Founded in 2005, Telaeris, Inc. is a US-based software company, based in San Diego, CA. Telaeris specializes in handheld and hands-free safety and physical security solutions to enhance access control and track facility occupancy for emergencies and drills. With a commitment to innovation, the company collaborates with global companies to deliver effective workplace safety and security solutions, safeguarding lives and business interests.

Interview with David Carta, CEO Telaeris, Inc.

Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company?

David Carta: 

Handheld Badge Verification – Superior security with handheld authentication to confidently control access to and manage any secured space plus Entry/Exit tracking.

Emergency Evacuation Mustering – Ensure everyone is safely accounted for during a true emergency to improve evacuations, employee safety and OSHA / regulatory compliance.

Corporate Events & Training – Use existing security badges for access management to manage attendees and deny access when necessary to events and training.

Handheld Biometric Verification – Superior security with biometrics and multi-factor authentication to deliver enhanced identity authentication in high security areas.

Workplace Surveys – Pre-screen workers with questions and ensure trainings, certifications, or other important information is verified before providing access.

RFID enabled equipment issuance, inspections, and management.

Other Use Cases – Entry/Exit Tracking, Time and Attendance, Confined Space Management, Bus Entry Validation, Guest / Visitor Tracking, Remote Parking, Mobile Enrollment, and more.

David Carta, CEO Telaeris

E.E: What’s the news about new products/services?

D.C: XPressEntry handheld readers proudly lead the industry with integrations into more than 36 different access control systems.

Our latest generation of Android 13, ruggedized handheld readers come pre-built with support for more than 50 different security badge technologies, along with full support for Android 13, completely certified with Google Management Services.

The RFID enabled handheld is additionally certified by Apple to support HID Mobile Access® solutions in Google or Apple Wallet.

E.E: What are the ranges of products/services?

D.C: Telaeris’ XPressEntry is a handheld solution for access control systems.

XPressEntry handheld readers validate permissions and authenticate credentials or biometrics against the identity information on record in the access control system database on-the-go from anywhere, record entries and exits where door readers are not practical or available, challenge credentials from within secured spaces, spot check permissions to deter tailgating / piggybacking, quickly muster employees during an emergency evacuation, maintain facility occupancy information, and much more.

Telaeris also offers compatible tablet and fixed / kiosk readers for different business use cases and workplace scenarios.  

E.E: What is the state of the market where you are currently active?

D.C: The security industry is a dynamic and growing market that has seen significant consolidation from major players in the last decade, both in the integration and the OEM channels. As Telaeris’ offerings complement the various OEM solutions and are available for sale through the security integration channel, our opportunities continue to expand.

E.E: What can you tell us about market trends?

D.C: For the past few years, the largest growth in the security market has been in the video camera, capture, and management platforms, with expert systems being used for performing various activities with the video stream. 

E.E: What are the most innovative products/services marketed?

D.C: In the past 18 months, AI has been the driving factor in innovation, both with video analytics and with analyzing various security data streams from both the physical access and the logical access control systems. The AI output and logic is still in its infancy, but even at this early date, it is clearly starting to show promise in detection of violations and intrusion.

E.E: What estimations do you have for the beginning of 2024?

D.C: We expect the security market to continue to show consolidation in both the OEM marketplace and integration channels, with many of the players ramping up their acquisition pace. Additionally, with the advent of deep AI fakes and cyber-crimes increasing, we expect the security and safety industry to continue to grow at steady clips.