smart card

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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
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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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Continuing on this path, the introduction of the intelligent card system to its large portfolio of state- of-the-art technologies, the company is set to revolutionise security systems in the Sultanate of Oman.
Government bodies like immigration, passport control, border control, Ministries of Health, municipalities, defence and others are not the only organisations that can benefit from the intelligent card systems.
The manufactured intelligent card is a moulded card (similar in size to a standard credit card) with mechanisms in place to protect the information on the chip embedded in it.
The more intelligent cards contain a small cpu which can make decisions about information as well as store it.
topics discussed at HIMMS sessions in 1990 include optical-disk storage, voice recognition, online medical records, intelligent cards, wireless remote terminals and handwriting recognition.
The operating system also includes drivers for 8-port and 16-port intelligent cards and can support drivers for cards with up to 64 ports.

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