Startup SafePass Profile

By: Dan Gelinas, Published on Oct 19, 2018

A major problem with visitor management is that the systems mostly require adhesive printed paper labels and paper logs, creating waste and an ongoing expense.

SafePass, a small (under 12 employees) privately-held, Houston-based 2016 startup that specializes in visitor management,  says their technology fills a need and does so in a completely novel way. IPVM mentioned SafePass as an emerging technology in early 2018 (see: 30+ Emerging Tech Companies Examined). This video from the company's YouTube channel discusses what the company says differentiates it from others:

 

Further, SafePass says the innovations are just starting and there is lots more to come.

Inside this note we will discuss:

  • Where SafePass Came From
  • Its Patent-Pending Technology and Algorithms
  • Pricing
  • Channel Strategy
  • Attendance at ISC East & West
  • How the Solution Works
  • Badges
  • Visitor Management System
  • System Employee App
  • Future Roadmap
  • Compared to Other Options
  • Potential Problem

* ***** ******* **** visitor ********** ** **** the ******* ****** ******* adhesive ******* ***** ****** and ***** ****, ******** waste *** ** ******* expense.

********, * ***** (***** 12 *********) *********-****, *******-***** 2016 ******* **** *********** in ******* **********,  **** their ********** ***** * need *** **** ** in * ********** ***** way. **** ********* ******** as ** ******** ********** in ***** **** (***:**+ ******** **** ********* Examined). **** ***** **** the *******'* ******* ******* discusses **** *** ******* says ************** ** **** others:

 

*******, ******** **** *** innovations *** **** ******** and ***** ** **** more ** ****.

****** **** **** ** will *******:

  • ***** ******** **** ****
  • *** ******-******* ********** *** Algorithms
  • *******
  • ******* ********
  • ********** ** *** **** & ****
  • *** *** ******** *****
  • ******
  • ******* ********** ******
  • ****** ******** ***
  • ****** *******
  • ******** ** ***** *******
  • ********* *******

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Where ******** **** ****

*** **** [**** ** longer *********] ** ******** Director *** ******* ** visitor ********** ******** ************, SafePass. ** **** **** the ******* ** *** SafePass ****** ***** *** roots ** *** **** to ***** ******** **** they ***** *** *********.

*** ******** **** *** as * ******** ** track ***** ******** *** located **** **** ***** the *********. ** **** shifted ** ******** ******** at *******. **********, ** landed ** *** **** to ***** ********* ********. After *** ***** ** research ** **** ** realize **** *** **** to ***** ******** *********** and ********** *** ****** been ** *****, *** no ***’* **** **** to ****** *** *** to ** ** ** the **** ***. ********* the ***********, *********** ** a ******* ***** ******* with ****-**** ******** ******** is ********* *** ****** didn’t **** **** ******, but *** ****** *** understanding *** **** ***** SafePass ********.

**** **** ******** ** still ** *********** *** is ******* ** *** wide ******* ** ** 2019.

Patent-Pending **********

*** ******* *** * few *******, *********** *** ***** ******, *** ****** *** ** ******* technology:

**'** ******** * ****** of ********* ** *** patents **** *** ** Patent *** ******** ******. We **** **** ********* a *** *********** *** international ****** **********. 

*******

*** ******** ****** **** be ******, ********* ** Huff. ** **** **** that *********** *** ****/******/******* badges ** ******** ** up ** *% ** the *********' ***** ***** *** year. 

*** **** ** * lease ***** ** $**/*****/***** for * *** **** lease. ***** *** *****, we'll ******* **** *****. If * ***** ** lost ** ******* ** stolen, **'** ******* ** to *% *** ****. 

**** **** **** *** $12/badge/month ******* *** ******** algorithm ********, ***** **** wrote. *** ******* ********** backend ******** ** $***/***** and *** **** ******* by ********' *** ******** developers.

Channel ********

*** ******** **** **** to ****** ** * variety ** ****, ********* to ****. **** *** looking ** **** ******* the ****** ******* *** distribution ** **** ***** but **** ** ******** to *** *** **** depending ** *** **** of *** ********.

