As such, there is a compelling argument to implement smart cards
for logical access.
and you factor in the price of smart card
readers that can cost upwards of $700 apiece, converting a campus from magnetic stripe or low-tech cards to smart cards
can be a daunting financial proposition.
Butterworth helped launch a smart card
loyalty e-purse system for Starbucks, where the customer receives a 20-percent discount on purchases through a stored-value card at Starbucks locations.
So far, most of the companies that make smart cards
have had experience producing laminated cards or have a background in integrated-circuit packaging.
To provide an appropriate degree of security and authentication, smart cards
typically incorporate additional circuitry for encrypting digital information.
These facilities are now trying to imprint a digital image of the car on the smart card
so that the cardholder leaves the garage in the same car in which he or she came.
In addition to this they will have to ensure that they undertake effective education and training campaigns to ensure that end-users are fully aware of the benefits and functionalities of smart card
Implementing the SmartMIPS architecture's cryptography enhancements brings a higher level of smart card
processing security to the MIPS32 4KSc core by adding special instructions designed for efficient cryptography processing.
Smooth integration with the existing systems is going to be the key for success in the nascent smart card
If the field test is successful, 1st eTech will expand the Hitachi smart card
solution to selected markets.
Which markets will see the biggest increase in demand for Smart Card
and Biometric ID Systems during the next 12 to 24 months?
Presently, the smart card
market is showing unprecedented growth with most of the countries utilizing this technology in a wide range of applications.