Manufacturer: Behavior Tech Computer Corp.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 42 KB
Operating System: Windows 98 SE, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 21 Oct 2003
The BTC Smart Card Reader plugs into a host computer system via the Universal Serial Bus interface port. As such it gains access to higher data transfer rates as well as the Plug and Play functionality found in newer operating system platforms. However, even if it is covered by this feature normally the host computer system will not assign a corresponding generic device driver primarily because it makes use of a proprietary technology that is not common deployed in conventional computing centers. The role of the device driver is to make sure that the BTC Smart Card Reader is not recognized as a standard card reader but as something that is used for security verification or authentication processes. This means that its device driver must work in conjunction with existing security protocols of the underlying operating system in order to implement its intended functionality. Normally this hardware component functions together with a corresponding database file that is used to authenticate the identity of the SmartCard holder.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Essentially a SmartCard is a piece of hardware component that makes use of a programmable microchip. This microchip embedded in the card component is used as a memory module for the storage of a colored photograph used for identification purposes. The color identification image is the result of a digital compression applied on a standard photographic image. The compression algorithm is usually based on a novel method requiring only a small amount of memory usage dedicated to the storage of the security image. This type of method makes the use of BTC Smart Card Reader practical as well as advisable for mobile computing purposes. The device driver of this hardware component makes sure that both the SmartCard and its corresponding Card Reader can communicate directly with the database on the host computer system. Usually these types of security protocols implement a read only process. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and BTC Smart Card Reader errors before installing any driver updates.