One of the major challenges facing the healthcare sector is security problem. Hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities face a distinctive, and occasionally conflicting, set of requirements with respect to physical security and access control. A jail like atmosphere does nothing to encourage healings. Patients and visitors needs to feel comfortable and feel welcome. Too much protocol seems to make life unbearable for visitors and patients, patients and visitors most times feel vulnerable with these facilities. The right of each patient must be protected by providing access control for them. Doctors are not helping the matter by being impatient to anything they consider an impediment to providing possible health care. [Read more...]
Proximity cards are ID cards that enable proximity technology in its daily functions. Due to the convenience and reliability of these cards, they have become widely used for access control doors in office buildings, contactless payment systems, public transit, and other industries.
HID proximity cards are proximity cards provided by the HID global corporation, which is a leading worldwide brand in the industry. These cards are popularly used for access control and other functions, such as employee ID and public transportation. HID cards use radio frequencies, or a special microprocessor embedded into ID cards. They are encoded upon printing with the use of a special encoder. The encoded information is held in tiny radio receivers embedded in the cards. A card reader authenticates the information encoded in the card’s RFID antenna. [Read more...]