HID KIAT™ Chip Operating System

Multi-application operating system
computer chip
Overview & Key Features
COS Cryptographic algorithms

KIAT is a multi-application operating system designed to work with contactless and dual-interface microcontrollers, in compliance with the international standards ISO 7816 (up to 192 kbps T=0) and ISO 14443 (up to 848 kbps).

KIAT OS features:

  • Active Authentication / PIN
  • Transaction management
  • Secure messaging
  • Secure proprietary e-Purse
  • Rollback functionality

Main strengths are:

  • Versatility — KIAT OS can be used in many different markets
  • High reliability — extensively tested for many applications
  • Multi-application feature — KIAT OS can be used for many different applications
  • Cipher: DES (TDES, DESX) ECB-CBC
  • Signature: DES MAC8
  • MAC: ISO 9797, ISO 10118
  • Checksum: CRC16/CRC32
  • Random Number: Secure Random
  • DES Key Size: up to 120-bit