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smart card

n.
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

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

smart′ card`


n.
a small plastic card usu. embedded with an electronic memory chip, used for financial transactions, identification, as a key, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smart 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
Translations
بِطاقَه ذَكِيَّه
paměťová karta
smartkort
intelligens kártyamemóriakártya
čipová kreditná karta
pametna kartica
akıllı kartmikrodevre kartı

smart

(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.
verb
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.
noun
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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"We are delighted to be the first bus operator in the UK to launch this kind of commercially available smart card.
She said: "Cardiff has a large and complex bus network and the gradual introduction of the smart card will help ensure this is a smooth process.
ITSO was formed 10 years ago in anticipation of the smart card revolution, with the objective of developing and maintaining a standard specification for such cards.
Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) announced on Monday a new model of the BlackBerry Smart Card Reader, a card reader that enables proximity controlled access to a user's BlackBerry smartphone and computer.
The KX II solution works with smart card readers that support widely deployed smart cards, including the U.S.
HSPD-72 mandates that sites follow the Federal Information Processing Standard 201, which basically says that federal government sites, and the contractors who serve them, have to use a smart card with a biometric not only to get into the building, but also to log on to computers.
Although smart card projects in the federal arena were initiated as early as a decade ago by the Department of Defense, high implementation costs and a lack of interoperability standards prevented wide-scale adoption of smart cards across government.
Smart cards, which are the next generation of credit cards, have begun to be introduced around the world, are now proliferating in the Latin American region.
The Pointsec Smart Card SDK streamlines the integration of any smart card solution with Pointsec's endpoint encryption technology.
"It's an exciting time to be in the smart card market anywhere in the Americas," Smart Card Alliance executive director Randy Vanderhoof says.
* A new, patented technology that is an offshoot of RIM has been developed by CardXX of Englewood, Colo., to encapsulate electronics into "smart cards." It is now available for license.
J/Smart is JCB's own credit application for smart cards compliant with EMV.