From ISC, Cypress Computer Systems Inc. and Veridt, Inc. announced today a new comprehensive family of mobile, wireless card readers for ID verification and Physical Access. These readers combine Cypress’s wireless Wiegand interface with Veridt’s smartcard and biometric technology resulting in this family of readers that can be configured for card only or with Keypad and biometric.

Card and Card Formats include: HID Prox and Pyramid Prox by Farpointe, both Veridt’s format and General Information, Access Control, and Biometric containers from GSC-IS compliant smart cards. The reader is also compatible with PIV II, TWIC, CAC as well as open standards, ISO 1443A (MIFARER / DESfireR), ISO 1443B. 

Reader Operation includes Multi-factor Authentication: easily programmed for Card only, Card + PIN, Card + Biometric, Card + PIN+ Biometric.

Multi-mode operation is also available: easily programmed to dynamically recognize multiple card formats for legacy, local and government requirements (e.g., DESfire + TWIC).

Cypress Computer Systems Inc. designs, develops and manufactures data, access control and security related products. For 25 years Cypress has provided solutions including the Suprex® and its Duprex family of wireless Wiegand interface devices. For more information, visit

Veridt designs, develops and markets integrated reader products and software combining fingerprint biometrics and applied technologies for enterprise applications, and physical/logical access security requirements. Applied technologies combined with fingerprint biometrics include smart card technologies, other data storage forms, specialized software and applications specific communication protocols to create fixed based as well as mobile, wireless and portable biometric based solutions. Veridt products can provide functionality ranging from fingerprint capture to onboard dedicated ID verification. For more information, visit