Smart Card Subsystem
The Smart Card Subsystem component is based on Personal Computer/Smart Card (PC/SC) consortium standards and consists of the following parts:
- Resource Manager
- Card/Reader Selection UI
This component manages access to readers and smart cards. To manage these resources, it performs the following three functions:
- Identifies and tracks resources.
- Allocates readers and resources across multiple applications.
- Supports transaction primitives for accessing services available on a given card.
The Resource Manager component also exposes a subset of the Microsoft Win32-based application programming interfaces (APIs) to provide applications with access to these functions.
Card/Reader Selection UI
This component allows simple smart card-aware applications to access a card and reader with minimum coding.
There are no services for this component.
No other components interact with this component.
There are no configurable settings for this component.
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