If a smart card reader that is attached to a computer via USB stops reading smart cards altogether, the problem might not even rest with the smart card reader. The smart card itself might be damaged. Because a smart card is a microchip, it is very delicate and easy to break.What can smart card reader do?
Access control card readers are used in physical security systems to read a credential that allows access through access control points, typically a locked door. An access control reader can be a magnetic stripe reader, a bar code reader, a proximity reader, a smart card reader, or a biometric reader.What is a smart card driver?
A smart card is a card with embedded integrated circuits that can process data. Smart cards are commonly used for security authentication, for ATM and credit cards, and for digital identification cards. A smart card device driver allows you to control a smart card reader device.