ARX Minidriver Earns "Compatible with Windows 7" Logo

ARX PKI Smart Card Minidriver is certified by Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL).

San Francisco, California - ARX (Algorithmic Research), a pioneer in public-key smart card technology, today announced that ARX's smart card Minidriver software complies with Microsoft Minidriver version 7 specifications for plug-and-play operation under Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems, and complies with Microsoft Minidriver version 6 for backward compatibility.

ARX has created its Minidriver software, which supports its PrivateCard(TM) PKI smart card to provide secure, personal, and standard public-key based authentication or biometrics authentication under Microsoft Corp. enterprise applications. The ARX Minidriver is automatically installed to any Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 machine upon insertion of an ARX PrivateCard into any PC/SC compliant smart card reader, including Precise(TM) Biometrics readers when biometrics authentication may be required.

"Our customers come to us for the most reliable and high-performance public-key security solutions that also support industry standards and are compatible with COTS applications," said Moshe Harel, R&D Manager, ARX. "By working closely with Microsoft, we are confident our PKI token offerings will continue delivering the enhanced functionality, application compatibility, and overall value our joint customers count on."

ARX was the first company to market with a RSA public-key smart card operating system and counts millions of units shipped to date that continue to add security to enterprise, financial, DoD, cable TV and gaming applications.

About ARX

ARX (Algorithmic Research) is an ISO 9001 certified, global provider of cost-efficient information security solutions for industry. Our engineers and scientists are in high-demand and have vast experience in quickly resolving deployment, performance and application-scaling issues related to the delivery and use of public-key encryption technology under a broad diversity of applications, deployment schemes, and international regulations. Our customers see this experience reflected in the standard products we offer. ARX helps businesses secure, streamline, and scale their business processes with the proper controls required by legislation, regulation, and industry best practice. Learn more at ARX's Website.

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