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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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As such, there is a compelling argument to implement smart cards for logical access.
One example of how smart cards are solving identification concerns in Asia can be found in the Philippines.
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Now, security experts have revealed that smart cards protected by current cryptographic schemes are potentially vulnerable to a novel type of attack.
For the past year, the Chicago Regional Transit Authority has been testing smart cards that provide identification and an electronic purse for the handicapped.
Nasdaq:MIPS, MIPSB), a provider of processor architectures and cores for digital consumer and network applications, has introduced the MIPS32 4KSc smart card core, a high-performance, synthesizable embedded 32-bit processor core designed for ultra-low power advanced smart card applications.
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and 1st eTech have announced that the two companies will collaborate on smart card technology and systems solutions.
NET for smart cards, was selected in 2004 to secure building and network access on the Microsoft Redmond Campus.

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