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Access showing at FTE 2014

Access will be demonstrating its new passport and ID card readers at FTE 2014

We will be showing off our new OCR640 full-page passport & 2D barcode reader as well as the new, compact and highly flexible OCR316 OCR/MSR passport and card reader.

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Access appoints IT4Aero to grow new markets

Access IS has signed an agreement with IT4Aero to provide sales consultancy services..  (August 2013)

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Compact OCR reader from Access IS makes light work of passport data capture

Access has announced a compact and lightweight OCR reader for passports, ID cards and other OCR-B encoded cards, called the OCR315  (August 2013)

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Access uses Cartes to unveil ultra compact ePassport and eID readers for high speed data capture

Access IS, a global market leader for 2D barcode scanning technology in the airport sector, announces the launch of ultra compact optical character recognition (OCR) readers with exceptionally fast and accurate reading performance.  (November 2012)

blue arrow Access unveils OCR640 desktop scanner

Access launches LSR116 scanner desgined to read mobile phone and tablet 2D barcodes and QR codes

Access IS has launched the LSR116 for the kiosk market, with its exceptionally fast and accurate reading of 2D barcodes from smartphones and tablets, as well as printed paper.  (September 2012)

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Access to demonstrate its latest NFC-enabled boarding gate reader at FTE, Vancouver

Access IS will be showing its latest near field communication at the Westin Bayshore hotel, Vancouver, 5th-7th September .  (September 2012)

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Access IS 2012 Railway Industry Innovation Award Winner

Access has scooped the 2012 Railway Industry Innovation Award for a mobile phone kiosk ticketing solution designed in collaboration with Masabi and Atos. Chiltern Railway's mTicketing application allows commuters to securely purchase and display rail tickets on mobile phone handsets.  (August 2012)

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Access' BGR135 face-up boarding gate reader upgraded to simplify operation

Access IS has upgraded its 2D boarding gate reader  (BGR) range, with the BGR135. The BGR135 is the base unit for a revised set of devices. It adds an industry-standard RJ45 port for connecting a receipt printer and a convenient power switch to allow the unit to shut down when not in use.  (June 2012)

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Hong Kong Airport introduces Access' automated 2D boarding pass readers

Automated passenger document-scanning technology is now in place at Hong Kong International Airport  (Chek Lap Kok) courtesy of UK-based data capture specialists Access Is. The firm's LSR110 system employs barcode readers to scan both traditional passes and electronic versions displayed on cell phones.  (May 2012)

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Qantas implement Access IS RFID enabled boarding pass readers to simplify travel for Qantas frequent flyers

Access IS announces that Australian airline Qantas has completed the roll out of an innovative data input technology from Access IS across its domestic network as part of a new boarding programme for loyal customers.  (April 2012)

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POS keyboard with integrated passport reader

TTT Moneycorp selects Access keyboards with integral passport readers to speed financial transaction processing

Access IS has installed customised keyboards with integral passport readers at TTT Moneycorp outlets across the UK. The compact programmable AKC110 keyboards include a card reader and passport reader.  (February 2012)

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CBC reader to catch fraudulent proof of address

Specialist CBC reader helps to catch fraudulent utility bills for CDD

The new LSR120 helps to catch fraudulent documents presented as proof of address at banks and financial institutions. It reads CBC barcodes to verify against the printed address for customer due diligence (CDD).   (March 2011)

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Contactless NFC and 2D BCBP reader

Combined contactless NFC and 2D barcode reader simplifies passenger boarding

The new BGR125 is capable of reading contactless media such as NFC enabled mobile phones and contactless frequent flyer cards, and 2D barcodes offering increased convenience to passengers and airlines alike.   (February 2011)

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Keyboard with passport reader for car rental, hotel, bureau de change

Keyboard with passport reader for car rental, hotel and bureau de change

A rugged programmable keyboard with built in optical character reader for reading passports, visas and ID cards for identity verification. An optional magnetic stripe reader  (MSR) adds the ability to read credit cards and loyalty cards.  (April 2010)

