NXP Semiconductors N.V. News

Radar technology provides an alternative for smart home security

In the state of the residential security market today, we see many who are offering home security packages that rely on numerous sensors and multiple devices to provide a comprehensive coverage of the home and provide peace of mind. Each individual sensor or device within the package provides a specific functionality, and the user finds himself burdened by an overwhelming amount of sensors and devices. This overload is intensified by the penetration of additional IoT and smart devices into the...

C•CURE 9000 access control platform integrates smart card technologies to increase credential security and flexibility

Johnson Controls introduces the newest versions of its C•CURE 9000 security and event management platform from Software House to now include greater credential security and flexibility in smart card encoding by integrating with two new smart card technologies. Secure credential management New personnel and credential management functionalities for the Software House C•CURE 9000 v2.60 SP1 (standalone) and v2.61 (unified with victor from American Dynamics) adds support for NXP MIFARE D...

Farpointe Data alerts its partners to encrypt wireless access control systems

Farpointe Data, the access control industry's trusted OEM partner for RFID solutions, alerted its access control manufacturer, distributor, integrator, dealer, and specifier partners about the potential impact on their businesses of the settlement of Edenborough v. ADT LLC, Case No. 3:16-cv-02233, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Referred to as the ADT Hacking Vulnerability Class Action Lawsuit, ADT will pay $16 million to settle five hacking vulnerability clas...

HID Global’s Seal Tag edTamper UHF verifies integrity of sealed items for RFID applications

HID Global, a provider of trusted identity solutions, announced the latest addition to its Seal Tag family of RFID products, the Seal Tag edTamper UHF. The new solution quickly verifies the seal status integrity for large tag populations, without the need to be in the line of sight. The tamper-evident tag is designed for managing sensitive and highly secure items, such as aircraft life vests or weapon and equipment racks that require periodic safety and security checks from a distance. Accurate...

Identiv introduces next version of uTrust TS Cards featuring MIFARE DESFire EV2 chip

uTrust TS Cards simplify the migration process by supporting the common Wiegand data formats used on proximity cards Identiv, Inc. announced the next version of the company’s uTrust TS Cards, high-security, high-frequency smart credentials to upgrade physical access control. The latest version features a MIFARE DESFire EV2 secure chip from Identiv’s technology partner NXP Semiconductors. uTrust TS Cards complement Identiv’s existing credential portfolio...

Identiv launches uTrust TS access cards to upgrade physical access control

The MIFARE DESFire EV1 platform used in the cards carries the Common Criteria EAL4+ certification Identiv announced the launch of its uTrust TS Cards, a new high-frequency 13.56 MHz access card product line delivering increased security at a much lower cost with the excellent compatibility, service, and quality standards that have made Identiv’s card offerings so popular. Identity management and authentication Despite the security weaknesses of 125 kHz proximity...

Identiv launches next generation uTrust Sense Temperature Tracker for Internet of Things market

Identiv uTrust Sense Temperature Tracker empowers businesses in a broad range of markets Identiv announced the launch of the next generation of its uTrust Sense Temperature Tracker, a low-cost, portable, powered smart sensor that tracks and stores temperature readings. In addition to its low cost and small form factor, it can be read by any near field communication (NFC) reader, such as a mobile phone, and uploaded to the Internet for analytic purposes. A smart sensor for the...

Farpointe Data’s Ranger transmitter now supports MIFARE DESFire EV1

MIFARE DESFire EV1 uses 128 AES encryption, the same as used by the U.S. federal government Farpointe Data, the access control industry's trusted partner for RFID solutions, announced that access control manufacturers, distributors, and integrators can now add a 13.56-MHz contactless smart card module with MIFARE Classic or today's benchmark, the DESFire EV1, to their customers' Ranger long range transmitters, making them compatible and interoperable with Farpointe D...

IFSEC day 2: Integration and total security solutions stand out

Foot traffic remained at respectable levels during Day Two of IFSEC International 2016 at ExCeL London. Attendees are bombarded with sensory overload as manufacturers look for new ways to stand out from the crowd. The result sometimes seems more like a lot of noise. Everyone is looking for ways to stand out from the noise of competing product features and claims at the show. One exhibitor, Tyco Security Products, is taking a different approach at this year's show, abandoning traditional emphasi...

Farpointe adds MIFARE DESFire EV1 technology by NXP Semiconductors to its line of Delta smart cards

Farpointe Data, a DORMA Group Company, the access control industry's trusted global partner for RFID solutions, recently announced that it has migrated to MIFARE DESFire EV1, the next generation of smart card technology by NXP Semiconductors, in its line of Delta smart cards. Access control system manufacturers, integrators and dealers will be able to tout greater security over MIFARE Classic smart cards because MIFARE DESFire EV1 uses 128 AES encryption, the same as used by the U.S. federal gov...

HID Global Seos credential technology to be embedded in NXP’s SmartMX-based secure element devices

NXP Semiconductors N.V. recently announced a strategic collaboration with HID Global®. The HID Global Seos® credential technology will be embedded in NXP’s SmartMX-based secure element devices. Through the collaboration, NXP and HID Global aim to enable the use of wearable devices, to open electronic locks at commercial buildings, hotels and workplaces in the future. Additionally, NXP and HID Global are cooperating on a broad range of opportunities to expand the adoption of secure...

ISC West day 2 sees mobile credentials, IoT and analogue HD cameras grab attention

Coming into ISC West, many in the industry had expected a renewed push toward use of mobile credentials (contained on smartphones, for example) instead of cards for access control. HID Global didn’t disappoint. A highlight of the second day of the show was a press conference in which HID Global announced new elements of its initiative to lead the industry into use of mobile credentials. Uses of smart phone credentials for identity management HID already provides SEOS mobile credentials,...