Athena Smartcard Solutions Launches ASEDrive IIIe CL Contactless Smart Card Reader for High Speed Contactless Desktop Applications

Athena Smartcard Solutions Launches ASEDrive IIIe CL Contactless Smart Card Reader for High Speed Contactless Desktop Applications

Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) November 3, 2008

Athena Smartcard Solutions latest addition to its growing range of professional smart card products is the ASEDrive IIIe CL contactless smart card reader. Packaged in a slick black enclosure, the ASEDrive IIIe CL utilizes a 13.56MHz RFID interface conforming to ISO 14443 A & B standards. The reader was designed to support demanding desktop applications such as Smart Card Logon, Digital Signature, Web Authentication, loyalty/payment and other applications that utilize contactless CPU smart cards.

Combined with Athena’s contactless and dual interface smart cards and contactless smart cards from leading smart card vendors. The ASEDrive IIIe CL provides reliable high speed read/write performance, and flash upgradeability, securing your investment for years to come.

All ASEDrive readers are supported by device drivers for Windows XP, Vista, Server 2003/8, Mac OSX, and Linux.

The ASEDrive IIIe CL is available for delivery in November 2008.

About Athena

Athena Smartcard Solutions, one of the industry’s fastest growing vendors, is a leading provider of smart cards for ID, tokens, smart card readers, smart card keyboards and smart card management systems — protecting computer networks — and an innovative supplier of cards and operating systems for banking and GSM. Athena’s offices in the US, Europe, and Asia serve customers worldwide including some of the world’s, leading banks, manufactures, Government organizations. The company’s dedicated engineering, sales, and support staff has over 20 years’ experience in smart card and security technology including some of the original innovators and developers of Java Card and inventors of key technologies of the MULTOS operating system.

Athena’s products include Common Criteria EAL4+ and FIPS 140-2 and FIPS 201/PIV certified contact, contactless and dual interface open platform and file system based cryptographic smart cards for Windows Authentication, PIV, CNS/CIE, JICSAP, GSM, and EMV. The Athena ASEDrive line of smart card readers includes high performance USB desktop, internal, contactless and contact keyboard and biometric smart card readers. Athena’s cryptographic middleware solutions including the ASECard Crypto Toolkit with support for all major desktop operating systems, and through the Athena CMS, our customers enjoy smart card life-cycle management solutions for contact and contactless cards.

@ 2008 Athena Smartcard Solutions. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

For more information, please visit Athena Smartcard Solutions



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