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...

Elite Control – ELS-2: Security & Control Panel

  • February 6, 2021, 4:21 pm

Elite Control - ELS-2: Security & Control Panel