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Suprema joins FiRa Consortium to accelerate the future of walk-through access security

Suprema, a globally renowned company in access control and biometrics, has joined as a member of the FiRa Consortium, a consultative body that establishes standards for ultra-wideband (UWB) technology, the next-generation of wireless communication.
The FiRa Consortium is a global organisation established for the goal of promoting widespread adoption of UWB by improving the stability of the technology, as well as its distance and location measurement accuracy.
UWB – short-range wireless communication technology
UWB is a short-range wireless communication (RF) technology that uses broadband frequencies to measure distances with an accuracy of centimetres. According to a ‘2021 Market Analysis’ report by Techno Systems Research, the global UWB market, which exceeded more than 200 million units last year, is forecasted to reach more than 1.2 billion units shipped by 2027.
Manufacturers in various industries, including BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Samsung Electronics and Apple…