Nexus' software components have new names:

Nexus PRIME -> Smart ID Identity Manager
Nexus Certificate Manager -> Smart ID Certificate Manager
Nexus Hybrid Access Gateway -> Smart ID Digital Access component
Nexus Personal -> Smart ID clients

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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 Nexus Smart ID manager (Smart ID Identity Manager (PRIME)) including:

  • PRIME Designer
  • PRIME Explorer
  • PRIME Self-Service

Nexus PRIME Card Production client via Nexus Card SDK

Identity provider functionality of the Smart ID Access Manager (Smart ID Digital Access component (Hybrid Access Gateway)).

Integration with one AD or HR system through standard PRIME connectors

Integration with one PACS system via Basic PACS connector.

For a description of the connector types and supported PACS systems, see PRIME requirements and interoperability.

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 module overview