SANKYO Seiki has released its innovative compact hybrid card reader, the ICT3K5-3R series. This reader reads all three tracks on the card’s magnetic stripe and can read and write to the IC chip on the cards.
Available from JEA Technologies , it handles warped cards and has a card capture feature to capture cards if the system detects potential fraud or card theft.
The ICT3K5-3R is fully EMV compliant and also complies with ISO standards for chip and card protocol handling. PCSC compliant drivers are also available for systems using Microsoft's PCSC card standards.
This card reader has a full shutter system to prevent ingress of foreign matter, and the shutter is robust enough to deter determined vandals. It is available with RS232 or USB interface.
The ICT3K5-3R series is a suitable choice for applications which need a motorised reader, offering good vandal resistance, compact size, choice of drivers and interfaces. Full documentation and technical support is available to support integration into a system.
This reader also offers system integrators the ability to future-proof designs to cope with the increasing use of smart cards. It is an ideal card reader for applications in kiosks, payment terminals, and ID systems.