ZKAccess releases wireless bridge kit for its RFID and biometric door controllers

ZKAccess announced the availability of its Wireless Bridge kit for ZKAccess RFID and biometric door controllers. According to the biometrics security firm, the kit provides customers the fastest, easiest and least expensive way to install and manage their ZKAccess door access control systems. Wireless Bridge is a compact 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi kit designed to allow individual ZKAccess C3 and InBio door controllers to connect with wireless access points up to 300 feet away when the door controllers are installed outdoors.

ZKAccess biometric access control readers integrated into Delta Turnstiles product line

Biometrics and security solutions firm ZKAccess has entered into a manufacturing and exclusive brand partnership with Delta Turnstiles, a manufacturer of optical and optical-barrier type turnstiles. Delta will be ZKAccess’ exclusive North America partner for the sale and distribution of turnstile models and configurations under the “Powered by ZKAccess” brand. Options will include ZKAccess’ biometric (fingerprint and/or face) readers, RFID readers, and new-age access control systems, giving integrators, dealers and end users economical models with optional 100% standalone preparation that

Anviz provides biometric access control system for the Kuwait Embassy in Albania

Anviz Global announced it recently partnered with Shpresa-AL GROUP to design and implement a fully-customized biometric access control system to meet the needs of the Kuwait Embassy in Albania. Anviz provides a range of intelligent security products and integrated solutions, including biometrics, RFID, and surveillance technologies. The biometric access control system will be installed throughout the entire Kuwait Embassy building, which requires a high level of security. Anviz’s VF30 fingerprint access control system integrates fingerprint identification, RFID, burglar alarm, time

ZKAccess transitions to independent biometrics firm

ZKAccess announced that it has successfully transitioned into an independent company known as ZKAccess, LLC in an effort to meet the significant rise in demand for its security products in the U.S. and Canada,. The company previously operated for the last three years as a business unit under ZKTeco. ZKAccess brings to market a range of advanced biometric security and integrated video solutions, as well as traditional RFID-based readers and panels. To accommodate its newly independent status, ZKAccess, LLC has

Intelligent Systems and Solutions releases standalone biometric and RFID access control terminal

Intelligent Systems and Solutions announced it has released ISS LM01, the company’s first standalone biometric and RFID access control terminal. ISS launched LM01 last month at IFSEC India 2014, a major fire safety and security exhibition and conference held in New Delhi. Housed in a sturdy ABS plastic enclosure and manufactured using HID and Lumidigm multi-spectral imaging (patented) technologies, the compact LM01 biometric and RFID access control terminal can be used by enterprises in industrial environments. The device is designed

Macy’s launches line of bags, briefcases and wallets integrated with fingerprint recognition

Macy’s, Inc. has launched a new line of luxury handbags, briefcases, and wallets that are integrated with fingerprint recognition, RFID blocking technology, and GPS technology that are designed to protect the consumer’s private possessions. Design by Macy’s first luxury technology designer, Royce Leather CEO Andrew Royce Bauer, the collection features the world’s first security bag integrated with DNA based fingerprint technology. Featuring hand-milled hardware coupled with Italian Saffiano Leather, the Royce Leather Freedom Briefcase enables only a single user to

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology partners with Nexus USA to pilot biocryptology payment system on campus

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and Nexus USA have partnered on a unique biometric program to allow students and faculty to pay for goods with only a fingerprint scan. The program makes use of Biocryptology, which goes beyond the fingerprint to read multiple layers into the skin and detect hemoglobin in the blood. The patented technology on the back end turns each finger scan into a series of valueless numbers that change every time the finger is

Trusted traveler programs offer speedy and unfair advantage

Trusted traveler programs provide expedited travel for pre-approved, low risk travelers through dedicated lanes and kiosks. The programs have proliferated over the past several years due to increased air travel and globalized business. The United States, through its homeland security department, offers multiple programs: which include NEXUS and SENTRI. NEXUS is a joint program with the Canada Border Services Agency that allows pre-screened, approved travelers faster processing. NEXUS was established in 2002 as part of the Shared Border Accord, a

Identive launches new RFID tag for ID credentials

Identive Group has announced the launch of its Smartag Crypto tag, a new radio frequency identification (RFID) tag, the company says offers a versatile new option for ID credentials. The new Smartag Crypto is the newest addition to Identive’s Smartag family and incorporates a full-featured contactless smart card microprocessor with a large memory capacity and cryptographic capabilities, enabling the tag to be used in place of a smart card for a wide range of high-security and high-functionality applications. “Our new

ID World International Congress debuts in Frankfurt

The 11th ID World International Congress event took place last week in its new home of Frankfurt, Germany. More than 400 experts from 51 countries gathered to discuss auto ID related challenges and opportunities. Almost half of the participants came from Europe and close to 20 percent from Asia, with others attending from the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. Many of the sessions focused on key topics involved in applications and deployment of automatic identification technology, and the first