Published on 2 May, 2013
|The Schlage card reader has been chosen for the 2013 Security Products’ Govies Government Security Award
A Schlage card reader that is integrated into the electronic lock to provide a wireless solution for applications that meets government standards was chosen for the 2013 Security Products’ Govies Government Security Award in the Wireless Security category. As a result, the Schlage FIPS 201 (Federal Information Processing Standards Publication) AD-401 wireless combination reader/lock will be on display in the Govies booth at the GovSec Conference & Expo to be held in Washington, DC, May 13-15.
“The AD-401 lets government agencies leverage access control systems wirelessly to eliminate the cost of running wires, a time-consuming, gruelling job that oftentimes is very disruptive, especially to an existing facility,” explains April Dalton-Noblitt, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies director, vertical markets. “Cutting such installation costs means government agencies can now extend access control to more access points. Money formerly spent on pulling wire and trenching can now be invested in securing remote areas, gates, elevators and other unique applications that heretofore have been either impossible to install or way too costly.”
The AD-401 wireless lock simplifies installation and reduces the cost of electronic access control by combining the electrified locking device, door position switch, request-to-enter/exit sensors in combination with a FIPS 201/PIV-1 compliant multi-technology reader into one wireless device on an open architecture platform. A proven alternative for retrofit applications that are hard to wire, the lock is also ideal for military barracks and any government facility that must comply with the HSPD-12 directive or who wants to transition to off- or on-line access control. This capability is offered as a complete unit and as an upgrade kit for existing AD-Series locks installations. It is BAA compliant.
The AD-401 wireless networked lock can communicate to an access control system using either Wiegand communication via PIM400-TD2 interface module or RS-485 communications via a PIM400-485 interface module. It utilises 900 MHz secure encrypted data transmission.