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10/25/2023: Computerweekly highlights the critical role of secure printing in the context of evolving cybersecurity threats and provides insights into how advanced technologies like RFID readers can enhance print security in organizations.
10/12/2023: Unveiling the era of smart offices: where sophisticated authentication fuses convenience & paramount security, championing efficiency & future-readiness.
09/27/2023: Authentication solutions for the networked factory: Efficient and secure production.
09/01/2023: Amidst the EV surge, ensuring robust charging infrastructures is pivotal. Explore the importance of flexible authentication and the tech behind it and discover how to select the best reader technology in this evolving landscape.
06/13/2023: Secure your smart factory with an all-in-one authentication solution for enhanced safety, efficiency, and access control.
05/04/2023: Polaris Automation and Caron Engineering provide hardware, software and integration of ELATEC readers to enable manufacturers to supply Internet of Things-based access to machinery, tools, and analytics.
04/28/2023: From office buildings to residential complexes — reliable and easy-to-use access control is an elementary component of every smart building. A uniform system covers all required applications.
04/21/2023: Hospital staff and operators are constantly under time and cost pressure. A modern solution for access control can make an important contribution to relieving this pressure.
04/04/2023: ELATEC showcased its broad portfolio of multifrequency readers at the Embedded World Exhibition&Conference.
03/28/2023: As a leading provider of RFID and mobile access solutions, ELATEC Inc. has built a strong reputation for delivering reliable and innovative products in the region, leveraging its parent company's 35-year history of success in Europe.
03/27/2023: To enable secure, smooth production operations for modern factories, it makes sense to use a modern authentication solution based on RFID and mobile technologies. See how these technologies can cover a wide variety of applications.
03/10/2023, Munich: ELATEC is introducing the new TWN4 MultiTech 2 LEGIC and TWN4 MultiTech 2 LEGIC M models, continuing the success story of the versatile TWN4 MultiTech 2 LEGIC readers and writers.
03/09/2023: Radio-frequency identification (RFID) enables fast, easy user authentication and access control for EV charging. AUTEL, a leading provider of DC and AC charging station infrastructure, maximized their market opportunities with a universal RFID reader.
03/03/2023: New user authentication options are driving innovation in EV charging, machine authentication, physical access and beyond. ELATEC will showcase the latest authentication solutions at embedded world 2023.
02/22/2023: Whether it's a company, a hospital or a university campus, access must be reliably controlled to protect people, data and property. See why a unified system is easier for both users and operators.
02/16/2023, Munich: Elatec, a leading provider of user authentication and identification solutions, will showcase its broad portfolio of multifrequency readers at the embedded world Exhibition & Conference.
12/12/2022: Whether it's a robot controller or an industrial truck, access can be restricted to authorized personnel.
12/09/2022: Michel van der Meijden and Torunn Siegler explain which partnerships are important for ELATEC in this area, what companies need to look out for in such a dynamic market, and how demand is currently developing.
12/02/2022: An authentication system for elevators that controls access to the elevators themselves or to individual floors improves security and transparency in buildings used by different groups of people.
12/02/2022: Better work-life balance is one of the benefits of remote work. But the fact that employees are not physically present in the office brings challenges in terms of cyber-security. Discover a solution in the article.
11/15/2022: Reliable access control is essential in cleanrooms as well as in laboratories to protect people, machines and data.
10/25/2022: The security of people and data must always come first, especially in hospitals, despite time pressures. A modern system that regulates user authentication and access to sensitive areas can significantly improve the level of security.
10/17/2022: Even though things often have to move quickly in the day-to-day running of a clinic, it is important to maintain high security standards despite the time pressure.
07/27/2022, Munich: Elatec continues the success story of the versatile TWN4 MultiTech LEGIC readers and writers.
06/28/2022: Whether they are in the office or at home, data and networks must be protected against unauthorized access at all times and in all places. Single sign-on/PC logon systems can make an important contribution here.
06/23/2022: Where people operate machines and equipment, companies and facilities often face the same challenges: security, smooth workflows and cost-efficiency are essential. Machine authentication based on RFID can provide important support here.
06/10/2022: A system that regulates user authentication and access enables simple, as well as transparent, processes in everyday hospital life.
05/18/2022, Munich: Robert Helgerth, CEO of Elatec, talks about the company's trends and strategies.
04/06/2022: The diverse groups of people at universities pose a challenge in terms of safety: there are numerous people moving around the campus, and they all go about different activities and have individual daily routines.
