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Access Control & Identity: Got NFC?
Once phone manufacturing technology catches up, Near Field Communications (NFC) on cell phones promises to be a secure, effective solution for access control. With NFC, users simply wave their cellphone, instead of an access badge, at a reader, as a credential for access to labs, office suites or other secured areas. “NFC is an exciting and promising technology for the electronic security industry but for the most part it’s still in the pilot program phase in the U.S. market,” said Ron...