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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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In a statement issued by Mowasalat, the transport company said that the Karwa Smartcards, which hit the market in November 2010, has helped the company win a large number of regular passengers in its public transport buses.
In October, we will be launching the new branding for the smartcards.
Mr Wevill said concessionary passengers, particularly senior citizens, had embraced Smartcards.
We have microchip giant Atmel up here, the digital centre for excellence, Codeworks and we also have Nissan, which is a major user of smartcards.
It has been experimenting with smartcards through its "Blink" program, which allows consumers in 160 cities in Georgia and 70 in Colorado to pay for purchases by passing their card in front of a point-of-sale terminal equipped with a contactless reader.
ANA, Japan's second biggest airline, is planning to use a different smartcard system, Edy from Bit wallet, in its campaign to let fliers turn ANA mileage into e-money.
It also means increased ability to demonstrate the future commercial potential of smartcards to the other bus operators within the Swift area.
The third stakeholder in PCL, UK-based transport company Stagecoach Plc, has won a contract to supply Manchester with smartcards for its transport system.
The French Banking Association adopted smartcards some time ago.
Passengers in Huddersfield will benefit from the ease and convenience of using smartcards to travel on trains after the government announced funding to upgrade ticket gates at the town s railway station.
This important step ensures customers, partners, enterprises and vendors that the smartcards deployed with Entrust's software-as-a-service (Saas) credentialing platform are compliant with Microsoft Windows, as well as the many applications running on the operating system that use certificate authentication.