News for the Access Control Professional

JULY 2020

Long-Range Access Control

Keep Your Identity to Yourself

By Scott Lindley
General Manager, Farpointe Data

As seen on Professional Security Magazine Online

Having ways to verify your personal identity (PI) means you can open bank accounts, prove you have enough money to buy a car or fly to Switzerland. Of course, not knowing that someone else is using your PI can also mean that somebody is using your good name and credit to open bank accounts, buy a car or fly to Switzerland. Once discovered that someone else is using your PI, it can be very difficult to stop and correct.

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20 Minutes with Farpointe


The (R)Evolution of
Mobile Access

July 21, 2020, at 9:00 AM (EDT)

This session reviews how mobile access credentials are a direct result of the evolution of access control reader and credential technologies and designed to offer convenience and security.

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OSDP Installation Workflow

July 21, 2020, at 12:00 PM (EDT)

This is a sequel to Farpointe’s "Intro to OSDP" webinar and a direct response to the frequently asked questions we received from attendees. This session covers OSDP installation best practices for new and retrofit installations.

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Rugged readers for extreme conditions

Spotlight: Rugged Readers that help you maintain access control security even in extreme conditions

In situations that may damage conventional readers, Farpointe's rugged Guardian™ and Gibraltar™ Series readers keep performing. As a result, end users eliminate costly repairs or replacements, while integrators avoid nuisance service calls.

Ranger WRR-44 with external antenna

Vandal-Resistant Readers

  • Impact-resistant construction
  • Resistant to harsh cleaning chemicals
  • Longer read ranges
  • Broad support for other RFID technologies
  • 13.56-MHz contactless smartcard options available
  • Lifetime warranty on ALL readers
Ranger WRR-44 with external antenna

Bullet-Resistant Readers

  • Tough stainless steel exterior
  • ShotBLOCKER® fiberglass composite interior
  • ShotBLOCKER® is a UL-752 compliant material
  • Install indoors or outdoors
  • Broad support for other RFID technologies
  • Lifetime warranty on ALL readers

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OSDP Receives Approval as an International Standard by the IEC

The Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) standard—developed by the Security Industry Association (SIA)—has been approved by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) technical committee on alarm and electronic security systems as an international standard.

As part of its on-going commitment to supplying our partners—and their customers—with the most advanced RFID solutions, all Farpointe readers can be ordered with OSDP support.

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