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Mobile apps proliferate

February 8, 2012Martha Entwistle

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Speaking about the future of mobile apps at the TechSec conference on Feb. 7, Fredrik Nilsson GM of Axis Communications recalled a keynote address that he delivered at the first TechSec conference in 2005.“I predicted that mobility would change the industry,” he said.At that conference he was talking about the growth of IP-based security. The growth in the adoption of IP video has been driven, he said, by improved camera technology along with “expert partners”...

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Pilot shows smartphone potential

January 30, 2012Martha Entwistle

IRVINE, Calif.—With the announcement today of the completion of its smartphones-as-keys pilot project at Arizona State University, HID officials hope more integrators will begin to investigate how NFC-enabled smartphones might fit into their access control offerings in the future.Saying this project is just the beginning, Karl Weintz, VP business development, mobile access, for HID Global, said eventually smartphones will be able to “be used as a reader not just a credential.”The...

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