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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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Speaking at the event, Deputy Governor Nguyen Kim Anh emphasized that the conversion of domestic chip cards is an inevitable trend of the countries in the region and around the globe in the face of increasing high-tech crime, especially in the markets that have not yet implemented chip technology transformation.
Sequans Communications (NYSE:SQNS), a 4G chipmaker that supplies LTE and WiMAX chips to original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers, announced on Thursday that broadband wireless device manufacturer Ubee Interactive has chosen Sequans' second-generation LTE chip technology to power its new LTE devices.
"The NFC capability of your smartphone will have the same chip technology your card will have," he says.
The CoreEZ semiconductor package utilizes an organic, thin core build-up flip chip technology that combines exceptional electrical performance, wireability, and reliability with a cost sensitive material set.
Tom Ridge, the first Homeland Security Czar, "now stands to profit handsomely" from the purchase of Savi Technology, maker of the Radio Frequency ID (RFID) chip technology, by Lockheed Martin.
- Korea's largest total security system provider, Samsung S1 Corporation has joined Visa's Smart Breakthrough (VSB) card program, an initiative by Visa International designed to help accelerate the adoption of chip technology and bring safe and sophisticated payment to cardholders and merchants.
Fodor co-founded Affymetrix, where the chip technology has been used to synthesize many varieties of high-density oligonucleotide arrays displaying hundreds of thousands of DNA probes.
Next month, Samsung researchers are scheduled to report on a 256-megabit device at a meeting in Kyoto, Japan on cutting-edge chip technology. Even so, phase-change memory still lags behind current products.
(San Diego, CA), developer of advanced diagnostic products, announced that it was issued United States Patent 6,864,071, "Multiplex amplification and separation of nucleic acid sequences using ligation-dependent strand displacement amplification and bioelectronic chip technology," by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
As a result, the XD400U, XD450U, and XD480U, all powered by Texas Instruments' DLP chip technology and weighing 6.5 pounds, resist dust, dirt and other particles within the light path.
* Significant progress has been made in emulating and embedding application-specific tasks into silicon chip technology.
'Q Chip technology allows the development of 'smart therapeutics', for example inhaled versions of treatments such as insulin for diabetics that currently have to be injected.'