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NFC Door Locks

NFC Door Locks   NFC enabled door locking systems, digital door locks and other electronic locking solutions are now available through a number of lock manufacturers. Companies such as Abbus, Kwikset, Yale, Assa Abloy, Master Lock, Kaba Group and others are now incorporating NFC digital door locks into their security offerings, providing a higher level of security at the same time that they’re offering more convenience to users. NFC enabled security access is now available for the private residence, businesses, and as well corporate offices. The use of NFC technology offers electronic locking systems an opportunity to provide Controlled Access, Accountability, Physical Security, and easy System Management. Contactless or wireless locking gives the user a straightforward, easy and convenient way to gain access, and lets the security system administrators to have  online access for … Read entire article »

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INSIDE Secure / SecureKey Technologies Unify to Simplify Mobile Authentication and Payments

March 19, 2012 AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France & TORONTO – INSIDE Secure and SecureKey Technologies Inc. today announced they are working together to make mobile and online payments and other authentication transactions more convenient and secure. Going beyond using an NFC-enabled smartphone to make payments at local merchants, the combined INSIDE Secure and SecureKey solution enables a smartphone, tablet, laptop or other device to act as a secure terminal to read chip-based contactless cards for point-of-sale and other authentication applications. It will be available to device OEMs as an integral part of INSIDE Secure’s award-winning SecuRead® solution. The new solution integrates the patent-pending SecureKey technology into the INSIDE SecuRead NFC solution, available in a SecuRead version upgrade. With SecuRead and the SecureKey technology integrated into a smartphone or tablet, these devices can support strong … Read entire article »

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NFC Technology Access Control And Identity Management From Identive Group

Identive Group, Inc. INVE 0.00% (frankfurt:INV), today introduced TouchSecure OpenAccess(TM), a family of revolutionary access readers that enable a broad range of organizations to upgrade and integrate their physical and logical access control systems quickly and cost-effectively while retaining existing proprietary physical access systems. “To enhance security of personnel and assets within their facilities, government agencies and businesses of all sizes are working to integrate their physical and IT network access systems using open standard platforms, so that a single identity credential can be used for employees across the entire enterprise, from door to network,” explained John Menzel, vice president Access Control ID Solutions for Identive. “In order to bridge logical and physical systems with a single identity, door readers need to combine support for proprietary legacy systems with secure and open IT network … Read entire article »

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NFC Tags Used In Fight Against Counterfeiting

BASEL, Switzerland, March 13, 2012 – WISeKey brings its anti-counterfeiting technology to BaselWorld to demonstrate to the Luxury Goods Market how its advancements with NFC will help prevent the distribution of counterfeit products. WISeKey’s anti-counterfeiting technologies revolutionized the fine timepiece industry when first launched at BaselWorld in 2009, and the security company continues to enhance the technology to better “empower brands, consumers, distributors, governments and vendors to distinguish genuine goods from illegal imitations.” Foremost among these developments is the employment of NFC tags, using different form factors other than standard smartcards, which can be embedded into products across markets, from consumer goods to manufacturing. Along with supporting WISeAuthentic encryption technology, these tags allow authentication of genuine products for the life of the item, control of the gray market, easier sales monitoring, and a … Read entire article »

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