The TDA8029 is a complete one chip, low cost, low power, robust smart card reader. Its different power reduction modes and its wide supply voltage range allow its use in portable equipment. Due to specific versatile hardware, a small embedded software program allows the control of many cards available in the market. The control from the host may be done through a standard serial interface.
The TDA8029 may be delivered with standard embedded software. For details on standard embedded software, please refer to “AN10206” for the TDA8029HL/C2.