HID Access Control System
HID Global is a leading USA-based manufacturer of access control hardware. Midpoint Security is HID Platinum Partner and an authorized distributor for HID access control related product lines, including proximity card readers, contactless access cards, door access controllers and ID card printers. Midpoint also offers CredoID access control software designed specifically for HID door access controllers. Midpoint technicians have extensive experience with HID products and are ready to answer your questions regarding system design and product compatibility.
Main components of HID access control system
Proximity card readers from HID Global have long served as a popular entry-level option for physical access control. Featuring contactless 125 kHz RFID technology, HID Prox readers are affordable, integrate seamlessly with access control systems, and allow for the use of multiple form factors, including smart cards, fobs and tags.
Also known as prox reader, badge reader and other names. Due to their legendary reliability and security HID card readers and the Nr.1 choice worldwide. Read more about output formats, features, connectivity, keypad settings other options.
Even though HID Global is best known for proximity readers and cards, it also provides one of the most popular open platforms for building access control systems. HID manufactures a wide range of VertX door control panels and Edge IP readers. HID was one for the first companies to introduce network access control readers in 2006, and recently in 2017 HID also acquired Mercury Security corporation which is another well-known access controller manufacturer.
End-users who choose HID access control platform enjoy complete freedom when selecting components, expanding systems and selecting head-end software. HID Global access control solutions conform to industry standards and provide an open platform for access control software development and integration. There are hundreds of software companies supporting HID Edge and VertX door access control panels, so users can choose solution that best meets their needs and budget.
CredoID by Midpoint was one of the first access control and security software applications to offer support for HID IP readers and door controllers.
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