Press ReleaseGetUSB.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 worldâ€™s leading manufacturers of innovative smart card readers, announces today the launch of its new CardManÂ® 3021 USB contact smart card reader. The CardManÂ® 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 CardManÂ® 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 OMNIKEYâ€™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 CardManÂ® 3021 has all technical features of OMNIKEYÂ´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 CardManÂ® 3021 complements the OMNIKEY desktop reader portfolio and extends OMNIKEYâ€™s market coverage to segments where interoperability paired with mobility and highly competitive pricing is required.