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New: Security bag with NFC tag

NFC Security Bag including the NFC smartphone app for optimal tracking and storage with tamper protection – first look available at GPEC from September 9th – 11th 2014, Stand C67 in H1.

New release available now from ENAiKOON, NFC Security Bag and the coordinating NFC smartphone app with integration into inViu web, ENAiKOON’s highly secure telematics platform.

Security Bag with NFC
NFC Security Bag

Typical use cases
Security bags with an integrated NFC tag are particularly suitable for the safe transport and professional storage and safekeeping of important objects, including tamper protection. The following are examples of typical use case for these security bags:
• Confidential and important document transfer
• Transport of high value goods
• Equipment security policy for weapons, illegal narcotics, and other restricted access items
• Transport of urine and blood samples for doping tests
• Chain of custody drug testing
• Forensic evidence collection and storage
• Personal property bags for patients in hospitals or deceased individuals
• Inmate personal property inventory
• Chain of custody for expensive or dangerous pharmaceutical, biological or chemical products
• Secure data disposal to verify the destruction or hard drives or other storage devices with important data from banks, power plants, and other facilities which are not connected to the internet
• and many more


Lost or altered items are now a thing of the past.

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Typical requirements
• Error-free and 100% traceable documented tracking for transport of critical objects
• Complete documentation of the contents, storage area as well as the responsible person in each case for the NFC security bag
• Management of additional information as needed for each security bag including for example comments, photos, audio notes, videos, electronic signature capture, etc.
• Evidence of tampering, changing or tampering with the contents of the security bag are evident and able to be identified

Features of the NFC security bag

NFC tag for tamper proof identification
The high tech NFC security bags from ginstr are equipped with an NFC tag and are more secure than the current bags on the market using bar-codes or written information.
With the NFC tag the NFC security bag and the associated information is saved in a databank using a smartphone app. By simply reading the NFC tag an approved smartphone is able to access all relevant data concerning the associated NFC security bag.
In addition to the collecting and reading the NFC security bag information photos, videos, electronic signature capture, audio notes, comments, etc. can be centrally stored and recalled later.

Consecutive serial numbers
In addition to NFC tags the NFC security bags have consecutive serial numbers that are tamper proof and stored on the NFC tag. The serial numbers are unique per customer and the NFC tags are globally unique. Thus, neither can a security bag be missed nor another organisations security bags used.

Tamper evident closure
The NFC security bag cannot be opened without destroying it. Attacks by heat, cold, or attempts to close a bag which has been opened are recognisable due to obvious signs of tampering.

Removable ownership receipt
With this record the owner of the contents can prove ownership or the sender of the bag that it is shipped.

Customisable printing
The NFC security bag can be printed with your logo and any additional fields as needed for your organisation.

A variety of sizes and optional extras
The NFC security bags can be produced in different sizes.
Standard sizes are 152×228 mm (6×9 inches), 228×304 mm (9×12 inches), 304 x457 mm (12×18 inches), 381×508 mm (15×20 inches)
The security bags can be produced in different versions, for example with an antistatic coating for hard drives and other storage devices.

Price
Depending on the quantity ordered the cost of NFC Security Bags ranges from €2.90 – €4.90 per unit. The monthly subscription fee for the use of the smartphone app and back end administration software, including data storage on ENAiKOON’s highly secure servers, costs €9.90 per month per user with a minimum contract length of 24 months. All prices are excluding VAT.
More information about prices

More informationen
Read more on the ginstr website about use cases and functions.

ENAiKOON and Toughshield to exhibit at Security & Policing event

This week is the Security & Policing tradeshow, UK’s only event for police, law enforcement, and security professionals. From March 11-13 2014, ENAiKOON will be exhibiting with Toughshield, a rugged mobile computing device provider. Together, we will be showcasing the benefits of telematics and NFC technology for police officers and security professionals. The combined solution using their robust mobile phones, our tracking devices, and our mobile apps will aid in improving mobile workforce management, operational efficiency, and employee security.
Security guard with torch in warehouse
The ENAiKOON NFC tracking solution for guard tour monitoring is a system that uses NFC tags, NFC-capable smartphones, and the inViu NFC-tracker app. A security guard going on patrol would use their smartphone to scan NFC tags mounted along their tour. The NFC tag data along with the user ID and scanned time gets transmitted to the inViu servers where management can remotely view the patrol details from any browser. Keeping an accurate audit trail is essential when it comes to building trust, not only within the organisation but with clients and other stakeholders, and this solution will allow security companies to maintain a good reputation while easily managing their guards.

