Product News
Smartcard Focus is constantly updating and adding to its product range. As well as representing several major manufacturers from within the world-wide smartcard industry, our product team searches out the more specialised products and solutions and helps to introduce them to a wider market. The items below highlight new products and developments in our range:

2011.12.09 - Innovative NFC Solutions With The New SCM NFC SDK

Comprising two SCM3712 NFC reader modules and an SCL3711, as well as all necessary drivers, tools, documentation and a complete set of NFC tags, the SCM NFC SDK can significantly accelerate time-to-market for NFC devices as well as new solutions that rely upon NFC technology. SCM Microsystems’ new NFC SDK is a complete development package that will allow developers and system integrators to easily add NFC functionality to their existing solutions or create brand new applications that may combine traditional contactless solutions with NFC technology.

Full product details: SCM NFC SDK

2011.09.09 - The ACR38 Family Expands: New Look, Same High Performance

An alternative to the standard ACR38 is this stylish modern case design brought about by the ACR38 JKC. Compliant with the latest industry specifications, the ACR38 JKC from ACS is ideal for many smartcard-based applications in any image-conscious environment.

Full product details: ACR38 JKC

2011.08.22 - New bundles and new possibilities with Read-a-Card!

Smartcard Focus is proud to introduce the brand new version of Read-a-Card, a contactless card software utility that reads card numbers and unique IDs from various types of contactless cards and tags. Apart from the traditional Read-a-Card functionalities (viewing unique IDs, reading MIFARE card serial numbers, performing ‘keyboard wedge’ functions etc), Read-a-Card is now offering a wider range of additional developer features so that more sophisticated tasks can also be executed on. The Read-a-Card developer features pack now includes an easy-to-use Windows messaging API, a built-in web server for easy integration with local or remote web pages, and additional customised plug-in capabilities for advanced card reading and writing applications. The software is now available in 3 license forms when purchased on its own, and bundled with the most popular contactless smartcard readers.

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2011.05.10 - Smartcard Focus introduces the iTOUCH, a smartcard terminal from Duali with a 7-inch touchscreen TFT LCD

The iTOUCH DE-1000 from Duali is a multi-purpose contactless smartcard terminal featuring a generous 7-inch touchscreen and numerous communication links, including Ethernet, USB, WiFi, serial and SD-card interfaces plus special purpose I/O ports. The iTOUCH is based on WinCE 6.0 and is ideal for a wide range of applications such as time attendance, closed payment and access control.

Full product details: iTOUCH SDK

2011.03.01 - Bring the security of contactless applications to a new level with the AET62 from ACS!

The AET62 from ACS combines Near Field Communication (NFC) with fingerprint authentication in a single device, providing a single platform that simplifies the integration of secure biometric authentication. With its ergonomic design and high security features, the AET62 NFC Reader with Fingerprint Sensor is especially ideal for applications such as e-Payment, e-Government, e-Healthcare, access control and network security.

Full product details: AET62

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