Lenel Adds Mobile Credentials

By Brian Rhodes, Published on Feb 01, 2017

Beleaguered access stalwart Lenel is often criticized for being slow to update and adopt cutting edge features, but the most recent release OnGuard 7.3 adds a big access buzzword: mobile credentials.

Inside we analyze the move to see how it impacts Lenel and compares to competitors.

Mobile ***********

*** ******* ****** ** this ******* ** ****** credential ******* *** *******, *****'* ******* ****** management ********.*****'* ** ********************* *** ******** **:

"*** ******* *.* ******** delivers ** *********** **** support *** *** ******** ***************** *********, ***** ****** smart ******* ** ** used ** ****** ***********. This ******** * ****** way ** ********* *** cost *** ******** ******** with ******* ******. ** offer ***** ******, *****-********** readers **** * ********* low ****** ****** *** a ****** ***** ****** are **** *********, ** are *****-***** ****** ***********."

***** ***** *********** ******** their *********************,******* ********* ******* **.* **** support *** *** ***** mobile ********** *********:

*** ****** *** *** particular ********** ******** ******* ******* on *** **** ** phone ****, ** *** NFC ******* ** ***'* and *****'* *********** **** not **** ** **** phones (*.*., ***** *******), while *** *** ******** are ********* ********* ** smartphone *************. ** ***** ** *** mobile ***********, ***** **** need ** ******* **** OnGuard, ********** *******, *** provision/manage **** ***********.

New *** *******

*** ******** ******* ** the ****** ******** * new **** ** *******. The **** ******** * form ******* **** ******* mullion *****, ******, *** BLE ***-**/ ******** ******* to ******** *******. *** reader ***** ******* * full ***** ** ********** formats, ********* *** *** low-frequency ***, ****, *** Lenel **** *** **.** MHz *******/****** *** *** iClass *****.  **** ******* and **** ******* *** supported.

******* *** ************ *** *******, but ** ***** ** use *********** ***********, ******** users **** ** ******** to ******* ********* ******* or *** *** *** module, ********* ****** ** $50 - $*** *** unit.

Sidesteps *** ***

** ****, *****'* ******* mobile ******** **** *** use ***'* ***, *** instead ** ******* ******* adoption *********** *** ******, ** BLE. ** **** ** using ***'* ***********, ***** has *********** ******* ***** own, *** *** ******* of ************ *** ******** mobile **** *** ******** systems. 

*******, *********** ** * further **** *** *** competitor ** *** ** the ****** *********** *****, which *** ***** ** be * *********** *** risky ******* ***** ***** as * *** ****** behind *** ******** ****** *** Ouster.

Other ************

*** ***** ******* ********* to ******* **.* *******:

  • "*** ******** ******** ************ and ******** ***** ***** Pro ***** ** ******* migration, ** ******** ** existing **** *** ********* solutions."

** ******** ** *** ******* ***** ** ******* Software ***** ****, * *** **** factor ** ******* ******* board **** **** *** same ********** ** **'* IStar ***********, *********** ****** money *** **** ** connecting **** ******* *** sensors **** ****** **** C-Cure *******.

  • "* ******™ ********* ******** an *********** ******** ******* the ******* ****** *** many ******** ********** ******* to **** ****** ***** and ******* *********** **********."

**** ******* ******* * new *********** ****** *** the****** ********, *** ******* **** framework ******** **** ** HVAC *** ***** ******** management *******.  ***********, ****** allows ****** ****** ** trigger ***** ******** ******* like ******** ** **** or **** *****.

Competitive ********

*** ********* **** *-****, Pro-Watch, *******, ** **, mobile ** ********* *** users *** ***** ********** utilities *** ****** ***********. ******** ** *********** *********** to *****'* *** *** based ********** ****** *** be ***** ** ***** systems ******** *** ***** HID ****** ****** ** aptiQmobile *** *** *** based ***********.  ***** ******** platforms ********* **** ****** credential '******' *** ~$*.** - *.** *** ****.

*****'* *********** ** ***** integrated **** ******* *** prevents *** '****** ********' of **** ***** *** user ******* *** *** no **** ** ********** to ****** *****.

 

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