New Multi-Tech Contactless Access Readers Equipped with Choice of Credential Technologies

Press Release Summary:

  • Enable customers to choose migration paths to deploy secure credentials
  • Ethos readers are capable of reading legacy Proximity credentials, MIFARE DESFire® smart card credentials, LEAF enabled smart card credentials and mobile credentials
  • WaveLynx Ethos readers are integrated with Tyco Software House C CURE 9000 security and event management system

Original Press Release:

Johnson Controls Adds Wavelynx Technologies’ Ethos Multi-Tech Readers to Access Control Portfolio

Milwaukee (October 14, 2019) – Johnson Controls is introducing the Ethos line of multi-tech contactless access readers from WaveLynx Technologies. Ethos readers are equipped with a choice of credential technologies, enabling customers to choose migration paths to deploy secure credentials. 

WaveLynx Ethos multi-tech contactless access readers feature a modern aesthetic and state-of-the-art feature set. All Ethos readers are capable of reading legacy Proximity credentials, MIFARE DESFire® smart card credentials, LEAF enabled smart card credentials and mobile credentials. Ethos readers simultaneously work with old and new credentials. WaveLynx Ethos Readers are integrated with the Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management system, providing 24x7 mission-critical security and safety protection for people, buildings, and assets.

All ET-Series readers, including the ET10 Mullion Mount, ET20 Wall mount and ET25 Keypad Reader feature OSDP communication with the patented auto-detect feature. This feature allows the reader to automatically switch from the Wiegand protocol to OSDP when the panel is upgraded to OSDP, with no need to re-wire or re-configure the reader for OSDP functionality. Secure smart cards or Mobile credentials can be introduced at any time. 

Key Features

  • OSDP auto-detect capable
  • LEAF Si enabled off the shelf, LEAF Cc ready
  • MIFARE DESFire® EV2/EV1 compatible
  • Mobile credential ready
  • Tristate LED Light Bar (red, green, amber) and buzzer
  • Easy install bracket (patent pending) and wiring system
  • Accelerometer-based tamper detection

For more information please visit www.swhouse.com.

About Johnson Controls

At Johnson Controls, we transform the environments where people live, work, learn and play. From optimizing building performance to improving safety and enhancing comfort, we drive the outcomes that matter most. We deliver our promise in industries such as healthcare, education, data centers and manufacturing. With a global team of 105,000 experts in more than 150 countries and over 130 years of innovation, we are the power behind our customers’ mission. Our leading portfolio of building technology and solutions includes some of the most trusted names in the industry, such as Tyco®, York®, Metasys®, Ruskin®, Titus®, Frick®, Penn®, Sabroe®, Simplex®, Ansul® and Grinnell®. For more information, visit www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

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