Mag-Tek Inc., an international leading provider of card-technology solutions, unveiled new solutions for the migration from magnetic-stripe card applications to hybrid-card applications at CardTech/SecurTech ’98, held in Washington, D.C.
Known worldwide as an industry leader in technology and innovation, Mag-Tek pioneered magnetic-stripe readers more than 25 years ago. Today’s new line of Mag-Tek hybrid products also feature smart-card capabilities with incredible rapid data-transfer rates of 115Kbits, the maximum speed allowable by ISO 7816 specifications.
This newly developed interface is capable of addressing up to 6 SAM modules for all hybrid-card-based applications. Available in motorized and manual versions, the new hybrid readers and writers feature vandal-resistant designs and are available with optional dual heads for optimal user-friendliness.
Mag-Tek provides a full solution for card personalization and card issuance, as well as magnetic-stripe and smart-card reading and writing.
Markets served by Mag-Tek include, but are not limited to financial/banking, retail (point-of-sale (POS)), OEM, health care, badging/access, hospitality and gaming/vending.
Since 1972, Mag-Tek’s headquarters have been in Carson, with sales offices throughout the United States and international distribution in more than 40 countries.
Mag-Tek technology is used in millions of POS and financial transactions utilizing debit cards, credit cards, grocery-store checkouts, automated gas pumps, pay phones and airplane-seat phones throughout the world.
For more information on Mag-Tek products, call 888/624-8350 or visit the company’s new state-of-the-art Web site at .Details