Category: Mobile Access Control

Expect the Unexpected

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Can you ask a crisis to wait?

Telaeris was recently approached by a company inquiring about our XPressEntry (XPE) emergency mustering system. One of the first questions they asked was: “How long does it take to get a current list of onsite employees after the emergency starts?”I had to stop for a moment and make sure I heard the question appropriately. My answer […]

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RFID Makes Timekeeping Painless at Construction Site

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Track Construction Time

Automation; it’s what modern-day technology is all about! Recently, Telaeris was asked to simplify employee time-keeping for a construction yard using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. The company had 3000 employees and wanted to know both who was on the job site and when they came and left. Instead of hand punched time-cards which were tedious and error-prone, we […]

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D0wn and D1rty with Wiegand

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Wiegand

A few months ago, we published a history of where Weigand came from and a “light-on-technical-details” overview of how it works.  For those of us that are more engineer-y, it left a bit to be desired.  For me in particular, I recently was doing some low level work with one of my engineers.  We were […]

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Don’t Get Off the Bus!

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Bus

Telaeris’ first foray into the security field had little to do with RFID, but a lot to do with where we would head in the future. In late 2006, one of our early customers had an urgent requirement. They had more than 500 contractors arriving onsite for a maintenance event lasting 2 months. The facility lacked sufficient […]

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Wiegand-For Dummies

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Recently, our CEO, David Carta, called me into his office and asked me, “Mark, what is Wiegand?” He was instructing a new Telaeris employee about XPressFreedom, our Wiegand to Ethernet converter which we use to enable mobile access control with existing system. He thought that I, as our sales lead, should be able to give an appropriate […]

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RFIDs – One Handheld to Read Them All

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The SmartAT870

The SmartAT870 is a lightweight and rugged (IP65 rated) mobile unit manufactured by SmarTerminal that Telaeris resells. It is an outstanding device, capable of reading most RFID tags, barcodes, and smart cards available. We get lots of questions regarding what this device can do, so this article discusses most of the capabilities of the SmartA T870 for […]

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