The tenth issue of The VAULT is dedicated to the topic of multi-application. Seemingly simple, multi-application smart card schemes are a complex challenge for all stakeholders involved, as the Silicon Trust illustrates on page 12.
The rewards, however, are simplified processes and a real benefit for citizens and in this issue we cover a range of examples, such as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on page 21. Needless to say, the evolution of single application smart cards to those that will carry one or more future applications needs to be backed by innovative and powerful chip development. Read Josef Haid’s article on Very High Bitrates (VHBR) to find out what is in the market pipeline concerning semiconductors.
Until next time