HID Global, providing solutions for the delivery of secure identity, is announcing the launch of its SmartID family of contactless smart card readers. Augmenting the company's existing iCLASS product line, the SmartID reader family features ISO 14443A MIFARE/DESFire compatibility, along with an open architecture and a highly customizable platform that enables adaptation to an assortment of card population scenarios.
With a broad range of smart card compatibility, SmartID provides options for users looking for either an "out-of-the-box" solution or customizable readers. Stylish and highly customizable, the SmartID family of contactless readers includes single-technology 13.56 MHz, multi-technology 13.56 MHz and 125 kHz (HID Prox) and single-technology 13.56MHz with biometric authentication. The product line includes:
SmartID ISO 14443 MIFARE/DESFire Reader or Reader/Writer:
Reads data from any ISO 14443A (MIFARE/DESFire) contactless smart card
Can be configured for almost any custom card population
Choose from a variety of reader outputs, including Wiegand, Clock-and-Data, RS232,RS485, and RS422.
Reader firmware loaded from smart card makes upgrades and maintenance painless
SmartTRANS ISO 14443 (13.56 MHz) MIFARE/DESFire and 125KHz (HID Prox) Reader:
Choose from a variety of reader applications, including custom MIFARE, custom
DESFire and FIPS 20