Nedap’s Transit Ultimate represents “best fit” for demanding access control regimes

Access control solutions specialist Nortech is now offering a robust long-range reader from Nedap based on semi-active RFID technology and which enables automatic vehicle identification at distances of up to 10 metres and vehicle speeds of up to 125 mph.

The Transit Ultimate is a high-end reader designed to perform well in both high security applications and demanding vehicular access control applications as well as under harsh environmental conditions. It’s ideal for use in staff car parks, priority vehicle control, industrial site access control, fleet and parking management.

The specially-designed technology also makes it the perfect solution for tolling systems, distribution centres, bus lane control, taxi-feeder systems and vehicle access control.

The Transit Ultimate offers the highest level of security and convenience for both vehicles and drivers. The built-in antenna, an integrated read range adjustment board and a variety of communication interfaces ensure that integration is both seamless and flexible. The identification lobe of the reader is a directed beam, offering precise determination of the detection area.

Different tags for different environments

To work alongside the Transit Ultimate, Nedap has designed five different tags to suit all environments. These are the Booster, Compact Tags, Window Button and Switch and the Heavy Duty Tag ISO.

The Booster combines long-range vehicle and driver identification at up to 10 metres. It supports HID Prox, EM, Nedap, MIFARE, HID iClass and LEGIC credentials and comes with simultaneous driver and vehicle identification. The Compact Tags are small and credit card-sized with identification up to seven metres. They benefit from dual side read capability and have an optional tag holder for windshield mounting.

The Window Button is a long range single ID tag that can identify for up to 10 metres. It’s designed to suit the interior of a passenger vehicle and comes with a suction pad to allow for windshield mounting. It also benefits from automatic transmission of vehicle ID. The Window Button Switch long range single ID tag also identifies up to 10 metres and can be mounted with a with suction pad. User-activated transmission of vehicle ID is included.

The Heavy Duty Tag ISO is a durable and weatherproof RFID tag suitable for applications requiring reliable long range identification in harsh environmental conditions. It’s ideal for the ID of trucks, trailers, containers and fork lifts and boasts identification up to 10 metres.

About the Author
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.

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