publication . Doctoral thesis . 2009

A smart card based student card system

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  • Published: 31 Mar 2009
  • Country: South Africa
Abstract
M.Sc. A Smart Card looks like a normal plastic card that we use every day, but its capabilities and advantages are huge. Inside the card there is a small microprocessor capable of doing operations on data. With memory available on the card, data can be stored in a safe and secure location. This card can be used for various applications and is a big improvement on all of its predecessors. These applications can be anything from SIM cards in a cell phone to credit cards and cards used for access control. The Smart Card offers us better security and offline identification because of its own embedded microprocessor. The combination of Smart Cards with biometrics for...
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free text keywords: Smart cards, Biometric identification
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