DigiCash


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DigiCash

(company)
A company, started in April 1990, which aims to develop and license products to support electronic payment methods including chip card, software only, and hybrid.

Ecash is their trial form of software-only electronic money.

http://digicash.com/home.html.
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Being a bank-centric product in a highly competitive market, Digicash aims to impose the most efficient m-payment model on the European market together with banks.
Declan McCullagh, Digging Those Digicash Blues, WIRED NEWS (June 14, 2001), at http://www.
Founder and former CEO of DigiCash David Chaum was a pioneer in the field who recently reinvented himself with eCash Technologies after DigiCash filed Chapter 11.
An early, unsuccessful example was a program developed by DigiCash, Inc.
Oh, no -- he forgot to wire the digicash for his monthly subscription download fee.
David Chaum (1996), president of the DigiCash Corporation and an expert cryptographer, has pointed out a shortcoming of the Mondex system (a competitor to DigiCash's smart-card system): Mondex allows person-to-person transfer, which opens the possibility of the total collapse of the Mondex system if an organized criminal group were to compromise the security of one card.
Small dollar transactions - micropayments - on the internet failed because the solutions, including Cybercash's Cybercoin, DigiCash and DEC's Millicent were overdesigned, clunky or required the customer to load digital money on their PC, says Cha
Major products include eCash by DigiCash and CyberCoin from CyberCash.
Thus, you could plug in modules, such as DIALOG, FOLIO, DigiCash, and an image database.
Any given vendor or customer may implement payment through a variety of payment schemes, such as First Virtual, DigiCash, or one of several credit cards.
There are several new technologies used for selling products on the Web, such as electronic cash, digicash, and encrypting credit card numbers.
These systems also must interface with your EDI and accounting systems, and to any third-party payment authentication systems like American Express, MasterCard, and Visa, or emerging Internet virtual money and payment mechanisms like Cybercash, DigiCash, or First Virtual.