A Smart Card (Radio Frequency Identification) a type of chip card – is a plastic card embedded with a computer chip that stores and transacts data. Smart cards greatly improve the convenience and security of any transaction as they provide tamper-proof storage of user and account identity. They protect against a full range of security threats, from careless storage of user passwords to sophisticated system hacks. Multifunction Smart cards can also serve as network system access and User account access card.
An Institution can use the Smart Card technology both for Staff and Students, as their personalized Identity Card, a tool for access control, an attendance card, for Fees payment, in Library, in in–campus stationery and photo-stat shop, cafeterias, medical shop, for storing medical history, etc.