Axis Promoting QR Codes For Global Pandemic Access Control

By Brian Rhodes, Published Nov 06, 2020, 07:46am EST

Axis is running a paid LinkedIn promotional campaign touting QR codes as a response to the global pandemic.

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In this post, we examine the pros and cons of Axis's advocacy of using QR codes for touchless access control.

Promoting ** ***** *** ******

** ********* ****, **** ******** * blog ****** '** *****, ** *******: the **** ** ** codes ** ****** ******* solutions',

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**** ************ ********* ** Codes ** * ****** of '******* ******* **** surfaces ** * *******' as * ******** ** minimize ******** ***** **** can ** ********* ****, but ******* ******* ** unlock *****:

...*** ****** ******** *** put *********** ********** ** the *********. ******** ***** to **** ******* **** surfaces ** * ******* (and ***’* ** ******, even ****** *** ******** nobody ****** ****** ** touch *** ********).

**** **** ** *** globe ******** ** ***********, many *** ******* ********** that ***** ***** *** risk, *** ****' **** post ** ********* ** Code *** ** **** audience.

Using ** ***** ******** ********* *********

**** ********* ** ** for ****** ** *** new, *** **** ****** control ************* *** **** Axis ********** **** ****** using **** ** *** past. (***:****: *** ** ***** Instead ** ****** ******** ***** ********).

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************, ******* ** ***** a ******** **** ** a ***, * **** presents * ***** ** smartphone ********* ** **** to ** ******* ******, which **** ********** *** barcode **** ****-******** ******* or **** ***** *** the ****** ****** ** grant/deny ******.

**** ******** ~$*,*** ********, Only ****** ******* ********

*******, **** ********** **** to *** ~$*,*** *****-** Mk ** ***** ******** (*** *** ****) ** **** ***** at ***** *** *** its ******* ******* **/******* cameras.

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**** ********* ** **** that ** **** ** unreleased, **** *** *** to ** ********** ******** next ****:

*** * *********** ****** control ******** ***** ** a ***** ******** **** as ****/*******, ** **** a ***-********* ******** **** AXIS *****-** **** ******* Video **** ******* ** place. ** **** ** make **** ********** ********* by **/**** *** ** are *** ** **** testing **** ********.

**** ** *** *** only *** ** ****' solution. *** **********, **********, and ******** ** ** Codes ** ***********, **** says *** ***** ******** must ** ****:

*** ********** ** ** code *********** ** ********* handled ** * ******** **************/********** ********** ********. We *** **** *** more ** **** ********** solutions ********* *****.

** **** ********** **** are ***** ******** ********* ********** *******, *** ** **** ***** *** ** used, **** ********* ***** from**** ** * *** hundred*** *****. **** ********* increases *** **** ********** with ****** ********** ** visitor ********** ******* **** are.

Risky ** **** ********

*************, **** ******* ********* '** ***** ****’* ************ designed *** ****-******** *******' ******* ******** **** is ***** ** **** challenging **** ****** * picture ** * ***** code:

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**** **** ** **** recommend ***** **** ******/**** expensive '*******' ** ***** that ************* ****** ***** a ***** ****/******-*** ** help ****** *** ******* risk:

* ****** ** **** can ** ****** ****** thus ** ** ********* to ****** ********* *********** immediately ***** ***. ******* QR ***** ** ********** authentication *** **** ** increase ******* ********.

***** ** ***** *** Visitor **********

***** **** **** *** limit *** *********** ** QR ***** *** ********* access ***, *** ******* specifically ******** ***** **** for******* ********************** ** *********/********** ***********.

** ******* ****, *** ******* ********* one **** ***********:

* ******** **** ** codes ******** *** ****** flexibility ** ******** ******** and ******** ******* *****. A **-****** *****, *** example, **** * *** pass ******, ***** ***** get *** * ********* QR **** **** ******* access ** *** ****** space ** *** ******** but ** *******. *** arrival **** ***** ** adjusted ******** ** *********.

** ***** **** **** application ******* ******* ********** codes ********* ******* ***** visits, *********** ****** ******** events (*.*., ******** ** deliveries), *** ******** *** typically **** ********** ** trusted *********. **** ** the ** **** ******** risks *** **********.

*** ******* **********, *** convenience ** ******* *** inexpensively ******** ** **** paper ******* ****** ** a ******* **** ******* and ******** ******* '*******' passes, ********* ************ *** cleaning *** ******** *****.

QR ***** ***** ******* ******** **** *******

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*** *** **** ******** of ****** ********, *** reader ** **** ** unlock * ****, *** the **** ****, ** turn, **** *** **** using * ******** ******* door ******.

**** ***** *** ********* to **** ********** ******* users ***** **** **** exists.

*** *******, ****** ************ ********** '******** and ************' **** ********* ****** ***********.

For **** ********* ******, **** ********* ******

** ******** ***-******* **** access ********** ***** ** desired, *** ******* **** be ******** **** *********** ******** ** ******, as ** ***** ** this ********:

Axis ** **** ****** **** ****** ******

*** ******* **** ** using **** ** **** is ****** ******** ** thousands **** **** ***** 'pandemic **********' ****** *********.

*** *******, ******* ********** *********** ******* '**-*******' **** credentialing ** ** *****, but **** ****** ******** that ********* **** ********* BLE ** *** ** transmit *****. ****** ******* often *** ****** **** non-mobile ******, *** *** feature ** ************ **** of *** ******* ****** offerings ** ** ***** cost.

