Smart Cards Vs. Magnetic Stripe Cards: An Overview

DUBLIN, Ireland--(AllPayNews)--Aug. 17, 2006--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of "Smart Cards - Global Strategic Business Report" to their offering. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Smart Cards in US$ Million and Million Units. The major product segments analyzed are Memory Cards, and Microprocessor Cards. The major End use segments discussed are Telecommunications, Financial/ Banking, Government/ Healthcare, Security, Public Transportation, and Others (Pay TV & Educational/Campus Solutions). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2000 through 2010. The report profiles 51 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Axalto Holding NV, ASK, Austria Card GmbH, Gemplus International S.A, Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Incard SpA (Part of STMicroelectronics), Oberthur Card Systems, and Sagem Orga. Key Topics Covered Include: - Market Snapshots - Industry Overview - Current and Future Analysis - Market Drivers & Challenges - Issues & Trends - Competitive Scenario - Product Overview - Technological Advancements - End-Use Markets - Product Launches/Innovations - Recent Industry Activity - Focus on Select Key Players - Global Market Perspective Other Companies Mentioned Include: - OTI America (USA) - Parcxmart Technologies, Inc (USA) - Philips Semiconductors (The Netherlands) - Presscard Sro (Czech Republic) - Renesas Technology Singapore Pte, Ltd (Singapore) - Sagem Orga (Germany) - ORGA Card Systems (Singapore) Pte, Ltd (Singapore) - ORGA Card Systems (UK) Ltd (UK) - ORGA Card Systems FZ-LLC (UAE) - ORGA Zelenograd Smart Cards And Systems (Russia) - Daruma Orga Card Systemes SA (Brazil) - ORGA Card Systems (Pty,) Ltd (South Africa) - ORGA Card Systems, Inc (USA) - ORGA Kartensysteme GmbH (Lithuania) - ORGA Solutii de Carduri Inteligente Srl (Romania) - Orgacard Portugal - Cartoes e Sistemas Inteligentes Lda - Syscom Corporation Limited (India) - Wuhan Tianyu Information Industry Co, Ltd (China) - Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd (South Korea) - Security Plastics Pty, Ltd (Australia) - Sharp Microelectronics Of The Americas (USA) - STMicroelectronics NV (Switzerland) - Incard SpA (Italy) - Stoval Technologies Pte, Ltd (Singapore) - Supercom Ltd (Israel) - SuperCom, Inc (USA) - Shenzhen Takcere Credit Card Manufacturing Ltd (Hong Kong) - Triple-S Technology, Inc (Taiwan) - Versatile Card Technology, Inc (USA) - Visa (USA) - Watchdata System Co, Ltd (China) - XPonCard Group AB (Sweden) For more information visit Contacts Research and Markets Laura Wood Fax: +353 1 4100 980