Magnetic Stripe

  • (noun): A short strip of magnetic tape attached to a credit card or debit card; the magnetic stripe contains data that will tell a reading device who you are and what your account number is, etc..

Some articles on magnetic, magnetic stripe:

Physical Unclonable Function - Types of PUFs - PUFs Using Intrinsic Randomness - Magnetic PUF
... A magnetic PUF exists on a magnetic stripe card ... The physical structure of the magnetic media applied to a card is fabricated by blending billions of particles of barium ferrite together in a slurry during the manufacturing process ... much like pouring a handful of wet magnetic sand onto a carrier ...
Cleaning Cards - Area of Application - Cleaning of Motorized Card Readers
... The credit/debit-card is inserted into the card slot, where the first magnetic head is placed ... If a magnetic stripe can be recognized, a shutter will be opened and the card will be transported to the second magnetic head by roles ... transaction goes over the micro chip or the magnetic stripe ...
MM Code - Function
... The MM code consists of two components, one stored on the magnetic stripe, and one hidden inside the card's material ... cryptographic operation is performed to check that the MM code on the magnetic stripe corresponds to the hidden one ... means that the correct MM code for a counterfeit cannot be calculated from the magnetic stripe information alone without knowledge of the key – it must be read from the ...
Magnetic Stripe Card
... A magnetic stripe card is a type of card capable of storing data by modifying the magnetism of tiny iron-based magnetic particles on a band of magnetic material on the card ... The magnetic stripe, sometimes called swipe card or magstripe, is read by swiping past a magnetic reading head ... Magnetic recording on steel tape and wire was invented during World War II for recording audio ...

Famous quotes containing the words stripe and/or magnetic:

    And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.
    Bible: Hebrew Exodus, 21:23-25.

    We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas; but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)