Mobile Access Control Shootout - Farpointe, HID, Openpath, Nortek, Proxy

By: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jul 29, 2019

One of the biggest rising trends in access control is using phones as credentials but which offering is best?

IPVM has tested five of the leading platforms here:

Inside we rank Farpointe, HID, Nortek, Openpath, and Proxy to see who performs the best.

Our rankings are based on:

  • Overall performance
  • 3 application rankings across (1) New Small/Medium Commercial Access, (2) Retrofit Small/Medium Commercial Access and (3) High-Security Access
  • 10 technical and operational criteria including app performance, read ranges, credential issuance process, 3rd party integration, form factor support and more

*** ** *** ******* rising ****** ** ****** control ** ***** ****** as *********** *** ***** offering ** ****?

**** *** ****** **** of *** ******* ********* here:

****** ** **** *********, HID, ******, ********, *** Proxy ** *** *** performs *** ****.

*** ******** *** ***** on:

  • ******* ***********
  • * *********** ******** ****** (1) *** *****/****** ********** Access, (*) ******** *****/****** ********** Access *** (*) ****-******** Access
  • ** ********* *** *********** criteria ********* *** ***********, read ******, ********** ******** process, *** ***** ***********, form ****** ******* *** more

[***************]

Overall ********

** ***** ** ******* performance, *** **** ****** products ****** **** **** this:

** *** '****' ***** are**************. **** ******** ***** different *********, **** *** offering ******** ****** ****** and ******* **** ******* on ****** ****** *** available ** ***** ********. Compatibility **** **** ******** credential *******, ********* **** support ** ***'* *** iClass **** *******, *** both **** ****** *******/ Wiegand ******* **** *** readers **** **** *** majority ** *******. 

*******, *** ** ***'* biggest ******** ** * cumbersome *** ******* ************ process ** ********* '******', and ****** ******* ***** quantities ** *** *********** that *** ** *** cost-prohibitive *** ******* *******.

******, **** ******* ******** has ******* ********* ** the **** ** ***'* weaknesses, ********* *** ****** of ***** * ******** access ******* ****** (** none ******), ** ***** a ********-****** ****** **** integrates **** ******** *******. Hardware ******* *** ******* to *** ******** ****** models ********** ****** ******** like '*****' *** *** credentials, *** *********** ** both **** *** ******** tested ******** *** ******* error.

*****, ******* *******, ***** lower ** '****'. ***** performance *** ********, *** product ***** **** ** basic ******** **** ************ App *******, ***** **** support ****, *** ** experienced ********/******* ******** ** our ***** ******.

********* ****'* *********** '**********'. ***** ******* product *** *** ****** are **** ******* *** reliable, *** *********** ** limited *** ******** **** no ****** ****** *******, no ****** '*****' ********, and ** ******** *** features **** **** ******* from *** ******.

** **** *****,******'* **** ********* '********', ** ** lacks ****** ******** ********** format *******, ** ******* to *******, *** *** a ***** *** **** of *** ******* ** manual ********, ***** *** a **** *** *** many ********** *******, ** may ******* * *****, simple ******** *** ***** and ***** ******** ****** systems.

Specific ****** *********** ********

********* *** ******* ** specific ****** ************, ** take *** ******** ********* and ********** *** ********* them **** ***** ******** but ****** ****** ************ below:

  • *** *****/****** ********** ******
  • ******** *****/****** ********** ******
  • **** ******** ******

New *****/****** ********** ******

** **** ********, *** application ******** ** ******** access ****** *** ***** include * ********** ******** as **** ** *** installation.

******** ***** ****** **** because *** ****** *** be ******** ** *** own ****** ********** *** credentialing ******, ****** **** only **** ** *********** with ******* *** ***** access ******.

***** ****** **** ******* HID ****** *** *****, based ** * *********** of *** *********** ****** pricing, **** *********** **** other (***) ****** ******* via **** *** *******, and **** ******* *** performance *** ********* ***** on ******.

******* ************* **** *** make * ********** ** hands-free '*****' ******** **** all ***** ******** *******, but ******** *** ***** provide ** **** ** additional ******** ** ******* configuration.

*******, ***** ********* ****'* reader ** * **** functionality ***, ** ***** more **** ***** *******, and ****** ******** ******** like **** ******* ***** device *******.

