Aside from magnetic stripe cards
, it also supports ISO 7816 Class A, B and C smart cards, MCU cards with T=0 or T=1 protocol, and most memory cards.
B2), an organization providing best-in-class products and services for the payment industry, has announced a new B2 Magstripe Card Simulator, which is a software application designed to simulate magnetic stripe cards
without the need for an actual physical card, the company said.
Integrated circuit cards are believed to be more secure than traditional magnetic stripe cards
because the embedded chips are much harder to clone.
If all you want is a declining balance like we have, the smart card is too expensive and magnetic stripe cards
do it better," Hull says, admitting that Arizona essentially is "stuck" with the cards they've got.
Other encoding options include support for dual high/low coercivity magnetic stripe cards
, read/write capabilities for contact and MIFARE contactless smart cards and read-only capabilities for HID proximity cards.
based cardholders who travel internationally where EMV cards have become the payment standard are unable to complete transactions with their magnetic stripe cards
," said Ron Zanotti, senior vice president for DCS.
Through its personalization center, Gemalto is assisting Canadian financial institutions as they begin converting an estimated 100 million magnetic stripe cards
to microprocessor-based smart cards based on standards from Visa, MasterCard and others (EMV).
These simple and scalable solutions, which are designed to make smart cards as easy to issue as magnetic stripe cards
, have been widely embraced by issuers of EMV(TM) financial cards, government passport and ID cards, GSM telecommunications, healthcare IDs and transit cards.