iAuthenticate™ Smart Card Reader

iAuthenticate™ Smart Card Reader

The iAuthenticate™ FIPS 201 approved smart card reader is designed to work with Apple® iPhone®, and iPad®, and supports standard ISO7816 smart cards issued by the US Government (PIV and CAC). *Smart Card Not Included.  The reader allows people to use their iPhones or iPads to authenticate themselves to secure networks, websites and payment systems using their smart chip-based IDs or credit cards.

Additional Information

The iAuthenticate reader supports standard ISO7816 smart cards issued by the US Government (PIV and CAC). It can also be used with desktop computers through a microUSB connector (cable & software not included). The iAuthenticate reader includes a license to Thursby's PKard® app for FIPS 140-2 secure access to web-based email, portals and collaboration sites authenticated to CAC, PIV or other approved smart cards.

Usage of iAuthenticate and the PKard Reader for iOS app for accessing DTS (Defense Travel System) requires an upgrade to DTS servers that should occur later this year.  See http://militarycac.com/dts.htm “Why can’t I use DTS on an iPad or iPhone?” and http://www.thursby.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=279.

Features

  • Designed for iPad, iPad2, The New iPad, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S running iOS 5.0 or higher
  • Supports most popular ISO7816 smart cards including CAC, PIV, PIV-I and CIV
  • Fast, secure communication via the 30-pin connector, eliminating the security risks and reduced speeds associated with wireless connections
  • Plugs directly into the device’s 30 pin connector or via most third party docking stations and cases
  • Includes Thursby’s PKard FIPS 140-2 approved app
  • Provision for use with lanyard
  • Portable, Compact, ergonomic design with activity LED
  • Compatible with most iPhone and iPad cases

Technical Data

Please refer to the iAuthenticate Smart Card Reader pdficon technical datasheet.

Installation Instructions

iAuthenticate is designed to automatically install the necessary app from iTunes® when first plugged into a supported iOS device.

When the application is first launched, users will be required to register the device and complete configuration for their particular organization and access.

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