******'* **** **** ** not * **** ***, due ** * *********** of **** ******** *********** (No **** *** *** kHz ******* ****), *** using **, ** ****, limits *** ************* ** companion ****** ********** ****** chosen ** **** **** it.

Retrofit Small/Medium ********** ******

*** **** ********, ************ would ** * '****-**' or **** ** ****** enabled ****** *** ** existing **** ****** ******.

*** ** ********* ****, given *** **** ********* of '****** *****' ******* available ** *** ******/********** SE ****, *** ****** implementation ** **** ** Wiegand ** ******* *** readers.

****, ************* **** ******** physical *********** ** * big ****** ** **** category, *** **** *** and ******** ******* ******** compatibility **** **** *******, both ** *** *** or **.** *** *****.

** * ****** ******, Farpointe *** ***** **** more ******* *** ****** support, *** **** ******* form ****** *******, ****** requiring *** ** ******* mounting ******.

*****, ****** ******** ****** here, ********** ***** *** higher ****** ******* *** single ****** **** ****** compared ** ***** *******.

High-Security ******

*** **** ********, ******** features **** **** ****** Channel *******, ******** ********* phone **** ****** *** features *** *********, *** both *** *** ********* Data ***** ***** ********.

** * ****** ******, Openpath *** ***** ****** offer ***** **** ** their *** *********** ********* formats **** *** *** meet ***** ****-******** ****** specifications.

****** ****** **** ******* and *** *** *******, essentially ********* ** **** high-security ********.

Criteria ********

**** ***** ********* ********** rankings:

***** ** ******** ***:

  • *** ***********: *** ******** *** quickly *********** *******, *** which ************ ****** (*** or ***) ******* ***********.
  • ***********-******** **** ******: ** **** ******** credentials ****, ** ****-***** (ie: ******* ****, **********) and ***** ***** (**: door *******) ************ *** compatible
  • ****** *** ****** ********: *** *** *** unlock ***** *** * software ******? *** ******** logs *********?
  • '*****' ** ***** **** activation: *** ****** ****** in ******* *** *** reader ********* (*******) ** open *****?
  • **** ** ******* *******: *** ******/**** *********** supported? ***** **** *******, as **********.
  • ******** ********** ******* (*** kHz ** **.** ***, etc): *** ***, ******, DESFire, ****, ** ******* formats **** ** *** reader?
  • ****** **** ******: ***** ******** ***** of ****** *** *********, and *** **** **** impacts **** ***********.
  • *********** **** *** ***** Access ******** ********** ******: ** **** ****** does *** ****** ****** platform ********* *** **** of ********** **** ******** access *******?
  • **** *** ****** ********** Pricing: ******** **********, ********* minimum ********* ** ****** systems.
  • ********** ******** *******: *** *** *********** assigned ** **** *******? Is ***** ****** ********? How *** *********** *******/*******?

Overall *** ***********

***** *** ** *** apps ** ****** *** available ** ******* ** iOS ********, *** ******* performance *** **** **** Openpath *** *****'* *** with ** ****** '*****' in **** *** ******* attempts. In ********, ***** *** apps **** *** *********** to *** **** ** unlock ***** ******* ******* to ** ****** *** or *** *****.

*** ***** ***** ** a ****-**-**** ********** ** all ****, ******* *** layout *** ******** **** between *********:

***** *** ********** ******, the ******** ** ******* to ******** *********** **** all **** ********** *********** by ****** ****** **** readers.

*******, * *** ******** in ******** *********** ** which ******** ************* ****** the *** ****. *** chart ***** ***** *** overall ****-********** **** *** the ******** ******* **** support:

** ****, ***'* ********* is ***** ********* ** which ******** ****** ** used. ** *******, ** experienced ****** ******* *** to ******* ***** ****, but ***** *** ******** in ** ******. 

*******, ***** *** ** only ** ****** *** Android *******, *** **** not **** ***** **** iPhones, ********* ** * downgraded ***** *** *** versus ******** *** *****.

Read *****

*** ******* ** ******** a ****** **** ******** distances ** * *** factor ** ************ **** vehicle *****, ******* ******* or ****** ****** ******* entries.

** **** ****, *** 'WiFi *******' ********, ******** and *****, ***** ********** even ** *** ****** BLE/NFC ***** ** *** reader *** *** ******* in *** *** *** may ********** ******** ****** of ***** ****** ***********.

