ACS develops smart card operating systems (ACOS) as its intellectual property. Developed by our dedicated team of specialists, the ACOS3 Combi Microprocessor Card is a dual-interface smart card unlocks the potential of a smart card. It enables a single card to support various applications such as loyalty program, parking registration, access control, eID, and electronic purse.

ACOS3 Combi is specifically designed for highly secured payment applications. Featuring a high degree of security, ACOS3 Combi is particularly suitable for secure loyalty programs, identification and e-Purse applications. Likewise, it may be utilized for common payment solutions.

  • Available in the following interface:
    • Combi Card Interface
    • Contactless Interface
  • Full 8 KB of EEPROM for application data
  • Compliance with:
    • Contact: ISO 7816 Parts 1, 2, 3, 4
      • Supports T=0 Protocol  
    • Contactless: ISO 14443 Parts 1, 2, 3, 4
      • Supports T=CL protocol and fully compatible with ISO 14443 Type A
  • High-speed transmission rate:
    • Contact: from 9.6 to 223.2 kbps
    • Contactless:  from 106 to 848 kbps
  • Supports DES/3DES and MAC
  • Has five secret codes + Issuer code
  • Has PIN code that may be updated by the card holder
  • Supports Key Pair for Mutual Authentication
  • Supports Session Key based on FIPS140-2 compliant true random numbers
  • Supports Secure Messaging to ensure that the data is secured from third party attacks
  • Supports Account File Data Structure that can be enabled for secure purse/payment applications
  • e-Government
  • e-Healthcare
  • Network Security
  • Access Control
  • e-Purse & Loyalty
  • Transportation

Drivers for ACOS3-G1K

Release Date Drivers OS Support Version File Size Notes
USB Interface
24-Aug-2015 MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver (32-bit) Win 2000, Win XP, Win Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1, Win10 , Win Server 2003, Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2008 4.0.7.1 3 MB
24-Aug-2015 MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver (64-bit) Win XP x64, Win Vista x64, Win 7 x64, Win 8 x64, Win 8.1 x64, Win10 x64, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64, Win 2012 R2 x64 4.0.7.1 2 MB
14-Nov-2014 MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver (32-bit) Win 7 (for users who did not install required Microsoft Windows Updates and get driver signature error (Code 52)) 4.0.6.0 3 MB
14-Nov-2014 MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver (64-bit) Win 7 x64 (for users who did not install required Microsoft Windows Updates and get driver signature error (Code 52)) 4.0.6.0 2 MB
20-Aug-2015 PC/SC Drivers Win 2000, Win XP, Win XP x64, Win Vista, Win Vista x64, Win 7, Win 7 x64, Win 8, Win 8 x64, Win 8.1, Win 8.1 x64, Win 10, Win 10 x64,Win Server 2003, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64, Win Server 2012 R2 x64 4.0.0.7 842 KB
22-Jun-2016 PC/SC Drivers Linux, Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9, Mac 10.10, Mac 10.11 1.1.3 436 KB
24-Jun-2016 PC/SC Driver Package Linux 1.1.3 2 MB
22-Jun-2016 PC/SC Driver Installer Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9, Mac 10.10, Mac 10.11 1.1.3 248 KB
12-Sep-2011 CT-API Library Win 2000, Win XP, Win XP x64, Win Vista, Win Vista x64, Win 7, Win 7 x64, Win 8, Win 8 x64, Win Server 2003, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64 1.0.0.1 2 MB
12-Sep-2011 CT-API Library Linux 1.0.0 62 KB
12-Sep-2011 CT-API Library Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9 1.0.0 35 KB
31-Mar-2016 Android EVK Android 3.1 and above 1.1.3 472 KB

Manuals / Datasheets for ACOS3-G1K

Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACOS3 Contact/Contactless/Combi card

Functional Specification

Functional Specification of ACOS3 Microprocessor Card (Combi)

Reference Manual

Reference Manual of ACOS3 Microprocessor Card (Combi)