M.O.S.T. Cards®

M.O.S.T. Cards® are a microprocessor-based smart card family designed for the rapid creation of cost effective multi-function and/or high-security single-application cards. The cards are available with contact and contactless (RFID) interfaces.

M.O.S.T. Cards let you design a smart card system that grows with your needs and applications while maintaining high security.

The card family is based on a mature, feature-rich ISO 7816 and ISO 14443 compliant card operating system. The OS is portable between various silicon vendors, to ensure the "future proofing" of your development investment. These cards are designed for symmetric key application environments that require both cost and security considerations.

The M.O.S.T. C Family Cards features up to 144k bytes of user memory that can be configured for high-security data storage and purse functions. The M.O.S.T. Card Operating System ensures the best secure symmetric key card solution on the market today. The cards are built on EAL5+ silicon and are equipped with both hardware and software anti-tampering and security measures. CardLogix has shipped millions of M.O.S.T. Cards in heavy transactional environments, ranging from parking meters to slot machines, all without a breach of security or loss of value. This ultra-high performance is due to CardLogix unique three-level anti-tearing mechanisms that protect our customer's data, value, and business. The cards are also well suited for healthcare, government identity, and enterprise identity environments that utilze strong biometrics and authentication mechanisms.

The cards have a wide variety of file types and security keys to offer customers complete configurability.

The M.O.S.T. Card family supports:

  • DES, TDES, and AES-128, -192, and -256 encryption
  • ICAO BAC and biometrics
  • EU Driver License data formats
  • Global PIN with block and unblock features
  • Special transport keys for lifecycle control
  • SHA-1 and SHA-256 for authentication
  • Extended file sizes that break the 32k byte barrier set by ISO
  • High-security AES Protected Purse/ e-wallet functionality
  • Forensic information commands
  • T=0 and ISO14443A communication
  • HMAC e-signatures with strong key diversification
  • Special injectable AES Keys for Physical Access Control Systems
  • idblox file structures

Additional features can include high-reliability M2M chips and high temperature card substrates for severe use case environments. M.O.S.T. Cards will work well in any computing environment, from embedded equipment to Windows or Linux machines. Project development is supported by the CardLogix M.O.S.T. Toolz® Development platform, featuring the powerful Winplex® API and the PC/SC API. For biometrically-enhanced system development, consider the M.O.S.T. Toolz Biometric Series - Fingerprint Edition development platform. All of our cards can be customized with a variety of security features and secure printing.

Please review our line of Microprocessor Cards for detailed information and to purchase cards.