News for the Access Control Professional

MAY 2018

The Role of Bluetooth in Mobile Access Control

By Scott Lindley
General Manager

As seen in Professional Security Magazine

Using smartphones in access control systems is the new buzz in discussing readers and credentials. Electronic access control manufacturers are promoting the various ways that mobile technology, soft or virtual credentials, can be used to replace cards. It’s not surprising that all are trying to get on board.

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Conekt Mobile Smartphone Access Control Solution

Conekt™ Update

At the recent ISC West, Farpointe's Conekt Mobile Smartphone Access Control Solution received tremendous interest. With its imminent launch, please find a review of the FAQ series pertaining to many of the more unique elements comprising Conekt.

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

Conekt Readers

Conekt Mobile Credentials

Learn more about using a smartphone as an access credential.

Delta6.4 Contactless Smartcard Reader and Keypad provides added security with 2-factor authentication.

Spotlight: Delta6.4 Contactless Smartcard Reader and Keypad

Delta6.4 is a member of Farpointe's Delta® line of 13.56-MHz contactless smartcard readers and credentials. Based upon NXP Semiconductor’s MIFARE® technology, the Delta6.4 is an ideal choice for hospitals, universities, port facilities and more!

  • Supports card and/or PIN
  • Wall switch design installs indoors or out
  • Blue backlit solid-state keypad
  • Optimized for DESFire EV1 and EV2 credentials
  • Farpointe's lifetime warranty

Delta6.4 Data Sheet

Delta Install Guide

Keypad Modes Guide

Card Cloning Solution

Press Release on NIST SP 800-171 Federal Guidelines


Spotted on the Street

It is not uncommon for members of Farpointe's team to come across their products in their travels. Farpointe's General Manager, Scott Lindley, happened upon a Farpointe proximity reader installed on the front of an apartment building while strolling the streets of Redwood City, California.

The unit pictured here is Farpointe's P-500, part of the Pyramid Series Proximity® line of 125-kHz proximity readers and credentials.

P-500 Data Sheet

Download recent issues of The Reader

APR - Farpointe's Conekt™ Product Launch Generated Significant Buzz at ISC West 2018

MAR - The Growing Popularity of Smartphones as Access Control Credentials

FEB - More Than Just Readers and Credentials, a True RFID Partner Delivers Value to EAC Systems Manufacturers

JAN - A Simple Solution to Address Card Cloning

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