Card Readers

  • Keypad Options: Standalone, Weatherproof, Dual Credential, Networked?

    Choosing the proper keypad for an application will not only make the end user happier, but it also should provide years of reliable operation.

    Article • March 2nd, 2012

  • Integrated Badge Printing

    Secura Key has added Badge Printing capability to its SK-NET™ Access Control Software, which is included with the SK-NET-MLD software, Version 5.0, which is available in the first quarter of 2012. This feature is ideal for the customer who needs to...

    Product • February 17th, 2012

  • CardAccess 3000 Web Client Provides Mobile Convenience In Operation Of Access Control Systems

    CardAccess 3000 Web Client from Continental Access is supported on an ever growing number of browsers and devices. Currently, end users can have mobile access to the CardAccess 3000 access control system utilizing Safari browsers in iPhones, iPads, and...

    Press Release • February 15th, 2012

  • Trine Wireless Controller and Transmitter: Simplified Access Control

    Using a wireless transmitter in the shape of a fob, the receptionist can remotely unlock the front door even when away from her desk.

    Article • February 2nd, 2012

  • Enforcer Keypads

    Seco-Larm's ENFORCER keypads provide secure access in almost any situation.  Indoor or outdoor, day or night—for all your security needs. SK-1011-SQ: Indoor, 100 users, 1 output SK-1311-SQ: Indoor, illuminated, 120 users, 2 outputs...

    Product • February 1st, 2012

  • Block Island Ferry Chooses Trilogy PL3000 Locks

    Weatherproof prox locks stand up to icy winter weather and constant spray by large saltwater waves

    News • January 16th, 2012

  • How secure is a facility? How often should there be an inspection?

    Security is more than just installing a Grade 1 lock or electronic access control onto a door. Security is also dependent upon the door hardware, door and opening to be in operating condition. I was traveling to an installation in the high desert of...

    Blog • January 16th, 2012

  • Guardian II Administrator Kit

    The Guardian II admin kit provides system administrators with everything they need to configure and manage their Guardian II access control system. The admin kit includes easy-to-use software, which lets administrators manage access rights for all...

    Product • November 28th, 2011

  • Larco, a brand of Atek Products

    Larco has been providing door access solutions since 1957. Our latest product line is the Guardian II stand-alone access control system.

    Company • November 21st, 2011

  • Ingersoll Rand Study: Students Want to Use Cell Phones as Credential

    College population already sold on cell phones being a credential, just like they were previously sold on the use of smart cards and biometrics

    News • November 9th, 2011

  • Locksmithing etc. November 2011

    Removing Shear Head Bolts Removing the ignition switch with mechanical lock from Honda, Toyotas, etc. requires removing the two shear head bolts. They are called shear head bolts because the shank portion of the bolt is narrowed just above the...

    Article • November 2nd, 2011

  • News Briefs: Average College Student Uses ID Card for 6.36 Applications

    Access to buildings, identification, cafeteria/food courts, library, bookstore purchases, printing and vending, in that order, are the leading applications for which American college students use their school-issued cards, according to a recent study by...

    Article • November 2nd, 2011

  • People and Places November 2011

    IDN-H. Hoffman Hosts Chicago Show Distributor IDN-H. Hoffman hosted its fourth annual Chicago Trade Show on Sept.10 in Rolling Meadows, IL. With an emphasis on education, IDN-H. Hoffman offered two full days of classes for locksmiths including...

    Article • November 2nd, 2011

  • Lock In Customers with Multi-Credential Readers

    The cost of a smart card is comparable to the traditional proximity card, yet it provides much higher security.

    Article • November 2nd, 2011

  • Proxcheck

      Identify and validate proximity cards and fobs – on-site or in the field – with International Bar Code's Proxcheck Proximity Card Verifier. Proxcheck identifies, validates and displays  identification (ID) numbers from proximity cards and...

    Product • October 4th, 2011