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...]