For Client-Driven Applications: Card Technologies
- For Eateries, a Side Order of (Silicon) Chips. Kuykendall, Lavonne // American Banker;9/26/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 186, p1
In fresh evidence that merchants are taking matters into their own hands to avoid credit and debit card interchange, some fast-food outlets are experimenting with prepaid smart cards. Target Corp., which issues Visa smart cards, has begun letting customers download bonus coupons onto the chips....
- Get Smart. Svigals, Jerome // Credit Union Management;Jan2000, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p33
Points out that smart cards will become a dominant tool in facilitating financial transactions in the future. Phases in the development of smart cards; Attributes of smart cards which make the consumers choose them; Applications of smart cards.
- Reading Between Lines of Multiple-Use Story. SVIGALS, JEROME // American Banker;06/30/99, Vol. 164 Issue 124, p13
Discusses the advantages of multiple-function smart cards over other credit card programs. Reduction of bad debts and fraud; Reduction of system costs-local decisions and batch data capture.
- Firms Strive to Link Cards, Web. Mink, Mary // Credit Union Executive Newsletter;01/17/2000, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the importance of American Express Co.'s `Blue' credit card to the growth of smart card technology in the United States.
- Owning a Smart Card Interests Few. Kuykendall, Lavonne // American Banker;5/7/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 87, p12
Presents survey findings showing that only a limited number of Americans are interested in owning smart credit cards. Level of awareness of smart cards according to the survey conducted by Synergistics Research Corp.; Ranking of smart card products based on awareness.
- Smart Card Issuers Flexing Their Muscles. Kingson, Jennifer // American Banker;3/14/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 50, p1
Reports that United States-based credit card issuers are telling merchants that by 2003, most if not all credit cards will have microprocessor chips on them. Rewards to be given to merchants who install more secure point of sale terminals for smart cards; Consumer awareness about smart cards;...
- Smart cards by the 1990s? // ABA Banking Journal;Sep85, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p58
Examines the usability of smart cards in the absence of credit cards in the U.S. Enhancement of credit control by the memory capability of smart cards; Proposals for an advanced magnetic stripe cards.
- Prod MasterCard, Visa on smart-card issue. Svigals, Jerome // American Banker;9/14/1993, Vol. 158 Issue 176, p15
Opinion. Calls for bankers to act on the credit card associations' reluctance to replace credit cards with smart cards. Similarity between the government deficit and credit card servicing; Advantages of using smart card; Reduction in the card associations' income from online transactions.
- Ask the Experts. Inge, Jon // Hotel & Motel Management;04/17/2000, Vol. 215 Issue 7, p36
Discusses the reasons for smart cards' failure to gain market acceptance in the United States as of April 17, 2000. Background on smart cards' popularity in Europe; Popularity of debit and credit cards in the US.