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An updatable credit card-sized card with embedded integrated circuits that can receive input processed—via ICC applications—and deliver it as output

smart card

, smartcard (smart kard)
A plastic card, resembling a credit or debit card, that can provide identification, authentication, data storage, and other applications, such as a health insurance card on which the critical details of a person's health history are encoded.
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Obviously, the more memory a chipcard has the more expensive it is, but a great deal of functionality can often be contained in a small segment of memory and cards containing perhaps 2kb of E2PROM could be capable of activities like electronic purse or handling loyalty points for a minimum additional cost.
Together with our partner Magna Carta Chipcard Solutions BV, I am pleased to announce that despite having serious competition, we successfully won the tender for a complete campus chip card solution for the University of Keele.
The Iris Security Box(TM) (ISB) system developed by JESS is a unique one- to-one local verification method using a chipcard.
02 billion in the previous year mainly due to the ongoing price pressure in the industry and to decreased demand in the communications and chipcard ICs segments, especially during the first half of the year.
Together we decided to formalize the relationship in a mutual effort to help support industry growth and development," said David Anastasi, President and CEO of the Global Chipcard Alliance.
May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Chipcard Alliance (GCA) today announced its contracts with Intercai and Ovum to work on the GCA's interoperability project, Net-user Information Module (NIM).
Stored information on the chipcard will include the following: license number, the driver's name, date of birth, address, physical description, digital signature, fingerprint image, license expiration date, class of vehicle the driver is authorized to drive, and any restrictions or endorsements.
At that time, he was also one of the original founders of the Global Chipcard Alliance, which brought together global telecom carriers, high-tech companies and financial institutions in a global organization to foster smart card interoperability.
Nortel is a member of the Global Chipcard Alliance (GCA) and is working with its customers and other industry leaders to promote (1) worldwide interoperable networks, increased chipcard functionality and ubiquitous terminal systems.
He was one of the original founders, as well as president and CEO, of the Global Chipcard Alliance (GCA), a Global Smart Card Consortium involving many of the world's major telecommunications companies, financial institutions and technology leaders.
23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Chipcard Alliance (GCA), continuing its mission of promoting alliances within the smart card industry, today announced initiatives resulting from the first Smart Card Global Summit, held with the support of the Smart Card Forum (SCF) and the Smart Card Industry Association (SCIA).
3, /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Chipcard Alliance (GCA), an association that fosters business alliances between industry leaders to accelerate the development of smart card technology, today announced that MasterCard International, a leader in the global financial services industry, has joined the organization.