Contactless smart card

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Size comparison of chip
(compared to a Canadian one cent piece)
a contactless smart card

A contactless smart card is a kind of smart card with integrated circuits that can process and save data. Most cards are as big as a credit card. They can receive information which is processed and delivered through radio. There are two main kinds of contactless smart cards.

Many people believe contactless smart cards have a read-only RFID inside it. This is not true, but they do have a re-writable smart card microchip inside them. Contactless smart cards can be used for identification, authentication, and saving data.[1]

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  1. Multi-application Smart Cards. Cambridge University Press.

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