Seos®

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Benefits of Seos

Seos is the next generation of credential technology that provides the ideal mix of security and flexibility for any organization. Powered by highly advanced encryption and a software-based infrastructure, Seos secures trusted identities on any form factor and can be extended for applications beyond physical access control.

Seos supersedes legacy and existing credential technologies by providing these key benefits:

  • Security: Best-in-class cryptography offers unrivaled data and privacy protection, resulting in a more secure environment than other credential technologies.
  • Mobility: Seos is software-based, which provides new levels of form factor flexibility, including use on mobile devices, smart cards, tags, and more.
  • Applications: Seos can be extended for applications beyond physical access control, including uses tailored for enterprise, education, government, hospitality, and more.

Choose the Right Credential for Your Needs


  • Seos® 500x – For new installations, this single technology, high frequency smart card provides the strongest authentication for securing access to facilities and IT resources


  • Seos® + Prox – For environments where legacy Prox reader technologies are in place and an upgrade to advanced, more secure technology is desired


  • Seos® + iCLASS® + Prox – For environments where multiple legacy reader technologies (Prox and iCLASS) are in place and an upgrade to advanced, more secure technology is desired


  • Seos® + iCLASS® – For environments where legacy iCLASS reader technologies are in place and an upgrade to advanced, more secure technology is desired


  • Seos® + MIFARE® – HID Global’s innovative Seos card with MIFARE Classic implementation is a single RFID chip solution that supports Seos and MIFARE Classic implementation.


  • Seos® + DESFire® – HID Global’s innovative Seos card with MIFARE DESFire EV1 implementation is a single RFID chip solution that supports Seos and MIFARE DESFire implementation.


  • Seos® Key Fob – HID Global’s innovative Seos Key Fob is a portable and durable Seos® credential for key ring applications.