The SALTO MIFARE 1K card is fully compliant with the ISO 14443A standard for contactless smart cards. NFC Tag Type 2, can also be used for MIFARE card systems and NFC readers with NXP chip.
RFID smart cards, also called transponder cards, are laminated plastic cards made of high quality PVC that are equipped with a radio frequency antenna ( RFID ) inside. In English, the term stands for Radio Frequency Identification.
To read out the data stored on the card, you need, unlike chip and magnetic stripe cards, no direct physical contact with the reader. The readout can take place at a distance of up to 10 cm.
RFID technology is most commonly used in access and entry controls, for example, at trade fairs, concerts, on ski slopes or at airports, and in the form of key and cash cards in hotels, discotheques or leisure resorts. In some places they are already used in public transport, as season tickets or electronic tickets. PVC cards double-sided, high-gloss color, have a card thickness of 0.76 mm ( 30 mil ). They meet with their dimensions the ( ISO standard ) the standard sizes of 86 x 54 mm and thus meet the criterion of CR-80 credit card size.