*******, **** *** *** Openpath ***** **** ***** reach ******* ** **** access ************ *** *** be ********** *** ** 3' - *' **** no ******* ********* ** configuration ******. ************, ******* sensitivity ********* *** ** configured ** *** ***.

********* **** **** ******* good ********* *** ****** up ** **' **** no *****. *******, *** reader ** ****** ***** 'long *****' ** ** extra-cost ******, *** *** basic ***** ** *** sensitive ** ********* ****** 1.5 **** *** ****** and *.* ****** *** physical ***********.

***** ****** ******* * similar '***********' *******, *** ranges ********* *** ***** close, ****** * ******, and ** *** ******* distances ****** *** **** range ************.

App ****** ********

* ************** *** ***** and ******** *** ******* within ***** **** **** permit ***** ** ****** doors **** ** ******* the ***** ** *** or ***.

**** ** ****** *** 'buzzing **' ******** **** remote ***** ** ***-******** distances **** ******* *** gates.

***** *** *** **** we ****** ******** *** ability ** ****** ***** with ****** ******* ** physical *****, **** ***** two ********* **** *********.

*****/*********

***** *********** **** ******* require *********** ** ** close *** ********, ********, Proxy, *** ****** ****** users ** **** ***** phones ** ***** ******* and ****** '*****' ******* to ****** * ****.

*******, ******* *** *** Farpointe **** ***** **** and ******* ***** ** physical ******* ***** ****** to *** ******.

*******, *** *** '*********' option, *** ****** ** not ******* ** **** platforms *** ** *** security **** ** ************* unlocking ***** **** ***** pass ******, *********** ******** unauthorized *********** ******.

OSDP *******

*** ******* ********* *** latest ******* ** **** in *** ****, ********* Data's ****** *** *** iClass **. *******, *** supports *** ******** ** a ******* ******, ***** Farpointe ******** ** **** on ********, ****** ****** Conket ****** ******.

*** ****** ****** ******* support *******, *********** ****** ***** **** remains *** **** ****** method** ********** ******* ** controllers.

** ****, *** **** shows *****'* **** ****** are ******* *** *** most ****** '****** *******' profile ** *** *********, which ** *** *********.

Credential ****** *******

** ***** ** ******** credential *******, *** ****** may ******* ********** ************* when ********. **** ******* must ** ******* ** support ****** *** *** or **.** *** *******, with *** ********* *** option *** **** ********* in * '**********' ** reader.

** **** *****, *** iClass (**.** ***) ******* is ******* ** ******* card ***/****** ******* ****, and ** ****** **** elements *** ****, ***-*** readers ****** ** ****.

**** **.** *** ******* support (** *** ** ordered ** *** **** price) ** ******* ****** DESFire *** ***********, ****** Nortek ***** ** ******* to *** *** ******* only.

3rd ***** *********** & ********** ********

** *** ********* ** tested, *** ****** *** the ****, ** ******* access ******* **** ***** a ****** ************** **** the ********. ** ********** ***** *******, *** ***** ****** platforms ********* *******,*******, ****-********* ******* ****** ******* integrations ** *** ***********.

** *** **** ** Openpath, *** *****-***** *** portal *** ******** *********** can **** ** *** application *** ******** *** entire ****** ****** ** used ** *** ******* access ********** ******. ** used ** **** ***, the ********'* *********** *** credential ******** ******* ** a ****** ***.

*******, ******** *********** ** not ******* ** *** 3rd ***** ******** ** tested, *** ***** **** all ***** * ********* to ******** ****** * database ** ***** *** .csv ****, **** *** require ****** ******** **** records ** * ******** platform *** ****** ******.

** *** *****, * web-based ****** ***** *** database *** ** ****** accessible, *** ********** ******** and ********** **** **** place ******** ** *** access ******. 

Form *******

****** **** ******* **** manufacturers ****** *** ** follows:

  • ***: * ********* ***** and ******* ** ******* keypads ** ******* ******.
  • ********: * - ******* and **** *****
  • *****: * - *******
  • ********* ****: * - mullion **** * **** mount *******
  • ******: * - **** mount

***** ** * ******** comparison ** *** ******* we ******:

*******, ******'* **** **** is ****** **** ****** and ** * ***-******** size **** *** ** aesthetically ******* ** ****** applications.

