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       pcsc_scan - regularly scans every PC/SC readers connected to the host


       pcsc_scan [options]


       This manual page documents briefly the pcsc_scan command.

       pcsc_scan is a program that regularly scans every PC/SC readers connected to the host

       When pcsc_scan is started it asks pcscd the list of available smart card readers. The list
       is printed. A sequence number is printed before each reader.

        PC/SC device scanner
        V 1.1.0 (c) 2001-2002, Ludovic Rousseau
        PC/SC lite version: 1.1.1
        0: GemPC410 0 0
        1: GemPC430 0 0

       When a card is inserted in any reader some information is printed:

       date and time:
              Thu Jun 13 18:56:14 2002

       reader name:
              Reader 0 (GemPC410 0 0)

       card state and occured event:
              Card state: State has changed, Card inserted,

       ATR in case of card insertion:
              ATR: 3B 82 00 86 1E

       print an ATR analysis if the ATR_analysis command is available:
               ATR: 3B 82 00 86 1E
               + TS = 3B --> Direct Convention
               + T0 = 82, Y(1): 1000, K: 2 (historical bytes)
                 TD(1) = 00 --> Y(i+1) = 0000, Protocol T = 0
               + Historical bytes: 86 1E


       -h     print help

       -V     print version number

       -n     do not print ATR analysis


       pcscd(1), ATR_analysis(1)


       Ludovic Rousseau <>

                                          june 13, 2002                              PCSC_SCAN(1)