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Alibaba.com offers a vast variety of card readers to ensure that every customer's need is fully satisfied. A smart card reader is a device used to read smart cards. This is done by means of a smart card USB adapter or Bluetooth. Smart cards are plastic badges with a built-in chip incorporating a circuit such as a microcontroller or memory chip. The cards include credit/debit cards, medical insurance and others type of cards. An intelligent card reader incorporated into the device can access and read the data stored in these smart cards. 

Today, this kind of technology can be used for different electronic purposes. For example, a smart card reader is typically used for personal identification, authentication and financial transactions. Furthermore, it is used by big corporations for data security, correspondences, government programs, transportation, retail and business, social insurance, and proof of identity purposes.

Intelligent card readers have many advantages. The smart cards utilize encryption and validation technology which is very secure. The microchip implanted in the smart cards contacts the card reader and the information is securely accessed. These Bluetooth or USB smart card reader technologies are being used in almost every business nowadays. Devices purchased on Alibaba.com are being delivered from healthcare places to all kinds of markets, and from small cash counters to big banks.

Smart card readers are available as either contact, contactless or a combination of both types of innovations. A contact smart card physically touches the contacts on the reader. A contactless smart card is not touched (it is accessed from a distance). The type of smart card reader to choose should be based on the card reader’s compatibility with the contact or contactless smart card. Alibaba.com is the favorite digital marketplace for everyone whatever the needs.