Product Information

 The AET65 Smart Card Reader with Fingerprint Sensor guarantees security and convenience in a variety of applications. Combining the core of ACS' ACR38-SAM contact smart card reader and Authentec's swipe fingerprint sensor in a single device, it creates a more cost-efficient and simplified integration of biometric technology in applications where the accuracy of biometric authentication is necessary to ensure a high level of security.

The AET65 elevates the:

  • Security: It requires of a user something he has (smart card), something he knows (PIN/password) and something he is (fingerprint), before enabling any transaction; limits fingerprint extraction and matching to itself (preventing security attacks associated with PCs); comes with a secure access module (SAM); and offers support for third-party algorithms.  
  • Simplicity: It does away with databases, servers or network connectivity. Instead, fingerprint templates are stored and encrypted in the smart card, reducing operation components into three (local PC/remote server applications, contact smart cards, and the AET65). Even developers without an in-depth knowledge of biometrics can integrate fingerprint authentication into smart card-based applications
With these features, the AET65 makes integration of secure biometric authentication simple and exchange of information intuitive, and fingerprint and smart card authentication hassle-free.

  • Integrated fingerprint scanner and smart card reader
  • Full-speed USB interface
  • Encrypted fingerprint template stored inside smart cards
  • AET65 contact smart card reader:

    • Compliant with PC/SC specification
    • Read/write speed up to 250 kbps
    • Supports all MCU card with T=0 or T=1 protocols
    • Supports ISO 7816 Class A, B and C (5V, 3V and 1.8V) cards
    • ISO 7816 Compliant SAM Slot
  • Fingerprint scanner:

    • Match-on reader: Template extraction and matching algorithms run within the device itself, not in the PC (Using default fingerprint algorithm)
    • UPEK TCS4-TCD50 swipe fingerprint sensor
    • Swipe speed: up to 40 cm/sec (15 in/sec)
    • Active sensor size: 9.6 mm x 0.2 mm
    • High-resolution: 508 DPI
    • Array size: 192 x 4 pixels
    • Supports image optimization and filtering
    • Utilizes CMOS active capacitive pixel-sensing technology, resulting to high-quality fingerprint images in any environment
    • Compliant with BioAPI 1.1 specification and Windows Biometric Framework
    • Supports several fingerprint algorithms such as Authentec and other 3rd-Party Algorithms
Dimensions  85.1 mm (L) x 70.1 mm (W) x 35.5 mm (H)
Weight  194 g
Interface USB Full Speed
Supply Voltage  Regulated 5V DC
Supply Current  max. 50 mA
Operating Temperature  0 - 50 °C
CLK Frequency 4 MHz
   Smart Card Interface Support

  • ISO-7816 Class A, B and C ( 5V, 3V, 1.8V )
Fingerprint Sensor

  • Sensor Type : Capacities
  • Fingerprint Capture Method : Swipe / Sweep
  • Maximum finger speed : 40cm/s
  • Gray scale image depth : full 8-bit
  • Sensor strip (image) width : 12.4mm
  • Array size : 192 x 4 pixel
  • Pixel pitch : 50 microns
  • Image resolution : 508 DPI
  • Steel Coat : small, black , rugged
  • Ball Grid Array (BGA) 2 @ 4 x 4, 1mm pitch
  • Integrated bezel
  • Package type: 6mm x 17.65mm x 1.9mm
  • Security Features:

    • Support for DES and AES encryption
    • Hardware based security
    • Anti Spoofing
    • RSA SecurID Support
Compliance / Certifications

  • PC/SC, BioAPI 1.1, Windows Biometric Framework, CE, FCC, RoHS, USB Full Speed
  • Microsoft WHQL: XP, Vista, 7
Operating System Support

  • Win 2003, Win XP, Win Vista, Win 2008, Win 7
  • Win 2003 x64, Win XP x64, Win Vista x64, Win 2008 x64, Win 2008 R2 x64, Win 7 x64
  • Linux (Upon Request)
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