What is the difference between RFID card and HID Card?
- HID Proximity cards represents a specific type of RFID technology that has been developed and manufactured by HID Global whereas
- RFID refers to a broad range of RFID technologies which has been used for a variety of purposes.
What is RFID card format?
It is commonly classify into three kinds that are Mifare, EM Proximity and HID. Rather than magnetic stripe cards, contactless card which allow us to tap / put near the card reader for a moment to enable the identification of card number.
Typically, difference between RFID card and HID Card is RFID card can easily read the card a distance about 5 to 10 cm range.
- Card Number or UID (Unique Identifier): A unique identifier number is assigned to every RFID card and serves as a distinctive reference for the card.
- Facility Code: In some certain RFID card formats, A facility code is also used to identify the specific facility with organization associated with the RFID card.