PC-Linked Smart Card Readers

February 28, 2013
 

ACR38K Smart Keyboard

Introduction

ACR38K Smart Keyboard combines the functionalities of a smart card reader and a PC keyboard into one, enabling easy implementation of smart card-based solutions in a PC environment. The ACS smart card readers utilize the latest microchip technology bringing you high security for your confidential files in a convenient and easy way.

Being PC/SC and CCID-compliant, ACR38K Smart Keyboard offers a plug-and-play solution that eliminates the need for driver installation and driver-system compatibility assessment. A powerful component for security, e-commerce and other smart card applications, it is perfect for implementing smart card-based systems in a PC environment.

Features

  • eyboardFeatures:
    • USB interface with 104 keys
    • ACPI power management key support: power, sleep and wake up
  • Supports ISO-7816 Class A, B and C ( 5V, 3V, 1.8V ) cards
  • Performs read and write operations on all microprocessor cards with T=0, T=1 protocols
  • Supports most of the popular memory card types in the market:
    • Cards following the I2C bus protocol (free memory cards) such as:
      Atmel: AT24C01 / 02 / 04 / 08 / 16 / 32 / 64 / 128 / 256 / 512 / 1024
      SGS-Thomson: ST14C02C, ST14C04C
      Gemplus: GFM1K, GFM2K, GFM4K, GFM8K
    • Cards with intelligent 256 bytes EEPROM and write protect function: SLE4432, SLE4442, SLE5532, SLE5542
    • Cards with intelligent 1K bytes EEPROM and write-protect function: SLE4418, SLE4428, SLE5518, SLE5528
    • Cards with ‘104’ type of EEPROM (non-reloadable token counter cards): SLE4406, SLE4436, SLE5536, SLE6636
    • Cards with secure memory IC with password and authentication: AT88SC153, AT88SC1608
    • Cards with Intelligent 416-Bit EEPROM with internal PIN check: SLE4404
    • Cards with Security Logic with Application Zone: AT88SC101, AT88SC102, AT88SC1003
  • Supports PPS (Protocol and Parameters Selection)
  • Short Circuit Protection
  • Application Programming Interface:
    • Supports PC/SC
    • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)

Applications

  • e-Government
  • e-Banking  and e-Payment
  • e-Healthcare
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Network Security
  • Access Control
  • Loyalty Program

Technical Specifications

Dimensions 450.0 mm (L) x 160.0 mm (W) x 42.5 mm (H)
Interface USB 2.0 Full Speed
Supply Voltage Regulated 5 V DC
Supply Current Max. 50mA
Operating Temperature 0-50°C
CLK Frequency 4 MHz
MTBF 500,000 hrs
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO-7816 Class A, B and C ( 5V, 3V, 1.8V )
Compliance/Certifications
  • EN60950/IEC 60950, ISO 7816, CE, FCC, PC/SC, CCID, EMV 2000 Level 1, RoHS, USB Full Speed
  • Microsoft WHQL: Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, 2008, 2008 R2, 7, 8, 2012
Operating System Support
  • Win98, Win ME, Win NT 4.0, Win 2000, Win 2003, Win 2003 R2, Win XP, Win Vista, Win 2008, Win 7, Win 8
  • Win 2003 x64, Win 2003 R2 x64, Win XP x64, Win Vista x64, Win 2008 x64, Win 2008 R2 x64, Win 7 x64, Win 8 x64, Win Server 2012 x64
  • Mac
  • Linux
  • Android™ 3.1 and above

 

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