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Load Soft Credential Key On RS4x

Load Soft Credential Key On idChamp RS4x First you load soft credential key on your idChamp RS4x to enable reading mobile credentials stored in the phone. Then  use the mobile credentials via HID Mobile Access, or credential stored in Apple Wallet for meeting or attendance check-in. Install HID OMNIKEY USB CDC EEM Driver First download the HID OMNIKEY USB CDC EEM Driver. Next, install the EEM Driver on a PC that allows access to USB ports.  Remove idChamp® RS4x Smart Credential Reader From Case Before doing this, you must get

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PROX & iClass Badge Values

SerialMagic Keys Post PROX & iClass Badge Values As Keystrokes You post PROX & iCLass badge values as keystrokes to iOS apps using SerialMagic Keys iOS. Your company employee badge values easily post to any iOS app that accepts keystrokes. Post RFID, NFC, Barcode, Scale readings sensors, and more, with SerialMagic Keys*. When you’re employee badges have PAC data like PROX, ioProx, iClass, & Seos type cards, you use the SerialMagic Keys PAC Wizard. *SerialMagic Keys works on iOS, Android, Windows, MacOS. Connect idChamp NF4x Badge Reader First, connect your idChamp

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Connect SerialMagic Keys Windows

Connect SerialMagic Keys Windows – Wireless Scanners, Scales… Connect SerialMagic Keys Windows to wireless RFID readers, barcode scanners, scales, calipers, sensors, whatever! This post connects a BlueSnap M6A wireless RS232 DB9 dongle using SerialMagic Keys Professional (SMKP) Windows. Get SMKP from Microsoft Store. Connect Wireless Devices – No Pairng In Windows Bluetooth Did you know you can connect a Bluetooth device to SMKP without pairing step in Windows Bluetooth app? SerialMagic Keys Professional (SMKP) Windows app connects to Bluetooth devices on Windows, you do not pair in Windows Bluetooth first.

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School Check-in and Late Pass Printing

School Check-in and Late Pass Printing First, use RFID-NFC badges and/or barcodes and get fast school check-in with automatic late pass printing. Second, use Stratus-io Time and Attendance for Windows. Third, connect both the idChamp® brand NF4x NFC reader and the Scanfob® brand QR code reader. Finally, read 1D barcodes also with the Scanfob® PX20. Speed Check-in With RFID-NFC Badges And Barcodes Using RFID-NFC Badges, QR codes, and barcodes you speed up check-in. First, decide to use two NFC readers or two QRcode readers, or one of each. Second, choose

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Is Walk-In RFID Attendance Right For You?

Is Walk-In RFID Attendance Right For You? Walk-in RFID attendance gives you pause-less, tap-less, and touchless attendance. Attendees simply walk in and walk out and attendance is automatic. When you implement walk-in RFID attendance correctly, attendance is easy, fast, and accurate. Why is walk-in attendance not right for everyone? Here you’ll see benefits of walk-in and other attendance types so you can decide what’s best for your organization. Walk-In Attendance Needs At Least One Portal Walk-in RFID attendance requires you to setup at least one Portal. When you have one

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iOS Enter/Return Solution idChamp® RS4x

iOS Enter/Return Solution – Cursor Focus Fails To Move After Post You’re using an RFID-NFC-Barcode reader on iOS that sends [ENTER] or [RETURN] character and after the scan. The scanner/reader you use connects to iOS in wireless keyboard mode e.g. like Bluetooth keyboard. However, you find the focus does NOT move to the next field or next line after the scan. This post shows the iOS Enter/Return Solution for the idChamp RS4x RFID-NFC Reader-Writer. This solution may work for other scanners also. The core reason that your cursor fails to

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Ultra-BB2e Pairing Mode

Ultra-BB2e Pairing Mode Also Works on NFC-BB2e Scanfob® Ultra-BB2e pairing mode is selected depending on what host device the UHF RFID reader is connecting to.  For Windows connections, the pairing mode must be enabled or Windows will not accept the connection. For iOS and Android connections, having pairing disabled, provides faster connections to the host. The steps shown here use the Ultra-BB2e UHF reader/writer, and the same steps also apply to the Scanfob® NFC-BB2e reader/writer. yACK BLE App on iOS and Android This post shows the yACK BLE app on

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iPhone Post RFID As Keystrokes

Post RFID Reads As Keystrokes With Wireless RFID Reader   You have been able to post RFID readings as keystrokes using SerialMagic for years. First you connect a Scanfob or idChamp brand RFID reader using SerialMagic. Next you make SerialMagic Keys the active keyboard, then scan. Finally you would see data ‘typed’ to the cursor location of any application that accepted keyed input. On Android, SerialMagic was the first application you could use support doing the same with the built-in NFC reader on Android. However, HOW can you do this using

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Stop Buddy Punching Forever

What is Buddy Punching Commonly a friend or colleagues asks someone for a seemingly an innocent favor. Your employee may ask a teammate, ‘please scan me in today, I’m running late’. This is buddy scanning aka buddy punching aka buddy check-in. You find this term from when time clocks were used for all check-ins. Here you will see how to stop buddy punching forever.  Also it’s important to note the American Payroll Assoc. (APA) reports buddy scanning affects 75% of U.S. businesses. Buddy scanning reduces your team productivity and can

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Faster NF4x On iOS Mobile Grid

Get faster badge reads on your idChamp® brand NF4x RFID-NFC reader on iOS. You speed up NF4x reads to check-in people faster for class attendance, mustering, or other event needing attendance. This example shows iOS SDM option. NF4x Badge Reader Modes: Smart & Direct Your idChamp® brand NF4x Badge Reader has two basic modes, Smart, and Direct. In Smart Mode the application easily controls what badge types are recognized and decodes the credential information as needed in the app. In Direct Mode the NF4x is loaded with specific firmware that does all badge processing

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