Controlsoft integrates HID mobile access

September 2016 News, Access Control & Identity Management

Controlsoft announced that it has integrated mobile access capabilities into its Identity Access Software using the API from the new HID Mobile Access app and Portal software development kits (SDKs). The integration enables customers to issue a card, keyfob or mobile credential on a smart device at the point of onboarding users into Controlsoft’s Identity Access Software, providing customers the added choice of using smartphones and other mobile devices for access control.

As a Platinum member of the HID Advantage Partner Program, Controlsoft works closely with HID Global to leverage their latest technology in secure identity solutions. “Our partnership with HID Global allows Controlsoft to offer our customers a single, comprehensive and integrated solution for access control that can be utilised across corporations, educational institutions, healthcare and property management markets,” said Jonathan Summers, CEO of Controlsoft.

Our mobile access solution is designed to meet the vastly different requirements across partners and end users, said Volker Kunz, sales director, Europe – Physical Access Control Solutions with HID Global. “Controlsoft’s forward thinking approach to providing their customers more choices for convenient and secure access control emphasises the value of using HID Mobile Access SDKs, which makes it possible for partners to deliver a highly customisable solution to their broad customer base.”

New appointment for Controlsoft SA

Controlsoft has appointed Marilize Munro to its local team as business development manager, southern Africa. Munro has considerable experience within the security industry where she demonstrated her expertise in the development of business and marketing strategies.

Having recently completed an intense one-on-one training programme at Controlsoft’s global head office in the UK, which included strategic partners HID, Safran Morpho, ASSA ABLOY and Fargo, Munro says, “I am excited to be joining a company with an impressive reputation and an outstanding range of industry leading products. My role is to drive this excellence in technology into the market and to open doors to new opportunities and a broader audience.

“During the coming year we are looking to extend Controlsoft’s reach further, ensuring our offering is the first choice for clients looking for technological and service excellence from their suppliers.”

Senior executive, Hilary Dredge says “We pride ourselves on offering excellent solutions whilst engaging the market and building new relationships. Marilize has joined the team at an exciting time with the launch of our latest software product Identity Access which offers unique functionality and provides ideal solutions to many different sectors of our market.”

For more information contact Controlsoft South Africa, +27 (0)11 792 2778,


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