Bangalore, Sep 12 (UNI) HID Global, a leader in providing solutions for the delivery of secure identity, today announced the launch of new additions to its versatile multiCLASS reader line.
The products were a keypad reader (for dual-factor authentication) and a mullion-mount reader (for MiniProx retrofit replacement). HID Global had once again clearly asserted its commitment to support 13.56 MHz technologies in a release here today. The company's offerings encompass the industry's broadest range of open standard contactless smart card products, available from over 40,000 resellers worldwide.
New additions to the expanded multiCLASS line included: RP15: A new reader designed to simplify MiniProx retrofit replacement, providing a simple installation solution for customers upgrading from the widely used MiniProx readers to high performance contactless smart cards capabilities; and RPK40: A multi-technology keypad reader that combines contactless card presentation with a personal identification number (PIN) to support dual-factor identity authentication.
The enhancements combine 125 kHz proximity and 13.56 MHz contactless smart card and reader technologies into a single reader, providing additional support for users upgrading from the most popular proximity cards to the most popular contactless smart cards.
The multiCLASS line, which also includes the RP40 reader, provides a clear multi-technology migration path for the large installed bases of HID, Indala and AWID customers the release said.