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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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"Today marks the start of a phased programme to introduce people to the benefits of this new smartcard technology steadily.
Michael Wevill, Smartcard project manager, said feedback from passengers had been positive as he presented his findings of the pounds 20 million scheme to a capital projects committee to passenger transport body Centro.
To order your free Smartcard go to the Transport For Wales website.
The Smartcard provides extra security as it can be cancelled or blocked at any time through the TFW Rail Services website or app and will not de-magnetise if accidentally placed next to a smartphone.
Nevertheless, the archived smartcard data collected from AFC systems also have its limitations [19].
Labour said that ministers had made "shockingly poor progress" on extending London-style smartcard technology outside the South East.
"Two-factor ID comes in many forms, but smartcards are widely accepted and deployed at many government agencies as well as financial institutions.
The article also implied a lack of co-operation on the part of train operators to implement smartcard schemes.
Travel smartcards are plastic cards embedded with a microchip which can be used in place of paper tickets, cash or traditional travelcards.
2.5m smartcards for petroleum products distributed so far: EGPC chairman.
The move comes as the use of smartcards on the Metro system increases, with 100,000 Pop and other smartcards in circulation.
The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) announced that contactless smartcards will be used for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Metro Rail Transit (MRT) effective next year.