AMAG Technology, an integrated security provider of access control, video management and identity management solutions, is proud to announce that SMI is a certified member of AMAG’s Symmetry™ Preferred Partner Programme. As a certified partner, SMI’s Mobile Verification System integrates with AMAG’s latest Symmetry V8 Access Control System. AMAG Technology and SMI cooperatively tested and certified this integration. Extending access control beyond physical boundaries “We are proud to welcome SMI to the Symmetry Preferred Partner Program,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President of Marketing, Dave Ella. “The integration will allow customers to control access virtually anywhere they choose using a handheld device and extending security beyond the typical perimeter.” “SMI are delighted to announce this new level of integration with Symmetry. We have been working with this platform now for a number of years – and this takes the overall product to a new level,” said Co-Founder of SMI, Dick Clark. “The combination of this software and some new mobile devices makes a very attractive product offering.” SMI‘s Mobile Verification System allows users to extend the reach of the Symmetry Access Control System beyond physical boundaries. Symmetry integrates with a range of mobile devices which has been jointly developed using the latest API from AMAG. The devices check the validity of a credential and display details of the registered cardholder. The transaction is passed to Symmetry and is available for reporting within Symmetry. A wide range of credential formats are supported. The overall system can operate in either on line or off line modes and support databases of any size. SMI are a UK based privately held software author. The company specialises in providing mobile extensions to access control systems. A combination of software and hand held devices are supplied to provide a total mobile solution – easy to install and fully compatible with the access control system in use.