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How to optimise mobile access control authentication with smart devices

Considering how much the modern smartphone has become a common everyday tool and cultural icon, it’s hard to believe it has only been with us for a relatively short space of time. The first Apple iPhone was launched in 2007 and yet in a little over a decade the smartphone has become as essential as our keys or wallet. From its conception as a multi-faceted communications device, it has morphed into something far more integrated in our daily lives. Services such as Apple Pay, Android Pay a...

Genetec to distribute STid RFID access control readers through Global Network of Resellers

With STid readers, customers can manage their own secret keys to read Desfire EV1 cards Genetec, a provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions announced it has added STid, a French developer of RFID door controllers to its growing ecosystem of supported access control partners. Through this agreement, the STid Architect series of ergonomic and highly secure RFID readers, which is supported by the Genetec Synergis access control system in Genetec Security...

Security Industry Association announces New Product Showcase award winners at ISC West 2017

The prestigious Judges' Choice Award was presented to Thermal Imaging Radar for Hydra CrucialTrak's Biometric Access Control System (BACS) took top honours as Best New Product in the SIA New Product Showcase (NPS) at ISC West 2017, announced the Security Industry Association (SIA). Four biometric identification technologies BACS is the world's first multi-biometric authentication technology, providing the highest security measures by layering four different biometric authent...