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HID releases OMNIKEY 5321 for hygenic environments

HID Global announced the introduction of the OMNIKEY 5321 CR USB Reader, a waterproof contactless PC-linked smart card reader that enables the use of logical access in hygienic environments.

The OMNIKEY 5321 CR USB Reader features:
· A uniquely designed sealed housing for clean rooms or any area with modern aesthetic needs
· Support for HID iCLASS® and MIFARE®, as well as three ISO standards for contactless cards, including ISO 14443 A/B, ISO 15693 and Microsoft® WHQL
· Standard application interfaces of PC/SC, Synchronous-API (on top of PC/SC)

The reader reads/writes to 13.56MHz contactless smart cards in all three high frequency standards and economically supports end-user environments where a variety of cards and tags are in use, including HID iCLASS, NXP MIFARE, DESFire, SMART-MX, ICODE, Texas Instruments TagIT and Infineon my-d to name a few. The reader also supports contactless smart cards up to 848 Kbps, providing fast data transmission within a durable housing design that is fully optimized for advanced contactless applications.

Additionally, the reader supports HID on the Desktop.

HID Global

November 24, 2009
By Canadian Security


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