LenelS2 is making access control more convenient with its BlueDiamond™ mobile readers now supporting widely used iCLASS® card technologies. BlueDiamond has also been enhanced to include a Phone as a Badge (PhaaB) feature, enabling hands-free access to building entrances, offices, meeting rooms, or any door with an enabled card reader. LenelS2 has enhanced the reach of BlueDiamond multi-factor readers with additional support for iCLASS card application data.
Suprema has announced the launch of XPass D2 series RF card readers. The XPass card readers a redesigned to lend extended capability, design flexibility and cost-effectiveness to the CoreStation package, Suprema’s enterprise access control solution. XPass D2 series are compact and outdoor-ready, with rugged IP67/IK08 housings, optimized for CoreStation-based centralized access control. he readers are BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) and NFC compliant, for use with Suprema’s BioStar Mobile Card.
SALTO Systems has hired Timarron Partners, Inc. (TPI), to sell and market SALTO’s innovative security products in Texas and neighboring states in the Southwest. Headquartered in the Dallas-area, TPI will represent SALTO in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Southern Louisiana. The TPI team —with a collective 140 years of experience in the electronic security industry— holds several certifications and is active in many security industry organizations.
Farpointe Data, a DORMA Group Company, the access control industry’s trusted global partner for RFID solutions, announced that it has migrated to MIFARE DESFire EV1, the next generation of smart card technology by NXP Semiconductors, in its line of Delta smart cards. Access control system manufacturers, integrators, and dealers will be able to tout greater security over MIFARE Classic smart cards because MIFARE DESFire EV1 uses 128 AES encryption, the same as used by the U.S. federal government. MIFARE DESFire EV1 is based on open global standards for both air interface and cryptographic methods. It is compliant to all four levels of ISO/IEC 14443A and uses optional ISO/IEC 7816-4 commands.