Smart Card ReadersFor Contact Chip & Contactless (NFC) Cards
Our range of smart card readers and cross-platform SDK easily enable you to add the proven security of smart cards to your products. Support for both desktop and mobile platforms, along with a wide range of different methods for connecting the readers to a host device, allows the deployment of smart card applications such as ID authentication, e-commerce, information security and access control.
- USB for desktop PCs, laptops and USB On-The-Go mobile devices
- Bluetooth for all Bluetooth-capable devices
- Apple Lightning connector for iPhone 5, iPad 4 and iPad Air
- Apple 30-pin connector for older iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch
- 3.5mm audio jack for mobile devices
- Mac OS X
Bluetooth Smart Card Readers
Our Bluetooth smart card readers are the ultimate in flexibility and compatibility, offering secure, wireless connectivity with any Bluetooth-enabled system.
A micro-USB connection also allows the readers to be used with systems without Bluetooth.
Two types of bluetooth reader are available: one that supports cards with physical contact (ISO/IEC 7816-1,2,3,4), and one that supports contactless NFC cards (ISO/IEC 14443 Type A and Type B cards).
Windows 8 and newer
Windows XP and newer
|macOS and OS X||
Kernel version 2.6 and newer
iPhone 4S and newer
iOS 5 and newer
iPad 3rd generation and newer
iOS 5 and newer
4.3 Jelly Bean and newer
Device must support Bluetooth Smart
Readers for iPhone/iPod/iPad
Our smart card readers for iOS devices facilitate user authentication, e-commerce and other secure applications on Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Readers are available for devices that use both the Lightning connector and the older 30-pin connector. Every reader also includes a micro-USB port, allowing it to be used with a desktop PC, laptop or USB On-The-Go enabled mobile device.
All of our readers for iOS devices are certified to meet Apple's MFi performance and quality standards.
We also offer a range of MFi-certified iPad cases with built-in card readers. These innovative and stylish cases securely hold and protect the iPad without restricting access to the camera and function buttons.
Cases are available for these iPad models:
- iPad Air
- iPads with 30-pin connectors (2nd and 3rd generation)
- iPad Mini (1st and 2nd generation)
- Compliant with PC/SC, CCID standards
- ISO-7816-1/2/3 T=0 and T=1 protocols
- ISO 7816 Class A, B and C cards
- EMV Level 1
- MFi Certified