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As for police officers, we developed software that helps deploy police officers based on their GPS location. This technological enhancement allows them to efficiently manage their regional coverage, shorten their response times, and increase their safety. In order to better manage a police department, all the police officers need are GPS devices on their vehicles or, alternatively, smartphones with the inViu routes app. Another great use of NFC and mobile phones would be in the evidence room. ENAiKOON has a partnership with Security Bag, a patented NFC evidence bag. By identifying each piece of evidence with an NFC Security Bag, police officers are able to quickly scan the tags with their NFC-capable mobile phones to access tamper-proof data and track their chain of custody. Less time in the office means more time out on the streets! In addition, the use of smartphones is further benefited out in the field for taking pictures of witnesses, suspects, victims, and crime scenes with GPS coordinates and timestamps for easy management of evidence images.

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For all solutions mentioned, using reliable mobile phones with the right features is extremely important as the stakes are high for these professions. Most modern smartphones have NFC capability, though this alone is not sufficient enough for those who work under harsh conditions. Security guards and police officers require durable devices that can withstand emergency situations, and Toughshield’s R500+ is the perfect device. Not only does it have an IP67 rating, but it resists water, dust, and other microparticles. Try dropping it 1.2 metres onto concrete – it won’t break the screen!

 

If you’re attending the Security & Policing event in Farnborough, be sure to stop by ENAiKOON and Toughshield’s booth! We are always looking for reseller partners, so if you would like to set up a meeting with us in Farnborough, please do not hesitate to contact us. For further information on our tracking solutions, visit our website at www.enaikoon.com.

Facility Management with NFC and Android Phones

Remember when security guards used to call for backup on handheld transceivers? An alarming number of security companies still use them for communication during guard patrols. Why use these ancient devices when we have NFC-enabled, multi-purpose, and affordable smartphones in the market? Conveniently, there are now telematics solutions specifically for managing mobile workers using these smartphones together with NFC – an ideal system for facility management and guard tours. NFC is something we have discussed previously as a technology that is being rapidly absorbed by the tech community.

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So how is it used for guard patrols? It’s simple. Equip each guard with an NFC-capable smartphone, used to swipe NFC tags located at checkpoints, destinations, and rooms on patrol routes. When these tags are scanned using inViu NFC-tracker, the data from the tag, along with the GPS timestamp, is sent to our servers in real time. This data can be viewed and analysed via our telematics software, inViu pro, for effective monitoring. You can even turn these smartphones into GPS devices by installing the inViu routes app, making it easier to locate your guards in case of emergency.

inViu NFC Tracker

A mobile security services provider recently switched to the ENAiKOON guard tour monitoring system, dramatically changing the way they perform their patrols. Bergische Security from Solingen, Germany, used to use a system that required wands that read barcodes. The company faced many inconveniences with the old system, having to collect the wands after each shift to upload the data. It also failed to provide real-time locations of the guards and could not read the barcodes under poor weather conditions. When replacement parts were needed, they were expensive as the parts were only exclusively available from one supplier. These challenges made Bergische Security search for a new solution.

Once ENAiKOON’s solution was implemented, the wands were replaced with NFC-capable smartphones, improving the communication between the dispatcher and guards. Guard-tour data is now transmitted in real time and viewed immediately by Bergische Security and their clients. The supplier-neutral replacement parts have helped the company find affordable replacements with ease.

“The ENAiKOON system is more affordable compared to our previous system and other industry-specific solutions, for both the initial package and the running costs,” says Evelyn Neuhaus, the assistant managing director of Bergische Security. “Moreover, with the exception of the software, ENAiKOON’s system is supplier neutral, only requiring off-the-shelf, NFC-capable Android smartphones. The permanent data transmission and localisation of the devices are big advantages. If checkpoints are missed, we immediately receive an alert message. When security guards require assistance, we know their location instantly. When we have special requests, we can send the nearest security guard. Other big advantages are the ability to use a combination of different tools on one smartphone as well as the flexibility that we gain with the system.”

Having an inexpensive yet effective and efficient guard tour system has optimised Bergische Security’s operations. With improved communication, guard performance, overall safety, and productivity, the company now experiences more transparent partnerships with their clients. For further information or a free trial kit of the system, contact ENAiKOON at sales@enaikoon.com.