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Types of Access Cards

Types of Access Cards

Smart Cards typically means High-Frequency RFID cards that use Near-Field Communication to transmit data. NFC technologies, operating at 13.56 MHz. Some smart cards have additional tiny lithium batteries within them for active powering but most still use passive induction for power. Smart cards have more storage capacity than 125kHz cards, so they can encrypt their data in addition to storing it. Smart Cards are also used in contactless payment systems.

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Tech solutions can aid in fight against terror

Tech solutions can aid in fight against terror

In less than a month, we have seen four bombings with deadly consequences. Ankara, Istanbul, Brussels and Lahore were all targets of terrorism. The attacks came from different groups, yet the modus operandi was the same: Pick a popular, soft target and let it rip,...

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Blockchain in Crime Prevention

Blockchain in Crime Prevention

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency can be problematic when it comes to preventing evasion and theft, in fact its anonymity sort of encourages crime and similar issues. But on the other hand, the blockchain can actually be handy when it comes to identifying the people behind...

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Types of Access Cards

Types of Access Cards

Smart Cards typically means High-Frequency RFID cards that use Near-Field Communication to transmit data. NFC technologies, operating at 13.56 MHz. Some smart cards have additional tiny lithium batteries within them for active powering but most still use passive induction for power. Smart cards have more storage capacity than 125kHz cards, so they can encrypt their data in addition to storing it. Smart Cards are also used in contactless payment systems.

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