swipe card


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swipe card

n.
A plastic card with a microchip or magnetic strip containing encoded data that is read by passing the card through a usually slotted electronic device, used especially to make electronic transactions and to provide access to restricted or secure areas or systems.

swipe card

n
(Electronics) a credit card, identity card, etc, with a magnetic strip that holds encoded information that can be electronically interpreted as it is passed through the slot of a machine designed to read it
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swipe card

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The platform has a dedicated hardware system and swipe card, and it can also distinguish users by phone number or smartphone tap.
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Swipe Card access systems are a popular, simple and effective way to control access into and within any commercial buildings in the food and pharmaceutical industries.
Members of the centre will need to replace their old cards with a new electronic swipe card.
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The club, known locally as 'The Buffs', agreed it would now implement a swipe card entry system to be assisted by CCTV.
But the sovereign, who is head of the armed forces, was spared having to use a swipe card to open the portals which were disabled for the royal visit.
The atg system uses the signal from the swipe card to interface with the company's existing VDGS Control System, indicating that the stand has been correctly inspected by the agent and is accepted as safe and ready for the aircraft.
A HI-TECH new swipe card system which could pave the way for cashless travel on Birmingham's buses is being trialled.
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Alarm systems, cut-off switches and a swipe card system are all good deterrents.