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card reader

n
(Computer Science) a device, no longer widely used, for reading information on a punched card and transferring it to a computer. Compare cardpunch
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Consumer electronics company Sony has announced a compact memory card reader family, headed by the new MRW-F3, that simplifies file transfer between digital devices.
Also, the internal electronics of the MiniSmart are virtually unique for a card reader this small.
The cards require special smart card readers to work, and once users insert them into these readers, the readers capture and store information pertinent to the transaction in question.
Lexar, a leader in advanced digital media and accessories, today introduced two new professional-grade flash memory card readers designed to deliver increased download speeds from the card to a computer.
New RFID model of AEM features includes Thermal Printer (65mm/sec, 203 dpi), In-built Magnetic Card Reader and In-built Smart Card Reader (contact type, EMV level 1 Certified).
Integration of a card reader with a numeric keypad allows organisations to increase security by using two factor authentication using a proximity card and a PIN number to control access.
Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) announced on Monday a new model of the BlackBerry Smart Card Reader, a card reader that enables proximity controlled access to a user's BlackBerry smartphone and computer.
The new CEIVA frames feature a built-in card reader that instantly displays a full color slideshow directly from a camera memory card and supports all major memory card formats.
The adoption of FINREAD specifications is a key milestone for the smart card reader industry," said Robert Schneider, Chief Executive Officer at SCM Microsystems.
Memorex has launched what it claims to be the fastest memory card reader on the market.
Pretec has also announced i-Disk Reader II/II Plus and 20-in-1 Card Reader at CES in Las Vegas.