News for the Access Control Professional


Smartphone Credential

As Access Control Credentials Evolve, So Do Its Users

By Karyn Hodgson
Associate Editor, SDM Magazine

As seen in SDM Magazine

That is an access control credential? That used to be a simple question to answer, but today, not so much. Modern credentials can be anything and everything from an old magnetic stripe card to a smart card to a phone, wearable or biometric.

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Visit Farpointe Data at ISC East

November 15 - 16, Javits Center North, New York City

Stop by booth #236

ISC East is the Northeast’s largest physical security trade show. There Farpointe Data will be exhibiting its best-in-class RFID readers and credentials for electronic access control.

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RFID Readers and Credentials

Top 10 Attributes Access Control Systems Providers Should Look for in an Identification Partner

Access control systems manufacturers have a lot to consider when evaluating RFID providers. Beyond offering quality readers and credentials at competitive prices, do they have the breadth of product, innovative solutions, timely service, and personal support that can help contribute to business growth? Those are the marks of a true partner.

By Shep Sheppard
Key Accounts Sales Manager
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Delta5 Contactless Smartcard Reader with
DE2 MIFARE® DESFire EV1 Smartcard

Product Spotlight: MIFARE DESFire EV1

MIFARE DESFire EV1, the next generation of smart card technology by NXP Semiconductors, is built into every Delta reader and is operational right out of the box, when used with Delta DE2 Smartcards.

Benefits of Delta DE2 MIFARE DESFire EV1 Smartcards:

  • Multi-application smartcard with flexible memory organization
  • Fast, highly secure data transmission
  • 128-bit AES encryption
  • Fully compatible with Delta contactless smartcard readers
  • Can be customized with your logo, phone number, etc.

Download DE2 Data Sheet

To take advantage of the higher security capabilities of DESFire EV1, ask for DE2 cards and Delta series readers from your access control system provider.

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