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HID is a major access control manufacturer.

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  • Assa Abloy Acquires August on Oct 23, 2017
    The mega access control manufacturer, Assa Abbloy, has acquired one of the most well funded...
  • ...RS485 Readers: We connected several types of readers, including Hikvision's own branded models, and HID 125 kHz or 13.56 MHz models.  The only option for connecting most of these units was basic,...
  • Does anyone have a creative suggestion?
  • ...result, PoE options are common for single or double door IP based controllers like Mercury EP-1501, HID Edge EVO, and the Axis A1001. Field Powering Attached Devices Three main types of devices...
  • Dahua Access Control Tested on Oct 10, 2017
    ...screencasts explaining how Dahua's management client works Comparison of Dahua's Controller to Axis, HID and Mercury Examination of video verification strengths and weakness Challenges with system...
  • Arecont EVP Schafer Ousted on Oct 09, 2017
    ... Recall HID's CEO abrupt ouster. Next for Schafer? Despite Arecont's problems and Schafer's role in them,...
  • Came across this while reviewing different manufacturer marketing.  It has no greater meaning...
  • ... If controller equipment is sourced from Mercury Security, HID Global Edge/VertX, or Axis, there is a high possibility of connecting the opening in its current...
  • ... Speaking with HID, they said that they can read the serial number, but not the specific MERK read key. My...
  • HID Buys Mercury Security on Sep 19, 2017
    ...widely used access hardware OEM, and partner to 20+ manufacturers, has been purchased by Assa Abloy / HID Global. In this note, we examine: The Deal Rationale Price and Valuation Estimates Why...
  • ...analysis, we review: Pricing: How aggressive will Dahua and Hikvision be against incumbents like Axis, HID and Mercury? Controller Features: What features will Dahua and Hikvision have (or miss) that...
  • I have an HID mullion mount reader that a customer wants to add a keypad to. Our techs have tried a few...
  • ...  We covered the risk in our Hack Your Access Control With This $30 HID 125kHz Card Copier test, and then how to address the vulnerability with the Hackable 125kHz...
  • ..., HID or Mercury) or a management system (e.g., Lenel or S2)?  We answer that question and more in...
  • ...cards? Are they more secure? IPVM focused on the risk of Hacking Your Access Control With This $30 HID 125kHz Card Copier, but are more advanced 13.56 MHz 'smartcard' formats more secure? We bought...
  • HID Edge EVO Tested on Jun 07, 2017
    HID Edge controllers have been one of most common offerings in IP door controllers for years. The...
  • We are testing the HID Edge EVO and I was surprised to find this jumpdrive buried in the box: The drive...
  • ...guide covers: The 3 Most Common Migration Paths Pros & Cons of Each Method Biometrics Option HID Global Formats More Costly 13.56 MHz Read Ranges Shorter Changeover Cost Is The Biggest...
  • ... [premium_content] Easy HID Card Copies Our demo video below shows how the $30 copier can be used in seconds to spoof HID...
  • ... I've been instructed to connect two HID prox readers to the single door input of an EH400-K controller. I've never known of such a thing...
  • ...  From an HID brochure: The 26-bit format consists of 255 possible facility codes. Within each facility...
  • Can a HID iClass prox card be used on 2 different and separate systems? For example on "Honeywell NetAXS /...
  • 2Gig is one of the most widely used intrusion systems, with two product lines that are the main...
  • Microsoft Lumia 900 series phones are able to unlock doors via HID iClass Omniclass readers by simply locking and unlocking the phone several times in front of the...
  • I have a gate entry application using a HID extended range reader with an Aiphone 1-LED. Reader is causing a clicking noise on intercom....
  • ...brands, including Mercury Security, Software House iStar (by way of Mercury MS Bridge hole patterns), HID VertX, AMAG, Keyscan, and CDVI.  With Mercury's widespread OEM partnerships, the access lines...
  • ...3 adds support for two other mobile credential platforms: HID Mobile Access   Allegion aptiQmobile The appeal for one particular credential...
  • ... The CEO of ACRE is Joe Grillo, a seasoned access control executive, who formerly served as HID Global's CEO during its acquisition by Assa Abloy. Grillo remained in executive leadership at...
  • ... HID) on the market. [premium_content] Integrated RTE REX Door Controller Hartmann Controls'...
  • I have sites that are using the HID SB10 SmartTOUCH Biometric + mifare reader. The problem we are faced with now is that HID had...
  • ... March 2016 - HID - Command injection vulnerability allows attacker full control of device. Febrary 2016 -...
  • ..."Which credential is your favorite? Why?" We break down the results inside including fobs vs cards and HID vs NXP formats. [premium_content] 13.56 MHz Retains Top Favorite With over 50% of the total...
  • ... Not HID Formatted Cards Axis cards are ISO14443 Part A compatible, but Part B and HID 13.56 MHz formats...
  • Worst Access Control 2016 on Oct 19, 2016
    ... Example- HID PAM's failing out of the box." "Lenel had us jump through hoops of testing and troubleshooting...
