News for the Access Control Professional

APRIL 2021

Mobile access on campus

Leverage Mobile Access

Integrators well positioned to take advantage of mobile technology

By Scott Lindley
General Manager, Farpointe Data

As seen on Campus Security & Life Safety

Mobile technology in access control applications is a growing trend and schools and integrators are well positioned to take advantage of its benefits. Secure data transfer, end-user convenience, support for multiple formats, and flexible system compatibility have finally all been combined to provide a wealth of opportunities in educational institutions.

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Conekt PCR Mobile-Reader Proximity Readers

Conekt Mobile-Ready Proximity Readers:
PCR-640L, PCR-35L and PCR-620L

Spotlight: CONEKT® PCR-Series Mobile-Ready Proximity Readers

Farpointe has expanded its Conekt line of mobile-ready readers to include options that support 125-kHz proximity technology. This important development will assist current proximity users in easily transitioning to a mobile solution. The PCR-Series is capable of reading Conekt mobile smartphone credentials, as well as traditional physical proximity cards and tags.

Mobile-Ready Proximity Models:

  • PCR-35L 2-in-1 Mullion/Single-Gang Box Reader
  • PCR-620L Mullion-Mount Reader and Keypad
  • PCR-640L Single-Gang Box Mount Reader and Keypad

PCR-35L Data Sheet

PCR-620L/PCR-640L Data Sheet

OSDP White Paper

Need to Take a Deep Dive into OSDP?

The Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) is now a global standard approved by the Security Industry Association (SIA) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). As an access control communications protocol, OSDP enhances security, improves interoperability, and increases installation efficiencies.

For integrators who want to learn more about this important access control advancement, we suggest reading What You Need to Know About OSDP. This in-depth white paper examines OSDP security, wiring, bi-directional communications, and more!

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Lead-time Update

Have You Seen Our Ad?

Farpointe launched a new ad campaign in 2021 to inform access control customers about ten important benefits OSDP brings to access control applications.

Look for 10 Things Access Control Customers Must Know About OSDP in your favorite security industry publications.

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