Author: johann.d

  • How to use Firmware Upgrade Utility

    Firmware Upgrade Procedure FUU “Firmware Upgrade Utility” is SpringCard’s all-in-one software to flash the firmware of most of the product families. FUU could be use to flash the : H663, E663, S663 and K663 families. First of all you’ll need to download the Firmware Upgrade Utility software : Once it’s installed, launch it. You will see that […]

  • New version of FUU supports unattended H663 firmware upgrade

    FUU “Firmware Upgrade Utility” is SpringCard’s all-in-one software to flash the firmware of most of the product families. The H663 family (including the H663 OEM module itself, and also the Prox’N’Roll HSP, CrazyWriter HSP, TwistyWriter HSP and CSB HSP) is architectured over an Atmel (now Microchip) MCU, which could be flashed through USB. FUU Supports […]

  • PC/SC on Linux and Mac OS X with Mono

    One the goals of the Mono project is to make Microsoft .NET applications runnable on Unix systems. Using Mono, it is therefore now possible to maintain a single C#/.NET code base, that runs on Linux, Mac OS X and Windows. In this context, SpringCard’s PC/SC SDK ( has been updated, so that it now enables […]

  • SpringField Colorado makes it easy to recognize the SpringCard smart reader you are using!

    You know the scene in the movie where the support guys are desperately trying to help a customer configuring a very specific product, only to discover minutes after that the customer has a totally different product in hands? Since SpringCard offers a very wide range of products, and since most products look the same (well, there’s nothing that resembles more closely an OEM […]

  • HTTP client feature added to FunkyGate-IP/RDR

    What is still possible: the Classical Access Control Architecture SpringCard FunkyGate-IP/RDR is a network-attached wall smart reader, targetting physical Access Control and adopted by modern office buildings, airports, sensitive areas. The FunkyGate-IP+POE/RDR is the powered-by-the-network version. In a classical Access Control Architecture, the FunkyGate-IP/RDR acts as a TCP/IP server, and the Door Controller or the Access Control Central Computer connects […]

  • SCardSniffer spies the exchanges between a PC/SC application and PC/SC middleware

    SCardSniffer is a new free tool used to spy (list) all the exchanges between an NFC tag and a Windows application using PC/SC standard.