News for the Access Control Professional

JUNE 2021

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The Power of an Open Protocol

By Shep Sheppard
Key Accounts Manager, Farpointe Data

As seen in Security Sales & Integration

The Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) is an access control communications protocol nurtured by the Security Industry Association (SIA). Version 2.2 of OSDP is its most recently updated standard that improves interoperability among access control and security products such as readers and controllers. The standard also applies to peripheral devices such as card readers and other technologies at secured access doors/gates and their control panels.

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Visit Farpointe at ISC West 2021 Booth 5076

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Attendees are Ready to Return to Live Events

Trade shows and conferences are a well-known and significant driver of the global economy. When the pandemic hit, the exhibitions industry, like many other industries, was impacted considerably, with many event organizers strategically pivoting to virtual events in order to keep industry connections alive. As reported on Industry Today, with the U.S. administering 3.03 million vaccine doses a day lending toward economic recovery, demand for in-person events is on the rise.

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Long-range proximity readers

Pictured: P-710 and P-900 Proximity Readers

Product Spotlight:
High-Performance, Long-Range Proximity Readers

Have a site requiring the added convenience of longer read range?

  • Senior care;
  • Parking;
  • Hospitals;
  • Turnstiles;
  • Airports.

With longer read ranges of up to 15 inches (378mm) and 20 inches (504mm) respectively, the high-performance P-710 and P-900 125-kHz proximity readers are backed by Farpointe's lifetime warranty and feature generous credential presentation targets. Both are offered in OSDP versions for added security.

For more details, download the following data sheets:

P-710 Data Sheet

P-900 Data Sheet

Farpointe also offers long-range solutions in the Ranger® and CONEKT® product lines.

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