News for the Access Control Professional

APRIL 2020

Mobile Access Credentials

What is the Cloud?

By Larry Anderson
Editor, &

As seen on SecurityInformed

Cloud systems are among the fastest-growing segments of the physical security industry. The fortunes of integrators can improve when they embrace a recurring monthly revenue (RMR) model, and cloud systems are expanding the services and features manufacturers can provide, from remote diagnostics to simplified system design. But for all the success of cloud systems, there remains confusion in the market about the exact definition of “cloud.” Or does there? SecurityInformed asked their Expert Panel Roundtable: What is “the cloud?”

As a member of this panel, Scott Lindley, Farpointe's General Manager, addresses cloud-based electronic access control.

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New Webinar Series for Access Control Professionals

Farpointe has created a new series of webinars to help our industry peers stay current on the latest in RFID for electronic access control. Designed to fit into your busy schedule, each webinar will be about 20 minutes, including a brief Q&A session. We invite you to review our current topics and register today!


New Dates for ISC West

ISC West, originally postponed until July 20-22, is now re-scheduled to October 6-8 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas. Please visit the ISC West website for additional scheduling updates.

P-500 at University of California

Seen on the Street

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 discovered on the campus of the University of California.

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Quick Start Guide

Mobile Deployment Made Easy

Spotlight: Mobile Deployment Made Easy

One of the defining characteristics of the CONEKT® Mobile Smartphone Access Control ID Solution is its ease of deployment and use—both for system administrators and end-users. See how easy it is to get up-and-running in three easy steps.

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Have you Seen Our Ad?

By only needing a mobile device's phone number, CONEKT® is truly the hassle-free BLE. No portals. No private information. No unsecured credentials. No jerry-rigged implementation. No hassles.

The Conekt ad is running in the following security magazines:

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