Irvine, CA, February 23, 1998 CardLogix, a leading manufacturer of smart cards, announces its Smart Toolz™ Smart Card Development Kit (SDK) for the creation of smart card applications based on CardLogix products. Smart Toolz is the world’s most complete kit for smart card development that allows both computer-literate business people and professional programmers create a smart card system for hundreds of applications, from electronic health records (EHR) management to stored value and loyalty.

The kit features a supply of different cards, a serial port smart card reader/writer from American Magnetics and an integrated manual with tutorials on card system design and complete software documentation. Also included are two powerful software tools. CardAppz™ Application Development Software for Windows® and Windows NT® and a robust 32-Bit Application Programming Interface (API) Cardplex™, for advanced programming options. Smart Toolz is available directly from CardLogix and sells for $299.

With Smart Toolz, CardLogix is giving the market a much needed tool and a less expensive solution compared to other smart card development options.

More on CardAppz

CardAppz is a point-and-click program that streamlines the design and implementation of a card system and bypasses the time and cost of professional programming. The software takes the business user through a series of logical steps that allows for the rapid deployment of a card system. Each CardAppz process step is set within a simple and intuitive framework , features include:

Database Creation

The template-driven design process in CardAppz lets users create a host card database. CardAppz gives you many data format choices to fit your type of business information. After creation of this database the user can set their preferred security options. Three levels of security are available to choose from, depending on how sensitive the data is and who will be accessing it.