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IPB 7 Revision 7

Revision 7 Release

The R7 IPB's are available! Please note that it is imperitive that when loading firmware onto these units you must have the CORRECT files. They are not the same as the normal IPB units. The naming convention is:

  • Controller: ipbcontr2V7.42
  • Reader: IPBR7220
Also ensure that you are using Config Tool V2.17.04.0 as this is the only config tool that recognises the R7 units.

Major Release

Major Release V2.17.07.0

The 3rd major quarterly release is available on the downloads page along with the what's new documents.

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XTime Distribution

Skycom is now distributing the XTime product to Technical Partners through our distribution partner Access & Beyond which now offers Certified partners the opportunity to re-sell, implement and support the Xtime product across the globe.

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SAFRAN facial recognition

We have just completed the successful integration and implementation of the SAFRAN facial recognition units at one of our large mining clients which is used to control access and time into the respective workplaces. Our controller firmware manages the complete validation cycle and fully integrates to the facial unit via the SAFRAN SDK. This means that even when the server is down full validation can still take place thus not hampering critical operations. Should you require more information on this please inquire at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will revert back to you.

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