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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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Cards for Ministry of Labor and Social Security In Apr, 2009, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security announced it would implement medical-insurance-card nationwide, and it is expected that medical-insurance IC card will boost up after the year of 2010.
With the historic statistics from Committee of Smart Cards of China Information Industry Chamber of Commerce, ResearchInChina evaluates and forecasts the IC card shipment and shipment value from 2007 to 2008 by using time series method.
7 IC Card System Solutions and Relevant Software Manufacturers in China 7.
According to the statistics of the Smart Card Society of China Information Industry Trade Association (SCS of CIITA), the shipment of China IC card was about 712 million pieces in 2005, up by 26.
While existing automated ticket gates allow most passengers to pass smoothly, it can be difficult for people sitting in wheelchairs, pulling large luggage or pushing strollers to pass an IC card over the reader and/or fit through a narrow gate.
BCSS provides software for key management, Thales HSM (hardware security module) integration and security code and PIN generation and verification for magnetic stripe and EMV IC cards.
Retail Smart builds peripherals into the design, including an LED display that eliminates a keyboard and mouse, IC card reader, MSR, VFD customer display and thermal printer supporting paper roll capacity of up to 100mm and printing speed of 230mm/s.
It specialises in producing arguably the world's most extensive line of RFID tags, RFID labels, smart cards and RFID readers, which are suitable for any vertical markets, and have obtained the National Integrated Circuit Card Register Certificate, IC Card Manufacture Licence and ISO9001 Quality Management System Certification.
The Pasmo card, which debuted March 18, can be used interchangeably with the Suica IC card of East Japan Railway Co.
A major platform making use of Felica is Suica, the IC card ticketing system introduced by JR East in 2001.