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Access wins Stuttgart Airport order

Stuttgart Airport selects Access after independent tests

Access has won an order valued at over €500,000 for check-in desk and boarding gate equipment as part of a major refurbishment programme following an extensive CUTE evaluation.  
(January 2010)

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Mobile ticketing for trains and mass transport

Access IS collaborates with Masabi for mass-transit mobile e-tickets

Masabi, the developer of mobile ticket purchase software for mass-market phones, has successfully collaborated with Access IS to produce optimised mobile barcode scanners for use in high volume, mass-transit situations.  (January 2010)

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News archive

 

blue arrow Nigel Bonsor joins Access IS as Technical Director  (June 2012)

 

blue arrow The upgraded BGR135  (June 2012)

 

blue arrow Hong Kong's electronic boarding pass reader  (May 2012)

 

blue arrow Compact OCR reader from Access IS reads passports and ID cards  (May 2012)

 

blue arrow Access IS to launch compact OCR swipe reader  (May 2012)

 

blue arrow Access IS becomes an IATA Strategic Parter  (May 2012)

 

blue arrow Qantas RFID enabled boarding pass readers  (April 2012)

 

blue arrow TTT Moneycorp selects Access keyboards with integral passport readers  (February 2012)

 

blue arrow Single action e-passport reader captures MRZ data almost instantly (September 2011)

 

blue arrow Specialist CBC reader helps to catch fraudulent utility bills for CDD  (March 2011)

 

blue arrow Contactless NFC and 2D barcode reader simplifies passenger boarding  (February 2011)

 

blue arrow Snap-on readers for hand-held computers enable mobile check-in  (September 2010)

 

blue arrow Access expands during the tough economic climate  (August 2010)

 

blue arrow Access in the Sunday Times as 30th fastest UK exporter  (July 2010)

 

blue arrow Access wins Commonwealth Games race  (June 2010)

 

blue arrow Keyboard with passport reader for car rental, hotel & bureau de change  (April 2010)

 

blue arrow Read the article: Skip check-in, go straight to immigration  (March 2010)

 

blue arrow Stuttgart Airport selects Access after independent tests  (January 2010)

 

blue arrow Access IS collaborates with Masabi for mass-transit mobile e-tickets  (January 2010)

 

blue arrow New partnership for telecom operator e-coupons and mobile vouchers  (December 2009)

 

blue arrowContract for boarding gates and check-in at South African airports  (November 2009)

 

blue arrow Face-up or face-down bar code reading?  (June 2009)

 

blue arrow Integrated reader for check-in, lounge and duty-free application  (March 2009)

 

blue arrow Bank keyboard with integrated cheque (check) reader  (January 2009)

 

blue arrow Access keyboard for Nike  (January 2009)

 

blue arrow Access check-in keyboards create revenue opportunities for US Airways  (November 2008)

 

blue arrow Ultra-compact OCR module for integration into portable devices  (July 2008)

 

blue arrow Programmable keyboards with integrated fingerprint readers  (July 2008)

 

blue arrow Receipt printer for boarding pass revolution  (April 2008)

 

blue arrow Access Keyboards renamed Access IS  (October 2007)

 

blue arrow First custom keyboard with integral biometrics for retail POS and banking  (December 2006)

 

blue arrow The World's first dedicated 2D bar code boarding gate reader  (December 2006)

 

blue arrow Access launches boarding gate reader with both ATB2 and 2D BCBPs capability  (November 2006)

 

blue arrow Access Keyboards introduces IP-rated stainless steel keyboards for harsh environments (November 2005)

 

blue arrow Access Keyboards 'swipe and park' keyboards are VISA PED approved for offline transactions

 

blue arrow Access Keyboards ultra-compact POS keyboards 

 

blue arrow Lloyds TSB teller keyboard

 

blue arrow NYSE trades on Access keypads

 

blue arrow Magnetic card reader won't cost a wedge