Add Smart Card security technology to ThinkPad notebooks equipped with a 54mm ExpressCard slot. The Gemplus ExpressCard Smart Card Reader from Lenovo offers an ideal interface between a portable computer and a smart card, to control access to databases or corporate computer networks. A smart card is a plastic card that contains personal information. It's function can range from simple data storage to more advanced memory and processing capabilities. The Gemplus ExpressCard Smart Card Reader from Lenovo is reader hardware only and does not include blank smart cards or smart card management software.