Smart card technologies are well established in the financial, medical, and governmental sector to name a few. Smart card technology consists of a micro-controller on a card. Several main components need to be established in order to successfully deploy a smart card framework. The main components include:
Smart Card technologies are well established in the financial markets. The issuance of more secure credit and debit cards to clients has been widely adapted for many years. This technology is also emerging in the governmental sector in e-passport applications as well as a form of identification mechanism that could securely store a person's driving licence, ID, car registration and other identification information including bio-metric data.