.NET Library for Chip Cards

Smart Card API for .NET - a few lines of code is all it takes to access chip cards. Our class library and helper classes come with C# and VB.NET sample code. Easy-to-use managed code supports contact and contactless cards on PC/SC compatible card readers.

Fast Card Integration

SmartCard API class library supports .NET programming languages such as Visual Basic.NETVisual C#.

It exposes native, Windows smart card API (winscard.dll) through a set of managed, event-driven .NET classes. 

  • card and reader tracking via events
  • managed PC/SC wrapper class
  • saves time and money

 

Try Before You Buy

Download your trial version now:

  • fully functional
  • sample applications and extensive documentation.

Simple Licensing

Purchase of a commercial license grants Royalty Free redistribution of the runtime files.

C# Source Code

Protect your investment: The complete C# source code is available for purchase, too.

Storage Cards

Contact and contactless memory cards is supported.

Contactless: Mifare Classic, Ultralight, iCODE ...

Contact: SLE 4442, AT24SCxx

Prox: HID Prox

upon request: iCLASS card 

Government Cards

Get started Government issued cards via both contact (ISO 7816) and contactless (ISO 14443, ISO 15693) interfaces using PC/SC-based industry standards compliant readers.

  • U.S. Gov. PIV card
  • U.S. Gov. CAC

Third-party APIs

There is a tendency away from proprietary, native APIs. We therefore integrate readers and cards on APDUs level whenever possible.

Limited support available for Identive's MCARD API. Full support available for OMNIKEY SCARDSYN and German CT-API.

Maintenance and Support by CardWerk Technologies

We offer maintenance contracts, on site training and professional consulting services including smart card development services for iCLASS, DESFire EV1, Mifare, JavaCard, MULTOS to name a few.