Press Release Summary:
Available in exit device, cylindrical, and mortise lock configurations, Harmony H2 Series integrates Grade 1 security into existing Wiegand-compatible access control system. System incorporates iCLASSÂ® card reader, Door Position Switch, and Latchbolt monitoring sensors, as well as Request-to-Exit signaling. HID iCLASSÂ® 13.56 MHz contactless smart card technology optimizes security through encryption and mutual authentication.
Original Press Release:
Sargent Introduces iCLASS® Technology to Harmony Series
New Option Offers Enhanced Security Through Encryption, Mutual Authentication
NEW HAVEN, CT, August 4, 2009 - SARGENT Manufacturing Company (www.sargentlock.com) a market leader in architectural hardware, exit devices, electronic access control locks, cylindrical and mortise locks, has added HID iCLASS® 13.56 MHz capability to its Harmony Series of access control locking hardware.
Optimized to make physical access control more secure, iCLASS 13.56 MHz contactless smart card technology provides versatile interoperability and offers enhanced security through encryption and mutual authentication. At the same time, iCLASS is user-friendly, delivering the convenience, affordability and reliability of proximity technology.
The Harmony H2 Series provides seamless integration of Grade 1 security into an existing Wiegand-compatible access control system and is available in exit device, cylindrical and mortise lock configurations. Harmony incorporates an iCLASS card reader, Door Position Switch (DPS) and Latchbolt monitoring sensors, as well as Request-to-Exit (REX) signaling. The Harmony Series has a clean, crisp design and is available with many lever styles and hardware finishes to please the architect and designer while at the same time delivering Grade 1 strength and durability to meet the needs of most demanding applications.
Founded in the early 1800s, SARGENT is a market leader in locksets, cylinders, door closers, exit devices, electromechanical products and access control systems for new construction, renovations and replacement applications. The company's customer base includes commercial construction, institutional and industrial markets.
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