HID's trusted identity platform - Crescendo™

Product Profile

Key features:

  • Crescendo reduces card management costs and increases user convenience by combining logical and physical access control in a single card.
  • Crescendo increases productivity by saving costs and time on fewer tokens, fewer passwords and faster application access.
  • Crescendo is a multi-technology smart card.  By incorporating HID's industry standard proximity technology (i.e., HID, Indala®), iCLASS®, and other 13.56 MHz technologies, Crescendo is a single card that can be easily deployed for both logical and physical access control applications.
  • Crescendo also serves as an employee ID badge.
  • Crescendo is Windows® and MacOS X compatible.
  • Crescendo cards permit enhancing corporate identity and brand recognition.
  • Crescendo smart cards require no additional per-seat middleware license.
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Technical Specification

Make HID
Manufacturer HID Global
Model code Crescendo C700
Card/ Tag/ Fob Card
Technology Type Smart Card
Additional info

Card size: ID-1 (full size).  Windows and MacOS X compatible.  Can be customized with the "physical access control" technologies, e.g. HID or Indala proximity, iCLASS, MIFARE and others.  Anti-counterfeiting features: surface holograms, embedded holograms, micro-fine text, guilloche images, holographic overlaminates, anti-scan and anti-copy technologies, UV and infrared fluorescing inks.  Customizable layout.

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