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PC/SC (short for "Personal Computer/Smart Card") is a specification for smart-card integration into computing environments.

Microsoft has implemented PC/SC in Microsoft Windows 200x/XP and makes it available under Microsoft Windows NT/9x. A free implementation of PC/SC, PC/SC Lite, is available for Linux and other Unixes; a forked version comes bundled with Mac OS X.


  • Work group 1
    • Core members 1.1
    • Associate members 1.2
  • See also 2
  • External links 3

Work group

Core members

Associate members

SCM Microsystems - Siemens - Teridian Semiconductor Corp.

See also

External links

  • PC/SC Workgroup
  • Free Implementation (PCSCLite)
  • pcsc-tools free commandline tools for PC/SC
  • Winscard Smart Card API functions in Microsoft Windows XP/2000
  • SMACADU open source smart card analyzing tools
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