Access Control


This week, Identiv, Inc., announced the availability of Hirsch Velocity Software with Contact Tracing. Hirsch launched this free feature to support worldwide office re-openings.  For privacy-minded companies and individuals, the idea of contact tracing raises concerns. Few would argue that contact tracing is not an effective tool for stemming the […]

Privacy and Contact Tracing in the Workplace


As the world prepares to reopen after a months-long shutdown as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, physical access security companies, along with others, are working hard to find innovative solutions to help their customers get back to work. From knowing when to allow employees back into the worksite to […]

6 Physical Access Security Tips for Returning to the Workplace


Modern Mobile Access Company Responds to Growing Demand for Workplace Solutions with New Firmware Designed to Eliminate Touch Risks for Access LOS ANGELES, CA (May 13, 2020): Openpath, a leader in modern mobile access control, has announced an advanced hands-free “Wave to Unlock” feature as part of a new firmware release, […]

Openpath Releases Advanced “Wave to Unlock” Contactless Technology to Reduce ...



On May 5, 2020, a leading provider of security products and solutions, Allegion U.S., revealed the results of a national survey that provides insight into millennials’ preferences for multifamily living and how they prioritize safety and security. The survey, “Home Safe Home: How Millennial Preferences Are Redefining Multifamily Living,” highlights millennials’ habits, […]

Millennials Plan to Live in Apartments but Worry About Security


Munster, Ind., Jan. 22, 2020 — RS2 Technologies, the technology leader of advanced access control solutions, will host its 2020 Annual Conference on Feb. 11-14, aimed at strengthening its relationships with existing partners and introducing the company’s latest technological advancements. The conference theme, “Set Sail for Sales,” encompasses the event’s goal of setting […]

RS2 Gears Up for 2020 Annual Conference






By Tom Piston, Farpointe Data U.S. Eastern Regional Manager For the past several years, there’s been a focus by integrators and customers to assure that their card-based access control systems are secure. To give businesses an extra incentive to meet their cybersecurity threats, the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) […]

Eliminate the Word “Portals” from Mobile Access Control Discussions



Guest Contributor: Scott Lindley, General Manager, Farpointe Data Smartphones fulfill many needs, including telephone, camera, navigation, music, video, clock, news, calculator, email, Internet, gaming, contacts, and more. Security professionals creating access control systems need to be aware that 95+ percent of all adults 18-44 years own smartphones. Plus, 69 percent of […]

The Growing Popularity of Smart Phones as Access Control Credentials