These rugged smart card access control readers feature stainless steel construction, epoxy encapsulated electronics, audiovisual feedback, and a modern low-profile design, which helps reduce the cost of repairs and replacement due to vandalism and harsh environments.
Enterprises currently using proximity card readers, as well as those using smart card readers, can now add biometric authorization to their verification process without having to implement biometric readers.
While the system is indeed better protecting patient information, enabling students to access dormitories and laundry rooms, and even presents the possibility of connecting with point of sale systems across both the university and hospital campuses, one measurable impact of swapping technologies is the reduction in maintenance.
For enterprises considering higher level and more integrated physical and logical security, identity and access management solutions through smart cards or more sophisticated credentialing, keep your head out of the technology razzle-dazzle.
The University of Arizona, like major research universities across the country, found that many of its grants and contracts were tied to higher levels of access security. Access to buildings with old-fashioned keys and locks or cards with magnetic strips swiped into pin pads didn’t provide the amount of security the University was looking for. So the school made the switch to smart cards.
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