SMART CARDS

Smart Cards is one of the emerging trends and is likely to be popular in coming time. A smart card contains a "chip" with memory and is typically used to hold client account information / Points / Balances. The card is inserted into a device called as Smart Card Reader that can read and write to it updating information appropriately.

WHERE CAN SMART CARDS BE USED?

E-Commerce
Healthcare
Physical Access
Libraries
Point Distribution and Maintenance
Personal Details

ADVANTAGES OF USING SMART CARDS

Easy to carry : One of the most basic feature of smart card is they are very easy to carry and easy to use. These cards give holders the feature to carry large amount of money without being worried about its safety.
Highly Secure : Smart card assures protection of data stored on them and offer users authentication facilities.
Easy Transaction : The purchase of goods, bill payment, etc. can be performed very easily and speedily with the use of smart card.
Storage : Another use of smart card is stored value, which generally can be used for loyalty programs, with the help of smart card one can track all the previous transaction and points earned. The earned points can be redeemed at the time of next purchase.
Multiple Location Access : This feature of smart card is very useful when you have multiple chains of retail outlets, hospitals, shopping malls, entertainment, etc. Smart card can centrally locate and track all the data.
Electrically Erasable : Smart cards are electrically erasable because of which they can be modified. It is also possible to update information stored on the card.
Prevent frauds : : In some industries smart cards can be used as a source of identification. Can be used in the form of Driving License, ID Cards, Nationality Identification, etc.

KEY FEATURES

User Friendly Interface
Offline / Online accessibility
Encryption and PIN capabilities reduce the risk of theft and loss of Card
Multiple outlet usage facility
Cashless payment
Centralized data storage
Tracking of purchases
Supports inclusion of loyalty points, redemption
Blocking / Reissue Facility
Management of customer data
Various MIS Reports