Smart cards and the democratic process

Smart cards and the democratic process

As smart cards become more and more globally prevalent, organisations are starting to discover a number of new niches where they’re applicable. Governments are using ID printers to generate large quantities of smart ID cards and a recent use of smart cards to...
More information needed for smart cards to take off

More information needed for smart cards to take off

Smart cards are frequently being utilised in a range of new and innovative ways. However, personalised ID card printing is still dominated by the credit card industry. Yet, recent research has revealed that not everyone is adopting smart cards as fast as initially...
Royal Melbourne Show rolls out smart cards

Royal Melbourne Show rolls out smart cards

There is nothing like the hustle and bustle of the Royal Melbourne Show. The screams of excited children riding the attractions, while adults either look on worryingly or enjoy the arts, crafts and cookery. What will not be missed is the ritual coin scramble we all go...

Will mobile phones replace plastic cards?

Is technology ready for the phone to take over Credit Card and Transport ticketing functions? And does it mean the end of plastic cards ? With the latest announcement from G&D on its MIFARE Classic and MIFARE4Mobile Certification for its SIM platform SkySIM CX...
FAQ: Multi-functional RFID smart cards

FAQ: Multi-functional RFID smart cards

If you are considering printing ID cards, you will typically be looking at contactless smart cards. Although these technologies are not new and have been in use for decades, over this time, they have filled a range of different functions. A contactless smart card uses...