The Coordinator of the National ID (NID) Project, Pascal Nyamurinda, said in an interview with The New Times that the proposed card would incorporate data of an individual's driver's license as well as that of travel documents.
The system allows customers with contactless technology cards to quickly make payments for all transactions under £10 and there is no minimum limit.
All major banks are now issuing contactless technology cards. Barclays said it will issue a further 6m in the coming months.
Although the e-healthcare smart card stores different information in each country, there are many commonalities. Most include personal identification information, so you do not have to repetitively fill out forms. They also contain your social or private healthcare benefits, and can be PIN protected so you have control over who can access your health information.
A smart health card uses technology that securely stores your personal health information.
A microprocessor chip is embedded into the card, making it a "smart" card. The security features inherent in smart card technology reduce or eliminate fraud, including medical identity theft. Some of the countries that are involved in initiatives utilizing smart health cards are Algeria, Austria, Australia, Belgium, France, Hungary, Italy Mexico, Slovenia, Spain, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom .
Payment cards are so convenient that is hard to imagine living without them. Payment cards offer a simple means of payment: after inserting the card into a reader, the user enters the PIN code and receives a payment authorization receipt, assuming of course that the bank does not refuse the transaction.