  • ...NFC (Near Field Communication) Once the mobile format darling, NFC was the method credentials giant HID Global elected to build out as their enterprise/commercial credential method of choice. While...
  • ... Inside this guide, we review all of those elements including examples of configuration with Axis, HID and Mercury controllers, a 3 minutes hands-on-video and finally an explanation of the importance...
  • ...ZKAccess C3 IP networked single door door controller carries an MSRP of $300, while comparable units from HID or Axis often cost twice as much. Even more compelling is the ZKAccess brand is based in a New...
  • The CEO of access control's most well known manufacturer, HID, exited just over a year ago. Since that time, Denis Hébert has stayed active as the Chairman...
  • ... How iDigHardware Helps Allegion vs Assa / HID Allegion is certainly nowhere near as well known overall as their main competitor Assa Abbloy /...
  • ... The platform also can use both HID VertX and HID Edge controllers. Broad Wireless Lock Support: Mercury Security based wireless...
  • ... Though HID and even Axis have entered into the space, Mercury is still the largest and broadest supplier....
  • ...  A 16 door kit, containing software, a 16 reader iSTAR controller and 16 26-bit HID ProxPoint mullion readers costs ~$6500, or ~$400 per opening. However, a 4 door 'starter' kit,...
  • ...considerations for Hazardous rated access control? Hazardous rated access equipment including Assa, HID, Interlogix, and others. Typical product cost What are the ratings? Including NFPA 70, EX,...
  • So I'm in a bit of a dilemma, for years I have been selling the upgrade process to HID iClass SE concept to customers. Selling multiclass readers and then migrated them over to iClass...
  • Isonas Opens Up Access on Apr 06, 2016
    Move over, HID, Mercury Security, and Axis? Isonas has declared itself completely open to integrating with...
  • Anybody hear anything more on this? 'Devastating' bug pops secure doors at airports, hospitals
  • Ethan sent this to me earlier: Very few businesses will use the traditional lock and key 10...
  • ...and operates its own line of proprietary hardware, not having support for 3rd party controllers like HID VertX, HID Edge, Mercury Security products, and Axis A1001 door controllers. AMAG offers a wide...
  • ...manufacture it's own hardware, instead exclusively using 3rd-party hardware options, like those from HID, Axis, or Mercury Security.  3rd party generally is more comprehensive than competitive...
  • ... Even 3rd-party hardware options, like those from HID, typically are sold in products especially branded for Lenel (ie: Onity's ILS...
  • ...proprietary networked controllers, primarily two types: IPDC-E, 'IP Door Controller': Not unlike HID Edge controllers the IPDC controls up to 2 doors, is PoE powered, and operates as a standalone...
  • ...  This support encompasses nearly all mainstream ISO, MIFARE, and HID formats of 125 kHZ, 13.56 MHz Smartcards. Video Integration While supported video integration...
  • Network ports are critical for remote video viewing and recording and without proper...
  • ... Of note, Axis A1001, HID Edge or VertX controllers are not supported by RS2. Reader Support Another strength of RS2 is...
  • ... 3rd party Mercury Security controllers or HID VertX panels are not supported, unlike other small access systems like Avigilon Access...
  • ...to takeover existing access systems preserving existing hardware if Mercury Security controllers or HID VertX panels are also used. Platform Cost The most common 'Professional Version, 16 Reader...
  • ... These prices place Keyscan it about equal with similar offerings from HID VertX or Axis A1001 based small systems, but slightly higher than other distribution SMB...
  • ... The clients preferred access control reader is HID and they require 4G Vstation as their bio-metric reader. The issue is that I require a common...
  • ...Platform Cost Paxton prices product somewhat higher compared to similar access platform offerings from HID VertX or Axis A1001 where a two door system including all hardware, readers, credentials, and...
  • Prox Reader Compatibility on Dec 04, 2015
    ...CDVI Centaur access controls on their sites, then the last few years started moving to Kantech with HID readers on new sites (and retrofitted one older site). Naturally, the Centaur and HID fobs don't...
  • ...that includes everything but the locks and labor cost places it about equal with similar offerings from HID VertX or Axis A1001 based small systems. Openness Kantech is strictly proprietary in hardware...
  • ...methods (tissue reflection, heartbeat detection, dermal electric resistance, unnaturalness analysis), what HID, Morpho and Suprema use and why you need to beware of ambiguous...
  • on one site, we have installed Long range Readers and normal card readers (which can support...
  • ...  HID Global is a prime example, while being a member of SIA's OSDP steering committee and...
  • ...doing so, Avigilon is cutting out the server, delivering an 'embedded' version of their ACM software on HID VertX controllers, making Avigilon access less expensive for smaller systems, but giving up some...
  • ...cover the basic elements needed to specify the right contactless credentials everytime, including: HID vs. NXP Credential Formats 125 kHz vs. 13.56 MHz Frequencies Facility Names Facility...
  • The Prox Reader Shootout on Aug 27, 2015
    ... So we picked readers from Allegion, HID, and Honeywell and others to see how they stacked up.  We also tested the cheapest options we...
