Entertech Systems launches new Suprema biometric reader with HID technology

April 9, 2013 - 

Entertech Systems has announced the North American launch of Suprema’s next-generation access control BioEntry W reader, embedded with HID Global’s iCLASS SE smart card technologies and HID Prox.

“At Entertech Systems, we believe strongly that technology integration milestones like this with leading organizations such as HID are essential in providing the latest smart card and biometrics for multi-factor authentication, ensuring customers have more options to address their particular access management needs,” Rob Douglas, CEO of Entertech Systems said. “The new Suprema BioEntry W biometric reader integrated with HID Prox and iCLASS SE offers customers a significant step forward in having further assurance of ‘true identity’ for access control in both indoor and outdoor applications.”

Entertech Systems is the U.S. Canada and Puerto Rico operating partner for Suprema.

The Suprema BioEntry W combines a next generation distributed IP biometric system. According to the company, its IP65 vandal resistant housing and Power over Ethernet capabilities make is suitable for outdoor access control systems.

“HID Global is committed to providing the latest innovations in the market and increasing customer value through partner solutions that extend the use of Genuine HID Technology,” Kerry Reid, vice president of HID Connect with HID Global said. “The BioEntry W from Suprema and Entertech Systems is a robust biometric reader that is ideal for customers seeking access control systems in outdoor environments using our next generation iCLASS SE smart card or existing HID Prox technologies.”

Reported previously in BIometricUpdate.com, Suprema and Entertech Systems recently announced a new technology and go-to-market strategy agreement with Brivo Systems, LLC, to offer Suprema’s line of biometric readers for Brivo’s cloud-based access control systems.

Also in BiometricUpdate.com, HID Global announced the addition of a dual-interface Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credential to its existing pivCLASS Government Solutions portfolio.


Leave a Comment


About Adam Vrankulj

Adam Vrankulj is an editor for BiometricUpdate.com. His background consists of online news writing, editing and content marketing. Adam has written for CBCNews.ca, BlogTO and was the editor and curator for the nextMEDIA and CIX Source publications. He has a degree in journalism and is passionate about science, technology and social innovation. Contact Adam, or follow him at @adamvrankulj