CARMEL, IN - Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a leading global provider of security and safety solutions and manufacturer of Schlage contactless smart credentials and readers, announced they will partner with Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, to provide advanced identification solutions to Schlage customers. The agreement allows Schlage to deliver a secure, converged badge that will let users take advantage of contactless access control technology and advanced, secure contact technology from Gemalto for logical security.
"This partnership with Gemalto assures that Schlage customers can take advantage of Gemalto's advanced line of technologies," informs John Menzel, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies director of business development. "Our customers now have access to converged access solutions that will provide them with open, secure physical and logical access control solutions."
"Gemalto is excited to offer our solutions to Schlage customers," adds Thomas Flynn, Gemalto director of sales and marketing. "Our commitment to industry standards and comprehensive solutions is enhanced by this partnership."
Paired with Schlage's pioneering multi-technology readers, the offering provides customers with a robust credential that allows seamless transition away from legacy, proprietary technologies to higher security, open solutions including aptiQ(TM) smart cards from Schlage using MIFARE DESFire EV1(TM) technology. Both proximity and smart credentials are available with the Gemalto technology.
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Ingersoll Rand's Security Technologies is a leading global provider of products and services that make environments safe, secure and productive. The sector's market-leading products include electronic and biometric access control systems; time-and-attendance and personnel scheduling systems; mechanical locks; portable security; door closers, exit devices, architectural hardware, and steel doors and frames; and other technologies and services for global security markets. Website is www.securitytechnologies.ingersollrand.com.
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