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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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The new e-ticketing system is compatible with Beijing's existing One-Card ticketing system, which will be used at the 2008 Olympics and will also support Beijing Public Transportation mass transit cards based on Philips' MIFARE contactless chip technology.
Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG)(AEX:PHI) today announced that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected Philips' advanced MIFARE(R) DESFire contactless chip technology to enable secure smart card access to its facilities.
The fare system based on MIFARE chip technology will enhance the reliability, security, efficiency and convenience of public transportation covering seven of the greater Seattle, Washington transit systems in the Central Puget Sound region.
Through the close collaboration between Philips and ERG Group, ERG is using the advanced and proven MIFARE chip technology for the contactless smart card scheme in the Puget Sound.
NASDAQ: CTTY; ASX: CAT), provider of loyalty software for transaction processors, card issuers and merchants, today announced that a major customer of the company has indicated that it will phase out its smart chip technology program.
Due to Philips' commitment to developing state-of-the-art chip technology for the LCD TV market, Philips is ahead of the industry in developing single chip solutions such as the TDA15500 which will help drive the adoption of LCD TV.