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JUL 2019

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S32 ACCESS CONTROL Trends And Technology | JULY/AUGUST 2019 Smartphone Access Is Accelerating the Transition Away from Cards and Fobs Mobile access technology enables other use cases that aren't possible with today's keycards By Kellen Duke When you enter the lobby of the recently opened Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, the tallest building west of the Mississippi River, things look a little different from the typical commercial property. Tenants and visitors breeze through the turnstiles, swiping smartphones to gain access. At elevator dispatches, people tap their phones to call an elevator to their floor. And upstairs, people seamlessly access secure doors using their mobile devices. If this scene is any indication, it’s time to plan for the advancing tide of smartphone access technologies.

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