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Germanys national provider of social security services

Friday 5 November 2004 09:46 CET | News

OMNIKEYs CardMan 3121 USB smart card readers have been chosen by ACG Identification, for its recently confirmed contract with Bundesversicherungsanstalt fÜr Angestellte (BfA), Germanys national provider of social security services.

ACG has delivered 30,000 OMNIKEY CardMan 3121 USB smart card readers to BfA subsidiaries throughout Germany. BfA will use the OMNIKEY CardMan 3121 readers along with hybrid cards for PC access control and electronic signature applications. The CardMan 3121 (USB) works with all contact smart cards, is easy to install, and offers flexible mounting options. The 3121 is CCID-compliant and features a full-speed USB 2.0 interface. With CCID drivers becoming a standard feature of many operating systems, the 3121 can simply be plugged into a USB port and automatically be recognized by the system. A specially designed housing gives users the freedom to place the reader horizontally or vertically; an attachment pad enables mounting to the PC monitor. Easily add a company logo or opt for a colorized snap-on cover for a customized look! Based on revolutionary chip technology, jointly developed with Atmel, the OMNIKEY 3121 smart card reader supports reader-to-card data transmission rates of up to 420Kbits per second, exceeding the performance of other smart card readers. Consistent with OMNIKEY¹s tradition of offering robust, technically superior firmware and driver support, the 3121 guarantees the highest level of interoperability available on the market.


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