Software plays an important role in the development and support of card readers, check readers and other MagTek products. Much of the software was originally developed to validate our products and to demonstrate the features of the individual devices. These development tools are offered to our customers in the form of demonstration programs, OCX modules and other programming tools.

The demonstration programs can be used to confirm the operation of most of MagTek's readers. The web browser-based demos show how to incorporate OCXs into applications. These demos can also be used to validate and/or modify the configuration of some of these products.

These OCXs (ActiveX controls) can simplify the development of Windows-based application programs by adding device functionality without requiring intimate knowledge of the product. OCXs are available for card readers, check readers and PINpad products.

With MagTek's experience in the development of software drivers and other programming utilities, we have been able to closely match the hardware characteristics with the needs of most applications. These tools will optimize the overall performance of both the device and the application.