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HID Global Expands Physical Access Control Credential Choice With MIFARE DESFire Product-based Credential

Users of secure credential technologies increasingly want more choices so they can meet the specific needs of a growing variety of applications. Continuing its commitment to providing these options, HID Global, the provider of trusted identity solutions, announces the most feature-rich implementation of the latest MIFARE DESFire EV3 credential. Identifying data protection “Our credential based on NXP MIFARE DESFire EV3 delivers this technology’s full range of advanced security and...

SK Inc. C&C And BriteLab Sign Partnership Agreement To Collaborate On Joint Development Of US Global Manufacturing High-Tech Business

SK Inc. C&C, a part of SK Group in South Korea, and BriteLab in Silicon Valley have announced the signing of a partnership agreement, to collaborate in joint development for the global manufacturing business in the U.S. market. BriteLab, Inc., located in San Jose, CA, is the renowned semiconductor AMHS company in the United States of America. Highlights of the joint effort include: Collaboration between BriteLab's AMHS (Automated Material Handling System) and SK Inc. C&C's Smart Man...

The Connectivity Standards Alliance Announces Matter, The Secure Connectivity Standard For The Future Of The Smart Home

The Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), formerly known as the Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), announces Matter – the interoperable, secure connectivity standard for the future of the smart home. The proliferation of connected objects continues to change the way one lives, works and plays. From homes to offices, factories to hospitals, connected objects enable one to...

Checkpoint Systems Is The First RFID Label Manufacturer To Achieve ARC Certification With NXP’s UCODE 9

Checkpoint Systems, a vertically integrated supplier of RFID solutions for retail, has again demonstrated its commitment to innovation by becoming the first manufacturer to have an RFID inlay, featuring the new NXP UCODE 9 IC certified by Auburn University’s ARC Laboratory. Impinj M700-based RFID inlays The exciting announcement follows news that Checkpoint Systems recently became the first company to achieve ARC certification for its Impinj M700-based RFID inlays. By setting another ne...

Allegion Partners With CBORD To Support Contactless Mobile IDs On Android Devices For University Campuses

Allegion, the globally renowned provider of security products and solutions, including Schlage readers and locks, together with CBORD, a renowned higher education technology solutions provider, announced that they have expanded their offerings and now provide on-campus mobile credential solutions on Android phones. Students, faculty and staff on participating campuses can now use their Android phones to conveniently, safely and securely access campus buildings and make purchases through Google...

HID Global’s SOMA Chip Operating System Is First To Be Common Criteria Certified On NXP’s SmartMX3 Platform For E-Passports And E-ID Cards

HID Global, a globally renowned company in trusted identity solutions, has announced that it has expanded its HID SOMA chip operating system (COS) family with the addition of SOMA c016 on NXP Semiconductors' new SmartMX3 microcontroller. HID is the industry’s first to certify a native COS on NXP’s newest generation SmartMX3 platform to Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 5+ (EAL5+). SOMA c016 integration with SmartMX3 “This accomplishment is in-line with our commitment...

ELATEC To Introduce The TWN4 Palon Compact Panel Reader At ISC West 2020

From buildings to vehicle fleets and enterprise networks to perimeter gates, having access control to let the right people in—while keeping everyone else out—is a security necessity. ELATEC, a global specialist in radio frequency identification (RFID) readers enabling user authentication for these and other access control applications, will introduce its latest new product the TWN4 Palon Compact Panel Reader at the ISC West Conference and Exhibition, to be held March 17-20, 2020 in...

Identiv To Demonstrate A Range Of NFC Products To Make Consumer Packaging Intelligent

Identiv, Inc., a provider of physical security and secure identification, will exhibit at the WestPack Packaging Expo February 11 - 13, 2020 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The company will also showcase its near-field communication (NFC) solutions as part of the Cannabis Packaging Summit, running alongside WestPack as a subset of the show. Expecting approximately 20,000 visitors, ranging from packaging engineers to executives and operations professionals, WestPack provides industry professio...

FiRa Consortium Promotes The ‘Fine Ranging’ Capabilities Of UWB Technology

For the security market, the ‘fine ranging’ capabilities of ultra-wideband (UWB) technology opens up a range of new uses based on the ability to determine the relative position and distance of two UWB-equipped devices with pinpoint accuracy – within centimeters. UWB is more accurate and secure, even in challenging environments full of interference, compared to narrow band wireless technologies. UWB technology transmits a large amount of data over short distances using a small...

ASSA ABLOY Group, NXP, Samsung, Bosch Launch FiRa Consortium For Ultra-Wideband (UWB) interoperability

Recognizing the need for emerging applications to build on a strong foundation that supports interoperability among all categories of devices, four sponsor members – The ASSA ABLOY Group which includes HID Global, and NXP Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics, and Bosch, companies in access, secure connectivity and cellphone/CE device solutions –  announced the launch of the FiRa Consortium. The new coalition is designed to grow the Ultra-Wideband (UWB) ecosystem so new use cases...

Radar Technology Provides An Alternative For Smart Home Security

In the state of the residential security market today, we see many who are offering home security packages that rely on numerous sensors and multiple devices to provide a comprehensive coverage of the home and provide peace of mind. Each individual sensor or device within the package provides a specific functionality, and the user finds himself burdened by an overwhelming amount of sensors and devices. This overload is intensified by the penetration of additional IoT and smart devices into the...

