Red Beetle introduces ip-AXS access control system

10/29/08 -- IP-AXS offers unparalleled flexibility and functionality in IP-based access control and delivers the value of IT and physical security convergence. The versatile ip-AXS controller provides a complete physical access control solution for small to medium sized businesses as well as enterprises with multiple, geographically dispersed facilities. The base ip-AXS configuration supports 80,000 users, expandable up to 160,000. ip-AXS leverages existing Ethernet or Wi-Fi network infrastructures, saving the customer time and money in installation and management. Integrated 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) provides additional savings and the convenience of locating the ip-AXS where it’s needed. The basic ip-AXS controller supports two readers, two doors, and two intelligent peripheral ports (iPorts). Product features include: -- Reader support for all proximity formats, barcode, magnetic stripe, iClass, Mifare -- Biometric support including fingerprint, hand geometry, and facial pattern recognition

-- 12V/24V door control with POE, full sensor support, request-to-exit, door sense, and local alarm intput
-- Additional analog, digital, tamper sensors, fire system override
--Local and remote facility lockdown or unlock for emergency conditions

ip-AXS integrated web-server enables secure visibility and control over your system from any web browser. With Red Beetle’s web-based management platform, the customer can avoid the expense of maintaining on-site hardware and software. Through Red Beetle’s Partner Program, system integrators receive technical training as authorized ip-AXS resellers. The Red Beetle ip-AXS provides dealers and systems integrators lower hardware and installation costs, yielding better margins by making use of modern data communications and information technology. About Red Beetle, Inc. Since 2000, Red Beetle has focused on business process automation solutions. Initial development addressed retail automation systems, including a fully automated one-hour photo film processing systems, barcode tracking inventory control systems, and web-based customer order tracking systems. Red Beetle recognized the increased need for automation and security in the post 9/11 era, and began developing security base software solutions. Recognizing the lack of technology advances in the security and safety industries, Red Beetle began the development of technologies and products that could address this growing need. ip-AXS is the next-generation of security and monitoring controller using leading edge technologies to deliver comprehensive control and flexibility while lowering total cost-of-ownership. To learn more about how ip-AXS can solve your security and physical access control needs, visit