Smart Card, also called Integrated Circuit Card(IC Card), Chip Card, RFID Card. The chip is embeded in PVC plastic substrate. Of course, chip can be also packaged into special shapes such as buttons, key fobs, tags, wirstband, sticker and accessories.
Smart Card is a kind of identification card that have higher reliability-- prevent mechanical damage and chemical damage, information can be stored for at least 10 years, read and write for more than 100,000 times, safer, larger storage capacity and more package types.
Now, smart card is no longer confined to the field of communication, also widely used in finance, insurance, transportation, tourism, retail, entertaiment, etc.