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Secure printing solution convinces with flexible authentication via ELATEC RFID

Document and data security are critical issues for businesses. This is especially true for insurance companies, which handle and process a great deal of sensitive data.
To prevent printed documents from accidentally ending up in the wrong hands, a major international insurance company commissioned printer manufacturer Xerox to develop and install a secure and convenient managed print solution.
User authentication via employee badges

Insurance company staff should be able to use their existing employee badges to authenticate themselves and release print jobs at authorised printers. The first step involved identifying the different RFID technologies used in the existing badges. To do this, Xerox used the TechTracer Lite from ELATEC, which identified nine different RFID protocols.
Challenges

The RFID reader/writer has to support all existing RFID badges currently used by the insurance company’s employees.
To ensure a visually appealing solution, the RFID de…