  • ...  With mainstream vendors like HID building new readers that primarily use 13.56 MHz formats, avoiding costly changeovers mean...
  • ... Historically, the most well known two have been Mercury and HID, with Axis joining the field in 2013. In this note, we contrast the three providers,...
  • I have a customer that has Indala 26 bit credentials at their corporate office and HID Prox 26 bit at several of their satellite offices. They are looking for a card reader that could...
  • DSX Access 33bit HID Format on Jun 24, 2015
    ... I'm doing a panel change over and would like to use the exist proprietary DSX HID credentials. I found one at RS2 but it does not work.
  • ...  HID VertX EVO: While ACM does not support the more popular single door Edge EVO Controller line, it...
  • ... Has anyone found a reliable, more cost effective alternative to HID proximity readers? I have no issues with HID and 9 out of 10 work without issue, just looking to...
  • ...commercial security brands shows product available from multiple vendors: Axis Dahua Hikvision Pelco Milestone HID Global Paxton However, Amazon's availability of surveillance products are far more limited...
  • ... But the biggest manufacturer in the industry shocked many with the out-of-the-blue departure of HID's CEO. IPVM sources tell us that while the timing was sudden, the exit marks an ouster, likely...
  • HID CEO Mysteriously Out on May 23, 2015
    ... But access control giant HID has mysteriously parted with their CEO. Their is no official announcement but the ex-CEO, Denis...
  • Can you tell if it is 125khz, fire, etc...? 1 2 There is no model numbers on it. Thanks
  • what could be the limitation for using the HID R10 SE reader with the eDCM 300 controller? Also, we shall use DESfire or iClass technology?
  • Are there any other competitors to HID's Corporate 1000 program? Just found out they are not issueing Corporate 1000 to any new...
  • Worst Access Products 2015 on Feb 18, 2015
    ...lacks integration with Video Management System" "We had our worst experience with HID edge controllers - what a mess. Poor production quality and bad code." "Chubb AFX system,...
  • ... In this picture, you can see the HID ProxProII. The customer had standardized on this reader, so we could not use a traditional...
  • ...org/HID_iClass_demystified It seems the problem in this case was the way HID stored master encryption keys on their readers. The information though seems older, so I was...
  • ... HID prox readers are by far the most widely implemented technology in access control, with almost...
  • ..." "For us, HID card readers are out." "Cisco Access. We have decided to Not sell this product line anymore...
  • ... HID EVO Support: Also with the update, Lenel supports HID's 3rd party ethernet single door...
  • ... The image below is an HID Prox Pass active credential: Readers: Generally the less costly, but reduced performance,...
  • ... The basic unit does not include intercom features and is not licensed to read HID card formats, meaning it reads MiFARE/DESFIRE only. The top end unit comes equipped with VoIP...
  • ... The CEO of ACRE is Joe Grillo, a seasoned access control executive, who formerly served as HID Global's CEO during its acquisition by Assa Abloy. Grillo remained in executive leadership at...
  • ... In addition, HID offers a limited number of IP door controllers (see IPVM test of HID Edge Solo) which are...
  • HID's SE Readers Examined on Oct 13, 2014
    The HID card readers you may have used in the past are changing.  As old stocks of standards like R10...
  • Credential giant HID Global is making it easier to use cell phones as credentials. Instead of pushing buttons to turn...
  • ... This adds to our existing ASIS new product posts including: Thermal Radar, HID 'Twist and Go', Axis NVRs, Milestone DVRs, Axis Multi-Imager Panoramic, Genetec's 'Unified'...
  • Axis Releases Card Reader on Sep 25, 2014
    ...copycat? In this note, we examine the A4011-E reader's specs, applications, drawbacks and comparison to HID. [premium_content] Product Details Axis first reader release is a co-produced model with...
  • Lenel OnGuard Tested on Sep 17, 2014
    ...  Even 3rd-party hardware options, like those from HID, typically are sold in products especially branded for Lenel (ie: Onity's ILS...
  • Did HID Drop The Ball Here? on Aug 15, 2014
    ...research first released in 2010 to show just how trivial it still is to read, modify and clone most HID cards — the rectangular white plastic “smart” cards that organizations worldwide distribute to...
  • ... Price: The V-Flex 4G units range between $600 - $800 based on features like HID credential readers, ruggedized coatings, and outdoor housings. The model use in our test has a...
  • ..." "Genetec because we have total integration with the CCTV System and uses HID hardware perfectly." Undoubtedly, IPVM's strong 'video-centric' readership translates into a...
  • This lively discussion is raging on a LinkedIn group: "Is it ethical to offer HID card copying services?" Card cloning is available from internet vendors willing to do so with no...
  • ... Keep claims to work with  HID: Edge and Vert-X Mercury Security: EP1501 & EP1502 Additionally, Feenics says they are...
  • They look nice, but do they work well? The new SSA line does not appear to be HID licensed, but they work with Wiegand and ISO 14443 Type A formats. I did some spot check on...