Symmetry Blue Reader

September 01 2016

AMAG Technology Announces Symmetry Blue Reader Range to Support BYOD Environment

AMAG Technology, the security solution manufacturer specializing in access control, video management, policy-based identity solutions and visitor management, announces the release of Symmetry Blue, the new Bluetooth reader which delivers a highly secure, convenient and intuitive alternative to open doors.  The reader combines Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) with card reading capabilities to deliver integrated access control for Symmetry customers.

“AMAG steps out into the forefront of the industry with the new Symmetry Blue reader range, offering a mobile access control solution that is not dependent on a portal or subscription to operate,” said AMAG Technology, Product Manager, Andy Goodwin. “By turning smart phones and other mobile devices into credentials, companies can improve internal efficiencies and save money.”

The Symmetry Blue reader range is used with Android or iOS Smart Phones alongside or in place of traditional cards.   Users simply download the Symmetry Blue app and enroll directly into the Symmetry access control system.  The free app does not require a license, a separate portal or a third party subscription, offering an affordable, easy to install access control solution in today’s BYOD environment. After the user downloads the app, they can open a door or entry point by holding their mobile device near the reader. 

Symmetry Blue is designed to work across the whole Symmetry product range and is compatible with any door controller.  Ideal for new or existing installations, the readers also support NXP MIFARE, DESFire or 125khz proximity cards, and customers can use either a card, the app on their smart phone or both. Read ranges from the smart phone are configurable.   

Symmetry Blue reader range is available with or without keypad, and can be used for indoor or outdoor installations.

Symmetry Blue readers are available through certified AMAG Technology integrators.

For more information about Symmetry Blue, please visit www.amag.com or contact your Regional Sales Manager.

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AMAG Technology’s Symmetry™ Security Management Solutions can be found in a wide spectrum of markets: government, commercial, education, transportation, healthcare, utilities and banking. Symmetry architecture has been rigorously tested and approved for federal government compliance by Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (FICAM), HSPD-12 and FIPS-201 regulations.

Headquartered in Torrance, California with sales and support located throughout the Americas, EMEA and APAC, AMAG provides customers with industry leading security solutions. AMAG Technology is part of G4S plc, the leading global integrated security company which has operations on six continents and 611,000 employees. As AMAG Technology looks to the future, the next generation of products will bring the core aspects of security to evolve beyond integrated solutions – Symmetry.