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Smile for entry

August 27, 2013Amy Canfield

NEW YORK—Many of the 4,000 residents of the historic Knickerbocker Village apartments in Manhattan have tossed out their access cards. Soon all of them will, because the only thing they'll need to enter the 12-building, 1,600-unit complex is their face. No more keys, no more access codes.The sheer size of the complex, dating back to the 1930s, posed a challenge to 27-year general manager Vincent Callagy. “It's hard to know who are invited guests and who are people who should not be here....

facial recognition, FST21, knickerbocker village, SafeRise, securecom

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FST21 partners with HID for increased coverage, more secure access control

December 15, 2010Daniel Gelinas

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.—FST21, a provider of intelligent controlled access and automation solutions and services, in early November announced a new technology partnership with access control provider HID for integration of its RFID technology into FST21's intelligent building solution SafeRise. When FST21 first expanded beyond its Israeli roots into the U.S., it billed itself as “the future of intelligent building safety and security solutions based on a fusion of second-generation video/voice...

Avi Lupo, biometrics, Brenton Scott, FST21, HID Global, SafeRise

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