The Dawn of SmartCards: What you Need to Know about Plastc, Coin 2, and Swyp
Digital wallets, digital bankcards, digital credit cards and digital loyalty cards are becoming more and more popular. The driving force behind them is the removal of cards from your wallet. Instead of having a wallet full of cards, you have a digital account, and if you have a SmartCard, then you may take one card out with you and access all your card accounts with it.
The Pros And Cons Of Digital Wallets And SmartCards
The biggest benefit of digital wallets and SmartCards is that you may access your cards with your phone and/or computer without having your card in your hand, and there is added security by the fact you cannot lose your digital card on the bus. The downside is that hackers are doing their double best to hack the card companies, their apps, and to install malware on people’s phones to access their digital cards. Plastc, Coin, and Swyp do not store your card information on servers, all your card numbers are stored on the SmartCard and the information is encrypted.
Optional Perks That Digital Wallets And SmartCards May Have
Checking your balance is a little easier, and cancelling your cards may also be easier, though that depends on the issuing company. The ability to lock and unlock your card is a perk that many people happily welcome, but again, whether you get that perk depends on the issuing company. Being able to sign in quickly via your mobile or desktop device is a