ELATEC GmbH News

Nymi’s workplace wearables to seamlessly open doors with ELATEC’s RFID readers

Nymi, Inc. announces a technology partnership with ELATEC, a provider of RFID readers and NFC/BLE mobile device readers. The partnership enables users of Nymi’s Workplace Wearables™ to seamlessly open doors and authenticate to systems, devices and machines that utilise ELATEC’s readers. The Nymi Band™ is the world’s only workplace wearable wristband that, once authenticated, offers the convenience of continuously authenticating the identity of the user until it is...

Sharp Electronics of Canada and ELATEC Inc. enter into partnership to offer RFID readers as core component of touchless solutions

Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Japan's Sharp Corporation, is pleased to announce a technology partnership with ELATEC Inc. of Palm City, Florida, to provide radio frequency identification and mobile device readers as a core component of Sharp's touchless secure print solutions offerings. Touchless solutions  High-touch surfaces such as door entrances, vending machines and multifunction printers can be vectors for spreading viral infections, such as the COVID-19 virus....

Swissprime partners with ELATEC to provide touchless user authentication using smartphone credentials

Swissprime Technologies, the developer of KleverKey, has teamed up with ELATEC to enable secure, touchless user authentication using smartphone credentials. ELATEC’s popular TWN4 MultiTech family of RFID/BLE readers will now support contactless access control using the KleverKey virtual credentials. KleverKey’s mobile credentials enable user authentication via a smartphone app for building access, secure printing, single sign on (SSO), vehicle fleet management, vending and dispensin...

Elatec appoints Eddy Van Den Broek as the Global Head of the Development Department

Eddy van den Broek joined the Elatec management team as the new Global Head of the Development Department in early November. He brings almost three decades of professional experience in high-tech industries and a wealth of expertise in international development teams. His competencies are well matched to the strategic orientation of the company. Software development is a core focal area for Elatec. Additional strategic competence “We are very pleased that Eddy van den Broek is joining o...

ELATEC GmbH announces new management and corporate structure to meet future international growth targets

ELATEC GmbH, a globally renowned company in RFID technologies for user authentication and access control, is preparing for future international growth with new management and a new corporate structure. Changes in 2020, including the addition of new competencies and expertise and the acquisition of physical access specialist, Xccelo Systems GmBH, will prepare the company for continued innovation and expansion into new markets and industry sectors. Focus on digital solutions 2020 has been a yea...

ELATEC Inc. announces shipments of RFID readers manufactured at its Palm City, Florida facilities

ELATEC Inc. is pleased to announce that shipments of its RFID readers produced at the company’s new Palm City, Florida facilities have now begun. ELATEC Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Paul Massey and Business Operations Manager, Yecica Gonzalez have led the efforts to stand up the production capabilities planned to more than double in volume by early 2021. ELATEC RFID readers While the COVID-19 virus has been disruptive throughout most of 2020, it has not slowed ELATEC&rsqu...

Safetrust announces partnership with ELATEC to provide TWN4 MultiTech family of BLE readers

Safetrust Inc, a pioneer in virtual credential solutions, announces a technology partnership with ELATEC to provide customers with a secure, touchless authentication solution for ELATEC’s TWN4 MultiTech family of BLE readers. The technology integration enables ELATEC customers to gain mobile access using virtual credentials stored in their Safetrust Wallet application. “Our customers increasingly want to accommodate staff smartphones which have proliferated in their BYOD organisatio...

Elatec introduces DevPack 4.01 that allows RFID readers to be configured for multilingual keyboard layouts

A very convenient development kit, DevPack 4.01 is now available for suppliers of identification solutions using Elatec's multifrequency and multi-standard radio-frequency identification (RFID) readers. The security and configurability of the TWN4 RFID readers have once again been significantly improved. The heart of the software development kit is the AppBlaster Tool configuration module. The new DevPack now allows the readers to be configured for English, French and German keyboard layouts. I...

ELATEC announces appointment of Robert Helgerth as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer

ELATEC, a globally renowned manufacturer of innovative multi-frequency RFID readers, will have a new CEO as of July 1, 2020. Robert Helgerth takes over the management of the company and will set the course for the company's growth in the future. In Robert Helgerth, who was most recently responsible for Microsoft's partner business in Asia, ELATEC has gained a visionary manager with great expertise in the strategies, structures and processes of internationally successful corporate management. E...

Stefan Haertel, Chief Executive Officer of RFID specialist Elatec, donates face masks for Disaster Control Department

Elatec, the Puchheim-based manufacturer of multi-technology RFID readers for authentication solutions, has used its international trade contacts to procure a large quantity of protective face masks. In addition to enabling Elatec to provide supplies for its employees and their families, this has now made two donations possible. CEO Stefan Haertel handed over surgical masks and FFP2 masks for the Fürstenfeldbruck Disaster Control Department to District Administrator Thomas Karmasin. Elatec...

RFID specialist Elatec restructures its top management team with the addition of a new CFO

Elatec GmbH welcomes Gerhard Burits to its top management team as the company’s new CFO. The 49-year-old previously gained experience in international acquisitions and growth during his time with Thyssenkrupp Elevator and most recently in the Domoferm Group. With this hire, Elatec is focusing more intensely on global expansion. Thomas Graf, the previous CFO, will focus on Elatec’s digital transformation, automation and IT. As Elatec’s new CFO, Gerhard Burits is also in charge...

ELATEC highlights important usage of RFID systems for user authentication at various businesses

The ID badge has become a nearly universal emblem of corporate life. In companies large and small, new employees are issued a radio-frequency identification (RFID) card that provides visual identification and unlocks the door when they arrive at work. RFID cards provide employees with secure 24-7 access to the workplace while maintaining a record of exactly who has entered the building and when. They are cheaper, easier to manage and more secure than physical keys; if they are lost or an employ...