BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom, Feb. 24, 2021 — Juniper Systems Limited announces its new Mesa® 3 Smart Card Reader. This military-grade, CAC/PIV-compatible smart card reader (SCR) integrates with Juniper’s Mesa 3 Rugged Tablet, providing the ultimate two-tier authentication solution for data protection in high-security, rugged industries.
The Mesa 3 Smart Card Reader offers a compact, integrated design that allows the device to be used in-hand all day. The SCR has been integrated into the existing design of the Mesa 3 Rugged Tablet using the same mounting points as the Mesa’s corner bumpers. Ports for charging, USB, and headphones have been relocated to the bottom of the SCR for easy access.
‘Our Smart Card Reader on the Mesa 3 Rugged Tablet is perfect for controlling access in volatile locations, such as nuclear facilities, power generation plants, and airports’, said Simon Bowe, managing director at Juniper Systems Limited. ‘The Mesa 3’s ultra-rugged, waterproof and dustproof design stands up to extreme environments whilst the SCR provides extra levels of security’.
Flexibility in the design allows the Smart Card Reader to control access to resources by reading a variety of cards, including military common access cards (CAC), employee Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credentials, and smart cards (Integrated Circuit Cards or ‘chip cards’). It features card insertion/removal detection with an automatic deactivation sequence, and supports both synchronous and asynchronous protocols.
Developed for industries that require additional authentication, organisations can use the Mesa 3 Smart Card Reader to easily verify employee identities and control access to sensitive information or locations. Common smart card authentication standards have been built in, offering versatility to organisations that issue identity credentials to employees and contractors.
Once an image of an organisation’s existing OS or software program requiring smart card authentication has been installed on the Mesa 3 Smart Card Reader, the proper validation measures are required to access the device or its programs.
Applications for the Mesa 3 Smart Card Reader include the military, government agencies, law enforcement, nuclear facilities, airports, public utilities/critical infrastructure, emergency services, medical facilities, and others.
The Mesa 3 Rugged Tablet with integrated Smart Card Reader is a powerful Microsoft® Windows 10 device offering the security organisations need when users must access sensitive locations or information. The rugged design ensures the device can be used in any environment. Juniper Systems’ Mesa 3 Smart Card Reader is now available worldwide.
About Juniper Systems Limited
Based out of Logan, Utah, USA, and Birmingham, UK, Juniper Systems (https://junipersys.com) is a world leader in the design and manufacture of ultra-rugged handheld computers and provides field data collection solutions for use in extreme environments. Since 1993, professionals have utilised Juniper Systems’ innovative mobile technology in the geomatics, industrial, natural resources, military, utilities and public services markets.
PALO ALTO, CA and STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – August 20, 2019 – Yubico, the leading provider of hardware authentication security keys, today announced the general availability of the YubiKey 5Ci, the world’s first security key designed with both USB-C and Lightning connectors on
Los Angeles, CA (April 24, 2019) – AMREL, a leading mobile biometric solutions provider, announced the launch of BioSense™ AT80 MAX, the world’s lightest, integrated FAP50 mobile biometric device. This robust 8” Android tablet utilizes a state-of-the-art Light Emitting
IDEMIA Launches RapID X1 Handheld Technology, Providing Real-Time Mobile Identification to Law Enforcement Officers
RESTON, Va., April 18, 2019 -- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity™, announced the launch and immediate availability of RapID X1, a handheld wireless device for biometric fingerprint identification. This new and innovative technology has a FBI Personal Identity Verification
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.--Feb 12, 2019--CrossMatch®, part of HID Global, today announced its fingerprint reading technology is enabling secure identity management on the newly revealed Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Healthcare Edition. Crossmatch’s fingerprint readers protect patient information with FIPS-201 (Federal Information
CardLogix Updates - January 2019 — 2018 Highlights — M.O.S.T. Card® Encryption Enhanced For the reliable protection of sensitive data, IP, and other valuable assets, CardLogix has launched its new M.O.S.T. Encryption Card with on-board encryption and decryption built on
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, February 7, 2019 -- Versasec, the leader in smart card management systems, rolled out the latest generation of its flagship identity and access management (IAM) solution today. vSEC:CMS S-Series v5.4 incorporates a variety of important new features, including new console