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magnetic stripe

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(Electronics) (across the back of various types of cheque card, credit card, etc) a dark stripe of magnetic material consisting of several tracks onto which information may be coded and which may be read or written to electronically
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Noun1.magnetic stripe - a short strip of magnetic tape attached to a credit card or debit cardmagnetic stripe - a short strip of magnetic tape attached to a credit card or debit card; it contains data that will tell a reading device who you are and what your account number is, etc.
mag tape, magnetic tape, tape - memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to store computer information; "he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview"
charge card, charge plate, credit card, plastic - a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered; "do you take plastic?"
debit card - a card (usually plastic) that enables the holder to withdraw money or to have the cost of purchases charged directly to the holder's bank account
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The technology allows LG mobile phones to communicate traditional magnetic stripe information directly to traditional magnetic stripe readers.
The chips on many EMV cards contain a security component called an integrated circuit card verification value that protects against copying magnetic stripe data from the chip.
Asia Pacific's top supplier and one of the world's top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers (Source: Frost & Sullivan), today launched two new mobile card readers with audio-jack interface: the ACR32 MobileMate, a magnetic stripe and contact smart card reader, and the ACR35 NFC MobileMate, a magnetic stripe card and NFC tag reader.
Magnetic stripe cards could soon exit China as the government has made it mandatory for banks to issue chip cards from 2015.
Also known as EMV chip-based payment cards, the cards contain an embedded microchip in addition to the magnetic stripe which offers cardholders additional security features.
The combination of an embossed hologram and a magnetic stripe has held promise for the industry for almost 15 years.
LANCASTER - The Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) continues to improve public transportation services for its passengers with the implementation of 31-day magnetic stripe passes.
Magnetic stripe encoding and an E-card docking station will be available on both models as either factory-installed or field-upgradeable options.
Dorado 230 and 240 Combination/Transition card readers from HID of Irvine, California, support both magnetic stripe and proximity card technologies.
The "KU Card," as it was dubbed, was embedded with a microchip as well as the traditional magnetic stripe, and it offered functionality far superior to anything school administrators had seen before.
These cards must be embossed, and in the near term will likely sport both a chip and a magnetic stripe to ensure compatibility with standard credit-card readers.
The flaw is amplified by the fact that only 83 percent of the magnetic stripe readers in Europe actually include the EMV modules required to accept EMV chips," said Dynamics' Chief Executive Officer Jeff Mullen.