C•CURE 9000 Access Control Platform Integrates Smart Card Technologies To Increase Credential Security And Flexibility

Johnson Controls introduces the newest versions of its C•CURE 9000 security and event management platform from Software House to now include greater credential security and flexibility in smart card encoding by integrating with two new smart card technologies. Secure Credential Management New personnel and credential management functionalities for the Software House C•CURE 9000 v2.60 SP1 (standalone) and v2.61 (unified with victor from American Dynamics) adds support for NXP MIFARE D...

Farpointe Data Alerts Its Partners To Encrypt Wireless Access Control Systems

Farpointe Data, the access control industry's trusted OEM partner for RFID solutions, alerted its access control manufacturer, distributor, integrator, dealer, and specifier partners about the potential impact on their businesses of the settlement of Edenborough v. ADT LLC, Case No. 3:16-cv-02233, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Referred to as the ADT Hacking Vulnerability Class Action Lawsuit, ADT will pay $16 million to settle five hacking vulnerability clas...

Identiv Introduces Next Version Of uTrust TS Cards Featuring MIFARE DESFire EV2 Chip

uTrust TS Cards simplify the migration process by supporting the common Wiegand data formats used on proximity cards Identiv, Inc. announced the next version of the company’s uTrust TS Cards, high-security, high-frequency smart credentials to upgrade physical access control. The latest version features a MIFARE DESFire EV2 secure chip from Identiv’s technology partner NXP Semiconductors. uTrust TS Cards complement Identiv’s existing credential portfolio...

Identiv Launches uTrust TS Access Cards To Upgrade Physical Access Control

The MIFARE DESFire EV1 platform used in the cards carries the Common Criteria EAL4+ certification Identiv announced the launch of its uTrust TS Cards, a new high-frequency 13.56 MHz access card product line delivering increased security at a much lower cost with the excellent compatibility, service, and quality standards that have made Identiv’s card offerings so popular. Identity Management And Authentication Despite the security weaknesses of 125 kHz proximity...

Identiv Launches Next Generation UTrust Sense Temperature Tracker For Internet Of Things Market

Identiv uTrust Sense Temperature Tracker empowers businesses in a broad range of markets Identiv announced the launch of the next generation of its uTrust Sense Temperature Tracker, a low-cost, portable, powered smart sensor that tracks and stores temperature readings. In addition to its low cost and small form factor, it can be read by any near field communication (NFC) reader, such as a mobile phone, and uploaded to the Internet for analytic purposes. A smart sensor for the...

Farpointe Data’s Ranger Transmitter Now Supports MIFARE DESFire EV1

MIFARE DESFire EV1 uses 128 AES encryption, the same as used by the U.S. federal government Farpointe Data, the access control industry's trusted partner for RFID solutions, announced that access control manufacturers, distributors, and integrators can now add a 13.56-MHz contactless smart card module with MIFARE Classic or today's benchmark, the DESFire EV1, to their customers' Ranger long range transmitters, making them compatible and interoperable with Farpointe D...

IFSEC Day 2: Integration And Total Security Solutions Stand Out

Foot traffic remained at respectable levels during Day Two of IFSEC International 2016 at ExCeL London. Attendees are bombarded with sensory overload as manufacturers look for new ways to stand out from the crowd. The result sometimes seems more like a lot of noise. Everyone is looking for ways to stand out from the noise of competing product features and claims at the show. One exhibitor, Tyco Security Products, is taking a different approach at this year's show, abandoning traditional emphasi...

Farpointe Adds MIFARE DESFire EV1 Technology By NXP Semiconductors To Its Line Of Delta Smart Cards

Farpointe Data, a DORMA Group Company, the access control industry's trusted global partner for RFID solutions, recently 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 gov...

ISC West Day 2 Sees Mobile Credentials, IoT And Analog HD Cameras Grab Attention

Coming into ISC West, many in the industry had expected a renewed push toward use of mobile credentials (contained on smartphones, for example) instead of cards for access control. HID Global didn’t disappoint. A highlight of the second day of the show was a press conference in which HID Global announced new elements of its initiative to lead the industry into use of mobile credentials. Uses Of Smart Phone Credentials For Identity Management HID already provides SEOS mobile credentials,...

ISC West 2016: HID Global Mobility Initiative Expands Capabilities Of Trusted IDs On Mobile Devices

A highlight of initiative is HID’s latest mobility solutions unveiled at ISC West, including goID platform, Mobile Access enhancements, & more HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, has introduced a mobility initiative that includes solutions, services, investments and alliances that expand the capabilities of trusted IDs on mobile devices across a growing range of access control, authentication and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. A...

IDTechEx Conducts Interviews And Research For Its New "Near Field Communication (NFC) 2014-2024" Report

Cubic pointed out to IDTechEx that Mifare for Mobile from NXP gives speed same as transportation card ticketing In the many interviews and research carried out for the new IDTechEx report "Near Field Communication (NFC) 2014-2024", considerable disagreement was commonplace. IDTechEx first issued a major report on this subject five years ago when there were concerns about deployment which is much less an issue today given the huge deployment of NFC-enabled mobile phones and tab...