Contact Type

Introduction

These are the most common type of smart card. Electrical contacts located on the outside of the card connect to a card reader when the card is inserted. This connector is bonded to the encapsulated chip in the card.

Contact type smart card is divided into 3 main categories:

  • MEMORY TYPE
  • SECURITY TYPE
  • CPU TYPE

Types of contact type ICs available:

  • Atmel
  • Infineon
  • Fudan

Contact Type's Products