VTAP100 mobile pass NFC reader board (USB + RS232)

VTAP100 mobile pass NFC reader board (USB + RS232)
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The VTAP100 from Dot Origin can selectively read and decrypt NFC pass data from iPhone or Android devices, and transfer this data to a connected system.

The VTAP100 reader can be used in many environments, including retail loyalty, cashless payment, gym check-in, and sports ticketing. The VTAP100 remains logically separate from any payment mechanism. This simplifies data and security considerations, and the human interaction. It does not support EMV payments, but can be used for stored value and points redemption applications.

VTAP100 has been designed to support a smooth transition from plastic to mobile NFC passes so, alongside mobile passes, the VTAP100 will also read popular contactless RFID or NFC smartcards and tags, to support mixed-use applications. It is fully certified by both Apple and Google to work with their respective VAS and Smart Tap protocols, supporting automatic pass selection on iOS, as well as on-board decryption.

A USB connection from any PC is used to configure the VTAP100, by editing simple text files. Keys can be easily updated but cannot be extracted from the device. The configuration can be locked, so that the device is password protected or read-only in general use.

The VTAP100-OEM can output pass data over USB in the same way as a mag-stripe, barcode or QR code scanner. This can be a keyboard emulation or over a virtual COM port on the USB interface, or a serial RS232 interface can be enabled, for more advanced command, data transfer and logging purposes. This makes it possible to add the VTAP100 to existing systems without software changes, to update an established card or ticket experience, to one where passes are wholly electronic.

The VTAP100-OEM is ready for you to integrate into your own housing. It comes without cables, but includes a micro-USB connector on board as well as a standard 2mm pitch connector with both USB and serial RS-232 connections.

This is all you need to get started with mobile NFC pass reading, as it includes access to create demonstration mobile passes, so that you can test your application. For production purposes you will need to use a third-party pass provider, or integrate directly with Apple and Google.

Includes a free license for Dot Origin's popular Read-a-Card software on request - ideal for customers wanting to integrate with web or desktop applications without using keyboard emulation.

Other versions of VTAP100 are available, for example the VTAP100-PAC-W has a Wiegand interface for access control and turnstiles. It is also available in a neat case for desktop or wall mounting as VTAP100-USB-CC. Please contact us to discuss availability of these options.

VTAP100 mobile pass NFC reader board (USB + RS232)



Technical Specifications

Dimensions (PCB): 41mm x 79mm (1.61in x 3.11in), with integrated 40mm (1.57in) square antenna
Power Supply: 5V DC (typ. 110mA, max 150mA)
Mounting options: 4 x integrated mounting holes and 4 x removable mounting holes/lugs
Weight: 6g (0.21oz)
Operating Temperature: -25 to +70°C (-13 to 158°F)
Operating Humidity: 0-95% RH (non-condensing)

NFC Interface

Frequency/standards: 13.56MHz, ISO 14443 and ISO 18092
Mobile pass compatibility:
  • Apple Wallet NFC passes (VAS protocol – classed as a VAS-only device)
  • Google Wallet NFC passes (Smart Tap protocol)
  • Pass auto-selection, including full Apple ECP compliance for iOS wake-up
  • Selective field extraction & decryption of pass data
  • Mobile device type detection and inclusion
  • Multiple simultaneous pass IDs, enrolment URL and STUID capture, where supported on mobile OS
Card/tag compatibility:
  • MIFARE Ultralight, Classic, DESFire, NFC Types 1..4;
  • UID/CSN reading as standard on all card types;
  • Secure data reading on MIFARE Classic as standard, others on request;
  • NFC tag reading on Type 2 and 4 (Ultralight/NTAG and DESFire/HCE)
Read range: Typically 25mm (1in) depending on environment and phone/card/tag antenna
Pass IDs: Up to 6 x Apple merchant IDs and 6 x Google collector IDs
ECC key slots: 6 total (shared between Apple & Google merchant IDs)

USB/Serial interfaces

USB device types (can enable/disable as required):
  • USB Mass storage (for easy configuration, key loading & firmware updates);
  • Human interface device(standard barcode reader/keyboard emulation);
  • USB Virtual COM port (includes active, passive and file transfer modes)
Serial interface: Physical RS-232 serial port (includes active, passive and file transfer modes)
Connectors: Micro USB socket on board; 8-pin captive cable connector for USB and RS-232 (2mm pitch)
Operating system support: Full support on Windows, Linux, OSX; support for keyboard emulation and virtual COM device types on Android; most embedded and other operating systems support keyboard emulation as a minimum

Other features

Operator feedback: Buzzer and RGB LEDs (configurable default colour + automatic card and pass reading beep/flash)
Field configurable: Yes, using configuration files, and with password and hardware-based lock
Field upgradeable: Yes, using encrypted firmware file and secure bootloader, and factory reset feature
External antenna: Optional via 3-pin external antenna connector
Hardware security: Cryptographic co-processor with secure hardware-based key storage
Encryption algorithms: ECDH, NIST P-256, ECDSA, HMAC SHA-256, AES-128 CTR, AES-256 GCM, ANSI-X9.63-KDF and HKDF according to RFC5869 using HMAC-SHA256

Compliance / Certification

Apple VAS, Google SmartTap, UKCA, CE, FCC, RoHS

24-month limited hardware warranty

Manufacturer's part number: VTAP100-OEM


Manufacturer: Dot Origin

Connection Method: USB

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VTAP100-OEM Product Briefing

VTAP100-OEM_product_briefing.pdf
Download everything you have read here on SmartcardFocus about the VTAP100-OEM mobile pass NFC reader board.

VTAP100-OEM Datasheet

VTAP100-OEM Datasheet.pdf
Datasheet v1.2 for VTAP100-OEM reader board from Dot Origin.
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In stock* - This product is on the shelf in our UK warehouse, but requires some configuration or assembly before dispatch, which can add a day or two to delivery times, depending on product and order quantities.
Low stock - This product is on the shelf in our UK warehouse. If your order quantity is small you will not notice any difference from 'in stock' product. If you are ordering larger quantities, there could be delays while we wait for additional stock to arrive. Contact us to discuss options for part delivery.
Stock on the way - This product is usually on the shelf in our UK warehouse, but we have sold out and are waiting for new stock to arrive. You can still order but delivery will be slower than usual. Contact us to find out more about timescales.
Ordered on demand - We have a regular supplier but will only order when an order is placed with us and can then advise on delivery timescales. Please note that 'Ordered on demand' items are not returnable.
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