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Physical ID - How it works

Nexus Smart ID Physical ID is a solution used for centralized identity and credential management. The module includes best practices use cases to personalize, issue and manage cards with visual ID and RFID during the full lifecycle. The solution ensures transparency and traceability in enabling qualitative permanent or temporary corporate ID cards for employees and consultants. The solution consists of administration tools, self-service, and delegated approval routines.


Physical ID

Use cases
Identity management

Card management

Visual ID personalization

RFID encoding

Setup of one production system and one non-production system for test, training, and support. Each system contains the following software.

Installation and configuration of the Smart ID Identity Manager including:

Identity Manager Card Production client via Nexus Card SDK

Identity provider functionality of the Smart ID Digital Access component 

Integration with one AD or HR system through standard Identity Manager connectors.

Integration with one PACS system. See Integrate physical access control system (PACS) with Identity Manager.

For a description of the connector types and supported PACS systems, see Supported PACS connectors in Identity Manager.

For details on additional features and options, see Physical ID specification

For an overview of the complete Smart ID Workforce offering, see Smart ID Workforce modules overview