Omnikey super slim USB digital card reader
GetUSB.info Summary: Digital card reader now uses easy USB connectivity. CardMan 3021 is ideal retail product making it easy to distribute in an envelope together with credit cards, e-ID cards and software for applications.
Walluf, Germany and Paris, France (Nov 15, 2005) OMNIKEY, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative smart card readers, announces today the launch of its new CardMan® 3021 USB contact smart card reader. The CardMan® 3021 features a slim, stylish design which expands its usability from the desktop to the world of mobile devices.
Lightweight and easy to carry, it can be connected to a laptop wherever the user needs his or her computer, lying next to the laptop without requiring any auxiliary support.
The innovative design of the OMNIKEY CardMan® 3021 makes it easy to distribute in an envelope together with credit cards, e-ID cards and software for applications.
This makes it ideal for volume rollout in consumer applications, where its small, handy size is a decisive factor in user acceptance. Typical applications for OMNIKEY’s mobile smart card reader include digital signature, secure online banking, secure online transactions, loyalty programs, healthcare solutions and more.
Though small in size, the CardMan® 3021 has all technical features of OMNIKEY´s larger contact smart card reader models and supports reader-to-card data transmission rates of up to 420KBit per second.
Furthermore, it complies with all relevant industry standards, as do all OMNIKEY devices. A blue LED together with the transparent design gives the reader an appealing high-tech look and feel that fits well with modern PC equipment.
The CardMan® 3021 complements the OMNIKEY desktop reader portfolio and extends OMNIKEY’s market coverage to segments where interoperability paired with mobility and highly competitive pricing is required.