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What is AirID?

AirID® is a combined wireless smart card reader and ID badge holder. It uses AES-256 encryption to ensure secure data transfers and Bluetooth low energy technology for a wireless connection to your smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC. In companies where smart cards are used, employees will be able to continue using their company ID cards. AirID® is characterized by its discreet design in form of an ID badge holder. You can carry AirID® together with your company ID badge at all times and in contrast to conventional card readers, the smart card remains inserted in the reader all the time.

AirID Highlights

Product Name

AirID 2 Business

AirID 2 Government (approved for classified (VS-NfD) Environments)

Communication InterfacesBluetooth Low Energy BLE (V4.2), USB (CCID and/or power supply)
Smart Card Support

Contact Interface (ISO7816) for ID-1 (full-size) cards

Communication ProtocolT=0, T=1 protocol with secure chip
  • Pairing for secure, encrypted Bluetooth LE™ connection
  • Bluetooth connection with AES 256 bit encryption
  • Easy to use jog-dial menu navigation
  • Integrated distance logout
  • Set "prefer device" for selecting the device you want to connect with (for multi device user)
  • Using NFC functionality of the smart card while the card remains inserted
  • Updating firmware via USB

Displayed Notifications

(on low power 132x32 LCD display)

  • Status of Bluetooth connection, smart card and battery
  • Information of AirID device
Supported PlatformsiOS, Android, Windows 10, Linux, Windows 7 (with ONEKEY BRIDGE), MacOS (with ONEKEY BRIDGE)

ID-1 Smart Cards

supports various smart cards, please contact us if you need specific smart card support

Evaluation KitComprehensive AirID Evaluation Kit is available here
Available from:

certgate partner

certgate online shop

First Steps

The Quick Start Guide covers the device features of the AirID and provides the initial steps of pairing and connecting the wireless smart card reader to your device.

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Download Center

Download the AirID drivers &SDKs

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