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Mobile Access and Card Systems

By Scott Lindley
General Manager, Farpointe Data

As seen on Professional Security Magazine Online

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 organisations will be using smartphones instead of traditional physical access cards to access offices and other premises.

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Conekt CSR-35 in Seattle

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The P-500—part of the Pyramid Series Proximity® line of 125-kHz proximity readers and credentials—boasts a generous read range of up to 8 inches and is compatible with a wide variety of access control systems. Fully sealed in weather- and tamper-resistant epoxy potting, it can be installed indoors or out, and is backed by Farpointe's limited lifetime warranty.

This particular reader was installed in New York by our friends at Eastern Security Systems, and is tied to an Avigilon access control system.

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