The complete guide to the major technology of the emerging "cash society." In the future, Smart Cards will replace cash and credit cards as the preferred method of payment. In fact, Visa and Mastercard have committed to replacing all credit cards with Smart Cards in the next five years, and Microsoft is trying to beat them to the punch.
With this development moving so rapidly, many companies will have to move quickly to keep up. This book helps IT managers design, build and manage the proper Smart Card application for their company.