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Java

A programming language. It is especially useful because it allows for software distribution to a wide audience. It was developed by Sun Microsystems.
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Global telecommunications operators embraced Java Card SIMs because of its standard, non-hardware specific platform," notes Krishnan.
Moreover, there is no possible corruption of the digest during the communication between PC and Java card, since the check-digest is generated and exploited on board the Java card (thus such a sensible communication does not occur).
ARM will continue to benefit from this trend by offering secure, high performance, low power consumption solutions for the Java Card platform using ARM Jazelle(R) technology.
The Java Card Forum (JCF) was established to promote Java as the preferred programming language for multi-application smart cards.
Java Card technology helps to provide a secure environment for applications that run on smart cards and other devices with very limited memory and processing capabilities.
The Java Card platform evolved rapidly during this period and continues to sustain its market leadership in the ever-changing smart card market.
The short-term objective is to deploy a specification that provides interoperability between the MULTOS and the Java card platforms.
Through the acquisition, Athena now offers FIPS and VISA certified Java Card solutions for ID and Finance on various smart card silicon and in a variety of form-factors.
Some Java Card deployment highlights include: -- Mobile Telephony -- Major GSM operators worldwide have standardized on Java Card technology in SIM Cards to authenticate network access and SIM-based applications.
As a technology leader in smart cards and card solutions, G&D provides a comprehensive range of Java Card solutions, including a robust development environment and software tools.
By bringing together key elements necessary to quickly deploy a Java Card infrastructure, Sun is dramatically lowering the costs and time required for smart card implementations.
The software, which consists of the open-source Java Card OS and powerful high-speed cryptographic algorithm libraries, provides a high level of performance and security.