ProdataKey announced a partnership to offer three custom pedestal solutions designed for turnkey mounting of pdk io readers. The pedestals allows for reader placement in free-standing locations where wall-mounting is not possible, including lobbies, entryways, parking lots, office space and gated properties. As all pedestal dimensions and mounting holes align perfectly with pdk io devices, PDK dealers benefit from simplified installation and consistently clean, precise mounting.
ProdataKey will introduce two new door controllers at the upcoming ISC West 2020. Visitors at the event will be among the first to view the company’s new eight-door “eio” and the two-door “dio.” Each offer expanded benefits and functionality when used as part of a PDK io system. The 2-door dio unit includes a power monitoring feature that alerts dealers to any power-related issues. onboard ethernet, with auto-discovery powered by PDK io, simplifies installation and setup.
ProdataKey announced that its revolutionary “touch io” Bluetooth reader is now shipping. When installed as part of a pdk io access control system, the new readers allow users who have installed a mobile credential on their smartphone to enter a controlled door by simply touching their hand to the reader, making it the most convenient mobile solution on the market. There’s no need to unlock the smartphone, or even remove it from a pocket or purse. For employees preferring not to use mobile credentials, the readers are also compatible with traditional key cards and fobs.
ProdataKey announced the release of its Touch app for Apple and Android devices. The Touch app, which is available for free to all PDK customers, allows users to unlock entrances remotely with the push of a button on the mobile app. Only entryways matching the user’s permission level will be available to unlock. The Touch app is compatible with all pdk io systems and all doorways, regardless of the type of readers in place.
ProdataKey announces the imminent release of its integration with DW’s Spectrum IPVMS video management platform. The integrated solution will be on display at ISC East 2019, at the ProdataKey booth. The event coincides with the release of the integration to installing dealers who will now be able to offer their customers one of the most affordable, feature-rich unified video/access control platforms industry-wide, both in terms of initial expense and long-term, total-cost-of-ownership.
ProdataKey announced that the company has once again been named to the Utah 100, MountainWest Capital Network’s annual list of the fastest-growing companies in Utah. This marks the fourth consecutive year that ProdataKey has been designated with this elite status. Representatives of the company were recognized and received their award at the 25th annual Utah 100 Awards program held on October 30th at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
ProdataKey and OwnerGo has implemented a fully integrated, comprehensive solution for Freedom Heights and Lofts, a condominium community in Atlanta, GA. The integrated platform provides enhanced security and convenient controlled access to all tenants and workers who service the property while simultaneously providing the Homeowners Association board members and property managers with the tools they need to be responsive to residents.
ProdataKey is offering a powerful new integration between pdk io access control and the DW Spectrum IPVMS video management platform. This seamless, integrated solution allows DW Spectrum users to review all pdk io event data from within the IPVMS interface and enables more efficient and effective security monitoring through automated responses to access-related events. The result is a comprehensive security solution, accessible through a single interface.
ProdataKey announced that Corning High School, in Corning, Arkansas, has increased its security and greatly enhanced its lockdown capabilities by installing the pdk io wireless access control system. Pdk io is a wireless, cloud-based solution that provides advantages such as around-the-clock accessibility, remote management, superior backup and redundancy, automated updates, and strong cyber security. The installation was undertaken by Blue Sky Technologies of Jonesboro, Arkansas.
Touch io brings new levels of convenience and security for the communication between smart phones and access control door readers, eliminating the need for cards or fobs. Unlike other systems, touch io does not require the user to unlock the phone, or to even remove it from pocket or purse, in order to gain access through a protected door. The individual’s identity is validated through communication directly between his or her credentialed device and the reader, via Bluetooth.
ProdataKey announced it was named to the 2018 Utah 100, MountainWest Capital Network (MWCN)’s annual list of the fastest-growing companies in Utah. ProdataKey ranked No. 40 out of 100 companies and was honored at the 24th annual Utah 100 Awards program, held at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City. 2018 marks the third consecutive year that ProdataKey has made the top 100 ranking. Recipients of the Utah 100 were chosen by the percentage of revenue increase of each company between 2013 and 2017.
ProdataKey (PDK) has released a whitepaper addressing the cybersecurity benefits of cloud-based access control solutions. The confluence of cyber and physical security is driving dealers and integrators, along with their customers, to question the best ways to address security vulnerabilities in the systems they install. Juniper Research estimates that by 2019, the annual cost of cyber-attacks will cost business over $2 trillion. The majority of access control solutions are now comprised of IP devices, each with the potential to provide bad actors with access to the data and operational systems on their connected networks.
Altronix is showcasing a host of new Trove™Access and Power Integration Solutions here at ISC West 2018 (booth #11073). Trove easily combines Altronix power with access controllers from the industry’s leading manufacturers. DMP, ProdataKey (PDK), Sielox, and ZKTeco USA now join Altronix’s extensive list of access control manufacturers to capitalize on the benefits that Trove solutions deliver.
ProdataKey and Dwelo LLC announced a partnership that will seamlessly integrate PDK’s cloud access control technology into the Dwelo smart apartment platform. Dwelo’s web and mobile software, which currently offers apartment dwellers the ability to control smart devices such as light switches, thermostats and door deadbolts for their individual units, will be adding features to manage access to common areas of their building or community, such as entry gates, clubhouse, gym and laundry facilities.