ASSA ABLOY Identification Technologies (ITG) has partnered with Soliton Systems K.K. Japan, an IT security solutions provider. The combined solution includes the OMNIKEY 5321 contactless smart card reader and SmartOn for enterprise IT Security management. The combination of the OMNIKEY 5321 reader and Soliton SmartOn software allows end-users to quickly and easily use contactless technology for logging-on to Windows, networks, websites and other applications requiring user authentication.
ITG and Soliton Japan partner to provide contactless IT Security Solution
ASSA ABLOY Identification Technologies (ITG), one of the leading providers of products and services in the RFID market, announces its new partnership with Soliton Systems K.K. Japan, a leading IT security solutions provider. The combined solution includes the OMNIKEY 5321 contactless smart card reader and SmartOn for enterprise IT Security management.
With the OMNIKEY 5321 reader and Soliton SmartOn software, end-users experience the convenience, speed and security of contactless technology for applications including log-on to Windows, networks, websites and applications or the secure storage of user names, passwords and personal information.
The OMNIKEY 5321 combines the advantages of contact and contactless smart card technology in a single USB desktop device. The unit will read/write any 13.56MHz ISO14443 A/B, ISO 15693 and ISO 7816 compliant contact/contactless card, including mifare and DESFire, Infineon, ATMEL, SHARP, as well as HID iCLASS.
This unique reader and software combination provides the ideal solution for end-users who are currently using a contactless smart card for building access, as corporate or student ID, or for transit or cashless vending applications and want to expand its use to IT network security.
“Soliton is pleased to work with a leading provider like ITG,” said Dr. Nobuo Kamata, president of Soliton. “The high performance and easy-to-integrate OMNIKEY reader allow us to offer our SmartOn solution to customers with a contactless card already deployed in the market for physical security and now extending it to IT access control. In Japan , we have partnered with OMNIKEY since 2006, and now we would like to enlarge our regional footprint over Asia Pacific to worldwide,” he said.
Volker Kunz, Director Sales and Business Segment IT & Corporate ID at ITG, states: “We are delighted that we have now turned our already well working relationship with Soliton – one of the leading suppliers in the Japanese market for contactless corporate ID log on solutions – into an official partnership.”
About ASSA ABLOY Identification Technologies (ITG)
ASSA ABLOY Identification Technologies (ITG) is a leader within the ID management and RFID markets. The company develops, manufactures and markets RFID components, products, and services typically deployed within national ID and e-passport programs, corporate access control, supply chain management, animal tagging, financial transactions, public transport and various industrial or manufacturing solutions. ITG is a merger of ACG Identification Technologies, Aontec, OMNIKEY, Sokymat , VisionCard and former Brazilian based and operating Novacard do Brasil (acquired in 2006).
ITG has over 1100 employees and 25 sales offices in all continents. The company’s headquarters are located in Walluf , Germany . ITG is part HID Global, the trusted leader in providing solutions for the delivery of secure identity. HID is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand.
For more information, please visit www.aaitg.com.