Communicates via NFC for NFC enabled devices, and via bump for all other devices.
The Pylon and base station come pre-linked. The owner simply pairs the system with their phone and sets basic access levels.
Head over to the Pylon blog for all of the latest updates and progress reports. We will be letting you know how the production process goes as well as allowing anyone to submit questions, comments and feedback about what they would like to see with Pylon.
You can use Pylon alongside your current Router and use Pylon as a guest network, or you can hook Pylon to your modem and use Pylon as your wifi.
Yes! Even though Pylon is mainly available in the United States, there are plans to move into the international market. We will gladdly ship to your country though.
Yes. With such devices, they would simply connect to your network as is usual with a non-mobile device, then open up their browser. At this point Pylon would ask them to identify themselves. The authentication and permissions process would be the same as with a mobile device.
We are not currently offering supprt for streaming video, although we are testing drivers for other such products.
Currently, no. The NFC chip will not need to have a power source.
The Pylon and its base station come pre-linked. You simply download the Pylon App on your phone and hold your phone against the Pylon - The system will then recognize you as the owner. You can then start setting your access settings.
They are currently only available in black and white. We are looking into the possibility of making them more customizable with your logo and favorite sports team..
Yes, we are currently finishing up our business site. Stay tuned.
We value security over everything at Pylon Products. All of your information about your visitors is kept on your Base station and is never shared with our servers..
The first generation of Pylon is currently in production. We are using a Raspberry Pi to for the Base Station.
For the first Gen of Pylon we will be using a Raspberry Pi computer. The reason for this is to keep costs down. Future Gen will be reevaluating the usage.
The Pylon will come with one wall mount and a base station. Additional wall mounts as well as Beacons can be purchased seperately..
Please fill out a request for beta testing in the contact page with the subject "Beta". We are always glad and looking for some testing..
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Set which of your friends and family have access to your network and for how long. You can, with a touch of a button, remove people from your network.