With its complete range of OMNIKEY® readers - desk-top readers with contact or RFID interface, notebook models, and secure readers with PIN pad and display - HID Global offers one-stop shopping for any need in the area of ready-to-use PC smart card reader devices. In addition, HID Global offers advanced smart card terminals for special markets like e-health and national ID, as well as biometric devices.

OMNIKEY smart card reader chip sets and custom PCB´s are used by leading computer and peripheral makers to embed smart card reader technology into OEM products, like keyboards, notebooks, etc.

OMNIKEY products are designed to support any smart card for any application on any computer. OMNIKEY devices support all relevant operating systems from all Windows platforms to Linux and Mac OS. Certifications to all relevant industry standards including PC/SC, WHQL, USB CCID, EMV 2000, and Common Criteria ensure world-wide compliance and easy integration in any system.

OMNIKEY® standardized readers are connected via USB or serial cable to a desktop computer to be placed on the desk or to be attached to a monitor. They are equally suited for laptop usage.

For high-security applications that require PIN pad operations we offer smart card readers for two-way authentication. These are particularly suitable for digital signature applications with Common Criteria certified security level.

To secure laptops or other mobile devices with smart card technology we provide readers that can be connected via PCMCIA/ ExpressCard™ slot or USB interface.

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