The Power of an OPEN PROTOCOL

  • August 2, 2021, 9:01 am

By STEPHEN “SHEP” SHEPPARD, Key Accounts Sales Manager for Farpointe Data Source Interoperability and securing security lies at the heart of the revamped Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP). Learn the what and why of OSDP,...

No Hackers!

  • June 29, 2021, 6:54 pm

By Scott Lindley, General Manager, Farpointe Data Source Protecting your customers’ organisations from hackers is imperative. Threats have grown from teenage mischief-makers to sophisticated government-backed entities and, now, even advertising and analytics companies. With knowledge...

Tech Tip: Mount Hardware In The Correct Location

  • May 16, 2021, 10:22 pm

This year I have had a number of ‘oddball’ faults, on assorted equipment, and strangely the root cause of all of the faults was identical. This is across a number of products, installers and locations....

Leverage Mobile Access

  • May 4, 2021, 9:39 pm

Integrators well positioned to take advantage of mobile technology By Scott Lindley, General Manager, Farpointe Data Source Mobile technology in access control applications is a growing trend and schools and integrators are well positioned to...

Farpointe Readers Earn OSDP Verified Mark by SIA

  • March 18, 2021, 5:49 pm

Open Supervised Device Protocol Recommended for Higher Level Applications   San Jose, Calif., USA - March 2, 2021 – Farpointe Data, the access control industry’s OEM for RFID credentials and readers, today announced that the...

Security Readers & Credentials EVOLVE

  • March 18, 2021, 5:18 pm

Options in the world of access control readers and credentials continue to grow — but which is best for your project By Courtney Wolfe SDM Managing Editor   As seen on SDM Source ACCESS CONTROL READERS AND...

The How And Why: Companies Switch From Proximity To Smartcard Systems

  • March 11, 2021, 7:12 pm

By Tom Piston East Coast Sales Manager, Farpointe Data Source Richard Zerbib has worked for 10 years for Shaw Systems & Integration, an electrical contracting service out of Southfield, MI. Now a systems sales engineer...

Tech Tip: The Importance Of An Accurate Fault Report

  • February 15, 2021, 12:21 pm

Last week I had a classic case of inaccurate reporting of a fault description causing a lot of unnecessary callouts, tech time and wasted diagnostics measures.   The site is an apartment building with ZKTeco...

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