ePassport Smart Card Reader

Category: Other
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 1.24MB
Operating System: Windows 2003, Windows NT 4, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 3.1.4 / 09 Mar 2005

Windows device driver information for ePassport Smart Card Reader

The term EPassport in the EPassport Smart Card Reader device’s name basically means “electronic passport”. This new technology uses RFID for blending a paper and electronic identity document. EPassports use devices smart card readers like the ePassport Smart Card Reader for authentication purposes. This device makes use of biometrics to authenticate the citizenship of travelers. The RFID is typically a chip where the data is saved same as the one in smart cards. As part of the growing concerns in global security, a travel document known as the ePassport was developed. This smart card microchip holds biometric data that will be used as identification. This was developed in order to avoid identity theft as well. The ePassport Smart Card Reader was designed to read ePassports and assure a person’s identification. A number of countries nowadays are taking steps to launch trials of passports and visas that make use of this new technology.

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Initially, facial image is stored on ePassports. However, developers of the technology may move on to include IRIS scans and fingerprints. These data will be stored in an ePassport smart card which can be read by specialized device used to read encrypted information on the smart card. The ePassport Smart Card Reader is a device that can read information on a ePassport smart card. A smart card is basically a chip or integrated circuit that is pocket-sized. The embedded integrated circuits on the device can be used to process data. The device can receive input being processed by using ICC applications. It can also deliver outputs when they are read by a device called smart card reader. Smart cards are made of PVC or ABS plastics. As a means to avoid counterfeiting, these cards may have an embedded hologram. This card is a good way to authenticate identification and other data. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ePassport Smart Card Reader errors before installing any driver updates.