Security Dealer & Integrator

OCT 2018

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October 2018 / Security Dealer & Integrator 19 Every time a user connects to a padlock, the app itself transmits data to the cloud through the mobile device, including transaction records and padlock battery level. If the user is in an area that does not have viable cellular coverage, offline access can be granted (i.e., the key can be down- loaded to the phone so the user can unlock the padlock at a remote site without connectivity). Nokē also provides a Bluetooth fob that can be provisioned similar to a phone. Online lock models enable users to interrogate and provision the lock in real time. Revoking privileges to a lock is as simple as changing a user's privileges or removing them from the access group. e company also has an API available for those looking to develop a custom mobile application or inte- grate the locks into an enterprise access control system. "Our solution is helping busi- nesses all over the world simplify their method for key management and access control, while also provid- ing them with tools to better man- age their day-to-day work," explains Hugh Olmstead, Nokē's Business Development Director. "Our lock hardware is durable enough to be used in extreme envi- ronments, and our cloud-connected platform gives our users the capabil- ity to customize access and receive automated audit trails, providing a greater level of control and insight," Olmstead adds. "is combination of heavy-duty hardware and sophisti- cated soware makes Nokē a unique platform suited to fit the needs of companies in every industry from utilities to manufacturing to trans- portation and beyond." As the proliferation of wireless locking and access control contin- ues in the security market, one can hope that other manufacturers will introduce similar niche offerings that will enable integrators to secure ComNet is Your Solution for Fiber Optic, Copper and Wireless Transmission The transmission products you choose today will affect how well your network performs tomorrow. ComNet offers the most comprehensive line of products designed to solve every transmission challenge. Your Transmission Challenge has always been Getting Your Audio, Video, Data and Ethernet Signals from Here to There. The Shortest Distance Between Two Points View the Full Product Line at and Identify the Fiber Optic, Copper or Wireless Connectivity Solution for your Application Contact the ComNet Design Center Now for Free Design Assistance. Call 1-888-678-9427 or 1-203-796-5300 or email Visit Email Phone 1-203-796-5300 Toll Free 1-888-678-9427 Visit us at ISC East 2018 | New York, NY | Booth 718 | 14-15 November Request information: previously problematic areas without major infrastructure upgrades. With Bluetooth-enabled products like HID's mobile access credential and ASSA ABLOY's VingCard hotel room locks have already helped prime the larger population to use their phones as a credential, the future for mobile access seems limitless. ■ » Brian Coulombe has joined Ray Coulombe as a columnist for the monthly Tech Trends article. Brian Coulombe is Principal and Director of Operations at DVS, a division of Ross & Baruzzini. He can be reached at, through Linked in at www.linkedin. com/in/brian-coulombe, or on Twitter, @DVS_RB.

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