ARCS-G/BT - 13.56 MHz DESFire® EV2 & EV3 + Bluetooth® desktop reader / encoder / enroller

ARCS-G/BT - 13.56 MHz DESFire® EV2 & EV3 + Bluetooth® desktop reader / encoder / enroller

The Architect® ARCS-G/BT is a secure desktop reader/encoder/enroler compliant with RFID and Bluetooth® (Low Energy) technologies. Compliant with existing access control systems, it integrates an EAL5+ crypto processor to improve data protection and privacy.

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The perfect blend of high security and scalability

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Ensure secure migration

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The multi-technology Architect® Blue range makes it easy to manage extensions, upgrades and technology migrations.

Readers can read:

  • NXP MIFARE credentials (Classic & Classic EV1, Ultralight® & Ultralight® C, Plus® & Plus® EV1, DESFire® 256, EV1 & EV2),
  • French Ministry cards (“Carte AGENT”, CIMS…) and civil aviation (STITCH),
  • CPS3 (IAS protocole) health cards,
  • smartphones compatible with Bluetooth® and NFC (HCE) technologies.

Welcome to high security

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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.

The Architect® Blue 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).

The Architect® Blue series uses an EAL5+ cryptoprocessor to improve protection and privacy.

End-to-end security control

With top-level security certification (CSPN) from the French National Agency for the Security of Information Systems (ANSSI), STid secures and protects your data.

In addition to an integrated cross-level quality process within the company, we have implemented a constant auditing procedure with a number of external security audits (PHONESEC).

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Encryption and obfuscation methods

 Anti-reverse engineering development methods

Multi-factor authentication

Security audit

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ANSSI compliant secure communication

Data authenticity and confidentiality ensured throughout the communication chain

Use of cryptographic algorithms comply with international government standards

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Secure sensitive data storage

Secure storage using encryption and obfuscation methods

EAL5+ storage in the reader

 

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The software tool for full control of your security

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.

 

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Benefits

  • 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

Standing the test of the time

Design to push the boundaries, The Architect® Blue reader design has been developed to withstand harsh environments, to operate outside (IP65 level) and to offer a high vandal proof resistance (IK10).

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Let your imagination flow

A signature reflects personal style choices. The design of Architect® Blue readers is immediately recognizable, with a dynamic and elegant style, featuring clean, pure lines. STid
offers a range of customization options to tailor your reader to your corporate identity and integrate it fully into its installation environment.

A spectacular experience

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"Skin effect" new customization technology

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Data sheet

  • Frequency
    Frequency: 13.56 MHz + Bluetooth® (Low Energy)
  • Standards
    Standards: ISO14443 types A & B, ISO18092 / Certifications: CE, FCC, IC & UL
  • Chip
    Chip: STid Mobile ID® (Bluetooth® and NFC HCE virtual cards), Orange Pack ID + MIFARE Ultralight® & Ultralight® C, MIFARE® Classic & Classic EV1, MIFARE Plus® (S/X) & Plus® EV1, DESFire® 256, EV1, EV2 & EV3, NFC HCE, SMART MX, CPS3, PicoPass® (CSN only), iCLASS™ cards (CSN only)*, French Ministry cards (“Carte AGENT”, CIMS, STITCH)
  • Functions
    Functions: CSN read-only, secure (file, sector) and secure protocol (Secure Plus) / Secure read-write
  • Interfaces
    Interfaces: USB (optional ciphered - S35) Unidirectional or bidirectional (SSCP)
  • Reading distances
    Reading distances: 0 - 8 cm / 0 - 3.15’’ with RFID / 0 - 20 m / 0 - 66 ft with Bluetooth®
  • Power supply
    Power supply: USB - 1.5 m / 3.28 ft cable
  • Material
    Material: ABS-PC-UL-V0 (black) / ASA-PC-UL-V0 UV (white)
  • Color
    Color: black or white - Other possibilities for cover customization
  • Dimensions (h x w x d)
    Dimensions (h x w x d): 106.64 x 80 x 25.70 mm / 4.17’’ x 3.14’’ x 0.98’’
  • Operating temperatures
    Operating temperatures: - 20°C to + 70°C / - 4°F to + 158°F
  • Protection
    Protection: reinforced vandal proof structure IK10
  • Resistance
    Resistance: IP65 Level excluding connector - Weather-resistant with waterproof electronics (certification CEI NF EN 61086) / Humidity: 0 - 95%

*Our readers only read the UID/Chip Serial Number. They do not read secure HID Global’s iCLASS™ cryptographic protections.

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Part numbers

Picto R Read only

 

Secure - USB:

ARCS-R35-G/BT1-5AB/y

   

picto RW Controlled by protocol

 

Secure - USB:

Note: this reader cannot be used as a SECard encoder. If you want a SECard encoder, please order the SECARD-OEM-ARCSW35.

ARCS-W35-G/BT1-5AA/y

y : color casing (1 : black - 2 : white)

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