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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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RF IDeas recognizes that not all proximity and contactless smart cards are easy to identify by sight.
LEGIC Expands Contactless Smart Card Technology Capability II-47
The main products include contactless smart card, smart label production systems and robot & vision automation equipment.
With the new contactless smart card coupler for the 150i system, we will be able to offer an attractive instant issuance solution and expand our market share as contactless cards continue to increase in popularity," Zanotti said.
Market estimates put the number of contactless smart card unit shipments in the Asia Pacific region at approximately 230 million cards in 2006.
MIFARE is the most widely installed contactless smart card technology in the world with about 1.
56 MHz contactless smart cards are optimized to manage multiple applications in a secure, versatile and interoperable environment.
HID Global Corporation--a leading manufacturer in the access control industry, serving customers worldwide with proximity and contactless smart card technologies; central station managed access controllers; secure and custom card solutions; digital identity and photo card management software solutions; and RFID electromechanical locking cylinders.
With the new platform and the services running on it, we are combining two technologies of the future - cellular phones and secure, contactless smart card technology," said Dr.
Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG)(AEX:PHI) today announced that France is the latest country to select secure contactless smart card chip technology from Philips for integration into its new electronic passports.
Whether you are installing a new access-control system, expanding an existing system, or undertaking a major upgrade, there are several considerations for using contactless smart cards.
The DSVII-SC (Smart Card Edition) by Datastrip of Exton, Pennsylvania, is a hand-held device designed to provide identity verification by reading contact and contactless smart cards and proximity cards.