Access Credential Form Factor Tutorial

By: Brian Rhodes, Published on Feb 10, 2020

Deciding which access control credential to use and distribute, including form factor, can be a difficult task.

******* *** *********** *** strengths ** ****** **** factors **** **** *** integrator ********* *** ***** choice.

** **** ****, ** examine *** **** ****** form ******* *********, ******** the ****** ********** ** each, *** ******** ***** they **** *** *******. The ****** '**** *******' of ********** ***:

  • ****/******
  • **********
  • *** ****
  • ******** ** ******
  • ******** *****
  • ****** ***********

Common ********** **** *******

***** *** ********** ** access *********** *** ***** enough ** *** **** many ********* ******, ************** *****************, *** **** ****** forms **** ** ****** control ***:

****/******

**** ****** ** *** popular ****, ******** ******* card **** **** ****** associate **** ********** ****** control.

*** ******** **** ** this ********** ******. *** most ****** **** ** this ********** ** ********* by*** **** **-*** '****', *** ***** sizes *****. *** ********* in ****** ** ********** to ** * ******** attribute ** **** ******* unique ****** ***** *** credential ********* ** ***********.

******* *** **** *** directly ***** ****** ** these *****, **** ******** double ** ******* ** badges. ****** ***** *** be ******* ** ********* to ******* * ****** of ****** ** ******** including:

***** *** *********** ***********, designed ** ** ************* replaced. ********* ***** *********** are **** ********** '**********', like ***** ******** ** public ******* ******. ***** card *********** *** ** purchased **** ************ *** about $*.** ** $*.** per ***** ********* ******* ****** ** ******.

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** ******** ** *** 'card/badge' ******, ********** *** thick, ***** ****** ** plastic. **** ***** **** factor ********** ***** ****** than ***** *** *** be ******* **** ***** more ******* *******.

********* ******* *** ***** older **** '****/*****' ***********, and **** **** ******** to *********** ****** (***** technology) **********. ***** *********** can ** **** **** picture *** ** ******** a ********** *****.

*** **** ** **** form ****** ******* ******* on *** ***** ****** characteristics ** *** ****. Clamshell *********** *** ** purchased **** ************ *** about $*.** - $*.** per *****.

Key ****

**** *** ***** ******* intended ** ** ******* on ********.

***** ***** ******* *** not *********, **** *** very ******* *** *** withstand ***** **********. ***** credentials *** ******** ** be ******* **** *******, dangle ******* **** ********, and ****** ******** ** all-weather ************.

**** **** ****** ** expensive ******** ** ***** options, *******, **** *** designed ** ** ******** much **** *****. ***** credentials *** ** ********* from ************ *** ***** $1 - $* *** piece.

Stickers ** ******

**** **** ****** ** often ******* ** ***** items (**** *** ***** of ****). **** ****** is ****** *** ****** other ******* '******' ***********.

**** ******'* ******* ********* is **** **** *** quickly ** ********** ******* to ***** *******. *** example, ******** **** **** of ******* ** * car ********** ** * common ****** ** ************* through ******* *****.

***** ***** ******* ********** stickers ** '********':

******* ****** ******* *** this **** ******, ********* on *** ******** ******* life *** ***** ***********. This ****** *** ** customized ********* ** * specific **** ** ***** or *** ** ********* in ********-****** '*******'.

**** **** ****** *** be ********* **** ************ for ***** $*.** - $10.00 *** *****.

Embedded *****

******** ***** ** **** are ****** ** ****-******** devices. *** **** *** be ******** *******, *** often **** **** ** credential *** **** **** one ********.***, ** '**** ***** communication' ******** ** ******* ** this ******.

******* *** **** ****** is ******* **** ** OEM ********* **** **** and ** *** ******** for *********** ** ****** purchases.

Mobile ***********

**** ****** ***********, ******* of ******** * ****, clamshell, ** *** ** a ******, *** **** flashes * ***** ** activates ** *** *** the **** ** ********.

