Today, proximity and contactless smart cards are used in many applications in addition to their traditional use as door access cards. RF IDeas has recognized the necessity for flexibility in connectivity needs and now offers three portable reader solutions for the customer who requires convenient, portable card readers for proximity and contactless smart card technologies. The pcProx® & AIR ID® USB Dongle card reader incorporates all of the features of the larger readers into an ultra compact, cable-free format available in the same configurations as the full-size models. The pcProx PCMCIA card reader adds flexibility to connectivity needs by offering straightforward installation, configuration and ease-of-use. In addition to the PCMCIA, the pcProx ExpressCard form factor is also offered. It is designed to provide interchangeability among computers and other devices where low power and small size are critical.