HONG KONG, 07 November, 2016 – Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Card Systems Holdings Ltd., SEHK: 2086), Asia Pacific’s top supplier and one of the world’s top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers (Source: Frost & Sullivan), has launched the ACR1255U-J1 Secure Bluetooth® NFC Smart Card Reader. ACR1255U-J1 combines 13.56 MHz contactless technology and Bluetooth® Smart (also known as Bluetooth® Low Energy or BLE) connectivity, to facilitate contactless transactions without a physical connection to a terminal.
ACR1255U-J1 was designed to cater to the recent shift of users from the desktop to the mobile platform. Using Bluetooth® wireless technology, ACR1255U-J1 can connect to devices running on Android™ 4.3 and above, iOS 5.0 and above, Windows® operating system, and Mac OS®. The highly portable ACR1255U-J1 supports ISO 14443 Type A and B smart cards, MIFARE, FeliCa, and ISO 18092-compliant NFC tags and devices.
This Bluetooth® Smart device runs off a compact and rechargeable Lithium-ion battery for extended periods, and still have a communication range similar to classic Bluetooth®. Aside from its Bluetooth® Smart interface, this mobile card reader also has a USB 2.0 full speed interface in PC-linked mode. It is USB firmware upgradeable, making it easily adaptable to evolving technology scenarios.
“ACR1255U-J1 elevates convenience because it requires no physical connection to a smartphone or tablet to perform contactless transactions,” says Gilbert Leung, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ACS. “And by using Bluetooth® Smart, this device delivers convenience in an energy-efficient manner. ACR1255U-J1 has the potential to simplify a wide range of operations.”
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