12 September, 2006
CoreStreet has announced the release of its PIVMAN System that includes a handheld device that can read all FIPS 201 compliant cards and simultaneously determine if a person is who he claims to be and whether that person is entitled to be at a particular location. And it all can be done without a network connection. The PIVMAN has already been trialed in homeland security exercises, including Winter Fox, Eligible Bridge and the DHS Maritime Port Interoperability Exercise. In addition to FIPS 201 cards, it can handle the Common Access Card (CAC), Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), First Responder Authentication Credential (FRAC), and Mariner Administrative Card (MAC).
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