Pleasant Prairie, WI. ZF Electronic Systems Pleasant Prairie, LLC introduces the CHERRY JK- A0100EU smart card keyboard designed to control logical access to networks in order to maintain a secure user base. This secure keyboard is ideally suited for regulated industries such as government, finance and healthcare. However, the JK-A0100EU keyboard can also be used by any organization that wants reliable access control to enhance the security of their network.
This wired keyboard requires the secondary authentication of a Smart Card before allowing access to the connected system. In addition to the smart-chipset card reader, the keyboard supports secure PIN entry.
The keyboard boasts quiet, comfortable keys to reduce fatigue, even after long work sessions. The PC/SC smart card reader is CCID and EMV Level 1 approved, and is also compatible with reading and writing ISO 7816-compliant smart cards. This keyboard features the classic CHERRY office “touch and feel” tactile quality for efficiency and ease of use.
The full size 104 + 4 position U.S. key layout of the new CHERRY JK-A0100EU provides the optimum key arrangement for maximum productivity. The convenient placement of the smart card reader allows for one-handed operation. The keyboard features a thin profile and weighs 1.85 lbs. (840 g). FIPS 201 certification is in process.
The keyboard uses low-profile (LPK) key technology with a service life of 10 million actuations per key. The easy-to-operate smart card reader has a 100,000 insertion life cycle. The CHERRY JK-A0100EU keyboard includes a 2-year warranty and is available from CHERRY authorized distributors and resellers.
For further information visit http://cherrycorp.com/product/jk-a0100eu-smartcard-keyboard/ or call 262-942-6500. Evaluation units can be made available to qualified recipients by contacting Russell MacKenzie, Product Marketing Manager. Please refer to his contact information below.
CHERRY, a registered brand of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, provides high-performance sensors, standard and custom electrical switches, and computer input devices for the worldwide automotive, computer and consumer/commercial OEM markets.
About ZF Friedrichshafen AG
ZF is a worldwide leading automotive supplier for drive line and chassis technology with 121 production sites in 27 countries.