Monthly Archives: October 2010

ID card history part 2

Proximity ID cards use different technology to transfer data than magnetic stripe or barcode. When proximity card is presented against the reader (usually within 3 inches) data stored on a built-in chip is being transmitted using radio frequency. How ID … Continue reading

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ID card history part 1

Imagine not that long ago driver’s license had no photo on it and company employees were using paper punch time cards. Words like electronic chip or biometrics sounded more like space science than something that fits your wallet. New security … Continue reading

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