Smart Cards

March 29, 2012

Smart Card Technology

Smart card technology (or integrated-circuit card technology) is the ISO 7816 standard introduced by International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Smart card technology uses electrical connections integrated on the smart card for communication.

Smart card technology is the most common means of identification and authentication in today’s world. Smart card technology is used for application processing, data storage and it also provides advanced security authentication method for Single Sign-On (SSO) in large industries and organizations.

Smart card technology is now used in various sectors such as banking, health insurance, etc. Smart card technology enabled smart card contains integrated circuit chip with integrated memory and/or has the functionality of a microprocessor.

Smart Card Technology