The GIDS smart card applet is a javacard applet which was developed according the specification GIDS 2.0 (Generic Identity Device Specification). It provides a generic identity command set for interaction with smart cards that are used for identity applications. It will be able to be used without driver installation since windows 7 sp1.
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Java Runtime will be needed for the gp.exe tool
The GIDS applet can be installed with different tools on different Java Cards. The following steps show you how to install the GIDS applet on a JCOP 2.4.1 java card with GlobalPlatformPro.
The GIDS applet has been loaded and the next step will be to initialize the smart card.
2. Initialize the smart card