HID access cards and readers HID provides the industry’s broadest range of smart card-based credentials such as cards, tags and keyfobs. As part of its portfolio, HID offers non technology IDs as well as single technology, multi technology, and contact chip-based smart cards. Access control is continually evolving. Keeping the access control architecture up-to-date with changes in compliance, functionality and security can be a daunting task. HID Global’s multi-technology access card readers enable gradual migration to new standards – reducing impact on resources if swift change is necessary.