The CCID Class is primarily used to add smart card support to an embedded system.
The Chip Card Interface Device (CCID) Class allows to enumerate and communicate with any CCID compatible USB device. It can be used to connect smart card readers to an embedded device. Readers for either contact based or contactless smart cards are supported.
- Access control
- Cryptographic key management
- Notification for newly connected smart card readers.
- Notification if smart cards are inserted or removed.
- Simple function to send APDU's to the smart card.