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Identiv to demonstrate a range of NFC products to make consumer packaging intelligent

Identiv, Inc., a provider of physical security and secure identification, will exhibit at the WestPack Packaging Expo February 11 - 13, 2020 at the Anaheim Convention Centre. The company will also showcase its near-field communication (NFC) solutions as part of the Cannabis Packaging Summit, running alongside WestPack as a subset of the show. Expecting approximately 20,000 visitors, ranging from packaging engineers to executives and operations professionals, WestPack provides industry professio...

FiRa Consortium promotes the ‘fine ranging’ capabilities of UWB technology

For the security market, the ‘fine ranging’ capabilities of ultra-wideband (UWB) technology opens up a range of new uses based on the ability to determine the relative position and distance of two UWB-equipped devices with pinpoint accuracy – within centimetres. UWB is more accurate and secure, even in challenging environments full of interference, compared to narrow band wireless technologies. UWB technology transmits a large amount of data over short distances using a small...

Nortech exhibits Nedap UPASS Reach reader for efficient, cost-saving vehicle access control for parking applications

People and vehicle access control specialist, Nortech offers a number of products within the Nedap product range that use vehicle tagging to identify individual vehicles while they are moving through a monitoring point. uPASS Reach reader The uPASS Reach reader offers long-range vehicle identification for up to 5 metres using the latest UHF technology.     With consistent reading up to 5 metres and adjustable onsite reading as just two of the benefits of the system, the uP...

Key Industry Players establish FiRa Consortium to drive seamless user experiences using Ultra-Wideband technology

Recognising the need for emerging applications to build on a strong foundation that supports interoperability among all categories of devices, four sponsor members – The ASSA ABLOY Group which includes HID Global, and NXP Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics, and Bosch, leading companies in access, secure connectivity and mobile/CE device solutions – announced the launch of the FiRa Consortium. The new coalition is designed to grow the Ultra-Wideband (UWB) ecosystem so new use cases...

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...