Talk-A-Phone’s Card Reader Surface Mount accessory is designed to combine emergency communications equipment with access control. The unit includes a hinged panel for easy installation and an acrylic adapter to magnetically isolate the card reader for enhanced read range. The ETP-SMCR Card Reader system is ideal for drive-up or walk-up applications including building access control and garage or parking lot entries. Like various Talk-A-Phone products, the Card Reader Surface Mount can be mounted to a wall, on a pole, or to a gooseneck pedestal for stand-alone applications. It provides robust, flexible, and forward-thinking solutions for facility needs, according to the company.