RFID/NFC reader software

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Super-flexible software utility for desktops and kiosks – captures card/tag data from all common RFID/NFC card/tag types (including securely encoded data on DESFire & iCLASS cards).

Data can be reformatted and output as emulated key-strokes (know as 'software keyboard wedge'), logged to a file, used to launch apps, or transmitted to cloud or web services.
Compatible with virtually all PC/SC 2.01 standard readers and many more besides. Supports multiple readers simultaneously.
Includes developer features to make it easy to include Read-a-Card within new or custom apps, including: Windows messaging API and built-in web server.

Read-a-Card provides the missing link between standard PC/SC contactless smartcard readers and existing software applications.
(Smartcard readers are not ‘plug-n-play’ in the same way that many common USB peripherals are – generally Windows / Linux / MacOS systems do not make smartcard information visible natively from PC/SC smartcard readers and their drivers).


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ACR1252 with Read-a-Card SAM license inside product image
ACR1252 with Read-a-Card SAM license inside
Complete hardware and software solution for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Includes an ACR1252U NFC-compliant contactless reader with a pre-installed SAM license inside. Supports all popular MIFARE, DESFire and NFC cards and tags.
£   77.78
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ACR1252 with Read-a-Card SAM license inside product image
ACR1252 with Read-a-Card SAM license inside
Complete hardware and software solution for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Includes an ACR1252U NFC-compliant contactless reader with a pre-installed SAM license inside. Supports all popular MIFARE, DESFire and NFC cards and tags.
£   77.78
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In stock
ACR1252 with Read-a-Card SAM license inside product image
ACR1252 with Read-a-Card SAM license inside
Complete hardware and software solution for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Includes an ACR1252U NFC-compliant contactless reader with a pre-installed SAM license inside. Supports all popular MIFARE, DESFire and NFC cards and tags.
In stock
£   77.78
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Omnikey 5021 CL with Read-a-Card e-license product image
Omnikey 5021 CL with Read-a-Card e-license
Complete hardware and software solution for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Pre-licensed Omnikey 5021 CL reader can be used on any PC. Supports all popular MIFARE/DESFire/NFC cards plus HID iClass including Corporate 1000.
£   72.50
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Omnikey 5021 CL with Read-a-Card e-license product image
Omnikey 5021 CL with Read-a-Card e-license
Complete hardware and software solution for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Pre-licensed Omnikey 5021 CL reader can be used on any PC. Supports all popular MIFARE/DESFire/NFC cards plus HID iClass including Corporate 1000.
£   72.50
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In stock
Omnikey 5021 CL with Read-a-Card e-license product image
Omnikey 5021 CL with Read-a-Card e-license
Complete hardware and software solution for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Pre-licensed Omnikey 5021 CL reader can be used on any PC. Supports all popular MIFARE/DESFire/NFC cards plus HID iClass including Corporate 1000.
In stock
£   72.50
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Omnikey 5325 CL with Read-a-Card e-license product image
Omnikey 5325 CL with Read-a-Card e-license
Complete hardware and software solution for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Pre-licensed Omnikey 5325 CL reader can be used on any PC. Supports HID Prox only, including Corporate 1000.
£   68.00
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In stock
Omnikey 5325 CL with Read-a-Card e-license product image
Omnikey 5325 CL with Read-a-Card e-license
Complete hardware and software solution for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Pre-licensed Omnikey 5325 CL reader can be used on any PC. Supports HID Prox only, including Corporate 1000.
£   68.00
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In stock
Omnikey 5325 CL with Read-a-Card e-license product image
Omnikey 5325 CL with Read-a-Card e-license
Complete hardware and software solution for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Pre-licensed Omnikey 5325 CL reader can be used on any PC. Supports HID Prox only, including Corporate 1000.
In stock
£   68.00
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Read-a-Card software: e-license product image
Read-a-Card software: e-license
Read-a-Card software for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Licensed for use on any PC - requires a compatible contactless reader that has a unique electronic serial number. Electronic delivery. Works with most Omnikey and Identiv readers.
£   49.95
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In stock*
Read-a-Card software: e-license product image
Read-a-Card software: e-license
Read-a-Card software for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Licensed for use on any PC - requires a compatible contactless reader that has a unique electronic serial number. Electronic delivery. Works with most Omnikey and Identiv readers.
£   49.95
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In stock*
Read-a-Card software: e-license product image
Read-a-Card software: e-license
Read-a-Card software for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Licensed for use on any PC - requires a compatible contactless reader that has a unique electronic serial number. Electronic delivery. Works with most Omnikey and Identiv readers.
In stock*
£   49.95
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Read-a-Card software: PC-based license product image
Read-a-Card software: PC-based license
Read-a-Card software for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Licensed for use with any reader on a single PC - requires a compatible contactless reader. License can be moved on request.
£   49.95
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In stock
Read-a-Card software: PC-based license product image
Read-a-Card software: PC-based license
Read-a-Card software for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Licensed for use with any reader on a single PC - requires a compatible contactless reader. License can be moved on request.
£   49.95
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In stock
Read-a-Card software: PC-based license product image
Read-a-Card software: PC-based license
Read-a-Card software for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Licensed for use with any reader on a single PC - requires a compatible contactless reader. License can be moved on request.
In stock
£   49.95
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Read-a-Card software: SAM license product image
Read-a-Card software: SAM license
Read-a-Card software for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Licensed for use on any PC - requires a compatible contactless reader with a SAM slot.
£   49.95
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In stock
Read-a-Card software: SAM license product image
Read-a-Card software: SAM license
Read-a-Card software for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Licensed for use on any PC - requires a compatible contactless reader with a SAM slot.
£   49.95
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In stock
Read-a-Card software: SAM license product image
Read-a-Card software: SAM license
Read-a-Card software for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Licensed for use on any PC - requires a compatible contactless reader with a SAM slot.
In stock
£   49.95
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Read-a-Card software: Token license product image
Read-a-Card software: Token license
Read-a-Card software for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Licensed for use on any PC - requires a spare USB port and a separate, compatible contactless reader.
£   62.50
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In stock
Read-a-Card software: Token license product image
Read-a-Card software: Token license
Read-a-Card software for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Licensed for use on any PC - requires a spare USB port and a separate, compatible contactless reader.
£   62.50
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In stock
Read-a-Card software: Token license product image
Read-a-Card software: Token license
Read-a-Card software for reading chip serial numbers and encoded card IDs from many types of contactless cards and tags. Useful for access control enrolment and the integration of RFID into new or existing systems. Includes advanced keyboard wedge and web server modes, plus developer API.

Licensed for use on any PC - requires a spare USB port and a separate, compatible contactless reader.
In stock
£   62.50
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