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NAPCO introduces new standalone & add-on Bluetooth reader modules

July 17, 2023SSN Staff

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. – Napco Security Technologies’ new access control division, Napco Access Pro, has introduced new standalone and add-on Bluetooth reader modules for seamless mobile credential convenience. The company said that this addition of the BRM-Series enables Napco Access Pro to offer a complete matched mobile solution across an enterprise, which gives their mobile access credentials, distributed via email, text, or QR code, the ability to provide access throughout a building...

Aaron Black, Bluetooth, Mobile Access

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MedixSafe now offers Bluetooth-enabled mobile readers on cabinets

December 13, 2019SSN Staff

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—MedixSafe, a leader in the access control market, announced that its Key Access Ready Enclosure (KARE) key control cabinets are now available with Bluetooth format card readers. This wireless technology enables users to access their KARE cabinets using their mobile devices as their access credential while still offering high-level security synonymous with MedixSafe's solutions. With this addition, KARE is now available in HID, Multi-Class and Bluetooth format card reader...

Access Control, Bluetooth, HID, MedixSafe, Wiegand

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9 tips to stay cyber safe while traveling

October 9, 2019Ginger Hill

As October presents itself in terms of pumpkin-spiced “everything,” cooler temps, colorful leaves, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) (ICYMI - we are 2019 Champions) and the announcement of SecurityNext's program, Fall is a whirlwind of excitement! This time of year also reminds me of the extensive travel that takes place to family and friends' homes for holiday gatherings, industry conferences and other work trips, vacations and the like. And, since the world is...

Bluetooth, cyber security, NCSAM, NICCS, passphrase, phishing, secure passwords, SecurityNext, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

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VIZpin to develop 'almost DIY' offering

June 29, 2016Martha Entwistle

LANCASTER, Pa.—VIZpin, formerly ECKey, is planning to develop an “almost DIY” option for its access control product, which turns your phone into your key. Paul Bodell, VIZpin president and founder, told Security Systems News that VIZpin is totally committed to the channel, but at the same time “everything is going DIY.” VIZpin plans to make the device so easy to install that “locksmiths and maintenance people will be able to install the devices in addition...

Access Control, Bluetooth, ECKey, Paul Bodell, phone as key, vizpin

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Kwikset by Kevo makes it easier to open your home to houseguests

July 24, 2014SSN Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif.—Just in time for summer houseguests, Kwikset this week introduced its latest upgrade to the Kwikset by Kevo Bluetooth residential door application, giving Kevo homeowners the ability to send free and unlimited guest electronic keys [eKeys] to recipients. Also, with a scheduled eKey, homeowners can set day and time constraints for regular house visitors, such as babysitters, dog-walkers and contractors. Kevo homeowners can update their Kevo mobile app and lock firmware to...

Bluetooth, Guest eKeys, Keith Brandon, Kwikset, Kwikset by Kevo, Scheduled eKeys, UniKey

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