smart card


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a plastic card containing a microprocessor that enables the holder to perform operations requiring data that is stored in the microprocessor

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Already widely implemented by both commercial organizations (such as top-tier financial institutions) and government agencies (such as the State Department and the Department of Defense), smart cards provide higher security via two-factor authentication.
Vanderhoof alleges that all of these functionality issues spurred the smart card disfavor--the beginning of the end of a technology that excelled in one area (security) but faltered in another (usability).
Since 2000, more than 22 million new smart card drivers' licenses have been issued in the Philippines, which has already driven down license fraud, and has streamlined the process of managing data of all driving records and offenses.
According to SCIA figures, injection molded cards make up somewhere around 20% of smart cards as a whole.
So-called smart cards, which incorporate circuitry for processing information and keeping records, are already widely used in Europe and elsewhere for automatically paying tolls, making telephone calls, authorizing access to pay-TV or restricted facilities, carrying medical data, and performing bank transactions.
INSIDE Contactless; LEGIC Identsystems AG; Nanjing JinDongNan Smart Card Co Ltd.
World Smart Card IC Market, part of the Global Smart Card Subscription, offers insights into the global markets for ICs.
In both cases, update or substitution of your decoder, SKY will provide you, at no additional cost, with an NDS smart card.
Doucet noted that the new TDK Semiconductor 73S8024R smart card interface IC would find immediate application in existing Set-Top Boxes, Digital TVs and Personal Video Recorders for conditional access to audio/video content, pay-per-view events or movies and other premium services.
Launched in 1998 in France, the SESAM Vitale health smart card system enables all stakeholders in the healthcare equation to conduct secure and authorized electronic transactions, and allows the French Healthcare authority to significantly cut administrative costs.
The WLAN Smart Card Consortium is working on an architectural model and a reference model for smart card based WLAN protocols.
The Platinum suite, 360's flagship family of workstation security and internet convenience products, has been migrated to the SchlumbergerSema Cryptoflex(1) PKI-enabled smart card and the Cyberflex(1) range of Java(TM) based smart cards.
We are pleased with the smart card contract decision," said Tom Larwin, General Manager of MTDB.
Oberthur Card Systems and Caradas have developed the first ready-to-install complete smart card management infrastructure designed to improve time to market, reduce system integration costs and the risks associated with large-scale smart card deployments.