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Welcome to AirID First Steps. Our Quick Start Guide is the perfect place to start and get an overview of the most important features of the AirID. You will learn how to setup, pair with your phone/tablet/PC and connect.

If you would like to know more about AirID and its capabilities, continue reading our User Manual, FAQ and HowTos. 


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Table of Content

Table of Contents


What is AirID?

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_A2 - Device Short Description

Package Contents

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_A2 - Content of Delivery

Device Features

  1. Low power display

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    titleLED indicator

    Current hardware version

    AirID 2 (PN: A2XX…)

    ColorModeMeaning

    red

    static

    on during battery charging; off when battery charging is done

    blue

    static

    on during bluetooth communication activities

    blinkingongoing FIDO communication - User Presence, waiting for input

    green

    static

    on during smart card activities

    Older hardwae versions

    AirID 2 (Rev. 1-3, PN: ARID002-…)

    redon while battery charging, off when battery charging is done
    blueon while smart card activities


    AirID 1

    redbattery low, please charge
    red and bluebattery charging
    blue and greenbattery completely charged




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    titleControl element: Jog Dial

    AirID is designed for easy menu navigation using a 3-way version of jog dial control element.

    ActionMeaning
    up and down scrollingnavigation
    pressselect



  4. USB interface
  5. Smart card slot

       6. Power switch (triggered by ID-1 Card) and smart card connector


Insert a smart card and power the AirID

Insert the card into the card slot with the chip first. The AirID reader has two integrated smart card connector can read the smart chip regardless of which side the chip is on. By inserting a card, the power switch is triggered and the AirID switches on.

Remove the smart card and unpower the AirID

To remove the card, simply slide it with the finger through the cut-out. The AirID turns off. 

Status Indicators

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Mounting the Bumper

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Setup: AirID Software
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To always benefit from the latest features and maximum security of your AirID, you should run the latest AirID firmware. Using the AirID management software AirID Central with its integrated updater always provides the latest firmware for your device when available. The AirID Central enables you to update your AirID via USB and Bluetooth ("Over-The-Air").

Select your platform for detailed information on the AirID software available:


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Windows 10 & 11

Download and install: AirID Installer for AirID Central and Driver

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System requirement: Bluetooth Low Energy support v4.1 or later

For workstations without built in Bluetooth Low Energy v4.1 capabilities, a USB Bluetooth Donlge or the AirID BRIDGE - an USB Bluetooth connector - MUST be used to provide connectivity.



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MacOS

Download and install: AirID BLE and CCID-USB Software for MacOS

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System requirement: Bluetooth Low Energy support v4.1 or later

For workstations without built in Bluetooth Low Energy v4.1 capabilities, a USB Bluetooth Donlge MUST be used to provide connectivity.



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iOS

Simply connect AirID in the desired app which is compatible with AirID. For details, please contact the manufacturer of the respective app.


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Android

Simply connect AirID in the desired app which is compatible with AirID. For details, please contact the manufacturer of the respective app.


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Linux

Download and install: AirID Driver for Linux

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System requirement: Bluetooth Low Energy support v4.1 or later

For workstations without built in Bluetooth Low Energy v4.1 capabilities, a USB Bluetooth Donlge MUST be used to provide connectivity.



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Windows 7

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System requirements: Since Windows 7 doesn't support the Bluetooth Low Energy standard, a AirID BRIDGE is required additionally

Download and install: AirID Installer for AirID Central and Driver, incl. Winusbcompat



Setup: AirID and Bluetooth Connection
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Setup: FIDO authentication with AirID

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Setup: AirID Autolock Distance

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Safety Precautions

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_AFx - General - Safety Instructions

Environment Temperatures

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_A2/A2M - Environment Temperature Range

Maintenance & Care

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_General - Maintenance and Care

Disposal & Recycling

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_General - Disposal and Recycling

Warranty/ License/ Technical Support

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_General - Warranty/ Licence/ Technical Support

Note on AirID Government

In addition to the AirID Business smart card reader, the AirID Government is available. The AirID Government has been equipped with a special firmware. This firmware is intended for the use throughout government organizations and authorities to meet special security standards, espcially for usage within classified areas, i.e. the German governmental cassification „VS-NfD“ (classified information - for governmental authorities use only) in combination with SecurePIM.

Please contact us directly if you want to receive more information about the AirID Government.

Questions and Support

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_AirID - Questions & Support


certgate GmbH

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_certgateGmbH - address
_certgateGmbH - address