System *******

****** *** ********** ******* break **** ** ***** in *** ***** *****:

** ******* ******* *** readers ****** **** ~$*** for *** ** ~$*** for ******'* **** ****, although *** ******** *** provide ****** *** ******* discounts.

********** ******* ****** **** ~$6.50 *** **** **** HID *** *****, ** 'one ****' ***** ** $8-$10 *** ****** **** Farpointe ****. 

** ********, ******** ***** and ******** ** *** charge *** ****, *** a ******* ************ *** per ****** **** ******* in * ***** ******* credential ***** **** ************* 'per ****' *****.

**** * ********** ***********, Openpath *** ** ******** as ** ***-**-*** ****** system ****** **** ********* a ******** ** '***-*****' ****** added ** ***** *******. Startup ***** ** ******** as * ******** *******, not * ***** *********** access ******.

***** ******* ********* ****'* readers **** ~$***, ****** OSDP **** ~$*** ****** comparable *** ****** ~$***. However, *** ***** ******** systems, ********** ***** *** favor *********, ** ****** is *** ************ ***** or ********* ******* ****. With *********, ***** **** pay ******* ~$* - $10 *** * ****** access ********** *** ** a ***-**** *******.

BLE/NFC *** *** **********

*** ****** ** *********** we *** *** **** is ** ***/*** ************ was *********, ** ** asked *** ******* ** clarify *** **** ** secured.

***, ********, *** ***** all ******** **** ** sensitive **** ** **** 'in *** *****'.

*** ********* ** **** their '****** ******' **** use ******* ********** **** and **** *** ******* by *********** **** *****:

**** *** **** ******* years, *** ****** ****** has **** ******** ******* rigorous ******** **** ******* amongst *** ************* *** security *******, *********** ***** by ******** ******** ******** firms, *** ******** ******* by *** *********** ******** teams ** **** ** the *****’* ******* ***********.

*** ****** ****** **** not **** ** ********* or *** ******** ****** of ************* *** ********.  Rather, **** ********** **********, designed *** *** ****** access *** ****, ** used ** ******* ******* and **** ******** ***** the ********** ** ** rest (** *** ****** device) *** ** ****** (from ****** ** ****** and **** ****** ** reader).  **** **** ************* standards *** ******* ******** used ** ******* ************** and ********* ******** ***********. 

******** **** ********* **** no ******* *** *********** unencrypted *** **** ***:

** *********** *** **** transmitted ** *** *****, using * ******/******* *** pair. ** *** ***-**-*** encrypted *** ** ******** authenticate **** ***** ** the ************, *** ***** to *** ****** ******* system. ...**** ** ** attack ** ******** ** intercepting *************, **** ***'* decrypt ********.

*** ****** ****** ****** no *********** ** ******* and ******* **** ** a ***** ******* *** mobile ****** *** ****** control ******. ** *** mobile ****** ******, ** use *** ********* ******** (eg *** ** ****** Enclave) **** ******** ** store *** ******* ***.

***** **** *********:

***** **** *** ******** credentials ** *** *****, and **** *** ***** them ** *** ***** on *** ****** *****. We **** ***** *********** into * *****-***** ****** use ***** **** ** individually ********* *** **** user *** ******, **** a *** ****'* ****** per ******. ***** ****** are ****** *********** ** the ****'* *****, *** are ******* **** **** expire, ****** ** ******** to *** **** (** different) ******, *** ****** be ********* ** ******* the **********. *** ***** itself **** *** **** the **** ****** - we ***** *** ****'* phone ** ** ********* device.

** **** ****** **** comments ** *** **** Farpointe *** ****** *******. 

Device ******* & ******** ****

*** ********* ******** ******** were **** ** **** test:

  • ****** * **** ******* iOS **.*.*
  • ** ** ******* ******* 8.0.0 '****' ******** ******* H83030C
  • ****** ******** ********: *.*.**
  • *** ****** ** *** (model: **************) ********: **.*.*.*
  • *** ** ***** ******, MDP-00870 ***. *
  • ********* ****, ******* *.*.*
  • *****, *** ******* *.**.*, Build ****
  • ******** ******** ******* *.*.*, Software ******* *.*.*

Comments (29)

*****, **** **** ** this! **** ** ****'* biggest **** ****** ******* test ***, ** *********, the ********'*.

** ** ******, ***** has ***** ** ***** 100% ** ****** ******* so ** *** **** us ** ** ****, please **** **** ******* and ******** ** **** else ** *** ** to ****** ******** *** access ******* ******.

