A translation of the German second edition introduction to the uses
of smart card technology reflecting the medium's broad solutions
potential. The comprehensive reference describes smart card
architecture and operating systems, data transfer and transmission
protocols, fraud resistant data encryption techniques and security
mechanisms, European and international standards, testing, and
commercial applications with Europay, Visa, MasterCard, and
Intersector Electronic Purse.
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