Fully PROGRAMMABLE card reader. 1,2, 3 TRACKS applicable, including credit card, gift cards, drivers license, ATMs, and etc Perfect for laptops/notbooks, desktop computers, credit card proessing, point of sale (POS), data collection, access control, ID verification, time and attendance terminals, etc NO Software required ! USB Simply plug and play (HID or Keyboard Emulation). Reads up to 3 tracks of information when the card is swiped in either direction. Its size is small enough to fit into most tight spaces yet not so small to impact card readability.