News for the Access Control Professional

MAY 2016

Sargon Younathan lands a Vermillion Rock Fish near the Farallon Islands, off the coast of San Francisco


The Reader recently sat down with Sargon Younathan, Farpointe’s Customer Support Specialist, to learn more about this tenacious problem-solver, avid angler and devoted family man.

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Farpointe Adds DESFire EV1 to Its MIFARE-Protected Smart Cards

Farpointe has migrated to MIFARE DESFire EV1, the next generation of smart card technology by NXP Semiconductors, in its line of Delta smart cards. Access control system manufacturers, integrators and dealers will be able to tout greater security over MIFARE Classic smart cards because MIFARE DESFire EV1 uses 128 AES encryption, the same as used by the U.S. federal government.

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Knowing Your Access Control

By Scott Lindley
President, Farpointe Data, Inc.

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Having participated in securing many marinas, there is one thing I know for certain: when planning to go into the marina business, not one entrepreneur planned to become an access control manager. However, upon opening their marinas, most very quickly learned that they would need some type of electronic security system to protect their business, property, customers and staff.

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Spotlight: P-300 Cascade Proximity Reader

Best read range in the smallest mullion-mount size.

  • Potted electronics—Install indoors or out
  • Mounting slots——not just holes—Make for quick and neat installs
  • Black & white covers—Protect mounting hardware
  • Industry friendly—Supports the most popular proximity protocols
  • Private labelingYour brand, powered by Farpointe!

P-300 Data Sheet

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