June 9, 2017
NOTICE OF DISCONTINUANCE, BIOCLASS READER PRODUCTS (LEGACY ICLASS READER LINE)
HID Global is committed to providing the highest quality physical access control solutions to our customers. The HID Global process for product lifecycle management simplifies the portfolio and provides a more streamlined menu of products that enable easy and efficient selection of the right solution for each application. This process also provides operational efficiencies for HID Global and our partners, helping us to deliver on our commitment to improve the way we do business together.
HID Global is discontinuing bioCLASS reader products effective immediately due to critical components no longer being available. A replacement product, iCLASS SE Biometric reader, will be released in Q3 2017. Please refer to the application note bioCLASS and iCLASS SE Biometric Reader Compatibility for further details on compatibility between bioCLASS readers and iCLASS SE Biometric reader products.
SUMMARY OF DISCONTINUANCE, BIOCLASS READER PRODUCTS (LEGACY ICLASS READER LINE)
- bioCLASS Reader / Enroller RKLB57 (6180BKR)
- bioCLASS Reader RKLB57 (6180BKT)
- bioCLASS Reader Writer RWKLB575 (6181)
TIMELINE OF DISCONTINUANCE, BIOCLASS READER PRODUCTS (LEGACY ICLASS READER LINE)
- End of Sales *– June 9, 2017**
- Final scheduled ship date – July 1, 2017**
- End of Life * – July 1, 2018
* Refer to HID Global Product Lifecycle Process for definitions and implications of “End of Sales” and “End of Life.”
** While supplies last. Stock is limited and subject to availability on some of the above models; accordingly, RMAs with replacement units are also limited.
Conversion to iCLASS SE Biometric reader parts upon their launch will provide a transition path for existing iCLASS card populations. Please reference the bioCLASS and iCLASS SE Biometric Reader Compatibility application note for details on compatibility.