by Brianna Crandall — September 18, 2020 — Telaeris, a San Diego-based handheld badge verification and emergency mustering solutions provider for physical access control systems (PACS), recently announced its XPressEntry software integration with eFusion access control software from US-based global security management solutions provider Maxxess Systems.
Maxxess access control customers can now use a variety of XPressEntry compatible handheld badge readers to quickly muster employees during an emergency evacuation, verify identity, perform medical screenings at entry points, record entries and exits where door readers are not practical, and much more.
Dr. David Carta, chief executive officer, Telaeris, stated:
We welcome Maxxess and their powerful eFusion software to the family of XPressEntry access control integrations. Securing commercial and government facilities is important work, especially in these new COVID-19 times. The added functionality and flexibility plus coronavirus screening that XPressEntry brings is helpful for safety and security professionals around the world.
Nancy Islas, Maxxess Systems president, remarked:
We are excited to offer our customers a robust remote reader solution for day to day secure verification of access control as well as advanced mustering applications for managing emergency situations. The Telaeris integration enhances the Maxxess emergency management and coordination system and allows our customers to easily verify personnel anywhere in their building or on campus.
XPressEntry’s badge verification solution with commercial-grade handheld badge readers is now able to be connected to the Maxxess eFusion system. XPressEntry maintains updated facility occupancy information and can quickly verify personnel and visitor badge information including name, photo ID, and permissions against the Maxxess eFusion database from anywhere with cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity.
XPressEntry also delivers an emergency evacuation and employee mustering solution verify that personnel and visitors are accounted for and safely evacuated during emergency situations. In addition, it now supports validating personnel and visitor health status information before entering work areas to support COVID-19 workplace safety protocols.
The widely used XPressEntry handheld badge verification offers integrations to most access control systems, now including Maxxess eFusion, and can simultaneously poll for both HF and LF credentials. The hardware and software solution provides rugged wireless devices capable of reading any badge technology, plus biometric authentication. XPressEntry has also been penetration tested and certified as secure using appropriate security protocols and encryption, says the company.