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The AWID 26-bit format is a proprietary proximity card format offered by AWID. AWID, which stands for the Applied Wireless Identification Group, is a leading of identification proximity cards. The AWID format is available in 26-bit, 33-bit, 36-bit, and 50-bit credential options. AWID credential proximity cards are compatible with several different card readers.
AWID has become a world wide provider because it’s credential offerings cover a range of binary formats and frequencies combined with superior security and great compatibility.
The AWID properietary credentials are available in the following formats:
The AWID 26bit format is most popular because it’s compatible with any Weigand 26-bit accessible readers (essentially all readers). And when it comes to the other options, the 33-bit, 36-bit, and 50-bit formats, these offer a high degree of flexibility for organizations that prefer or require a higher number of issuable serial numbers.
For example, the 50-bit format supports credentials with 50-bit. This comes out to 281,470,681,677,825 unique credentials (65,535 site codes and 4,294,967,295 card numbers per site code). For companies that need top level security, larger bit formats are preferred. While the 26-bit format is extremely popular, there is a definite chance of duplicate cards out in the public.
The following card readers are compatible with the AWID proximity cards:
The SR-2400 is the best choice for organizations that need fantastic value. This card reader, while a cheaper option, performs well and is highly durable.
The SP-6820 is designed for applications where appearance matters. This card reader has a sleek design, but is durable enough to weather the outside elements.
The Sentinel-Prox KP-6840 is a combination key pad and switchplate type proximity card reader. It’s the best option for organizations that want to require dual verification to maximize their security posture. This reader can work for interior or exterior installations.
The MR-1824 is available in four different options to suit a variety of needs:
The AWID format is available in all of the popular identification types, including clamshell, printable, magnetic stripe, key fobs, and adhesive tags. The types and their respective AWID names are outlined below: