Nedap will showcase its new end-to-end security for AEOS access control at Intersec Saudi Arabia in Jeddah, and will demonstrate the benefits of integrated intrusion detection. Nedap will launch ANPR Lumo, its advanced Automatic Number Plate Recognition platform, to the Middle East Market at this event. Visitors to Nedap stand – B28 will be able to see and test variety of other products for long-range vehicle and driver identification.

Nedap’s end-to-end security for AEOS is designed to protect the user’s physical access control system from cyber attacks and card cloning. It meets the highest security requirements globally by applying the IT security principles of encryption and strong authentication.

Integrating intrusion detection

Nedap will also show the event’s attendees the benefits of integrating intrusion detection with access control

DESFire keys and digital certificates are stored safely out of reach of attackers in Secure Access Modules (SAMs). This means communication between door controllers and server is secure, which prevents hackers cloning access cards or opening doors remotely using unauthorised IP devices. It also allows the user to update card keys and certificates securely from one central point.

Nedap will also show the event’s attendees the benefits of integrating intrusion detection with access control, so access is only granted when the alarm zone is disarmed. AEOS Intrusion allows the user to easily arm and disarm their system – for one location or for all of their sites worldwide. And, because it uses their existing controller, it’s incredibly easy to scale. The user can add unlimited new users, areas, zones and locations through AEOS, anywhere in the world.

Licence plate camera

Versatile readers such as Invexs 170 and Convex will feature on display. Visitors can have a quick demo on how these readers can be used with AEOS in different scenarios like anti passback, presence list production, emergency assembly, remote configuration and more.

ANPR Lumo, which will be introduced to the Middle East market at Intersec, is Nedap’s all-in-one licence plate camera. It ensures high accuracy and smooth recognition of vehicles – even in regions where licence plates feature different font formats. Deep learning algorithms enable a high accuracy, including Arabic letters & numbers. Typical applications include vehicle access control, automatic toll collection and free-flow entry to car parks.

Long-range vehicle identification

uPASS Reach, Nedap’s cost-efficient UHF RFID reader for long-range vehicle identification will be in action too

Also, on show at Nedap’s stand is TRANSIT Ultimate. An extremely robust RFID reader, it enables vehicles and drivers to be identified simultaneously in high-security scenarios with challenging environmental conditions. At locations such as airports or military bases, for example, where vehicles are assigned to specific drivers.

uPASS Reach, Nedap’s cost-efficient UHF RFID reader for long-range vehicle identification will be in action too. It’s ideal for convenient vehicle access to areas such as car parks or gated communities.

Security and identification systems

Jochem van Ruijven, Managing Director at Nedap FZE says: “We’re bringing a variety of security and identification systems to show at Intersec. What ties them together, however, is our approach. With every product, we put people – both users and security managers – at the heart of technology, so it’s designed around their wants and needs. We believe true security is security you don’t really have to think about."

"It’s security that works easily and seamlessly and sets you free to make the most of your day, your work and life in general. It’s what we call Security for life.”

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