AMAG Technology Introduces the Expanded Javelin Range of Card Readers

AMAG Technnology expands its environmentally friendly line of Javelin Card Readers to provide more options and meet a large variety of security needs.

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AMAG Technology's Javelin reader without keypad opens doors with the swipe of a card.

“The expansion of the Javelin reader line provides the customer with a range of choices to meet any security need,” said AMAG Technology, Product Manager, David Weinbach. “The readers include several enhanced features and are 100% recyclable."

Torrance, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2013

AMAG Technology, an access control, IP video and intrusion detection (IDS) solution provider, announces additions to the Javelin range of card readers. The new readers are designed to provide the highest levels of security, be attractive in modern office environments, and are environmentally friendly. The new Javelin card readers are available with and without keypads and have an attractive glossy black and silver design.

“The expansion of the Javelin reader line provides the customer with a range of choices to meet any security need,” said AMAG Technology, Product Manager, David Weinbach. “The readers include several enhanced features, read a variety of card types, are available with and without keypads and are environmentally friendly.”

The Javelin S874 Smartcard versions support high security contactless smart cards including DESFire EV1 and MIFARE Plus. They also work with the latest government PIV and TWIC cards which make these card readers suitable for even the highest security requirements.

Simultaneously, the S870 125kHz Proximity card variants have been released. Available with and without keypads, they offer similar features and are compatible with all HID and AMAG 125KHz proximity cards.

A multi-color LED light bar and multi-tone audio provide visual and audio feedback when a smart card is presented. The card reader keypads are backlit so office light levels can be kept to a minimum outside normal working hours.

The new readers support AMAG’s unique MCLP bidirectional supervised communications protocol, enabling the standard integrated tamper switch to send tamper alarms to AMAG’s Symmetry software without additional wiring, and providing continuous supervision and reporting of reader online status.

Power consumption for the Javelin is automatically reduced through a unique ‘sleep’ mode, which reduces the LED and keypad backlight brightness after a period of inactivity, until a card is presented. The Javelin card reader has been designed, developed and manufactured at the G4S Technology facilities certified to the internationally recognized environmental standard ISO14001. All packaging is fully recyclable and when the card reader reaches end of life all components of the reader itself are 100% recyclable.

Javelin card readers are compatible with AMAG’s complete range of Symmetry Security Management Systems. For more information on the Javelin Reader Range or the Symmetry Product Portfolio visit http://www.amag.com or call 310-518-2380.

About AMAG Technology
AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Security Management and Video Solutions can be found in a wide spectrum of markets: government, commercial, education, transportation, healthcare, utilities and banking. Based out of Torrance, California with sales and support located throughout the US, AMAG sells its Symmetry Product Portfolio of access control and network video systems through its Symmetry Authorized Resellers throughout North America. AMAG Technology is part of G4S Technology, a leading manufacturer of scalable, integrated security management systems headquartered in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England. AMAG Technology has been at the leading edge of access control technology for over 40 years.

G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specializes in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit http://www.g4s.com.

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