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Students develop smart cards of the future

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is encouraging new talent in the IT sector. A specialist in security applications, the company invited seven finalists from the German National Computer Science Competition (BWINF) to Munich to attend G&D’s Action Week for IT Talent. They came from all over Germany and spent the week working with G&D specialists, developing both new and unusual potential uses for smart cards – ranging from secure “electronic calling cards” to the use of smart cards as an advertising media in newspapers