***** *******. **** **********, well *******.

** ** ***-**** **** final *** ** ********** for * ***-***** ******, articles **** **** **** a *** **** **** looking ** ********* *** deployment ** **** *******. Your ******** ** *** to **** ***.

***** **** ** *** the **** * **** at *** ** ****'** making ** **** *******.

****** *****, **** ** see *** ****** ******* and ******** **** ** the *****. ***** **** you *** *** ********* access ******* *** ***.

**** ** ** **** IPVM *** ** *** not **** *******. * comparison ** ********* ****** control ***********'* ******** **** estate ********* *** ***** up *******, ******* ******* and ******* ***/**** ****** space ******.

******* *****/******* ** ****** layout ***** ***-* ********** versus **** ****** *****, Trove ***** **** ****** boxes, ***** ****** **** estate *** ******** ** a *' * *' back ***** **** *** many **** ******* *** fit **** ******* **** - *******.

******* *: ******** *****/*****/**/*******/****/***** comparisons *** ***********, *** much **** *** ***** can *** *** **** one ******** ***. ***** system *** *** **** bang *** *** ****?

*******: ********* + ** edge ******* **. **** mount *******, *****, ******* backup.

********* *** *** ******** ****** ********* *** **** *****. They **** * ****** strong ********, *** *** ability ** **** ***** remotely ******* *** + several ******** ***** **** phone *** ******* *** reader ** ****** *****. 

 

****** *** *** **************.  STiD ** * ***- recognition *****, *** ***** has **** ******** ***** Genetec *******.  ***** ********* are ***** ********* ** good **** *** ****-******** systems, ***** ** ***********.

** **** ***** *** to **** *** ***** up * ******* **** later **** ******/ ***** fall.

***** **** ** ******* when *** *** *** a **** **** ***** Wallet ** ****** ******, just *** *** ***** without **** ***** ***** apps.

***** ****** ** ***** Brian *** ******** ** the ******** ****** ******* writer/tester. 

***** ******! 

* ***** **** ** see *** ******* *-***** 3 ******* *** **** this **********.  

*'* ********* ******* *** you ****'* ******* *******'* *********** credential.   **** **** ** be ******* **** ** fast ** ** * direct ********** ** *** whether *** *** *** Lenel ******** ** ***.

**** ** ******* ******* ******* (*** ***-** *** ****) was *** ********:

  • ******* *** **** *** low ***** *********** *** has *** **** ********* often, ******** **** ***** change ** **** **********.
  • *** **** ** * Lenel ** ** ****** to ****** *** ******* them, ******** ********.

****** ***** ******* ****** in *** ******, **** would *** ***** ******* them.

 

**** *******, *** * bit ******** ***** *** credential *******.

********* ** **** *****,
$*.** * **** *** credential = ***.
$** * ***** *** reader = ****.

****** **** ******* ** the ***** ** *******/***********. 
* ******* *** * year = $***, ** that ** *** **** as *** *****.

**** ***** ** *****/******* do ****** ******?

****** *** *** ********.

*** '***' ****** ******* to *** ******* ******** purchase. 

*** ******** * *** credential ******* ** ******, so *** **** * reader * **** ******, if *** **** **** has ** '***********'/*** ***** the **** ** ***** ~$650 - $***. (** would ** physical ***********, ** **** other '******' ******** ********* in *** ******, *** the **** ****** ** users.) 

*** '*** ******' ********* scale *** ******, **** no ********.  *******, **** HID ******* ***** ** 101 *****, *** *** cost *******, *** ******* the **** **** '*** reader' *******. 

*** ************ ********* **** target ***** ****** ******** toward ****** *********** ** this *****, ***** ** fair. ** ***** *** if **** **** ** lower *** ******* ********** for ******* *******. **** told **:

******** *** ******* ***** quantity ** ********* **’** considered *** ** **** stay ** *** **** licenses *** ***.  ********** a ***** ******* **********, administrative, *** **** ********** is **** ********* ** ***.  **** *** *** ** ***, ** ******* have **** **** ************* using *** *******.  ** you *** ******** *******, it ***** ****** ** much ****** ** ***** up *** ******* *** a **-**** ********** ** it **** * ****-**** population.  ****** ** ******** offering * ***** ******* license *********** *** **** small **********, ** **** to ****** **** *** services, *********, ******** *******, and ******* ******** *** scale ***********. 

