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OSDP Readers – Pros & Cons

You have probably come across the new card reader connection standard called OSDP. OSDP stands for Open Supervised Device Protocol and is being endorsed by all major manufacturers. So why is it important? Are there any second thoughts?   PRO1: OSDP is more secure Previous connection methods (Wiegand and Data […]

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Ditch the badges and save the oceans

Got another fancy loyalty card? It gives you a 20% discount for your next car rental, so you consider keeping it. But where? Your wallet is already clogged with ATM cards, credit cards, ID cards, insurance cards, membership cards, fishing permit cards, loyalty cards (admit it) and well, your access […]

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Are Readers Becoming Obsolete?

As we all know, one of the latest trends in Physical Access Control (PAC) is replacing cards with smartphones. This trend seems very natural. Why would we need cards when we already carry much more capable identification token with us, our smartphone? The card reader manufacturers are adapting by releasing […]

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Top 5 Reasons to move to the Cloud

Welcome to the Door Cloud blog! In our 1st post let’s ask ourselves the most fundamental question, why move to the cloud. Moving to the cloud is probably the most dominant trend in the IT industry at the moment and the very same arguments apply also to the Physical Access […]

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