PRLog - March 5, 2012 - CYPRESS, Calif. -- ID TECH, a leading manufacturer of automated data entry, mobile payment, point of sale, and secure payment devices, has launched the iSmart mobile smart card reader for Apple iOS devices.
The ID TECH iSmart with the Apple iPhone 4S
The ID TECH iSmart is an EMV level 1 certified smart card reader that allows merchants to make safe and secure transactions on their iOS mobile devices. The iSmart works with processor type (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX, JCB) integrated chip cards (ICC’s), conforming to ISO 7816 standards. The iSmart communicates with ICC’s through a low-force landing connector to ensure reliable connections, and features a card seated switch to activate the smart card when it is fully inserted.
The iSmart uses the 30-pin connector to attach directly to the Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, enabling these mobile devices to accept smart card transactions. ID TECH also offers an optional ‘clip’ that provides extra stability when connecting the reader to the Apple iPad or iPad 2. The iSmart has a small, durable form factor that was designed for mobility and ease of use.
The iSmart is the newest product to join ID TECH’s mobile reader product line. ID TECH’s offering of mobile readers includes both MagStripe and smart card readers for a wide variety of mobile phones and tablets, including Apple, Android, and Blackberry devices.
ID TECH is displaying the iSmart at the Cartes in North America Expo & Conference at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada in booth #619.
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ID TECH is a global leader in the Auto ID industry with sales, manufacturing and R&D facilities around the world. The company has become a well-established payment solutions provider with extensive experience in data capturing and encryption products and services. Designing dependable, feature-rich products has made ID TECH a leading supplier of MagStripe readers/writers, mobile payment readers, smart card readers, barcode readers, POS keyboards, signature capture devices, PCI-compliant PIN pads, and other specialty products for OEMs, VARs, resellers, distributors, and key end users. ID TECH provides both standard and custom solutions to support customer requirements. For more information about ID TECH, please call 1-800-984-1010 or visit www.idtechproducts.com.