*******, *********** *********** ** ****** ******* *** *** '***', (**** ~26% ** ******* **** more **** ** *****, and **** **** **** 16), ***'* ******** *** be * ***** ***, especially ** **** * few ***** *** ****** mobile ***********.

** *********** '******' ******* changes, ** **** ****** this ****** *** ******** as ***********.

****** *** *** *****,
**** ******* *** **** clarification ****.
****** *** * *******, 25 *********** *******, * calculate *** *********:

******** *** ***** ***** be $*******=$*** *** ****.
*** ***** ******* *** minimum *** *********** ** would ** $*.****** =$*** per ****
********* **** ***** ** $8-$10 * **? = $200-$250? *********?

********* *** ****'* ******* VIZpin (*****) *** ***** in **** ******.

*** ****'* ***** ******** in *** ********...** ** knowledge **** *** *** of *** ***** ** offer ****** *********** *** their *****-***** ***.

**** ** *** * products ** ******** ***** retrofit ******* **** ***** access *******. 

*****'* ******* **** ***** when ***** ** *** primary ****** ****** *** is **** ****/******** ** Brivo *******, ******** ********.

*****, *** ***** ****** Pass *** **** ***** "Magic ******"  ********* ** a ***** (********) ****** sure ***** ********* ****** credentials *** ******** *** end **** ******. ** limited ********** **** ****** credentials *** ****** ** that *** ****** **** are ********* **/********** ****, and *** **** ** the ****** ******* **********, can **** *** * fairly ******* ******* *** the *** ****. ** ********** with *** (*** *** go/twist *** **) **** me ****** *** ***** ever ** ******* ** many ***** ** ***** a **********. ***** * have ***** *** *** set ** *** **** simplified, ** ***** ********** was ****** ** **** me **** *** * different ********. * ***** be ********** ** ****** a ****** ** *** has *** **** ******* solution *** ******** *** use ** ****** *********** as **** ** * complete ********. ****** ***** for ***** ***** ** reports.

***** ****, *** **** thorough! 

** ******* ******** ***'* mobile *** *** *** for *** ********* *** have ******** ** ******* Proxy's *******. *** ***** reader ** **** ********** and **'** **** ********* with **** **** ***. Looking ******* ** ****** how ********* ***** ** these ********* ******/****** ************. 

*****, ****** ***** **** and ***** *** ****** compatible ****** ********* **** understandable. **** ***** ** helpful *** ******* **** ours (****) ** ** ******** of *********** ******* **** allow ********** * ****** via *** ******* ** Wiegand/OSDP. ***** * *** folks *** *** **** and * ******* *****, Genetec, ** & ****** have **** *******.

***** * *** ***** ask *** **** *** I ******* *****, *******, S2 & ****** **** that *******.

****** *** *** *******. Are *** ********* ******* in ******?  ** ** I ******* **** *****?

**** ** *** ** the **** ****** ********** schemes (**** *** ****/*** field ********** ***, *** factory ********** ***** *** the ********), *** **** then~**% ** ********** ** not *** **.

******* ******* ***** ********* trashed *** ***** ******** and ********** ** *** new *** ** ****** tech, ** ** *** predominant ********** ******. **** is ****** ****, *** all *** ********** *** ease ** *************.

******** ***** **** ******* additional ******* ******, ***** reader ******** ********* **** API?  

***, *** ********* ******* are ** ****** :) 

**** ** *** ********** of

"*** ********* *******"?

*** ********* ******* ***** connecting **** ******* **** any ***** ** ******** via *** *****.

*** ******** ***** ** say *** ***** ** your "*****"?

** * *****?

****, ***** ** **** database ***** *****?

***** *** **********

** *****-****?

******

 

 

 

*** ***** ******* *** work ** * ******* that ** ****** ***** or ******. ********* **** would **** * ***** connection **** ** *** backend.

*** ****** *** ***** are ***** **** **** the ***** ** **** this ********* *** ************* required. *** ****** *** be ***-********** **** * certificate *********** ******, *** with *** *** ** the *** ** **** to. ** *** **** just ** ******* ** and ****.

