Smartcard providers poised for national rollouts

Monday, 20 March 2006, 4:35 AM EST

Smartcard providers are gearing up for massive rollouts in the next two years in the wake of a federal government review into the introduction of a national identity card.

In addition to an ID card review by Attorney General Philip Ruddock, plans are afoot to introduce photographs on Medicare cards in a bid to combat identity fraud.

At Computerworld.

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