July 22, 2013
HONG KONG, 22 Jul, 2013 - 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), today launches the ACR1283L VisualVantage Standalone Contactless Reader, in response to continued growth in the use of contactless smart cards worldwide.
The ACR1283L is the latest addition to ACS’s VisualVantage Series of LCD-equipped contactless readers supporting ISO 14443 cards and Mifare variants. Applications suited to the ACR1283L include payment and customer loyalty programs, and time and attendance systems.
Supporting both PC-linked and standalone operations, the ACR1283L provides users with more benefits when implementing contactless applications such as:
Rich User Interaction
- ACR1283L comes with various peripherals: two-line graphic LCD, four LEDs, buzzer and twelve-key capacitive touch keypad to enhance user experience.
- ACR1283L is equipped with four built-in ISO 7816-compliant secure access module (SAM) slots to boost security.
- ACR1283L also has an in-device AES, DES and 3DES encryption capability that adds another layer against malicious attacks associated with PCs.
- ACR1283L can support post-deployment remote firmware update.
“Contactless applications make transactions easier, faster, and more convenient,” says Mr. Gilbert Leung, ACS’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “We would like not only to enable such transactions, but also to make contactless transactions possible across different environments, while offering the highest levels of security and functionality.”
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, as well as the winner of the Product Quality Leadership Award for Smart Card Readers from Frost & Sullivan. One of the companies on Forbes Asia's 2010 "Best Under a Billion" list, a prestigious list of 200 top-performing companies with sales between US$5 million and US$1 billion, selected from 12,930 publicly listed enterprises in Asia Pacific, 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 https://www.acs.com.hk/ .