HONG KONG, 29 Jan, 2014 – 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), will be at the Smart Card Alliance’s seventh annual Payments Summit. It will be held on Feb 5 to 7, at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
The event covers EMV, mobile, and transit payments. It will be a good opportunity to connect with industry players, and to attend talks and workshops on emerging technologies, considerations surrounding standards, approaches to payment, and strategies for different platforms.
ACS provides payment solutions in a diverse array of form factors and connection interfaces. A few examples are: theACR123, a MasterCard Paypass and Visa Paywave payment terminal; ACR89U-A2, a handheld smart card reader with PIN-pad that offers contact and contactless support and may be equipped with a thermal printer; ACR122T, a token-sized NFC reader that supports Mifare cards, ISO 14443 Type A and B cards, and all four types of NFC tags; and the ACR31, an audio jack reader for magnetic stripe cards supporting Mobile POS (Point-of-Sales).
Attendees are encouraged to get in touch with Bob Merkert, ACS President for the Americas, via 609 332 8593 or firstname.lastname@example.org, to get a free ACR38U PocketMate Smart Card Reader during the Payments Summit.
The PocketMate is a USB-sized device that transforms into a full-sized reader for contact cards through a single swivel motion. FIPS 201-certified, PC/SC-compliant, and CCID-compliant, it enables easy deployment of secure applications in e-banking, e-payment, access control, and e-government. The PocketMate may now also be used on mobile devices running on Android™ 3.1 or higher.