The ACS ACR40U Contact Smart Card Reader Software Development Kit (SDK) is an easy-to-use software package that contains sample codes, tools, utilities, and reference materials. It enables developers to build smart card applications using the reader. The ACR40U SDK provides the specifications and file structure of the SDK and its components.

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Smart Card Reader(s)
  • 1 x ACR40U-A1 Contact Smart Card Reader
Test Card(s)/ Token(s)
  • 5 x ACOS3 Contact Smart Cards
Software Installer
  • Reference Manual(s)
  • Tools and Utilities:
    • QuickView 2.14
    • Script Tool 5.02
    • Smart Card and Reader Tool
    • ACS CCID PC/SC Driver
  • Sample Codes:
    • Card Programming:
      • ACOS3 – test mutual authentication, file creation, and secure messaging
    • Others:
      • Simple PCSC Application – send commands to a smart card

      • PCSC Card Polling – test the reader’s card detection capability
    • Available in the following programming languages:
      • Java (JDK8)
      • MS Visual Basic (.NET framework 4.7.2)
      • MS Visual C# (.NET framework 4.7.2)
      • MS Visual C++ (.NET framework 4.7.2)
SDK Operating System Support
  • Windows® 10
  • Windows® 11