** *** ******* ** a ****** **-**-****** ********. Both ****** ** ******** and ***********, ***** ** end-user ******* ****. ** have ******** *** **** the ***** *** *** currently ******* ** *** international *********** *******.

Attendance ** *** **** & ****

******** *** ** **** ISC **** ** ****, where *** ********** ******* and **** *** **** 2018. 

**** **** *** ******* was ** *********** ********** **** ** ISC ******* *** ***** ****** paid *** *** **** with ******** ** *****:

** ********* *** ****** at *** **** **** with *** **** ********** and **** ** **** 2018 ** ******* *** production *******. ** ****** up **** ********* ** West *** ********* ****** 500 ***** ***** ** were ** *** ******** Technology ****. ****** **** bringing ***** ********** **** to *** ***** **********. Several ** *** *********** found *** ****** ***-**** companies. ** *** * real *** *** **.

**** **** ******** ***** return ** **** ** November *** **** *** shows ***** ** ****.

How *** ******** *****

*** ******** ******** ** a ************ *****, ***** ** comprised ** ** **** running *** ************ ********, which **** *** ******'* ****** and ******** ****** *********** ** "********** *** *****-** process," ** ** **** in **** ******* **** the ******** ******** [**** no ****** *********]:

******** **** ** ***** badge **** ******** ********* at *****-** ***** ****** the ****** ** * 20-badge ******** ****.

******

******** **** ************ *** badges. **** *** ** alloy ************ *** **** on******* ***** *******. *** image ********* *** *******'* ******* shows *** ****** ** their ******** ****:

**** **** *** ******** of *** ****** ******* were ****, ********* **** battery ****:

* ****** * *********** display **********, *** ******* the *&* *******, ** landed ** ****** ******* it *****’* ******* * battery ** ******** ** image, ** ** **** battery *** *** *** internal **********. ** *** get ** ** * 24 **** ******* **** per **** ******, ******* the ****** **** ******* on ***. ** ******* is ****** ****** *** day, **’** ***** *** battery ******, *** ** they’re ******* ** * meeting *** ***, ** will *** **** *******.

*** ****** *** ********* via *** ********'* **-** infrastructure *** *** *****'* position ** ********* *** the ******** ** * digital ********* ** *** Visitor ********** ********. *** video ***** ************ **** functionality:

** ******** ** ***** trackable, *** ****** ****** the ******** ** **** geofences ****** ***** **** are *** ******. ** the ******* ****** *** or *** ****** ****, a **** ************ ***** the ******* ** ****** to ***** ********** **** and *** **** **** notifications ** *** **** and ****** ********.

*** ****** **** **** a *******, ************ **.** MHz **** *** ******* so *** ***** ****** can ** **** ** a ***** ********** *** smart *******, ***, ****** SafePass *** *** ******** a ******** *** *** for *** ********** ****** control *******, *** ****** architecture ** ***** ******** with ****** ************ ** mind, **** ****.

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

*** ******* ********** ****** was ******* **-***** *** is ****** ** *** cloud.

System ******** ***

*** ****** *** ** app **** ****** ********* to ******* **** ********* in *** ******* ********** system. **** **** *** app **** *** **** usage:

*** *** *** ** downloaded ** ** ****** for *********. **** *** invite ******** ******* *** app, *** *** ******** of ***** ********, *** approvers *** ******* ** deny ********. ***** ** a *** ** **** functionality **** *** ** done ******* *** ****** app.

Future *******

**** **** ******** ** finalizing *** **** ******* now *** ******* * will ***** *** **** release ** ********* ** Q1 ****. ** **** that ****** ******** *** planned ** ******* *** features, **** ******** **********:

**'** ******** ** **** versions * *** *. The ****** ******* ************ will ** ******* *, with ******** **********, ******** employees ** *** ***** phones ** ****** *****.

