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Why Mobile Access Is More Secure than Card Systems

By Scott Lindley
General Manager, Farpointe Data

As seen in Brilliance Security Magazine

The ability to use mobile phones as access credentials is one of the biggest trends in a market that historically has been slow in adopting new technology. As a matter of fact, research analyst Gartner has predicted that, by 2020, one in five organizations will be using smartphones instead of traditional physical access cards to access offices and other premises.

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P-640 Reader and Keypad

Multiple credentials—which use a smartphone's Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology to communicate with Conekt mobile-ready readers—can be loaded into the Conekt Wallet App.

Product Spotlight: CONEKT® CMC-2 Mobile Credentials

With a convenient cloud-based delivery system and no physical credentials to inventory, Conekt mobile credentials are quicker and easier to order, distribute, and maintain.


  • Supports both industry-standard and custom access control formats
  • Delivered in the exact ID sequence ordered—no under- or over-runs
  • Options to private label—logo, graphics, text and more
  • Secured by AES encryption—proven data protection
  • Operates on Apple® iPhone® and Google® Android™-based smartphones

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7 November 2019, Park Inn Hotel, London Heathrow

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Conekt CSR-35 in Seattle

Spotted on the Street

CONEKT® CSR-35 Mobile-Ready Readers support both mobile access credentials and traditional physical credentials, allowing access control system manufacturers and integrators to offer customers a comprehensive cloud-based mobile identification solution.

This CSR-35 reader, spotted installed in a Seattle apartment building, is tied to an access control system from our friends at Open Options and allows residents to use their smartphones as the access credential.

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AUG - State of the Access Control Market in 2019

JUL - Advanced Identification Solutions for Mobile Access Control

JUN - Farpointe Data CONEKT® Mobile Reader Tested

MAY - Defending Physical Security Devices from Hackers

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