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ISC West in Las Vegas

Visit Farpointe Data at ISC West 2021


Electronic access control professionals will have the opportunity to review our full range of RFID access control readers and credentials. Register for a FREE Expo Pass, then visit us at booth #5076 to learn more about any of the following solutions:

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Conekt PCR Mobile-Reader Proximity Readers

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

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 new 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

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In addition to the PCR-Series, Farpointe has added 3x4 and 2x6 keypad readers to its CSR-Series mobile-ready contactless smartcard readers.

P-640 Reader and Keypad

Multiple credentials—which use a smartphone's Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology to communicate with Conekt mobile-ready readers—can be loaded into the Conekt Wallet App.

Mobile Access Credentials

With a convenient cloud-based delivery system and no physical credentials to inventory, CONEKT® CMC-2 Mobile Credentials are quicker and easier to order, distribute, and maintain.


  • Supports both industry-standard and custom access control formats
  • Delivered in the exact ID sequence ordered—no under- or over-runs
  • Options to private label—logo, graphics, text and more
  • Secured by AES encryption—proven data protection
  • Operates on Apple® iPhone® and Google® Android™-based smartphones

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Private label readers and credentials

Farpointe OSDP Verified

Farpointe Data is honored to be among the first three manufacturers to have earned the Security Industry Association's (SIA's) new OSDP Verified mark on its mobile, contactless smartcard and proximity solutions.

The Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP), which was recently made a global standard by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), provides interoperability among various companies' access control and security products.

According to SIA, the OSDP Verified mark instills confidence in integrators, specifiers and practitioners that devices have been tested and verified to meet stringent SIA OSDP standards.

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We Invite You to Schedule a One-on-One Meeting During ISC West

Have a specific access control need? Make your show experience more effective, and reach out to one of our experienced industry experts ahead of time to schedule a meeting.

Francisco Alcala
West Coast Sales Manager


Tom Piston
East Coast Sales Manager


Shep Sheppard
Key Accounts Sales Manager

Visit Farpointe at ISC West 2021 Booth 5076


This Is Why Smartphones Will Replace Keys and Access Badges

By Christian Rappel
Mobile Access Business Development, dormakaba Group

Since the first prototype of a smartphone came alive in the 1990s, their rise has been unstoppable. Fast forward to 2019, 81 percent of the population in the US own smartphones, and the global smartphone ownership keeps skyrocketing. The public uses these devices for nearly every digital interaction imaginable—from messaging apps and social media to video streaming and online shopping. Companies are also beginning to recognize the smartphone's potential for mobile access control.

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