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  

Tech Tip: IP Addresses Etc For ZKTeco Door Controllers

  • January 24, 2021, 3:43 pm

As more & more ZKTeco access systems are installed and as existing systems aged we are regularly being asked about how to reconfigure the system to different IP address ranges etc. These enquiries fall into...

Tech Tip: Downloading ESL-2 Panel Via APP POD IP Interface

  • November 11, 2020, 11:22 am

It is very easy to download to the ESL-2 panel via the APP POD IP interface.   There are no special leads required as it is done via IP.   1. Ensure the configuration links are...

Tech Tips: NBN & Alarm Reporting

  • October 28, 2020, 12:04 pm

In the last week, I have been asked at least 4 times about alarm reporting & the NBN.   My answer is always the same.... as a general rule NO.   There are a number...