June 11, 2015
HONG KONG, 11 June, 2015 - Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Card Systems Holdings Ltd., SEHK: 8210), Asia Pacific's top supplier and one of the world's top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers (Source: Frost & Sullivan), was honoured with the Innovative Product Award of 2015 Golden Ant Award. ACS's entry is ACR35 NFC MobileMate Card Reader.
This is the second industry-level award that ACR35 has received after receiving the Best Mobile Payment Product Experience Prize in Golden Pine Awards 2014. Ken Tang, ACS Sales Director for China, received the award on behalf of ACS.
The award was announced in a gala dinner by 2015 China International Internet of Things Expo. Golden Ant Award is organized by the National Golden Card Project, which aims to foster the development of smart card‒related businesses in China. Zhang Qi, Director of the National Golden Card Project Office, announced the 2015 winners.
The Golden Ant Award is the highest award under the National Golden Card project. It recognizes smart card‒related enterprises and research institutions for their innovative spirit in the deployment and application of smart card projects; for advancing informatization and industrialization; and for giving rise to practical products and excellent achievements.
ACR35 NFC MobileMate Card Reader is a new smart card reader that can be used with mobile devices. By combining two card technologies (magnetic stripe and NFC tag), it provides users the flexibility to use magnetic stripe cards and smart cards, without additional hardware costs. ACR35 NFC MobileMate uses AES-128 encryption algorithm and DUKPT Key Management system to secure data. It is perfect for users who wish to transact securely while on the go.
ACR35 NFC MobileMate card reader is suitable for applications like mobile banking, mobile payment, e-healthcare, and loyalty. ACS also offers other mobile card readers to meet a wider range of requirements. For more information, please visit www.acs.com.hk or email [email protected].
Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS, wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Card Systems Holdings Ltd., SEHK: 8210), founded in 1995, is Asia Pacific's top supplier and one of the world's top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers. ACS is the winner of the Product Quality Leadership Award for Smart Card Readers from Frost & Sullivan. In 2010 and 2014, ACS was listed in Forbes Asia's “Best Under a Billion", an inter-industry list comprised of 200 top-performing publicly listed companies in the Asia-Pacific, with sales between US$5 million and US$1 billion. ACS develops a wide range of high quality smart card reading/writing devices, smart cards and related products and distributes them to over 100 countries worldwide. Visit ACS at http://www.acs.com.hk/.