Suprema, a global provider of access control, biometrics and time and attendance solutions, announced that its Airfob Patch was selected as one of the 30 Top Technology Innovations of 2020 by Security Sales and Integration (SSI), an organisation dedicated to providing technology and business content for security dealers and integrators. Security Sales and Integration has been announcing the Top 30 Technology Innovations every year for more than a decade.
SSI’s Top 30 Technology Innovations is set apart from other awards programme in that it is not submission-based or requires entry fee. Relying on their decades of industry expertise and experience, technical editors of SSI select the innovations that most benefit security dealers and integrators. The product that garnered Suprema the honour is Airfob Patch, an adhesive-backed device that attaches to existing RFID card readers to make them compatible with mobile credentials.
RF field signals
We are honoured that Airfob Patch was recognised as one of the top technology innovations of the year"
When attached to card readers, Airfob Patch acquires mobile credential compatibility as well as OSDP or Wiegand communication with the reader. Airfob Patch also harvests power from the RF field signals transmitted from the reader, eliminating the need for battery or wiring construction.
“We are honoured that Airfob Patch was recognised as one of the top technology innovations of the year. Suprema will continue its R&D efforts to keep introducing products and solutions truly beneficial to the company’s partners in the industry,” said Young S. Moon, the CEO of Suprema Inc.
Access card solution
Suprema Mobile Access and Airfob Patch were developed by MOCA System, a Suprema affiliate company that began in 2019 to focus on mobile access card solution. MOCA System has developed solutions, currently under patent evaluation, based on stable Bluetooth-based wireless communication method.