Smart Cards: The Future Gate
Source: Jamia Millia Islamia
Smart Cards are one of the latest applications of Information Technology whose use is growing with each passing day. Like computers today, it is presumed that smart cards, which in fact contain tiny computers, will be used extensively in future for a variety of purposes. In Europe, US and many developed countries smart cards are being extensively used by commercial organizations as well as the Government. In future they are expected to replace every thing that a person carries in a purse, like cash, credit cards, driving license cards, identification documents etc. Smart cards can be used for a wide variety of applications in many areas ranging from personal identification to e-commerce transactions.