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What Is The Biggest Change In The Security Industry Since 2010?

By Larry Anderson
Editor, &

As seen on SecurityInformed

Ten years is a long time, but it seems to pass in an instant in the world of security. In terms of technology, 2010 is ages ago. Changes in the market have been transformative during that decade, and we called on our Expert Panel Roundtable to highlight some of those changes. We asked this week’s panelists: What was the biggest change in the security industry in the 2010-2019 decade? Scott Lindley, General Manager of Farpointe Data, Inc., one of the thirteen panelists, highlights the evolution of credential technology.

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Electronic access control professionals will have the opportunity to review our full range of RFID access control readers and credentials:

You Are Invited to Friends of Farpointe

Join us for our 9th annual Friends of Farpointe event at ISC West on Thursday, March 19, from 3:00 – 5:00 PM, at the Farpointe booth #6077. Network with experts, discuss industry trends and learn the latest at this must-attend event for electronic access control professionals!

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Have a Specific Access Control Need? Talk with the Farpointe Sales Team

We invite you to schedule a one-on-one meeting during ISC West. Make your show experience more effective. Contact one of our experienced industry experts below to schedule a meeting.

Francisco Alcala
West Coast Sales Manager


Tom Piston
East Coast Sales Manager


Shep Sheppard
Key Accounts Sales Manager

Delta6.2 Mullion-Mount
Contactless Smartcard Reader & Keypad

Product Spotlight: Delta6.2 Mullion-Mount Contactless Smartcard Reader & Keypad

Delta6.2 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 Delta6.2 is an ideal choice for security-sensitive applications such as hospitals, universities, port facilities and more!

Using 2-factor authentication, this combination reader/keypad can also help defend against card cloning, while its sleek, slim-factor design allows easy installation to metal door and window frames.

  • Supports card and/or PIN
  • Backlit solid state keypad
  • Installs on metal door frames
  • Optimized for DESFire EV1 and EV2 credentials
  • Farpointe's lifetime warranty

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Conekt CSR-35 in San Jose

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 was found at Disco Hi-Tec America, Inc. in San Jose, CA. Disco specializes in silicon wafer grinding, polishing and slicing. The BLE/contactless smartcard reader, installed by Creative Security, is tied to an access control system from our friends at Keri Systems.

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