Microsoft Gets Smart
- Custom Smart Cards Developed for Microsoft. // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Jun2005, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p23
This article focuses on custom smart cards developed by Indala Corp., San Jose, California. It recently developed multi-technology, multi-application credentials for Microsoft Corp., employees, which enabled network (logical) as well as building (physical) access control. The new Indala...
- Bringing windows to smart cards. // U.S. Banker;Dec98, Vol. 108 Issue 12, p25
Reports on the plan of Microsoft Corp. to make an operating system for smart cards. Smart Card for Windows as hope for interoperability among smart cards; Visa USA's support for Java-based OpenCard Framework; American Express Co. and MasterCard's support for MultOS.
- Influential researcher hails Microsoft entry. Kutler, Jeffrey // American Banker;10/30/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 209, p7
Reports on Microsoft Corp.'s entry into the smart card market. Reactions of several companies; Assessment made by Ovum Ltd. on Microsoft's entry; Initial application area of Microsoft; Windows smart card architecture.
- Microsoft proposes windows to resolve chip card conflicts. Kutler, Jeffrey // American Banker;10/27/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 206, p1
Reports on Microsoft Corp.'s plan to present its Windows operating system as an answer to the complexity and a leveler of technical obstacles to smart cards. Company's development of an extension of the operating system called Windows-Based Smart Card; Company's plan to make smart cards more...
- Microsoft outlines plans to test, certify reader compatibility. Coulton, Antoinette // American Banker;4/29/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 80, p12
Presents information on Microsoft Corporation's plans to put a stamp of approval on card readers compatible with its technology as a show of support for the smart cards. When the initiative was released; Information on benefits of the initiative; Comments from Microsoft.
- Cash on a card. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Aug95, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p40
Reports on Microsoft's development of a digital smart card. Aim to replace cash with digital money; Use for small purchases.
- Microsoft adds GSM standard to platform. // RCR;10/11/99, Vol. 18 Issue 41, p37
Reports on Microsoft Corp.'s expansion of its Windows for Smart Cards platform to include support for the Global System for Mobile communications technology.
- Microsoft sharpens its smart-card development plan. Pendery, David; Trott, Bob // InfoWorld;08/18/97, Vol. 19 Issue 33, p21
Reports on the release of Microsoft's Smart Card Software Development Kit for Windows this August 1997. Release as another step toward mainstream acceptance by smart-card technology; Features of the product release.
- Microsoft executive says Windows-based chip cards still several months away. Kutler, Jeffrey // American Banker;12/16/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 239, p12
Reports on Microsoft Corp.'s Smart Cards for Windows software code. Motives of Microsoft in introducing the software code; Absence of intention to compete with banks.