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aptiQ Alliance Program Members Highlighting Open Systems at ISC West

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aptiQ Alliance Program Members Highlighting Open Systems at ISC West

Press release date: March 13, 2014

Showcasing How to Extend aptiQ Smart Cards and NFC-enabled Smart Phone Credentials to Diversity of Applications

Dublin, Ireland – Allegion PLC (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global provider of security products and solutions, today announced that, in Booth 20031 at the ISC West Exposition, attendees will see how Allegion and members of the aptiQ Alliance Program have come together to create an ecosystem of applications that support aptiQ smart card technology. The Alliance consists of global companies that are using an open architecture smart card technology which extends the use of an access control card or near field communications (NFC)-enabled smart phone credential to an increasing number of applications. End users will learn how they can better leverage smart credentials to build out an increasing number of solutions available to them.

"In the aptiQ Alliance section of the Allegion booth, attendees will be able to view open architecture offerings from a wide range of companies that have created an ecosystem of adjacent solutions," explains Allegion Director of Technology Alliances Diane Kehlenbeck. "All these companies provide vertical market product suites or manufacture ancillary products that can be bundled as part of an overall smart solution."

Exhibitors in the Allegion booth include:

1st Choice Security Solutions - Ultra Long-Range RFID
Access Smart - Logical Access Control
Alvarado - Turnstiles
BadgePass - Enrollment, Badge Printing and Visitor Management
CBORD - Campus Solutions
Gemalto - Converged Access
Heartland - Campus Solutions
Iris ID - Biometrics/Iris
ISLOG - Logical Access Control
Key Systems - Key and Asset Cabinets
KSI - Logical Access Control/Keyboards
Matica (formerly Digital ID) - Badge Printing, Enrollment and Encoding
Microlatch - Biometrics/Mobile
Mobile Security Solutions - Mobile Verification
Nedap - Long-Range Vehicle Access
NuVision Networks - Campus Solutions
Sielox - Crisis Lockdown Alert System Status
TagMaster NA - Long-Range Vehicle Access
Ultra Electronics ID - Badge Printing, Enrollment and Encoding
XID Technologies - Biometrics/Facial

In addition, Alvarado (4109), BadgePass (31101), Iris ID (17115), Key Systems (25136), Matica (22128), Nedap (23103), Sielox (5117), TagMaster (36056) and Ultra Electronics (14115) will be displaying such solutions more in depth in their own booths.

The ISC West Exposition will be held at the SandsConvention Center in Las Vegas April 2-4.

About Allegion
Allegion (NYSE: ALLE) creates peace of mind by pioneering safety and security.  As a $2 billion provider of security solutions for homes and businesses, Allegion employs more than 7,800 people and sells products in more than 120 countries across the world.  Allegion comprises 23 global brands, including strategic brands CISA®, Interflex®, LCN®, Schlage® and Von Duprin®.

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Donnell Siebert, Allegion, 317-810-3315,                      


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