HID Omnikey 5021 CL USB Reader

hid omnikey 5021 CL USB

HID Omnikey 5021 CL USB Reader


HID Global’s OMNIKEY® 5021 CL contactless smart card reader marks a milestone in reader design with its clever new minimized pocket size. This brand new design concept allows a new range of markets and use cases such as Healthcare, where computers on wheels and mobile work stations are commonly used. With its small pocket size form factor, the new OMNIKEY 5021 is a perfect fit for such applications.

Like all HID OMNIKEY contactless smart card readers, the OMNIKEY 5021 CL reader provides convenience, speed and security of contactless technology for applications such as PC and network log-on, email encryption and signature, as well as every other use cases where reliable technology is key.

Increased efficiency is provided by leveraging existing OMNIKEY contactless driver platform as well as Windows® Plug-and-Play driver support. This means the reader can be seamlessly integrated into any end-user environments with little or no administration. Modern and stylish color options allow for seamless integration into all kinds of corporate environments including offices, production floor and representative areas.

The OMNIKEY 5021 also features LED illumination so that when a card is placed on top, the operational status of the reader remains visible. Smart accessories such as adhesive plate, screw mount and card holder extend the usability and convenience of this compact and powerful reader beyond standard desktop operation, and allow for tap-and-go use as well as permanent “card present” mode in all contactless card environments.


  • Compact Form Factor – enables two-factor authentication in space-restricted work environments
  • Sleek and Stylish – design available in five different colors to seamlessly fit into modern corporate environments
  • Secure and Convenient – usage of contactless physical access cards and contactless PKI card
  • Standardized – mount on back of device enables additional accessories to be added; these accessories allow the reader to be easily mounted on various locations when desk space is restricted


  • HID: iCLASS®
  • NXP: MIFARE®, MIFARE® Ultralight, DESFire®, SMART-MX and ICODE
  • Texas Instruments: TagIT®
  • ST Micro: x-ident, SR 176, SR 1X 4K
  • Infineon: My-d (in secure mode UID only)
  • Atmel: AT088RF020
  • KSW MicroTech: KSW TempSens
  • Contactless 2048 bit key generation in RSA mode (JCOP / SMART-MX)

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