ARC-D - 13.56 MHz DESFire® EV2 biometric readers

ARC-D - 13.56 MHz DESFire® EV2 biometric readers


By developing the Architect® innovative readers, STid has created the perfect blend of high security and scalability. The ARC-D is a secure card reader, combining RFID technologies and biometrics module of digital fingerprints.

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Std. Price AED2,800

STid is the first RFID manufacturer to have received First Level Security Certification (CSPN). It’s a recognition of our unique know-how, the technological and security expertise that are implemented in your access architecture, whether new or existing.

ARC-D reader uses the latest MIFARE® contactless chip technologies with new data security mechanisms. All public encryption algorithms can be used (3DES, AES, RSA, SHA, etc.), which are recommended by official data security agencies (such as the French national agency ANSSI).


Manage with ease a multi-factor identification

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The ARC-D Architect® reader combines the latest RFID MIFARE Plus® & MIFARE® DESFire® EV1/EV2 technologies with fingerprint recognition to enhance the security of your access control system.

Fingerprint management

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The reader offers several fingerprint management possibilities depending on your security needs.

  • Fingerprint templates directly stored in the RFID card (CNILFrench legislation compliance)
  • Fingerprint templates stored in the reader or in the system
  • Biometric derogation to manage one-time visitor or difficult finger etc.


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The SECard software lets users, installers and integrators easily:

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  • securely program user RFID and virtual cards,
  • create master physical or virtual badges for programming readers,
  • manage keys and security configurations.



  • 100% local sandboxed programming
  • Autonomous management for securely programming RFID and Bluetooth® user cards
  • Configuration and reconfiguration of readers
  • Protection and confidentiality of user cards and the master card
  • Plug & Play tool
  • Fully compatible with AGENT, CIMS and STITCH cards
  • Complies with General Data Protection Regulation no. 2016/679 and Standard EN16571


Create your own upgradable configuration

The Architect® series is intuitive and dynamic, and consists of 5 interchangeable modules that can easily be connected to a common smart RFID core.

This easy and cost saving modular approach allows autonomy on the security access management.


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