***** ** *** ****** personal ***** ** ******, the **** **** **** accompany ***** **** ****, wallets, ** ** ***** and **** *** *** easily **** ** ********* makes **** ******** *** access *******.

****** *********** ********* ***** in ***** ******* $*.** - $**.** *** **********, but ********* '******' ***** may ** ** ***** cost **** * ********** system.

*******, *** ***** ** mobile ****** ****** *** a ****. ****** ******, even *********** ****, *** roughly *** - *** the **** ** * card. *** *** **** of *********** * ***** is **** ******, ********* frequent ********* *** ******** updates ***** * **** remains **** *********** *** essentially **** ** ******** once ******.

** * **** ****** or ** ****, *** employer ******** * $*.** - $** ***** ** plastic, ***** ** * phone ****** ** ** lost, ******* **** *** hundreds ** ******* ** replace **.

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** **** **** ******* form ******* ** *********** perform ****** **** ****** in ******* **********. ** provide *** ********* *********** guidelines ***** ** *** field **********:

  • ******* ***: ***** *** ***** for ********** **** **** require ******* ***. ****** worn *** ***********, **** a *** **** ** issue *** ***********. ******* images *** ********* ** scratching ** ********, *** will ***** ******** ****** a ***** ********** ******.
  • ***** ***: ********** *** ***** for ******* ** *** field ** *****. ******* construction **** *** **** or ***** ******. *** withstand ******** ***** ****.
  • ********* ************: *** **** *** the **** ****** *** highly ********* ** ******* environments. ********* ** ***** or ******* *****. ***** size ***** ****** ******* easy.
  • ***** / ********: *** ********* **** as *****-***** ***********, ******** or ****** *** ** discretely ******* ** **** surfaces. ****** *** ******** credentials ** *****, ********, or ***** ***** ** credentials **** ***** ****.
  • ****** *** *******: ******** ***** *** most **** ** ********* parts ** ***** *******. Never **** ** * stand-alone **********, *** ****** for *********** ****** ******* credentials ** ******* **** cell ******.
  • ******* *******: ** ***** ********* & **** ***** Access ****** ********,** **** ******* ****** applications *********** ******* *** credentials **** ** ********** by *** ***** ** long-range ********, ** ********** stickers *** ****** ****** primary *******.

Comments (7)

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****** *** ***** ******* Lynn!

* **** ****** ** add *** ******* ** is **** ***/**** ********/******* is ******** *** ***** uses ***correct ******* ******. A mainstay problem with printers universally, really, but hot damn if I didn't have a ~2 hour service call one day at a city center for an access card printer problem.

**** ***** *****, ***** out *** (****** *****) facility *** * "*******" badge *******, **** ******* stocked *** *** *** the ***** ****** *** the *** * *** troubleshooting. **** *** ***** I *******.

**** **** - ******** learns *** **** *** about *** "****"* ** badge ******* *******.

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***** *** ****, *** are *** ****. **** is * ***** ***** to *****. *** ***** also ******** **** ** the ********** ********* ***** here ** ****, *** then ****** ** *** want ** *********** ** a ********** ********** ** become * ******** ******** generalist. **** ** ****!

***** ****, **** ******* from ***, ****** *** taking *** **** ** reply, *** * ****** appreciate **** ******, ** like ** **** *** opportunity ***** **** ****** knowledgeable ***** *** ******** to ***** ***** ** as ** **** ** the **** ******** *** me ***** *'* ***** learning *** ***** ***, only * ***** ** so ***** **** **** or ****, ***** ****** installs & ***** ****** controls * **** ** NYC *** *** ******* is ***** ** ***** plains, ****'* ** ******* email :**********@*****.***

****** ***** ****

**** ********* **

***** ****, ******!

*'* **** **** **** clamshell ***** ********* **** thicker *** ****** ********** LF ***** **** ******** size *****, **** ****** range. **** * **** of *** ********** **** get ****** ***** **** a *** ** *** same **********, ***** *** to **** ****.

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