***** ****** *********** *** generally **** ********* *** user **** ** *****, the ********** (~$*,***) **** intercom *** ***** **** management ******** ** ** additional **** **** ****** access *********** **** ***, Openpath, *** ***** ** not ******.

Requires ****** *** ** ***** ** ******** *** ** ****

*** ***** *********** ********** is **** ****' ******** using ** ***** ******** opening ** ***'* ***** to ******* *** ** code ** ****** * printed *** **** ** it.

**** *** **** ********** than ******** ***** ****** access ********** ***** *** BLE ****** ** ************* unlock * **** ** the **** **********.

******, ** **** *********** is *** ****, **** not **** ********* ***** to ****** ****** ** better **** ********** ******** an ***** ** *****.

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** ***** ********* *********** authentication... *** **** **** Steve ******?

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* **** **** ** codes **** ** *** preferred ****** *** ******* management *** ***-************ ****-*****.*** ************** * ***** ******* of ****.

** *** ****** *******, we ****** ******** *** fact **** *********** ****** control ***** ******* **** always **** "***********". *******, it's *** ***** **** Axis ** ******* * problem.

*** **** ***** *** door ****** ***** **** to ******** **** ******** and **** *******.

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** *** ****** *******, we ****** ******** *** fact **** *********** ****** control ***** ******* **** always **** "***********". *******, it's *** ***** **** Axis ** ******* * problem **** ****** *******.

*****. *******, ** *** specific *** *** ******* management, ***** ** *** additional ******* ** ******** issuance/collection ** **** *********** and ********/************ ** ******* badges.

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***** ** ** ********* if **** ******* ********* is ****** **** **** a ***** ***. **** all ** *** ******** are ****** ****.

*** ******** ****** ** contract ****, ** **** issue * ********* ***** with ** **********. ************ a ***** ** *** a ***** *******.

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*** **************** *** ** *** third-party ********* **** ******** QR **** *********** ***** Axis *** ** ******** and * *** **** you ** ***** **** well.

*****, **** ** *** I ** * ***** fan ** **** *** have **** * ****** for **** ****.

*** *** **** *** have ********* ** ******* as *major ********* ** ** **** credentials over BLE or NFC is the fact that you do not need to install any propriety application with a key on your mobile in order for this to work. Many clients have 'app-fatigue' or may not have the inclination/money for data to install another app.

*** *** **** ********** the **** **** *** world *** ***** **** from ******* ******* ** a **** ******* * plastic ****. ******** ********** now ***** ** ** able ** *** ** home *** ****** ***** a ********** *** * contractor **** ***** ** get **** * ****** site ** *** ***** side ** *** *****.

* ******** ***** *** credential ** **** ** email ** *** *** which **** * **** amount ** **** ***** very ****.****************** ******* *** ** code *** *** * use ***** ** **** as ** ****** ****/****. Printed ** ***** *** also ** ******* *** these ********* ***'* *********** change.

****** ** *** **** handle *******, *** **** access ******* ******** **** be ***** **** *** same ***** ********** ** what ****** **** *** use. ******* ***** *** motorised **** ******* **** with **** *** **** buildings *** **** * hand ********* ****** ** the *****/**** *****.

**** ********* *****/**** *** only ** **** ** semi-contactless ** **** ***** of ***** *********** *** up ********/******** *** ******* at **** ***** ******* it ** ** * turnstile, ** * **** where *** ****** ** mounted ** ** *** door *******.

** ****** *** ********* about ****, ******* *** can **** ** **** with ** **** ** camera ** **** * QR **** ******** **** an **** ********** ***** or * ** ********** Unit. **** ****** *** cost **** *************.

** ***** *** ****!

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****** ******!

***** ********* ** ** code *********** **** *** or *** ** *** fact **** *** ** not **** ** ******* any ********* *********** **** a *** ** **** mobile ** ***** *** this ** ****.

*** **** ** ************ QR **** ******* ** doors ******* *** *********** barrier. ** ***** ****** may **** ****, *** most **** ******* ******.

*** *** **** ********** the **** **** *** world *** ***** **** from ******* ******* ** a **** ******* * plastic ****. ******** ********** now ***** ** ** able ** *** ** home *** ****** ***** a ********** *** * contractor **** ***** ** get **** * ****** site ** *** ***** side ** *** *****.

**** ** * *** claim ** **** ****** access *********, *** ***** access ***. ** ** a ******** ** ******** QR **** ******* *** is ****, *** ** not ** ********* ***** that ** ***** ***** themselves.

**** ********* *****/**** *** only ** **** ** semi-contactless ** **** ***** of ***** *********** *** up ********/******** *** ******* at **** ***** ******* it ** ** * turnstile, ** * **** where *** ****** ** mounted ** ** *** door *******.

***'** ****** ** **** readers ** *** **** would ** *********? ************ risk ***** **** ** worse *** ** ***** if **** ** * risk, ***** **** ***** routinely ***** ***** ****** in ***** ********* ** their ******, ****, ****, etc.

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** ****, ***** **** be * *** ** automatic **** ******* ****? Like *** ** ****, Fobs *** ***** ***'* touch ******** ******. ***** I'm ******* *********...***, *** can *** *** *** fancy ****** ***** ** the **** *** ** you **** ** ***** the ****, *** *****?

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