Mycard Reader
October 9, 2012

MyKad Reader Using Tablet PC

Mykad Reader using a tablet PC will be a perfect solution to register people at events for your business. Geni Software has developed software to work with many brands of reader to read the MyKad. The software built by Geni Software is both light weight and user friendly. Below is have our Visitor Management System running on an Acer Iconia Tablet PC with Windows 7 installed. We have been testing our software on Windows 8 and thus far, we have had good results. With the release of the coming Windows Surface PC, the reality of working with a powerful computer similar to the laptop or desktop will be a reality on a tablet. Users will be able to use the favourit software like Word, Excel, Photoshop and so on with the Surface PC. Doing surveys will on the move will be easy. Our software and hardware kit for Mykad reading will take advantage of the new systems available soon. With the test that we have conducted with the Acer Iconia Tablet and MyKad Reader from Geni Software, it promises and good future for the business community to use the MyKad as a means to register clients and customers. MyKad Reader working with Tablet PC
June 28, 2012

Infineon security chips for MyKad

KUALA LUMPUR: Infineon Technologies will be supplying the security chips for Malaysia’s new electronic national identity cards. The new generation MyKads will feature Infineon’s SLE 78 security controller with “Integrity Guard” security technology, combined with Solid Flash for fast deployment capability. Integrity Guard security technology comprises a dual CPU-core for sophisticated error detection and encryption of data along the entire data path during processing. Malaysia issues about two million new identity cards each year with biometric identification feature. Read more…
January 6, 2012

Issuance of new MyKad to applicants kicks off

PUTRAJAYA: The National Registration Department (NRD) has rolled out the new MyKad using the latest laser technology and security features. NRD director-general Datuk Jariah Mohd Said said the new card was being issued at NRD offices in Putrajaya and Shah Alam while its offices in other states would follow suit from Feb 15. Made of polycarbonate for strong resistance and embedded with a chip, the card also has a “ghost” image of the cardholder to curb forgery. Speaking to reporters while observing the issuance of the card at the NRD office here yesterday, she said 370 of 700 applications from the people who queued up, were processed by 10am. Jariah said the new MyKad, which adhered to international standards, would overcome the quality and durability issue raised by certain quarters. Read More . . .
July 17, 2011

MyKad required at pharmacies

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Pharmaceutical Society (SPS) urges the public to bring their MyKad or equivalent identification documents (passport, army and police card) when purchasing controlled medicines in pharmacies throughout Sabah. Pharmacists now are required by law to record additional details obtained from MyKad for purchase of special category of controlled medicines on top of the usual name and address. SPS president Samsudin B Ahmad said in a statement that effective Jan 1, pseudoephedrine-containing medicines falls under this category. Most medications for the treatment of cold and flu symptoms contain pseudoephedrine. Prior to that, codeine and dextromethorphan also require patients to produce their MyKad. “Normally, only details such as name and address of patients are required to be recorded into the prescription book. However, some categories of medicines need the MyKad number. Across the board, it’s just easier to produce MyKad for all the required details,” he said. Read more . . .
May 30, 2011

MyKad error

Is you MyKad chip readable?  "Of the 2,158,621 applications for MyKad replacements received last year, 1,018,698 were due to faulty chip." The MyKad is used in situations that require identification and authentication of the card holder’s personal details such as the fingerprints. Read More . . .
October 25, 2010

Conduct Survey Using Computer and MyKad Reader

Our current project is a ‘Easy Survey System’ software that combines the power of database and quick registration of participants using their MyKad Smart Card. Easily create your own surveys with as many questions as you like using dropdown list and text boxes. Use tablet PC with MyKad Readers to capture data from people then fill in the questionnaire. The data can be stored in a central area for analysis or to be exported to Microsoft Excel File. Please contact us if you are interested.
February 28, 2010

Cash rewards shopping with MyKad

KUALA LUMPUR: Shoppers now have more reason to bring their MyKad during shopping trips. It can earn them cash rewards with every purchase. MyKad is now a primary tool for a new loyalty and rewards programme called Sahabat 1Malaysia organised by the Information, Communications, Culture and Arts Ministry and Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM). Shoppers will be rewarded with cash that will be credited into their MyKad via a virtual bank when they purchase items from any of the 500 merchants in the programme. – Star News Paper Read More
February 24, 2010

Using MyKad as Membership Card

In line with the Government of Malaysia’s call for multi-functional usage of MyKad, the Melaka State Library is using MyKad as a membership card. If you wish to borrow books from the library, you will have to present your MyKad which will be read into the system for verification. This is a good way to implement technology that is currently available to the public. Every citizen of Malaysia has to carry an Indentification Card (MyKad). The MyKad being a chip based Smart Card is the perfect card for multi-function application in the Information Technology world. The MyKad has the holders full name, the address, colour photo and date of birth. These are the basic information on needs to provide to register for services. Using the card save time when needing to register. The card is inserted into the reading device and a computer system reads the information in less that 15 sec. The MyKad is perfect for Clinic Registration, Libraries, Clubs, Hotel Check in and many more applications. See here for more on MyKad Readers.