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June 2022

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Near-Field Communication: Top 6 Questions Answered

By Aina Kämper
Marketing Project Leader, dormakaba

Near-field communication (NFC) technologies first appeared in 1983, even though it wasn’t until 2006 when Nokia introduced the first NFC-enabled mobile phone. Fast forward to 2022, NFC is a ubiquitous feature for many more mobile phone models and electronic devices.

But what exactly makes NFC technologies so uniquely disruptive to so many industries—especially to access and security technologies?

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MIFARE® DESFire® EV2 Contactless Smartcards:
DE2 and DE2-125

Product Spotlight:
MIFARE® DESFire® EV2 Contactless Smartcards

Farpointe expanded its Delta® line of contactless smartcard credentials to include two MIFARE® DESFire® EV2 composite, printable cards. The DE2 is a 13.56-MHz contactless smartcard, while the DE2-125 includes both 13.56-MHz and 125-kHz technologies.

Both cards feature 2K EEPROM with fast programming, have up to 2.5 inches of read range, and support dye sublimation printing. Reach out to Farpointe's Customer Support team for the custom printing of company logos, URLs, phone numbers, and more.

DE2 Data Sheet

DE2-125 Data Sheet

P-300 in San Luis Obispo, CA

Seen on the Street

The P-300 Cascade—part of the Pyramid Series Proximity® line of 125-kHz proximity readers—boasts a read range of up to 5 inches (126 mm). Fully encapsulated in weather- and tamper-resistant epoxy potting, it can be installed with confidence indoors or out. Further, the little P-300 supports today's most popular credential protocols, mounts to flat surfaces including metal mullions, makes possible private labeling, and is backed by Farpointe's limited lifetime warranty.

This P-300 was seen in San Luis Obispo, California, and is part of a property access system from our friends at Mircom.

P-300 Data Sheet

Mircom Website

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