04/05/2022, Munich, Germany: Murat Türksoy is joining Elatec GmbH as Head of Business Development IoT & Digital Services, with immediate effect.
03/29/2022: In the area of access control, mobile credentials are steadily gaining importance. The digital credentials on smartphones, tablets or wearables are always at hand and are thus an ideal supplement to conventional ID cards or keyfobs.
03/11/2022, Phoenix, Arizona: Transact today announced a partnership with leading global provider of RFID products, software and services, ELATEC, to provide the OEM approved universal TWN4 MultiTech NFC and RFID reader, which is compatible with all Transact credentials.
02/18/2022: Protect people, data and vehicles and optimize costs and processes while keeping an eye on regulatory compliance: vehicle fleet operators face a number of requirements.
02/17/2022: As the number of electric vehicles grows, so does the need for high-performance charging infrastructure—including a reliable authentication solution that can be used to manage both access to charging stations and billing simply and securely.
02/17/2022: In laboratories and cleanrooms, controlling access is essential to protect people, machines and data. An authentication solution must meet the special requirements of this environment. Four criteria in particular must be taken into account.
02/17/2022, Munich, Germany: When charging electric vehicles, the multi-frequency readers of the TWN4 product family from Elatec allow convenient and secure authentication. The powerful readers can now also be used to implement the AR 2532-100 regulation issued by VDE.
02/15/2022, Munich: We have conducted an audit of our software and devices and can report that no ELATEC hardware and software products have been found to be affected by the Log4j/log4shell vulnerability.
12/20/2021, Munich: The company has expanded the product line with the TWN4 MultiTech Nano LEGIC 63 M, which offers users maximum flexibility and security in authentication.
12/16/2021: As the level of automation grows, factories are becoming increasingly complex and connected. At the same time, the demands on the efficiency and, above all, the security of processes are increasing.
10/26/2021, Munich, Germany: Elatec GmbH, one of the world's leading providers of user authentication and identification solutions, joins the OSPT (Open Standard for Public Transportation) Alliance.
10/22/2021: The electric vehicle charging market is growing at lightning speed, both in the U.S. and globally. As both consumers and government and commercial fleets transition to electric, membership-based charging stations are popping up everywhere.
10/21/2021: The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged a lot of assumptions about office work—and the workplace may never be the same. One thing that hasn’t changed? The need for secure pull printing at shared multi-function printers.
10/21/2021: RFID allows transportation providers and school districts to easily and accurately track when and where students get on or off the school bus. Students use an RFID badge provided by the district or by the bus company.
10/21/2021: What if an infusion pump, IV drip, or medical cart could help prevent medical errors and streamline patient billing? With radio-frequency Identification (RFID) of consumables, operators, and patients, they can.
10/19/2021, Munich, Germany: As one of the world's leading providers of user authentication and identification solutions, ELATEC has a wealth of expert knowledge. Now, the company has launched its own blog, "Authentication Insights".
10/05/2021, Munich: ELATEC has been granted a patent in Europe and the USA for the reader's USB rotary connector. This enables a unique 360° mounting of the reader. With this extraordinary solution, the company once again demonstrates its innovation and customer orientation
10/05/2021, Munich: To ensure that the introduction of an access control system is a success, companies should pay particular attention to the future-proofing and flexibility of the solution as well as the security of the overall system.
08/23/2021, Munich: Elatec focuses on digital transformation with secure authentication solutions. From EV charging stations to single sign-on and self-service vending machines - learn more about mobile access solutions for numerous types of authentication.
08/12/2021, York, Pennsylvania: KioWare has added the Elatec TWN4 family of RFID card and NFC and BLE mobile credential readers to its list of supported devices which makes it easy for kiosk deployers to add RFID functionality.
07/01/2021, Munich: ELATEC Launches ELATEC Academy to Share Authentication Technology Knowledge. Virtual Webinars Make Learning Accessible for ELATEC’s Clients and Partners.
06/30/2021, Munich: How can classic RFID solutions be expanded to include a mobile component for authentication? Whether single sign-on, secure printing, fleet management or access control – mobile authentication can be used for a wide range of applications.
06/22/2021, Munich: How do you balance security, safety and convenience in a universal medical access control solution?
06/01/2021, Munich, Germany: Elatec, the identification solutions specialist, has a new head of sales as of June 1, 2021.
05/31/2021, Palm City, Florida: What’s the best way to ensure product quality and production uptime in industrial automation? Read in the article of the Assembly Magazine what Chris Randall says about it.
