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smart card

A plastic card containing a microchip and enabling the holder to purchase goods and services, enter restricted areas, access medical, financial, or other records, or perform other operations requiring data stored on the microchip.

smart card

(Computer Science) a plastic card with integrated circuits used for storing and processing computer data. Also called: laser card or intelligent card

smart′ card`

a small plastic card usu. embedded with an electronic memory chip, used for financial transactions, identification, as a key, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: card - a plastic card containing a microprocessor that enables the holder to perform operations requiring data that is stored in the microprocessorsmart card - a plastic card containing a microprocessor that enables the holder to perform operations requiring data that is stored in the microprocessor; typically used to perform financial transactions
positive identification - evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance; "a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"
charge account credit, open-end credit, revolving credit - a consumer credit line that can be used up to a certain limit or paid down at any time
بِطاقَه ذَكِيَّه
paměťová karta
intelligens kártyamemóriakártya
čipová kreditná karta
pametna kartica
akıllı kartmikrodevre kartı


(smaːt) adjective
1. neat and well-dressed; fashionable. You're looking very smart today; a smart suit.
2. clever and quick in thought and action. We need a smart boy to help in the shop; I don't trust some of those smart salesmen.
3. brisk; sharp. She gave him a smart slap on the cheek.
1. (of part of the body) to be affected by a sharp stinging feeling. The thick smoke made his eyes smart.
2. to feel annoyed, resentful etc after being insulted etc. He is still smarting from your remarks.
the stinging feeling left by a blow or the resentful feeling left by an insult. He could still feel the smart of her slap/insult.
ˈsmarten (often with up) verb
to make or become smarter. He has smartened up a lot in appearance lately.
ˈsmartly adverb
The soldiers stood smartly to attention; She is always smartly dressed.
ˈsmartness noun
ˈsmart bomb noun
a bomb that is designed to locate the target and hit it accurately.
ˈsmart card noun
an advanced version of a credit card, with a computer memory, which can be used for such purposes as paying money and identification.
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Since multiple access applications can be performed on a single smart card, employees can use one card to access both physical and logical resources without carrying multiple credentials.
However, Asian government agencies, corporations and end-users have shown a greater willingness to adopt smart card technologies than their counterparts in the U.
The Smart Card Industry Association (SCIA) in Lawrenceville, N.
Working with Bellcore's Boneh and Richard DeMillo, Lipton showed in principle how random bit flips could be exploited to deduce the secret key in the RSA cryptographic scheme when used in a smart card.
Even as smart card manufacturers remain wary of rival technologies, the ability of smart cards to host multiple applications is expected to give them an edge over other technologies," says Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Karthik Nagarajan.
Manufacturers of smart card ICs are focusing on offering increasingly advanced ICs.
SKY accepts the obligation to provide an NDS decoder and smart card to all customers accepting this offer at the time SECA transmission is terminated.
s new 73S8024R low-cost smart card interface IC has now begun volume production.
As the smart card is able to increase citizen security while ensuring that privacy is not compromised, governments are showing strong interest in smart card technology to support their requirements, and Axalto is currently involved in most of the major projects.
At its 2nd Plenary Meeting, April 8-10, in Austin, Texas, the WLAN Smart Card Consortium refined its mission, objectives and technical direction.
The smart card infrastructure we developed for FNBO includes everything they need to personalize single- or multi-application smart cards as part of their in-house card operation," said Scott Henkel, vice president of Datacard's solutions division.