Biometric Access Control Reader for the Mainstream Continues to Gain Traction

Atlanta, GA — September 12, 2022— RealNetworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK), is showcasing SAFR SCAN™, the company’s recently introduced facial recognition reader designed for mainstream commercial access control, workforce management and health safety applications, at GSX 2022 in booth 3725. Since its introduction in Q1, 2022, SAFR SCAN has continued to evolve with added features further adding to the cost-effective solution’s broad market appeal. 

Additionally, SAFR SCAN has caught the attention of leading technology companies, resulting in new integrations & partnerships with AMAG Technology, Genetec, ACRE/Feenics, and PCSC. SAFR SCAN has also joined Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) and will be part of the PSIA Experience at GSX on Tuesday, September 13th. 

“There continues to be a high level of interest and excitement about SAFR SCAN since we publicly debuted the solution only six months ago. End-users and technology partners alike continue to affirm that SAFR SCAN delivers the perfect balance of high-performance biometrics and exceptional value required to meet new and emerging physical security, workforce management and health safety challenges,” said Paul DiPeso, President, SAFR from RealNetworks. 

SAFR SCAN provides a fast, frictionless access control experience, authenticating up to 30 individuals per minute and employing the latest advancements in secure facial recognition technology. Ideal for both indoor and outdoor environments with changing lighting conditions, SAFR SCAN also functions as a 3-in-1 device for access control, video surveillance, and video intercom capabilities at the door. Since its initial introduction, SAFR SCAN continues to evolve with new features and capabilities, including a powerful feature to help detect and prevent tailgating. 

SAFR SCAN’s facial recognition technology is 99.9% accurate and uses anti-spoofing technology to ensure the liveness of the individual being authenticated. All SAFR SCAN data is secured and encrypted with no facial images being recorded or stored anywhere within the system for further personal privacy protections. 

SAFR SCAN is now integrated with several leading access control platforms from AMAG Technology, Feenics, Genetec, and PCSC. “We are extremely pleased to be working with several of the industry’s leading access control companies, and are in discussion with many more as we look to provide users a seamless, frictionless access experience when using SAFR SCAN on the access platform of their preference,” said DiPeso. 

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About SAFR SAFR ( is the world’s foremost facial recognition platform for live video intelligence. It taps the power of AI to help the world get back to work. Whether it’s used for occupancy counting, face mask detection, or touchless entry control, SAFR can be deployed on premises, in the cloud, embedded in a smart camera, or with a VMS. SAFR enhances security, heightens situational awareness, and delivers insights that improve operational efficiency and protect the health and safety of people everywhere.
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Kat Mullins /LRG Marketing