Tag Archives: Contactless Smart Cards

SPA data shows surge in demand for contactless chip cards

By | May 24, 2017

The Smart Payment Association (SPA), the trade body of the smart payments industry, today revealed top level findings from its 2016 annual review of the smart payments market. Data collated by the SPA from its members show over 2152 million payment chip cards were shipped globally in 2016, an increase of 4% on 2015 figures. “Following significant EMV… Read More »

Global Contactless Smart Card Sales Market Report 2017

By | March 31, 2017

In this report, the global Contactless Smart Card market is valued at USD XX million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2022, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2016 and 2022. Geographically, this report split global into several key Regions, with sales (K Units), revenue (Million USD), market share… Read More »

What is a Smart Card

By | February 6, 2017

A smart card is a flexible Plastic Card, usually made of PVC, that contains one or more embedded integrated circuits. The integrated circuit in a smart card is often referred as ICC, Smart Card Chip, Smart Chip Modules or Secure Microcontroller (Secure MCU) while the smart cards are often also referred as smartcards, chip cards, IC cards, ICC… Read More »