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An encoding description contains the information for the electronic personalization of a card. Nexus PRIME supports a variety of authentication technologies such as RFID and PKI. You can combine several technologies or RFID variants on a multi-functional or hybrid card. To create an encoding description, you must import the encoding definition from a file. The encoding description has a proprietary syntax and describes the information that will be sent to Nexus PRIME Production Client and hence to the encoding unit in the card printer or to the card terminal during electronic personalization. 

Read more about the structure of the encoding definition here.

To import, consult your system integrator or the software manufacturer so that they can create suitable encoding definitions.

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Before setting up the encoding definition template, make sure that the following things apply:

Step-by-step instruction

 Log in to PRIME Designer
  1. Log in to PRIME Designer as an admin user.
 Add encoding definition template
  1. In PRIME Designer, go to Home > Encodings.

  2. To add a new encoding definition template:

    1. Click +New.

    2. click Upload and browse to the encoding definition file in .dsz format. Enter a Name and a Description (optionally).

    3. Click Save+Edit.
      The Encoding panel is shown.

  3. To edit an existing encoding definition template, double-click on its name.

Read more about the structure of the encoding definition file here.

The rest of the procedure for editing the encoding definition is identical to the procedure described in Set up card template.