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Offering a range of technologies from ISO7816 Contact Smart Cards like the extremely popular SLE4442 to ISO14443A Mifare Contactless Cards and Fingerprint technologies, our SDKs offer a diverse platform to add security to your PC, network or application.   All of our SDKs are exclusively manufactured by ACS.

ACS is based in Hong Kong and it is the world's first company to introduce the PC/SC compliant USB smart card reader. It is also the first company to offer a reader based on a single-ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) solution with EMV (EuroPay, MasterCard and Visa) Level I certification. ACS is ranked by Frost and Sullivan as the world 4th biggest supplier of PC-linked smart card readers and among the Asian suppliers to the world market, it is the Number 1.

Artemis Solutions Group is proud to be a global distributor of ACS Premier Card Solutions.  SCDeveloper is the ASG website that is dedicated to the ACS Smart Card Solution.

Smart Cards for use in our ACS Line of Smart Card Readers and SDKs

Smart CardsWhat is a Smart Card?

A smart card is a card that is embedded with either a microprocessor and a memory chip (IC card like ACS AC0S3) or only a memory chip with non-programmable logic (memory card like SLE smart cards). The IC card can add, delete, and otherwise manipulate information on the card, while a memory-chip card (for example, pre-paid phone cards) can only undertake a pre-defined operation.

Overview of the ISO7816 Standard

ACS ACOS3 (Previously the ACOS2)

ACOS3 is specifically designed for highly secure payment applications. With this high degree of security feature, The ACOS3 16KB card is particularly suitable for applications such as network access control, electronic purse and multitude of other applications in which security is extremely critical.


ACS ACOS5 PKI Card - Crypto Card

The ACOS-5 card is an advanced cryptographic smart card that fully complies with ISO 7816-1/2/3/4/8/9 and is specially designed for public-key based applications and for enhancing security and performance for RSA public-key cryptographic operations that are essential in smart card PKI, digital signature and high level security requirements. ACOS5 provides up to 32KB EEPROM of secure data storage. Typical applications include payment system, e-banking, e-commerce, stock trading, network security, corporate identity, Microsoft windows logon, PKI application, and cryptographic middleware layers CSP and PKCS#11.

Philips Mifare

Fully compliant with ISO 14443A, MIFARE® is the industry standard for contactless and dual interface smart card schemes. With an immense worldwide installed base, it is a well proven RF communication technology for transmitting data between a card and a reader device. The platform offers a full range of compatible contactless smart card and reader ICs, as well as dual interface ICs that provide a secure link between the contactless and contact card markets.

Philips Mifare DESFire

MIFARE® DESFire operates at a distance of 10cms and in accordance with the international standard ISO 14443A perfectly meets mid-end transportation segment needs including security and cost effectiveness. It features a 4Kbyte non volatile memory, a high speed triple -DES data encryption co-processor, a flexible memory organization structure, a mutual 3-pass authentication technique together with a true random number generator and an anti-tear mechanism to guarantee data integrity during contactless transactions.

The MIFARE® classic family is the pioneer and front runner in contactless smart card ICs operating in the 13.56 MHz frequency range with read/write capability.

Siemens SLE4442

The SLE4442 by Siemens of Infineon is inarguably one of the most popular cards on the market - widely used as Identification Applications (Health insurance card, Access control, Electronic ticketing, Gift and Loyalty)

  • 256 x 8-bit E-EPROM organization
  • Byte-wise addressing
  • Irreversible byte-wise write protection
  • 32 x 1-bit organization of protection memory
  • Data can only be changed after entry of the correct 3-byte programmable security code (security memory)
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