The eMerge Essential ™

Access Control Made Easy

Affordable, Scalable,Browser-Based Access Control

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The eMerge E3-Series represents the next step in the evolution of Linear’s  access control technologies, delivering faster set-up, enhanced features, and industry-leading scalability that outperforms the competition.

The eMerge Essential™ and Essential Plus™ embedded browser-based network appliances make advanced security technology reliable and affordable for any entry-level access control application.  With tens of thousands of access control systems deployed in the field, and backed by decades of experience, Linear continues to deliver unprecedented value and innovation. These full-featured, self-contained hardware/software access systems are perfect  for commercial, industrial, banking, medical, retail, hospitality, and other businesses where users need to secure their facilities, manage access of personnel, create and analyze reports, and monitor the system remotely from any web browser. The comprehensive wizard is fast and intuitive, saving significant set-up time.  Both the Essential and Essential Plus can be seamlessly scaled up, via software keys, to other eMerge E3-Series systems providing increased door and reader capacity, enhanced features, and higher level capabilities. The eMerge E3-Series
makes expansion easy. The eMerge Essential and Essential Plus set new standards of excellence for reliability, ease-of-use, expandability, best-in-class value and lowest cost of ownership.


• Shared hardware and software architecture across all eMerge E3-Series means easy upgrades and expansion.
• Reliable, IT-friendly embedded Linux operating system eliminates:
o Virus / spyware attacks   o Operating System update dependency
• eMerge Essential and Essential Plus supply the right amount of access control businesses need:
o Starts at 1-door / 2-reader capacity with out-of-the box expansion capability to 4-doors / 8-readers
o License key-based scalability  (No additional hardware is needed to expand to 2, 3, or 4 doors)
• Intuitive quick-start wizard allows for ultra-fast setup, saves hours of time versus traditional systems
• Browser-based management enables system status and updates from any place, with any browser,
on any operating system
• Easily scalable via software upgrade to higher-capacity E3-Series eMerge systems
• Enclosure sizes:
o Small footprint ruggedized plastic enclosure (eMerge Essential)
o Midsized metal enclosure with key lock (eMerge Essential Plus)
• UL 294 Certification (pending)
• Includes ODBC-compliant MySQL database with API

Hardware Features

• 100% solid state components for extended service life
• High-speed processor handles multiple simultaneous users and more than 30 transactions per second
• Integrated tamper switch and inputs / outputs for additional functionality
• Optional Power over Ethernet (PoE) available on both Essential models (allows for backup power through a UPS)
• eMerge Essential Plus includes:
o A 5-amp 12 VDC supervised power supply   o Battery backup-ready enclosure
o Capable of housing an additional expansion module

Software Features

Emerge2- Armor security system-Denver CO• One common software for all platforms, based on Linear’s industry leading
access control software
• Dashboard displays full system status at a glance including:
o Event and activity log
o Customizable door diagrams/floor plans with factory default templates
• Time-saving and convenient features:
o Integrated card decoder                  o Usable from iPhone, iPad, Android
o CSV flat file database import             or other mobile devices
o Dynamic event filtering                   o E-mail,  text message notifications
o Built in audit-trail                             o Simple, easy-to-use predefined reports
o Automatic daily data backup to
Micro SD or FTP-based storage     o Built-in documentation library
• Optional software updates for new feature and product enhancements



eMerge Essential & eMerge Essential Plus:

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