** ***** ***** **** a ***** *******, **** many ** ***** ****** need ** ** **********, and **** **** *** reader.

********:

*** ****** ** **** that ***** ** ********* to **** (** ************) is *** *** ** the **** '******'.

** *******, **** **** and ****** *** *** term '*******', ** ********* an ***** ********** ** access *******.  ******* *** to ****** *********** ** keyboards *** ** ***.

*******, **** **** **********/****** combination ***** **** ** 'readers', ********** **** ************ systems. ** ** **** for ******* ** **** ethernet *********** ** ********** web *******, *** ** is ****** *** ***********.

** ** **** ****, are *********** ***********/******* *** ones ********* *** *** calls?  ** *** *** specifically ******* ***** (**********) readers ****?

 

******* ******! ****** *** putting *** *** ****** into **. ******* *** Lenel’s *********** ****** ************* Solution ****’* ********** *** this ******?

****** *** *** ******.  So *** ** ***** are ******** ****** ******* credentials ** * *****.  What ** **** ** interest, ** ***** ****, is *** *** ** truly ****** *** ******* credentials **** ** ****.  There *** ******** ** this, ****** **** **** work **** *** ********** manufacturer's ******* *** ***********.  In **** *** *** have * ****** ********** across *** *****.  *** could *** **** *** sites *** ** ******* doors **** *** **** FIDO *** ****.  *** can *** *** **** key ********** (********* *** physical ******** ******** *** barely ******* ****** *** proprietary **** ** **** by *******). **** *** of ********** **** *** a *** ** ********, and **** *** ** use ****.  ** ** this ***** ***** ** plenty ** *********** ** raise *** *** ****.

**** ********** ******* *** the ******* (** ***) of ****

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Wyze AI Analytics Tested - Beats Axis and Hikvision, Now Improved, Now Being Terminated on Nov 25, 2019
When we originally tested Wyze's free person detection deep learning analytics in July 2019, they performed well, with few false alarms, but a long...
Top 2020 Trend - AI Analytics on Nov 22, 2019
170+ Integrators answered: What do you think will be the top industry trend in 2020? Why? For the 4th year in a row, AI/video analytics was...
Glass Doors and Access Control Tutorial on Nov 21, 2019
One of the biggest access challenges are locking and securing glass doors. Unlike wood or steel doors that can be modified to work with...

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Video Surveillance 101 Course Opened on Dec 12, 2019
IPVM is adding a Video Surveillance 101 course, designed to help those new to the industry to quickly understand the most important terms,...
Verkada Notification Outage on Dec 12, 2019
Verkada is suffering an event notification outage and analytic search failures. Inside, we examine what the issues are, what Verkada told IPVM...
Hikvision DS 2nd Gen Intercom Tested on Dec 12, 2019
With its newest IP intercom, Hikvision proclaims users can 'get full control over an entrance' regardless of where it is installed, home or office...
Honeywell 30 Series Cameras Tested Vs Dahua and Hikvision on Dec 11, 2019
Honeywell has infamously OEMed Dahua and Hikvision for years, but now they have introduced an NDAA-compliant line, the 30 Series, claiming "lower...
"Good Market, Bad Business Models" - Residential Security on Dec 11, 2019
Industry banker John Mack, at his company's annual event, took aim squarely at the problems in the residential security...
IP Camera Browser Support: Who's Broken / Who Works on Dec 10, 2019
For many years, IP cameras depended on ActiveX control, whose security flaws have been known for more than a decade. The good news is that this is...
Acquisitions - Winners and Losers on Dec 10, 2019
Most major manufacturers have been acquired over the last decade. But which have been good deals or not? In this report, we analyze the...
IP Camera Installability Shootout 2019 - Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, Vivotek on Dec 09, 2019
What are the best and worst cameras to install? Which manufacturers make it the hardest or easiest to install their cameras? We tested 35 total...
Viisights Raises $10 Million, Behavior Analytics Company Profile on Dec 09, 2019
Viisights, an Israeli AI analytics startup marketing "Behavioral Understanding Systems", announced $10 million Series A funding. We spoke to...
Disruptor Wyze Releases Undisruptive Smartlock on Dec 06, 2019
While Wyze has disrupted the consumer IP camera market with ~$20 cameras, its entrance into smart locks is entirely undisruptive. We have...