The operating system of the embedded chip is the heart of a smart card. ACOS stands for AUSTRIACARD’s Operating System.  


is AUSTRIACARD’s brand new / most recent native smartcard Operating System proving highest security by Common Criteria EAL4+ certification. Multi-application support allows any combination of the following:


  • National identity card
  • Passport 
  • eID card for Identification, Authentication and qualified Signature / PKI
  • Residence permit card
  • Driving license
  • Vehicle registration card
  • Healthcare card


AUSTRIACARD provides ACOS-IDv2.0 via various Software Licensing options and per Module or Wafer delivery.

For more details:

ACOS-ID Bundles

Beside the own solution AUSTRIACARD provides JAVA Card® Applet Suites on Java® Card OS implementations from established independent suppliers which are certified for Passport / ID Card and Qualified Signature use cases as well as native implementations from various suppliers.

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