointe will replace it."</em></p> <p>Since many of the P-900 units are slated to be used outdoors or in dusty environments, the reader is engineered to...2014 World BORDERPOL Congress opens up for border agencies and managementhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/15769.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/15769.htmlEvents NewsThu, 20 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The World BORDERPOL Congress aims to ensure more secure borders</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The 3rd <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/world-borderpol-congress-2014.html" class="blue_bold">World BORDERPOL Congress</a> opens on 9th December in Budapest, Hungary, which will see the largest gathering of international border agencies, agencies at the borders, border management and protection experts.</p> <p>Hosted by the Hungarian Ministry of Interior and Hungarian National Police, the 2014 World...ASSA ABLOY helps minimise patient risk at Camino mental health facilityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-12426-ga.15752.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-12426-ga.15752.htmlApplications NewsWed, 19 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>ASSA ABLOY&rsquo;s DC256 clutch thumbturns were installed at the facility</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</span></a>, the global leader in door opening solutions, has supplied a range of products that mitigate patient risk to a new West Midlands mental health facility.</p> <p>Oak House, based in Tipton, provides a specialist 24 hour nursing service for men and women with mental health...MorphoTrak’s fingerprint matching technology places first in Minutiae Interoperability Exchange Testhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11321-ga-npr.15748.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11321-ga-npr.15748.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 19 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Morpho (Safran) announced recently that its fingerprint matching technology placed first in the ongoing Minutiae Interoperability Exchange Test (MINEX) sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)*. Results published by NIST reveal that Morpho ranked first in all 3 major categories. All tests are done with fingerprint "templates" which are digital representations of fingerprint images created for matching and storage.</p> <p>Over 30 companies submitted technology for NIST testing. Morpho achieved top performance in the following areas:</p> <ul> <li>First in fingerprint matching accuracy using Morpho templates and matching algorithms. Morpho's matching results are 60% higher than the next closest vendor.</li> <li>First in template interoperability in which Morpho templates out performed all other templates no matter which vendor's matcher was used. Morpho's template interoperability results are 10% higher than the next closest vendor.</li> <li>First...Identiv joins Fast IDentity Online Alliance to improve customer basehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-827-ga.15743.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-827-ga.15743.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 18 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 293px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Identiv&rsquo;s leadership in the market provides customers and partners with identity solutions that strengthen authentication</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/hirsch-identive.html" class="blue_bold">Identiv</a>, a global security technology company that provides trusted identity solutions for premises, information, and everyday items, recently announced that it has joined the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance joining industry...Tyco Security Products Director of Product Management Tim Myers to be a featured speaker at CONNECTIONS Europe 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8421-ga.15742.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8421-ga.15742.htmlEvents NewsTue, 18 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Myers will focus on how service providers can best capitalise on current and future residential technology</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/tyco-security-products.html" class="blue_bold">Tyco Security Products</a>, part of Tyco, the world&rsquo;s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, recently announced that Tim Myers, Director of Product Management, Intrusion, will be a featured speaker at&nbsp;CONNECTIONS Europe:...Identiv reports Q3 financial results for 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5790-ga.15733.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5790-ga.15733.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 17 Nov 2014 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>Identiv reaffirms revenue guidance for fiscal year 2014 of revenue between $80 million and $90 million</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/identive-group.html" class="blue_bold">Identiv</a>, a global security technology company that provides trusted identity solutions for premises, information, and everyday items, reports its financial results for the third quarter (Q3) of 2014.</p> <p><em>"In Q3 2014, we saw continued growth in revenue and achieved positive adjusted EBITDA,"</em> said Jason Hart, Identiv CEO....