Wavelynx Access Control Manufacturer Profile

By: IPVM Team, Published on Jan 10, 2019

Denver-based WaveLynx is not well known as an access reader manufacturer, but OEMs for big industry brands including Amag, Isonas (Allegion), Brivo, Software House, and Tyco.

We talked with company president Hugo Wendling and in the following note take a look at:

  • Company Information
  • OEM Only
  • OEM Partnerships
  • Ethos Readers
  • LEAF Alliance
  • Competitive positioning
  • No Unlicensed Native HID Formats
  • WaveLynx OSDP Secure Channel Support
  • No Immediate Plans for Controllers

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  • *** ************
  • ***** *******
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  • *********** ***********
  • ** ********** ****** *** Formats
  • ******** **** ****** ******* Support
  • ** ********* ***** *** Controllers

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Company ***********

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******** **** ** ****'* share *********** ***** *** size ** *** ******* or *** ******** **********. He *** *** ******** is ******** ****-******.

OEM ****, ** ************

* ****** ** ********'* relative **** ** ****** brand *********** ** *** company **** *** **** under **'* *** ******** to *** *****, *** rather ******** ** ***** access *********. ******** **** us:

** *** *** ******* only. ********** ** **** is ******* ***. ** it **** ******* ************ it **** **** ***** name *** ************* ** it.

OEM ************

******** **** ******** ****** started ******* *** ************* in **** ***** *** 2011 *************. ** ******** some ** *** ************, while ****** ** ***** not.

***** *** ****** ** mentioned:

****, ****** (********), *****, Software *****, *** ****

*******, ******** **** ************ for ***** ****** **** were *** *********.

Ethos ******* ********

********'* ******* ******** ** a **** ** *******. WaveLynx '***** ****** *******' ******* ******* *** wall ***** *****, *** options ******* *******, ***, and *** *** ***/** 13.56 *** *******:

*** **** **** ******** OSDP ********* ** '**** Autodetect' ******* **** ******** claims '************* ******** **** from *******' **** **** is ********* ** ***********.

LEAF ********

****** ** **************** ****** driven ** ********. **** aspires ** ** * standard ******** *** **************** of ******* *** ***********. WaveLynx **** *** ************* to **** *** **** Alliance *** ******* "* customer's ***** ** ******," reads ************* ******* ** ********'* website. ************ *******:

** ******** ** *** heavily ******** *** *********** HID ****** '*********', **** is ** ******* '****' alternative. ********'* **** ** support ** ** ******* 'anti-HID' ** ******** ********, which ** ****** ** deliberate.

*******, ******** **** ** that ** *** ********** interoperability **** *** **** to *** *** **** and ******* **** ** securely ***** *** **** of *********** **** ****** on *** ****:

**** *** *** *** type ** **** ** that ********** *** **’* secured *** *** **** of *** **********. *** an **************** ** *** credential **** ***** ** the *** **** ** no ****. ** ****** LEAF ** * ***** on *** ** ***. It’s * ****** *** idea, *** ** ***** itself.

**'** ***** *** * full **** ** **** members *** **** ****** as *********.

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Competitive ***********

******** ********* **** ********* and **** ** *** typically * ********* **** to ****** ******* ****** offerings. **** *** *** model, *** ******* ********* may *********** ******* ******* itself, ******* ** *** way******* ************ ** ******* ****** vendors, **** *** ******/******* trying ** **** *** same *************.

*******, ******** ******* ***** competes **** *** ****** products, ************* ****** ******* ****** Manufacturer ****** ***.

******** ********* ** **** that ***** ***** ******** overlap, ******** *** * more ******, ****** ********* focus:

**** * ******* ***** standpoint, **’** **** *********. HID **** * ***** lot ** ******. *** a **** ** ***** revenue ***** **** *********** and *******. **** ** do ** ** ** mostly ******* *** *** readers *** ***** **** and ************* **** *** commercial *********** *** *****, where *** ** ****, NFC, ***. ** ***** our ********* ** ******* the ******* ***** *** product ***********.

No ********** ****** *** *******

***********, *** ** *** biggest ******* ****** *** Wavelynx ******* ** ******* for ***-******** *******, **** 13.56 *** ****** ** 125 *** *******/******. *** reader *** ** ******** to ** **********, *** given *** **** *** formats ***** ******** ***** units **** ******* ****, format ******* ************ *** be ******* *** *********** pricing *** ** ******.

***** *********** ******* ** HID's *****, *************** ********** ************* ***** '***** *** **'******* *** *** ********* by *******.

Wavelynx **** ****** ******* *******

*******, ******** ***** *** in **** ******** *** configuration. *** ***** ***** support'****** *******' **** **.*.*, *** *** ** 'field ********' *** ****** releases. *** ******** ** mixed *** **** ** not ********* ** *** on ***** ****** ******.

****, ******** ****** * proprietary '**** **********' ******* *** ******** system ************* *** *********** save ** - ** minutes ** ***** *** reader ** * ******* system ***** **** ****** than *******.

No ********* ***** ** ***** ***********

******** **** ** ***** the **** ***** *** is ** ***** **** producing ******* ****, **** in *** **** ** significant ******* ** *** 3rd ***** ********** ******, namely ******* ****** ******* ********.

** ***********, ******** **** us ***** *** :

** ***** ** **** point. ***’** **** *** product ** **** *************** ** ***********. ** has *** ********** ******** built **** *** ******. I ***’* ******* *** type ** ********** *********** projects, *** ** **** no ***** ** ** any ***********.

Comments (2)

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