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Allegion’s Schlage Multi-Technology Readers Approved For Government Use, When Paired With LenelS2 Onguard Access Control System

Allegion US, a globally renowned provider of security products and solutions, has announced that it has received federal government approval for its Schlage Multi-Technology (MT-485) Readers, when paired with the LenelS2 OnGuard version 7.6 access control system. Schlage MT Readers Schlage’s MT Readers simplify access control solutions by recognizing magnetic stripe, proximity, Schlage smart card and NFC-enabled smart devices with a firmware update, ensuring a seamless transition to high...

Continental Access Launches E-Access Readers For Their E-Access Embedded Access Control Line

Continental Access, a division of NAPCO Security Technologies is pleased to introduce their all-new E-Access readers for Continental’s E-Access embedded access control line. E-Access readers feature ultra-fast transaction times, under a second, Wiegand & OSDP support, easy automated credential issuance and no-touch Bluetooth mobile credentials. Several models are available for standard and mullion applications, and also with digital keypad. Cloud-Based system E-Access is Continental...

NAPCO’s Continental Access Introduces Their New Logo, Branding And Dealer Program

The Continental Access division of NAPCO Security Technologies is pleased to introduce its new logo, branding and dealer program. The new, modern look encapsulates the wide variety of solutions that Continental Access offers, including enterprise, mobile, cellular, cloud, wireless locks and embedded solutions, plus the debut of an all-new program for dealers/integrators. Offering dynamic integrators Stephen Spinelli, SVP, Sales of NAPCO said, “Today’s Continental Access offers muc...

Suprema’s Outdoor Compact Card Reader XPass D2 Has Been Verified By SIA As OSDP Compliant

Suprema, a pioneer in access control, biometrics and time & attendance solutions, announces that its compact outdoor RFID reader, XPass D2 has been verified by SIA as OSDP compliant. OSDP, or Open Supervised Device Protocol, is an open-source protocol devised to improve interoperability among access control products from different manufacturers. OSDP enables bi-directional communication between readers and controllers, an improvement from one-way data transmission of Wiegand interface. Inn...

PSIA Announces Secure Credential Interoperability Initiative And SCI Work Group For Its Development

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) has announced its Secure Credential Interoperability (SCI) initiative and a working group to advance its development.  “The physical access control industry has demonstrated a need for a universally compatible secure credential and we believe that we have found a simple, yet elegant solution to address this with SCI,” said Mohammad Soleimani, CTO of Kastle Systems and Chairman of the SCI Work Group.  SCI Work Group M...

Which Security Technologies Are Becoming Outdated Or Obsolete?

When technology performs a required task effectively, there is little reason to upgrade to the ‘next big thing’. In this regard, the physical security market is notoriously slow to change. Much of yesterday’s most robust and dependable equipment is still in place at thousands of customer sites, still performing as well as the day it was installed. However, there comes a point when any technology becomes outdated. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Which securi...