ELATEC GmbH News

Elatec Inc. announced the company’s U.S. production facility in Palm City, Florida has shipped its first 100,000 RFID systems

ELATEC Inc. has announced that its U.S. production facility in Palm City, Florida, has shipped its first 100,000 RFID systems, as of July 30, 2021. “The ELATEC Inc. team is proud to announce this exciting milestone for our new U.S. production facility and our customers,” said Paul Massey, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ELATEC Inc., adding “I am very proud of the team and honoured to be part of the great things that are happening here.” Global production expansion&...

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...

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...

ELATEC to demonstrate flexible RFID reader at HIMSS Global Conference and Exhibition 2019

User authentication deficiencies, endpoint data leakage and excessive user permissions are the three most common cybersecurity risks facing health systems and hospitals, according to new data from Clearwater CyberIntelligence Institute. At the HIMSS19 Global Conference and Exhibition, February 11-15, 2019 in Orlando, Florida, ELATEC will be demonstrating its uniquely flexible radio frequency identification (RFID) reader, which mitigates these issues by strengthening user authentication for acce...