Comparison ** ***** *******

**** **** ***** ** no *** **** ** the ****** **** ** doing **** ******** ****, the *** **** ** it, *** **** ***** not **** *** ***** company **** ******** ******* badges. ***** ***, ** course, ***** ******* ********** systems **** *** *** more ************ *******, ********** badges **** *** ********* options **** ********* *** ILobby:

 

 

********* $*,*** *** **** cost *** *** ******** with ********* ***** *** badge ******

 

****** ~ $*,***/**** **** recurring ***** *** ***** blanks

**** ***** **** ********* costs ** ***** ****** and **** *** ************* as * ********** *** the ******* ** ** tracked ** ******** ****** the ********.

******** ***** ** $*,***/**** for *** ******* ********** Platform *** $*,***/**** *** the ******** ******* ******. A ***** ** $*,***/****. 

*******, *** ******** ******** offers ******* ****** *** security **** ********* ****** that ****** ** ********* credentials. **** *** **** reusable ** ***** ** no ********* ***** ***** cost. *** ****** **** have * ******-*** **** that *** ****** ** enterprise-level ********* ******* *** something **** ******* **** than ******* ********.

Potential *******

*** ******* *** ******** may **** ** **** it **** ****** ****** more ** ****** ************ who **** * **** point ** ******* **********. Small ** ******-***** ********** that ** *** **** many ******** **** ****** not ** ***** ** pay * ******* *** a ****-**** ******* ********** solution **** ******* ******** or ******** ********* **** done *** *** **** up ***** ***.

 

Comments (5)

* ***** **** ** very **** *** ***** solve **** ** *** visitor ********** ******.  *** few ****** * ***** be ******* ***** ** how **** ****** ** would **** ** ***** our ********* *** ********.  Training ** *** ******* platform *** ******** **** doesn't ********* **** *** of *** ***** ********.  We **** **** ******** that *** ** ****** for ** ** * week *** ** ***** be * **** ** collect **** *** **** them *** *****. 

******** **** *** ***** are *** **** * can ***** ** *** the ***.

* ** ******* **** exactly *** ******** ***** for **** ************** ** support ****. *** *******, I ***'* ***** ******* with **** * ****** of ***-*** **** ******* as ****** ****** ***** be **** ** ******* the ******** ****, *** I'm *** ****. *** wifi ******** **** ***** a ****** ****-**** *** dependent ** ********* **** is *** **** * universal ******** ****** ***********, but ***** ** ** easier **** ** *****?

***** **. *** ***** up * ***** *****, which * ****** ** to ********' *******. ** admits **** *** **** may **** ** ******* their ** ************** ** it *****'* ******* ******** ********:

********** **-** *******/********* *** need ** ** ********* ** increase **-** ******** ******** accuracy, ** *** ******** Wi-Fi coverage **** *** **** industry standard/norm.

** **** ******** * couple ***** **** ** passes ** ** *** customers **** **** ** means ** "******** ********/****."

*****://***.*************.***/****/***-**-********-******-**-******-******-******

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******** ******** *** **-** is *** ***************. **** infrastructures *** *** ** to ********* **** **** "presence" *********** ****** **** accuracy **** ** *** 5 ******. ** ***** to *** ******** ******* you *** **** ** invest ** * *********** number ** ********** ****** points (*** **** '*******' or '*********' ***** *** generally **** ***** ** residential/SOHO ************). 

*** *** ******* **** seems ****** ****. ******* this ********** **** **** ******** *** **** ** to * ***** ** a ****** *******.  **  these ***'* **** ******** but *** **** ***** does ****** ****?

* ***** **** ** an ********* *******. *******, I ***** *** **** hurdle ** ****** ** sell *** ******** ** the ********* ******* ****. I ***** ** ***** totally **** *****, *** i *** **** ***** a ***** **** ******.

*** ***** ****** ** cumbersome *********, *** * just **** *** ****** paying **** **** **** each ***** ** *** rid ** *** **** of *** *****. *** cost/benefit ******** ****** **** out *** ** ** this ********.

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