03/31/2021, Munich, Germany: Elatec is adding support for LEGIC technology to its space-saving TWN4 Slim multi-standard RFID reader.
03/17/2021, Munich, Germany: <p>The latest ELATEC DevPack 4.05 focuses on mobile functionalities and additional transponder types. With the support of Google Smart Tap, Android-based credentials are enabled. Apple's NFC-enabled Wallet Credentials (ECP 2.0, VAS) for iOS are also supported.</p>
02/05/2021, Munich, Germany: Starting in 2021, you can quickly differentiate products without a housing by looking for the “M” extension in the product name.
02/05/2021, Munich, Germany: ELATEC, one of the top 3 manufacturer worldwide for radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology, is looking positively to the future.
02/03/2021, Toronto: Feb 03, 2021: Toronto technology company Nymi has begun offering its Workplace Wearables solution, which includes its sensor-based wristband to communicate with ELATEC.
01/28/2021, Munich, Germany: Elatec is pleased to present the TWN4 Palon Square M RFID reader.
12/14/2020, Mississauga, Ontario: Contactless RFID Card and Mobile Device Readers in Demand for Secure Identity Authentication and a Healthier Office.
12/08/2020, Toronto, Canada: ELATEC readers enable Nymi workplace wearable users increased access throughout organizational ecosystems, compatibility in global markets
12/02/2020, Munich: The potential of mobile authentication solutions is enormous. Many companies are already benefiting from the innovative application possibilities by adding mobile solutions to their access control systems.
12/01/2020, Palm City, Florida: ELATEC is pleased to announce that shipments of ELATEC RFID readers now produced at our new Palm City, Florida facilities have begun.
11/24/2020, Puchheim, Germany: ELATEC, a global leader in RFID technologies for user authentication and access control, is preparing for future international growth with new management and a new corporate structure.
11/23/2020, Munich: Eddy van den Broek joined the Elatec management team as the new Global Head of the Development Department in early November.
11/23/2020, Palm City, Florida: This article is the fourth in a series of considerations regarding embedded RFID readers for engineers, solution architects and product managers.
11/20/2020, Munich: AT ELATEC, we believe that we all have a responsibility to be good stewards of our environment. That’s why we’re taking steps to improve the sustainability of our products and operations.
11/04/2020, Munich: Companies using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) now have a powerful new development kit from ELATEC.
09/08/2020, Munich: The latest version of ELATEC’s DevPack software has made it even easier for customers to implement their RFID projects. The newest version of ELATEC’s DevPack software offers several new functions that make implementation even easier for customers.
09/06/2020, Palm City, Florida: This article is the third in a series on considerations for embedded system RFID readers for embedded engineers, solution architects and product managers.
08/30/2020, Palm City, Florida: With increasing security and public health concerns, contactless credentials are gaining more and more importance.
08/23/2020, Palm City, Florida: This article is an overview and the first in a series on considerations for embedded system RFID readers for embedded engineers, solution architects and product managers.
08/11/2020, Munich, Germany: Horgen, Switzerland, August 11, 2020 – Swissprime Technologies, the developer of KleverKey, has teamed up with ELATEC to enable secure, touchless user authentication using smartphone credentials. ELATEC’s popular TWN4 MultiTech family of RFID/BLE read
08/05/2020, Palm City, Florida: Safetrust Inc, a world-leader in virtual credential solutions, today announced a technology partnership with ELATEC to provide customers with a secure, touchless authentication solution for ELATEC’s TWN4 MultiTech family of BLE readers.
07/09/2020, Munich, Germany: The new DevPack now allows the readers to be configured for English, French and German keyboard layouts. The security and configurability of the TWN4 RFID readers have once again been significantly improved.
07/01/2020, Munich, Germany: Robert Helgerth takes over the management of the company and will set the course for the company's growth in the future. The previous CEO, Stefan Haertel, is moving from operational responsibility to a strategic consulting role.
06/18/2020, Palm City, Florida: MFPS ARE COMPUTERS that can print, copy, scan and fax. They have their own CPU and memory and support their own applications. This is great for productivity, but is also what makes access control at the MFP so important.
06/16/2020, Munich: There are many RFID readers on the market. The companies that gain competitive advantages are those that offer more than just technology. Because a perfect solution consists not only of the hardware, but also flexible and powerful software and support.
05/28/2020, Munich, Germany: RFID Specialist ELATEC donates face masks for Disaster Control Department of Fürstenfeldbruck and Augustinum Retirement Home. ELATEC used its international trade contacts to procure a large quantity of protective face masks.
