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Vanderbilt Bluetooth Low Energy readers

Product Profile

Vanderbilt’s Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) readers work in conjunction with the company’s ACT Enterprise 2.10 access control software. The new range includes Wiegand and OSDP readers, a contactless door release button, virtual credentials available through an ACT Enterprise license, and a free end-user app for Android™ and iOS™.

Vanderbilt’s BLE readers remove the need for a physical credential and replace it with a virtual credential for smartphone devices that will provide customers with a far greater and smoother user experience. Designed with a customer-first mindset, mobile credentials are also extensively secure and are protected with the same grade of data encryption used by banks and hospitals.

Customer-first Focus

A strong indicator of Vanderbilt’s dedicated customer-focused approach to releasing this progressive technology is, in comparison to other brands in this area, the company is offering a one-off license purchase as opposed to a subscription-based model that would include annual charges per virtual credential. Instead, Vanderbilt’s license models means its customers won’t have any hidden or extra costs and can make significant savings in the long-term.

Ease of Use

In addition, making use of the BLE readers couldn’t be easier. The end-user simply downloads the Vanderbilt Bluetooth app, and registers for a credential with the system administrator. Here, authorization can be granted both offline and online.

The system administrator then reviews and processes the request. This in turn sends the end-user a QR code that they save to their smartphone and link to their app to generate their credential. Then all the end-user has to do is use the credential through the app on their phone when approaching doors with Vanderbilt BLE readers to gain access.

Vanderbilt’s BLE readers aim to give a unique user experience with four identification modes for easy management: “Shake to Go”, “Show to Go”, “Manual Button Mode”, and “Hands Free Mode”. They’re also IP65 water-resistant with waterproof electronics, and easy to install and use with enrolment software in ACT Enterprise.

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Technical Specification

Make Vanderbilt
Manufacturer Vanderbilt Industries
Model code Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) readers
Reader Type Wiegand
IP Rating IP65
Keypad Integrated Yes
LED / Beep 3 RGB LEDs / Internal buzzer
Wiegand Interface Yes
Electrical Specifications Voltage: 9 ~ 15 V DC
Power Consumption: 160mA
Physical Specifications Dimensions mm: 116 x 85 x 21
Weight g: 293
Environmental Specifications Operating Temp oC: -30 ~ +70 C (-22 ~ +158 F)
Additional info
  • Wiegand and RS485 reader interface
  • Compatible with MIFARE Ultralight®, MIFARE® Classic, MIFARE Plus®, MIFARE® DESFire® EV1, EV2
  • Compatible systems: ACT Enterprise
  • FREE end-user app for Android™ and iOS™
  • IP65 water-resistant with waterproof electronics
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