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An introduction to smart cards—cards containing a microchip which acts as an embedded microprocessor and contains encoded information within the microchip. The potential applications of smart cards are widespread as they can provide increased security in financial transactions, and can be used in credit cards, bank cards, driver's licenses, and more.
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This timely handbook presents a state-of-the-art overview of the technology from fundamental information processing through design, manufacture and operation of smart card schemes. Aiming to enable the reader to design smart-card based systems, coverage spans architecture and operating systems, data transmission to and from the smart card, the command set, the implementation of security mechanisms and the function of smart card terminals. The author also considers the actual status of the appropriate European (CEN) and International (ISO) standards.From the Back Cover:
The most comprehensive book on state-of-the-art smart card technology available
Updated with new international standards and specifications, this essential fourth edition now covers all aspects of smart card in a completely revised structure. Its enlarged coverage now includes smart cards for passports and ID cards, health care cards, smart cards for public transport, and Java Card 3.0.
New sub-chapters cover near field communication (NFC), single wire protocol (SWP), and multi megabyte smart cards (microcontroller with NAND-Flash). There are also extensive revisions to chapters on smart card production, the security of smart cards (including coverage of new attacks and protection methods), and contactless card data transmission (ISO/IEC 10536, ISO/IEC 14443, ISO/IEC 15693).
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The Smart Card Handbook is firmly established as the definitive reference to every aspect of smart card technology, proving an invaluable resource for security systems development engineers. Professionals and microchip designers working in the smart card industry will continue to benefit from this essential guide. This book is also ideal for newcomers to the field.
The Fraunhofer Smart Card Award was presented to the authors for the Smart Card Handbook, Third Edition in 2008.
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Book Description Wiley-Blackwell, 1997. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110471967203