HID introduces parking area active tag

May 2000 Access Control & Identity Management

In response to the growing demand for parking-area access control, HID Corporation has announced the addition of PowerProx to its product family of Prox by HID. The affordable, long-range, battery-powered tag mounts easily to the inside of a vehicle windshield. PowerProx works with existing MaxiProx readers and is fully compatible with any system that can use HID proximity cards. Now one system can answer all building and parking access control needs.

"At a third the price-per-lane of high-frequency readers and a reduced tag cost, PowerProx provides enhanced security and convenience at an exceptional value," said Joe Grillo, HID Vice President. "In addition, this low-frequency tag reduces the number of misreads considerably. High-frequency tags emit a signal up to 6 m, so when a vehicle is attempting to gain access, tags in nearby vehicles are often unintentionally read. PowerProx has exactly the right read range for parking applications."

"The PowerProx active tag utilises HID's standard MaxiProx reader at entrance points in parking areas," explained Peter Lowe, HID Vice President of Engineering. "The battery-powered tag provides a signal to the reader for up to three years. All that is required is for the driver to be within 2-2,5 m of the reader to open the gate."

For details, contact Bobbie Ferraro of HID on tel: (091) 949 598 1675, fax: (091) 949 598 1690, e-mail: bferraro@prox.com or visit www.hidcorp.com



Credit(s)




Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page



Further reading:

A contact-free hotel experience
Issue 7 2020, Technews Publishing , Access Control & Identity Management
Check-in and go straight to your room without stopping at the reception desk at Hotel Sky in Sandton and Cape Town.

Read more...
AI digitises coronavirus management
Issue 7 2020, NEC XON , Access Control & Identity Management
NEC XON is using NeoFace Watch and specialised thermography cameras to measure temperature and identify employees and visitors.

Read more...
Combining visual and IR face recognition
Issue 7 2020, Suprema , Access Control & Identity Management
The FaceStation F2 offers face recognition and anti-spoofing performance.

Read more...
Anviz unveils FaceDeep5
Issue 7 2020, ANVIZ SA , Access Control & Identity Management
Anviz Global has unveiled its new touchless facial recognition identity management and IoT biometric device.

Read more...
Touchless biometric options
Issue 6 2020, Entry Pro , Access Control & Identity Management
When it comes to estate access control management, the foremost topic of conversation at the moment seems to be the importance of touchless biometrics.

Read more...
Fast access to Kevro production facilities
Issue 6 2020, Turnstar Systems , Access Control & Identity Management
Employee and visitor access at Kevro’s Linbro Park premises in Gauteng is controlled through eight Dynamic Drop Arm Barriers from Turnstar.

Read more...
Know your facial recognition temperature scanner
Issue 6 2020, ViRDI Distribution SA , Access Control & Identity Management
Facial recognition with temperature measurement is, for the most part, available in one of two technologies – thermopile and thermography/IRT.

Read more...
Suprema integrates with Paxton’s Net2 access control
Issue 6 2020, Suprema , Access Control & Identity Management
Suprema has announced it has integrated its devices with Paxton’s access control system, Net2.

Read more...
Contactless check-in at hotels
Issue 6 2020 , Access Control & Identity Management
Onity has delivered the DirectKey mobile access solution to hotel chains around the globe, which allows for contactless check-in and property access.

Read more...
UFace facial recognition now in SA
Issue 6 2020, Trac-Tech , Access Control & Identity Management
Trac-Tech has secured the distribution rights to the UFace range of contactless biometric facial recognition and identity management IoT devices.

Read more...