A smart card, typically a type of chip card, is a plastic card that contains an embedded computer chipeither a memory or microprocessor typethat stores and transacts data.
This data is usually associated with either value, information, or both and is stored and processed within the card's chip. The card data is transacted via a reader that is part of a computing system. Systems that are enhanced with smart cards are in use today throughout several key applications, including healthcare, banking, entertainment, and transportation.
All applications can benefit from the added features and security that smart cards provide.
K.U.P.A.M. is producer of smart cards and also is developer of smart card systems. For every smart cards system aplication, K.U.P.A.M. produces personalised software+hardware system according to that aplication needs.