ORIA Systems has a professional security consultant to assist you both with the design and implementations of new access control system for your business.

In addition, ORIA Systems’ professional installation team will ensure that your access control system combined with intrusion detection devices combined with battery backup GSM module for remote security monitoring will operate to the highest security industry standards. Our product range and in-house expertise offer you peace of mind knowing that as your organisation expands, your access control system has the flexibility to grow with you.

ORIA Systems utilise the SIFER products range which is a highly secure Card Reader and Access Card technology designed to work in perfect synergy with the Inner Range Integriti and Inception Access Control systems.

The SIFER Card Reader is a multi-drop RS-485 based reader that utilise 128-bit AES encryption from the card through to the door module, providing a far superior level of security than that of traditional Wiegand based Card Readers. SIFER readers utilise the Mifare DESfire EV1 card format, which use in high level security government and enterprise sites. In addition, the SIFER reader technology is providing a far superior level of security than that of traditional Wiegand based Card Readers.

The SIFER Card Reader product family includes traditional readers, keypads and a full range of card & fob credentials. This includes ready-to-use pre-programmed cards or uniquely customised cards with site specific encryption. ORIA Systems also offers credentials that can be re-programmed in the field via the SIFER programming station.

SIFER readers and credentials are based on the highly secure MIFARE® DESFire® EV1/EV2 Access Card format. As SIFER Card Readers utilise a superset of the OSDP protocol, the readers may also be deployed on any system capable of using OSDP. The RS-485 to Wiegand converter device may also be used to enable SIFER readers to be used with traditional Wiegand based systems.

The SIFER Multi Format Card Reader version offers an identical set of features to the Standard SIFER

Card Reader with additional support for reading the CSN of third party 13.56Mhz credentials.

ORIA Systems can provide the following three Access Card types to the end user:

1. SIFER-P: Pre-programmed ‘stock’ Access Cards with card number printed. The most cost-effective option but Access Cards customisation is not supported. With more than four billion Access Cards numbers available each SIFER-P card is guaranteed to be unique.


2. SIFER-U: User Programmable Access Cards that allow an installer to customise the Access Cards number, site code and use their own encryption key. Printed with factory Access Cards number.


3. SIFER-C: Custom batch orders configured by the factory according to the specified Access Card number range, site code, encryption key and printing options. Access Cards cannot be re-programmed at a later stage by the installer or the factory.

Inner Range OSDP Technology

ORIA Systems also offer the OSDP <> Wiegand Converter which is a small inline device, capable of operating in two main modes that can open up many new options when determining and designing a site’s hardware requirements.

Option 1: Connect Wiegand readers to OSDP ports via the Converter

A Wiegand Card Reader can now be connected to an OSDP port. This allows Wiegand Card Readers to make use of many of the benefits that an OSDP reader bus provides:

• 128bit AES encrypted communication path

• 4-core cables to the module, while still offering beeper, valid and invalid LED control

• Longer cable runs

• More flexible wiring configurations (for example, daisy-chaining readers together for a single run back to the module).

In practice, this allows up to 16 Wiegand Card Readers to be connected directly to an Integriti Access Module (4 for SLAM), allowing read-in and read-out abilities on all doors. This is perfect if upgrading an existing site with access control to Integriti or Inception.

The advanced control that Integriti offers for a Wiegand reader’s beeper and valid/invalid LEDs are also available when connected to the OSDP <> Wiegand Converter.

This allows numerous area events like arm success or failure, entry delay, exit delay, alarm and area arm warning, or door events like door unlocked and held open too long to make use of the inbuilt Wiegand Card Reader’s beeper and LEDs to provide feedback to users.

Option 2: Connect OSDP readers to Wiegand reader port.

Via the Converter, OSDP readers such as Inner Range SIFER readers or other products can now be connected to existing Wiegand reader ports. This allows SIFERs, for example, to be used on older Concept hardware or other products in preparation for a site upgrade.

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