Remote management of RFID devices

Remote management of RFID devices

Updates and configurations company-wide at the push of a button

The software of embedded Elatec RFID read/write devices in printers, time recording systems or e-mobility charging stations can be reconfigured or updated.

If maintenance involves the software of the RFID reader, remote maintenance is the most efficient way.

Elatec's RFID reader products offer a high level of security; bidirectional end-to-end encryption is supported. Customers can check the currently installed configuration of the installed readers and the status at any time.

If remote maintenance is carried out within the network controlled by the company's IT, the risk of manipulation is additionally minimized.

Torunn Siegler

Torunn Siegler
Head of Marketing
Puchheim, Germany

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Network remote maintenance UPSs from Elatec

Elatec RFID readers are used whenever a device manufacturer or integrator encounters an unknown, heterogeneous transponder U environment. The readers of the TWN4 product family support around 60 different transponder technologies. Advantages of remote maintenance for customers and deploying companies:

  • Efficient installation of updates and upgrades
  • Provision of individualized maintenance packages according to end customer requirements
  • Prolongation of the useful life of embedded RFID readers
  • Using the latest software and/or configuration to keep all readers installed in a company up to date at the push of a button
  • A demand-oriented remote management application saves costs and reduces operating complexity

Application areas

  • Secure printing solutions
  • Access and time recording
  • E-Mobility charging stations
  • ... and much more!

Efficiency improvements, increased flexibility and improved competitiveness – these are the factors that have produced business success in globalized markets since before the digital transformation even began. This is where ELATEC comes in. Our solution architectures are sector-independent and our intelligently integrated RFID technology (Radio Frequency IDentification) helps companies tap into new potential.

As one of the world’s market leaders, ELATEC is a driver in innovative application areas such as the wireless Internet of Things (IoT). The company's primary areas of expertise are the development, sale and service of short-range contactless reader/writer modules (RFID, NFC, Bluetooth) and contact reader/writer modules (smartcards).

Founded in 1988, the company employs around 100 people at 14 locations worldwide and is headquartered near Munich.

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