NFC ID Card Reader

NFC ID Card Reader

The Samsara NFC ID Card Reader leverages near-field communication (NFC) technology to provide increased visibility into driver and passenger behavior. Commercial and public fleets can accurately and securely log driver and passenger data with the NFC Card Reader to improve operational safety, efficiency, and accountability.

Make sign-in easy

The NFC Card Reader is quick to install and easy to use with any compatible ID card. Audible beeps make it intuitive for drivers and passengers to remember tap into vehicles.

Increase driver accountability

Accurate driver assignment allows managers to spend less time identifying trips and more time coaching drivers to reduce unsafe or inefficient behavior behind the wheel.

Ensure passenger safety

Instant access to real-time location of passengers and vehicles allows dispatchers to swiftly respond to incidents and send help in case of breakdown or emergency.

Optimize route efficiency

Passenger transit fleets can track ridership patterns and vehicle utilization rates to plan more cost-effective routes that better serve the community.

Data Security & Privacy

END-TO-END DATA PROTECTION
Close read range of 5-10 cm prevents unauthorized data skimming
Secure data transmission via SSL with 256-bit AES encryption (military-grade)
24x7x365 monitoring
DATA PRIVACY SAFEGUARDS
Personally identifying data are not stored on ID Card Reader or ID Cards.
ID Card identifiers and cardholder names are matched and securely stored in the Samsara Cloud, which is accessible only by authorized users.

Interoperability

COMPATIBLE WITH OTHER NFC-BASED ID CARDS
Radio frequency: 13.56 MHz
Transmission protocol: ISO/IEC 14443 A standard
COMPUTER-BASED ID CARD MANAGEMENT & PROVISIONING
Connects to computer via USB
Supports various methods to import passenger data, including .csv upload

Installation & Power

PLUG-AND-PLAY INSTALLATION
Powered by USB
Connects to Samsara Vehicle Gateway via USB port
Easy mounting with 4-meter cable (mounting hardware and cable management clips included)

License

Requires Vehicle Gateway license. License includes hardware, cloud software, ongoing firmware updates, and support.
Volume purchase and multi-year license term discounts available; contact us for details.
Volume purchase and multi-year license term discounts available; contact us for details.