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Registered: ‎01-06-2009
My Device: Pearl 8110

Confuse about RIM SmartCard API

Hi all,


I'm quite confused about the RIM SmartCard API.

It seems like I can write a driver to open a session

to the smart card. My questions is: is the BlackBerry

a smart card reader also? I see that the driver resides

on phone. If the phone is not also a reader, how does

it communicate with with the reader? There is no

code in the sample that listen to USB port. Does it

talks to smart card reader by radios like WiFi/Bluetooth?


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Registered: ‎07-09-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Confuse about RIM SmartCard API

This is the BlackBerry Smart Card reader:  http://us.shopblackberry.com/en-US/c/security/view.aspx


You can load a driver directly on this reader.

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Re: Confuse about RIM SmartCard API

Any answers ?