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Access Credentials for a Connected World

Industry heavyweights discuss recent trends and where access control credentials are headed next

By Karyn Hodgson
Senior Editor, SDM Magazine

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The access control credential has for a long time been “stuck” — at least in the U.S. — on one particular technology: proximity. The reasons for that, over the years, have included price, convenience, and sheer volume. Despite efforts to move to smart cards, the security world remained happy with proximity. But the rest of the security and consumer space has moved along quickly, particularly in recent years.

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Ranger WRR-44 and WRR-22 Receivers
with WRT-4+ and WRT-2+ Transmitters

An Interview with Shep Sheppard on the Benefits of Ranger® Long-Range Receivers & Transmitters

Stephen "Shep" Sheppard
Key Accounts Sales Manager

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With 30 years of experience in the security industry, Stephen “Shep” Sheppard, Farpointe’s Key Accounts Sales Manager, knows a thing or two about security. The Reader sat down with Sheppard to discuss Farpointe’s long-range RFID offering, and the many benefits this versatile solution provides access control system manufacturers and their customers.

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AMAG’s Symmetry™ Preferred Partner, Farpointe Data, Certifies Long-Range Readers and Transmitters with Symmetry Access Control System

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Product Spotlight: Ranger® Long-Range Transmitters

Ranger is Farpointe’s long-range RFID solution, offering exceptionally long read ranges of up to 200 feet (61 m). Available in 2-button and 4-button models, Ranger Transmitters are powerful identification credentials with tremendous flexibility.

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Ranger WRT-4+ Four-Button
Long-Range Transmitter

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