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Navy shooting highlights gaps in military access control systems

The smart cards Fort Gordon uses to grant civilian contractors extended gate access is part of a federal security network that national experts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-28/navy-shooting-highlights-gaps
Across the region

...save taxpayers millions of dollars.When patients arrive for medical appointments, they would be required to swipe a "smart card" containing their picture and a computer chip carrying their information. They would also provide a fingerprint scan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-15/across-region
Metro
Protecting downtown's most valuable asset

...solar-powered; accept all types of currency, credit cards and cell phone accounts; and give receipts. Pre-paid "smart cards" may be purchased for use by frequent visitors, and a merchant token program will be implemented. Capital for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2009-12-13/protecting-downt
Opinion columns | TEE Center
Cell phone companies allow number swaps

...networks and phones. With GSM, a customer's phone number and account information are stored on a SIM, a removable smart card about the size of a postage stamp that fits in a slot within the battery compartment. The size of the card and the slot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/20/fin_129078.shtml
Finance
Internet merchants fighting costs of credit card fraud

...the customer provides to the merchant. Bruce Rutherford, a vice president at MasterCard International Inc., expects smart card technology to eventually migrate to the United States. But there are low-tech ways to fight fraud, too. EBags...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/17/bus_77455.shtml
Business
High-tech parking meters rake in coins

...solar-powered multi-space meters that can be configured to accept coins, credit cards, bills and stored-value smart cards, allowing motorists to pay for the time they wish to stay without being restricted to the change in their pockets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/05/bus_961.shtml
Business
Library looks to innovate, improve service

...are considering offering patrons a smart card. "You can actually go up to the...say, 'Could you put $35 on my smart card?' That will allow you to put the...of books at once on their own; a smart card, which would allow patrons to pay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/20/met_459107.shtml
Metro
Privacy advocates: technology won't stop identity theft

...Another asks, "Who is up for a black eye?" The international passport standards call for "a very sophisticated smart card device," that uses a chip and an antenna embedded in the passports' covers, Pattinson said. Unlike cheaper and dumber...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/25/liv_435455.shtml
Life & style
Library cards are passports to learning

...bring you the world. That's why it's called "the smartest card." September is Library Card Sign-up Month. What...a world of opportunity, and it no doubt will be the smartest card you can own. Anne Huff, Augusta (Editor's note...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/03/let_427407.shtml
Letters
Across Georgia

...parking officials plan to activate a feature on 80 new parking meters that will allow the use of bank cards or a prepaid "smart card." The new meters, at a cost of $8,200, are expected to pay for themselves in three years. City turns to eBay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/02/met_387657.shtml
Metro