HID Global of Irvine, California, has launched a new version of its versatile RP40 multiCLASS reader. It now supports Indala 125 kHz proximity and AWID, in addition to HID proximity. New enhancements combine 125 kHz proximity and 13.56 MHz contactless smart card and reader technologies into a single reader, providing support for users upgrading to smart cards while using multiple card technologies. The reader is available in multiple compatibility configurations. A keypad model for dual-factor authentication will be available soon. The U.S. General Services Administration has approved the reader for its FIPS 201 approved products list.