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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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As part of the mid-year promotions being held at Jumbo Electronics showrooms, the company has some attractive offers for Karwa Smartcard holders.
London Metro oyster card Merseytravel's Neil Scales - season tickets will gradually shift to smartcards from this autumn
Coun Longhi said: "The Integrated Transport Authority is committed to developing Smartcards.
Visitors who register for the event online will receive a smartcard, providing a name badge and virtual business card for delegates to pass on information to the 70 exhibitors.
All this is made possible through smartcard technology, and in five years it will likely be everywhere.
Next-generation flash drives may also revolutionize the concept of personal computing as they increase in capacity, decrease in cost, and gain the added security of OS755-equipped SmartCards.
Assembly Minister for the Environment Sue Essex visited Caerphilly to see for herself the progress of the Swift Smartcard Scheme.
The deal also gains the French firm access to the smartcard technology of PCL's principal shareholder, Australia-based ERG Ltd.
For example, smartcards can carry fine details of membership in discount clubs or frequent flier programmes.
With the number of vehicles made each year throughout the world estimated at 48 million and the required number of smartcards at 500 million, there is likely to be a spectacular boost to sales.
Fully revised and completely updated, the Future Horizons Smartcards Application Report (a section of the Semiconductor Applications Market Report) analyses in detail the global key market drivers covering historical data for the previous five years, together with a five year forecast to 2014 .
Department will invest Au153,000 to upgrade ticket gates so passengers can use smartcards to travel on trains.