ELATEC GmbH News

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...

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...

ELATEC supports Calypso standard electronic ticketing and rider identification based on RFID cards

The days of purchasing tokens for mass transit are long gone. Today's transit riders simply flash a card or a smart phone in front of a contactless reader to gain access to trains, buses and other transit options. Throughout much of Europe and beyond, Calypso has become the international technical standard for electronic ticketing for transit operators. ELATEC readers support electronic ticketing and rider identification using the Calypso standard - along with more than 60 additional identifica...

ELATEC launches TWN4 Slim flat reader with Bluetooth Low Energy and Near field communication support

ELATEC is proud to present a new addition to its TWN4 multi-technology RFID reader product family. The TWN4 Slim is a very flat reader, smaller than a credit card. It supports all common RFID technologies as well as smartphone ident solutions with NFC and BLE. The main application for the TWN4 Slim is integration into devices, particularly ones in the field of secure printing. It is also suitable for many other ID solutions if a highly compact reader is required for integration. It also impress...

ELATEC to showcase universal RFID readers at the Embedded World 2020 trade show at Nuremberg

ELATEC, the manufacturers of innovative multi-frequency RFID readers, will exhibit at the Embedded World 2020 trade show being held in Nuremberg on February 25–27 (Hall 3, Booth 239). ELATEC will be presenting its universal RFID readers as well as identification solutions that are based on BLE and NFC. Special focus at the trade show presentation: services and tools for developing software and applications for ELATEC products. Radio-based identification RFID is a necessary component of...

ELATEC’s TWN4 line of RFID card receives Apple’s Value-Added Services (VAS) Certification

The ELATEC TWN4 line of RFID card and smartphone mobile ID readers have received Apple’s Value-Added Services (VAS) Certification. The new functionality enables for example EV charging service operators and e-mobility service providers to support customer identification using a NFC enabled membership Pass stored in Wallet on an iPhone or Apple Watch. Physical RFID card The iPhone or Apple Watch is simply presented to a TWN4 RFID reader replacing the physical RFID card currently in use....

ELATEC highlights important usage of RFID systems for user authentication at healthcare facilities

The healthcare IT ecosystem has become increasingly complex over the last decade. Connected medical devices, Electronic Health Records (EHRs), quality measurement systems and other innovations have transformed the way patient care is delivered, how outcomes are measured and monitored, and how patients connect with healthcare providers. But with greater connection and complexity come greater risk and responsibility. Hospitals and other healthcare organisations have to comply with strict rules un...

Elatec highlights user authentication and access control for fleet management

Managing dozens or hundreds of expensive mobile assets is a tough job. Fortunately, today's fleet managers have plenty of software and hardware options to make it easier, from sophisticated in vehicle telematics systems to back-end scheduling and logistics software. These tools help fleet managers control costs, reduce risks and improve driver accountability. All of these benefits depend on the ability to correctly identify individual drivers or users and control who has access to vehicles, equ...

Elatec highlights the uses of remote management of RFID devices on a network

A scenario that is globally familiar: A company operates thousands of multifunction printers at various global locations. Employees authenticate themselves at each device via RFID badges to approve print jobs. If a technology change in the employee ID cards is required, all RFID modules must also receive an update. With Elatec's remote management solution, a global software rollout over a network is just a push of a button away. “Elatec comprehensively supports its customers in the implem...

ELATEC hires RFID technology expert, Klaus Finkenzeller as Innovation Manager

ELATEC, global developer and manufacturer of innovative RFID products, welcomes Klaus Finkenzeller to its corporate management team as Innovation Manager.  The qualified electrical engineer is a regarded international expert in the field of RFID technology. With the addition of this renowned specialist, ELATEC increases its innovation strength and consolidates its position as a global technology provider. RFID identification and application development Finkenzeller’s focus includes...

ELATEC announces hiring of RFID technology expert Ron Fiedler as new VP Strategic Alliances

ELATEC is pleased to announce its recent hire of Ron J. Fiedler, who joins the ELATEC team as Vice President of Strategic Alliances. In this role, Fiedler will expand ELATEC’s global presence through business development, strategic partnerships, and penetration of new markets. ELATEC RFID readers ELATEC designs and manufactures unique radio frequency identification (RFID) readers for user authentication and access control applications. ELATEC readers recognise and decode over 60 RFID tra...

ELATEC to showcase radio frequency identification readers at ISC West 2019

From enterprise networks to vehicle fleets and surveillance systems to perimeter gates, having access control to let the right people in—while keeping everyone else out—is a security necessity. ELATEC will introduce several new, uniquely ‘future proof’ radio frequency identification (RFID) readers to enable user authentication for these and other access control applications at the ISC West Conference and Exhibition, to be held April 10-12, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gen...