[LINK] Smart card credit cards

Geoff Ramadan gramadan at umd.com.au
Mon Jul 17 11:21:27 AEST 2006

The EMV Specifications can be found at:


You will find that the physical interface for smart cards is fairly common, and 

The "protocol" of course (or software drivers) that is the key issue.


Geoffrey Ramadan B.E.(Elec)
Chairman, Automatic Data Capture Australia (www.adca.com.au)
Managing Director, Unique Micro Design (www.umd.com.au)

Howard Lowndes wrote:
> I have just received a credit card from my supplier bank to replace my, 
> now defunct, Bankcard.
> The thing is - it is a smart card.  I can read the mag stripe if I can 
> get access to a stripe reader and know what's on it, but how can I read 
> the smart chip?

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