05/19/2020, Munich, Germany: Elatec welcomes Gerhard Burits to its top management team as the company’s new CFO. With this hire, Elatec is focusing more intensely on global expansion.
04/09/2020, Puchheim, Germany: ELATEC offers service, products, and software for customized solutions worldwide. They answers all questions concerning the integration of LF or HF RFID technology.
03/19/2020, Puchheim, Germany: Markt&Technik asks how electronics employers currently deal with the corona crisis. Read an interview with Sabine Thier to find out how ELATEC GmbH is meeting the current challenges.
03/02/2020, Palm City (Florida): The most advanced RFID/NFC/BLE reader available for physical access control to be introduced at ISC West.
02/28/2020, Palm City (Florida): What’s the best way to reduce accident and theft rates for materials handling equipment and industrial vehicles? Make sure that only trained and authorized people can start them up.
02/18/2020, Munich (Germany): Elatec will be presenting its universal RFID readers as well as identification solutions that are based on BLE and NFC. Special focus at the trade show presentation: services and tools for developing software and applications for Elatec products.
02/11/2020, Munich (Germany): ELATEC TWN4 line of RFID card and smartphone mobile ID readers have received Apple’s Value-Added Services (VAS) Certification.
11/28/2019, Puchheim: ABB has partnered with ELATEC to deliver mobile-enabled electric vehicle charging – the partnership makes charging at out-of-home ABB EV charging stations as simple as pulling up your Apple or Android Wallet.
11/25/2019, Puchheim: Kiosks provide instant access to an ever growing number of goods and services — but what is the best way to secure kiosk contents and data?
10/08/2019, Palm City: Embedded Electronics Industry Veteran Brings Proven Leadership. ELATEC USA Inc., a world-leading developer and manufacturer of innovative RFID products, today announced Paul K. Massey as Chief Executive Officer.
09/13/2019, Puchheim: ELATEC GmbH, a world leading developer and manufacturer of innovative RFID products, welcomes Klaus Finkenzeller to its management team as Innovation Manager.
09/06/2019, Puchheim: ELATEC is proud to present a new addition to its TWN4 multi-technology RFID reader family. The TWN4 Slim is a very flat reader, smaller than a credit card. It supports all common RFID technologies as well as smartphone ID solutions with NFC and BLE.
08/22/2019, Puchheim: Today's transit riders simply flash a card or a smart phone in front of a contactless reader to gain access to trains, buses and other transit options.
06/27/2019, Palm City: From secure printing to kiosks to industrial robotics, TCP3 enables user authentication and access control for devices lacking a USB port.
05/29/2019, Palm City: Focus on guiding market growth for advanced RFID technology for user authentication and access control.
05/28/2019, Puchheim: Companies that want to enable their customers to conveniently use RFID transponders in identity and access management applications may find themselves facing choices that could result in high development and maintenance costs.
05/16/2019, Palm City: Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology can be used for user authentication and access control for a wide variety of systems, devices and equipment.
05/10/2019, Puchheim: Bike share systems are springing up in urban centers, large campuses and tourist destinations around the globe. Bike sharing provide an option that bridges the gap between public mass transit and taxi or ride share services.
05/09/2019, Palm City: In companies large and small, new employees are issued a radio-frequency identification (RFID) card that provides visual identification and unlocks the door when they arrive at work.
04/23/2019, Munich: Install updates and configurations for RFID readers company-wide with the touch of a button.
04/03/2019, Palm City: Connected medical devices, Electronic Health Records (EHRs), quality measurement systems and other innovations have transformed the way patient care is delivered, how outcomes are measured and monitored, and how patients connect with healthcare providers.
04/03/2019, Puchheim: Fortunately, today's fleet managers have plenty of software and hardware options to make it easier, from sophisticated invehicle telematics systems to back-end scheduling and logistics software.
03/19/2019, Palm City: From enterprise networks to vehicle fleets and surveillance systems to perimeter gates, having access control to let the right people in - while keeping everyone else out - is a security necessity.
02/14/2019, Puchheim: “Many perspectives – one key!” – with this motto ELATEC presents innovative RFID solutions for complex challenges.
02/11/2019, Puchheim: A compact built-in reader for devices, that is suitable for the implementation of a wide range of identification solutions: Meet the TWN4 Palon Panel from Elatec.
02/01/2019, Palm City: User authentication deficiencies, endpoint data leakage and excessive user permissions are the three most common cybersecurity risks facing health systems and hospitals, according to new data from Clearwater CyberIntelligence Institute.
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