at its highest level, a smart card is a credit-card sized plastic
card with an embedded computer chip. The chip can either be a
microprocessor with internal memory or a memory chip with non-programmable
logic.The chip connection is either via direct physical contact
or remotely via a contact less electromagnetic interface.
of the Smart Card Forum of India is to make india significant force
in Smart card by accelerating the widespread acceptance of multiple
application of smart card technology in India and ,by bringing together,
in an open forum, leading users and technologies from both public and
goals are to lead the smart card industry forward by establishing a
vision for interoperability, establish an environment that facilitates
market trials, provide objective and timely smart card information to
members, and to develop cross industry positions on issues relevant
to technology, business, legal and public policy.
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