Card Readers

  • 7500 Series Standalone PIN/Prox Keypad

    ISC West Booth 5083 DynaLock's 7500 Series advanced standalone digital keypad incorporates a built-in, 125KhZ proximity card reader, large, backlit metal keys and heater, which automatically activates at 4°F (-20°C), to prevent key freeze. It can...

    Product • October 4th, 2011

  • The World of Multi-Credentials: Which System Is Right for Your Customer?

    As security breaches and hacks are being reported daily, there is a growing awareness of the fallibilities of conventional security technologies and a heightened demand for better methods of access control. Locksmiths recall the bump key episodes...

    Article • September 30th, 2011

  • Schlage Locks Offer Flexibility

    In the midst of a challenging economy, increased competition and the many emerging technologies reaching the mainstream security markets, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies has transitioned its divisions and its product line to deliver a leaner, greener...

    Article • August 11th, 2011

  • Schlage OEM100 Reader Module

      M anufacturers of turnstiles, vending machines, service kiosks and other manufactured goods that could gain a competitive advantage by reading the most popular proximity cards and/or smart cards can now embed the Schlage OEM100 multi-technology...

    Product • July 13th, 2011

  • Compact Reader 3078

    The Compact Reader 3078  brings passive smartcard technology to any SimonsVoss lock. When mounted near the SimonsVoss lock, this wireless reader allows MIFARE Classic or MIFARE DESFire cards to be securely used as access credentials. All...

    Product • June 24th, 2011

  • Integrating Electronic Components

    A recent barrier gate project required us to coordinate not only contractors and electricians, but also the various components required to develop a working system. Our system was comprised of several high technology components, and while it was not the...

    Article • June 10th, 2011

  • Advances in Wireless Electronic Access Control

    In the beginning, there were the battery operated electromechanical locks. You entered a code into the keypad and if the code was correct, the lock unlocked, permitting retraction of the latch bolt. Over time, additional credentials were introduced...

    Article • May 12th, 2011

  • The Next Generation of Access Control: Virtual Credentials

    For decades, we have carried our identities around on magnetic stripe (magstripe) and smart cards, but in today’s mobile world, we now have the opportunity to embed them on a variety of portable devices. This will enable us to use products like smart...

    Article • May 5th, 2011

  • Secured Series PC Software Managed Access Control

      The Secured Series Max 3 access system hardware with Hub Manager Professional software is “access simplified”. The Max 3 is powerful and easy to install and program for small to midsized applications. The Max 3 system provides a secure...

    Product • May 3rd, 2011

  • Secura Key Releases Technology White Paper

      Secura Key has released a new White Paper: RKDT Dual Technology Proximity Readers and Standalones . This white paper details Secura Key’s development of the RKDT (Radio Key® Dual Technology) line of HID compatible readers and standalone units...

    Press Release • April 22nd, 2011

  • E-Plex Enterprise Software

    Kaba Access Control's  E-Plex Enterprise (Version 2) Software with expanded card credential support enables end-users to manage both PROX locks and Smart Card locks simultaneously. Smart cards supported are: Mifare®, DESFire®, and HID iClass...

    Product • April 20th, 2011

  • Napco Introducing New Products at ISC West

    Products include Alarm Lock Networx™ new Prox ID and PIN code keypads and 2-door access controller and the Marks USA Triple Play, consisting of Grade 1 Mortise & Cylindrical Locksets, Panic Devices and Door Closers.

    Press Release • April 4th, 2011

  • Trends In Access Control: SMART CREDENTIALS

    In security, there are three universally recognized factors for authenticating individuals: Something you know, typically a P ersonal I dentification N umber (PIN) Something you have, typically a security token (encoded credential). Something...

    Article • January 31st, 2011

  • Secura Key RKDT-WM

    Secura Key announces its new Dual Technology Proximity line. The RKDT-WM is a mullion-mount Wiegand output reader that reads Radio Key® and most HID proximity credentials including 26-bit format. It is also available in a switchplate configuration: model...

    Product • January 31st, 2011

  • Trends in Electronic Locks

    The electromechanical lock is not new. I installed battery operated motorized deadbolts and electronic locks way back in the 1980s. I remember a “key free” electromechanical knob and deadbolt lockset that was pretty amazing. To enter the...

    Article • January 27th, 2011