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 specialized products and solutions and helps to introduce them to a wider market. The items below highlight new products and developments in our range.

2009.09.01 - Try the SCR3500 from SCM, a full sized smartcard reader in pocket sized format!

Smartcard Focus has introduced the SCR3500 from SCM, which is a conveniently sized portable contact smartcard reader. Due to its compact design the SCR3500 is ideally suited as a mobile reader device which easily fits into the user’s pocket, or can be attached to a key ring.

Full product details: uTrust SmartFold SCR3500-A

2009.08.11 - Support multiple applications on one smartcard - use the DESFire EV1 8K card from NXP!

Smartcard Focus now stocks the DESFire EV1 8K card from NXP, a high-speed and secure smartcard for contactless multi-applications. The MIFARE DESFire EV1 card can hold up to 28 different applications and 32 files per application thanks to the on-chip backup management system and the mutual three pass authentication.

Full product details: MIFARE DESFire EV1 8K card

2009.07.27 - Your contactless mobile reader from SCM is now available through Smartcard Focus

The solid mechanical design and no removable parts to loose make the SCL3711 the perfect solution for users 'on the move'. This contactless mobile reader can be used in a wide range of applications as well as to enable devices with NFC connectivity.

Full product details: SCL3711

2009.06.19 - New resources for smartcard developers

'Smart Cards, Tokens, Security and Applications' from Springer is a new addition to our smartcard and smartcard development reference materials. This book combines a cross-discipline overview of smart cards, tokens and related security and applications plus a technical reference to support further research and study.

See our full range of books on smartcard technology.

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2009.05.15 - MIFARE Ultralight C technology now available

Smartcard Focus now stocks the MIFARE Ultralight C chip from NXP in a paper ticket format. The paper tickets are 85mm x 54mm although custom sizes and printing are available. The chip operates a MIFARE Ultralight compatible command set and contains 192 bytes of usable read/write memory with secure data access and cloning protection via 3DES authentication.

This ticket is NFC forum type 2 compliant and the expanded memory capacity, compared to the standard MIFARE Ultralight chip, makes it highly suitable for storing NFC bookmarks, business cards and SMS tags.

Full product details: MIFARE Ultralight C Paper Ticket

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