Hardware, software & support bundles
PKard® Reader is available in several form factors. They include elegant and discrete cases with built-in readers for full-sized iPad or iPad mini and also sturdy metal plug-in readers that support a wide range of iPad, iPhone and iPod devices, with versions for Lightning, or older 30-pin connectors. All of our bundles include the market-leading U.S. engineered PKard Reader secure browser supporting Microsoft Outlook Web Access (OWA), SharePoint and portal sites. The browser also coordinates reader and card access to a secure ecosystem of optional Thursby, third-party and organization-specific apps including Exchange S/MIME email, document signing, editing, sharing, Instant Messaging, VPN, MAM, MDM and more. U.S. phone and email technical support is also included. Apple device and smart card IDs are not included in the bundle.
- iOS 6 or higher
- Bundled with the full-featured secure browser app license at no additional cost
- Multi-card supporting CAC, CAC Dual Persona, PIV and PIV-I smart cards
- Multi-app part of a secure app ecosystem powered by PKard Toolkit
- Supported by phone, email, or forum by Apple specialists from Arlington, Texas
Elegant & discrete cased iPad readers (also known as "sleds")
- $169.99 - iPad mini (TSS-PK11) iPad mini & iPad mini with Retina display (available)
- $169.99 - iPad 2/3 (TSS-PK12) iPad 2/3 (2nd or 3rd generation) equipped with 30-pin connectors (available)
- $169.99 - iPad Air (TSS-PK13) iPad Air equipped with lightning connector (available)
- Discrete - the card does not protrude when fully inserted
- Simple - the one-piece design is easy to put-on and take-off
- Easy-to-charge - via the built-in micro USB port
Sturdy metal plug-in iPad, iPhone & iPod readers (also known as "dongles")
- $139.99 - Lightning (TSS-PK7) iPad with Retina display, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad mini with Retina display, iPhone 5, 5C, 5S, 6, 6 plus & iPod touch (5th generation) (available)
- $139.99 - 30-pin (TSS-PK8) iPad 2, 3, iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation & 4th generation) (available)
- Short neck - facilitates use with many types of third party cases
- Plug-ins are universal - the great strength of a case is it fits a specific device, also its greatest weakness
- "Which smart card reader should you buy [plug-in or cased]? I would give a slight edge to the plug-in, mainly because of the price"
- "I travel a lot and the lighter I can pack the better. Now I can finally ditch my laptop for road trips"
- “v2 metal readers a great improvement over v1 plastic readers and software has stayed in complete step with CAC environment”
- "PKard is the only product that enables use of CAC cards with iPhone and iPad that is easy to use and affordable"
Not sure which iPad or iPhone you have?
- Hardware warranty - at the time of delivery and for a period of six (6) months thereafter, this product will perform in accordance with its specifications
- Supports U.S. Government standards including TAA, HSPD-12, OMB-11-11, FIPS 140-2, FIPS 201 & GSA Approved Product List (APL)
- , IEC 60950, FCC class B part 15, CE, and RoHS
- iTunes apps are individual/consumer distributions, custom builds are available for organizations, either standalone, or as part of third party mobile management solutions
- Hardware ECCN is EAR99 and security software ECCN is 5D002
- Secure mobile CAC/PIV Android tablet & smartphone plug-in bundles - here
- PKard developer & demo kit for iOS - here.
- Not sure which Thursby US Government CAC & PIV smart card product best meets your need? Click here
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 (817) 478-5070