Notable Features. . .
FIPS 201 Approved
This product is FIPS approved and on the GSA list.
Combination Device
This combination device includes both smartcard & fingerprint technologies.
All Metal Housing
All aluminum housing offers superior mechanical and electrical durability.
Active Capacitive
Superior fingerprint technology with capactive silicon sensor.
ESD Suppresion
Equipped with multiple ESD technologies to maximize and extend reliability.
ISO7816 Compliant
This USB reader is a fully ISO7816 compliant contact smart card reader.
Large Area Sensor
Large capacitive area sensor for ease of use.
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The P5500 is a USB smartcard and fingerprint device for use in FIPS 201 and PIV card applications. It uses the AuthenTec TCS1 sensor, with Enhanced Image Mode (EIM), giving it the largest fingerprint image for any silicon-based fingerprint sensor on the market.

Its sleek and ergonomic design make it perfect for government desktop applications.

A Quick Look

  • FIPS 201 Certified SmartCard Reader
  • Uses Enhanced Image Technology
  • Meets GSA Smart Card requirements
  • ISO 7816 Smart Card Reader
  • Scratch Resistant Aluminum Housing
  • RoHS Compliant

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Designed and Certified (APL# 483) to FIPS-201 standards, the Smart Card Device leverages a best of breed SCM Smart Card reader offering robust and reliable operation.


The P5500 offers a high performance contact smart card reader in an elegant small form factor.


With Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 being implemented, nearly every employee and contractor in the federal government is set to receive his or her own smart card credential.

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"Biometrics will not be the sole technology used for authentication, and it shouldnt be. Security is about adding layers, it's not about substituting technology,... The human element is extremely important, and is achieved by a combination of biometrics, identity, and smart card technology"

Chris Christiansen ,
IDC (International Data Corp.)

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Compatible Software

The P5500 is comparable with our single PC software as well as our client-server solutions. In addition, it can become part of select custom solutions.

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One to Many

Applications that need to search a large set of biometric data and identify an individual (1:N matching) require a larger fingerprint for comparison. The P5500, with it's 12.8mm X 18mm sensing area, provides more than enough data for these applications. Combined with our Verifi Identification System (VIS) it can identify individuals from a database of over 1 million users!