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6305 Group2 Presentation 20080924


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6305 Group2 Presentation 20080924

  1. 1. Smartcard Revolution Stella Yiu Ranveer Singh Andrew Ip
  2. 2. The Octopus Card <ul><li>The technology which changes the culture in Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>No coin society </li></ul><ul><li>The most successful E-cash system in HK </li></ul><ul><li>First ePayment system with contactless design (beep it) </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond payment: access control, reward system </li></ul>
  3. 3. Octopus Card is in fact <ul><li>Subset of Smartcard: integrated circuit embedded in plastic card </li></ul><ul><li>ETC card, HKID card, Mondex </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple purposes beyond e-payment </li></ul>
  4. 4. Smartcard’s involvement in Education <ul><li>Student ID card (photographic ID) </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance system </li></ul><ul><li>Library card </li></ul><ul><li>Charge card for purchase in school (bookstore, canteen, school fee) </li></ul><ul><li>Door access system </li></ul><ul><li>Intra-school GPS system </li></ul><ul><li>Reward point system for behavior management </li></ul>
  5. 5. Benefits of using smartcard in school <ul><li>Single system for varying purposes </li></ul><ul><li>Centralized record system, all types of activities available for review </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time update of transaction/records </li></ul><ul><li>Less paper used – environmentally friendly </li></ul>
  6. 6. Disadvantages of using Smartcard in Education (school) <ul><li>Affordability - high investment and maintenance cost </li></ul><ul><li>Required trained expertise to operate and maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Security bleach on integrated system -> total access </li></ul><ul><li>Lost card = Cease of all related services </li></ul><ul><li>High cost in replacement or expansion </li></ul>
  7. 7. Future use of smartcard in Education <ul><li>Data storage – advancement of USB thumb drive/hard disk </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced user identification – Biometrics /DNA / face recognition as student identification </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mobile communicator – phone/web browser for use in mobile learning </li></ul>
  8. 8. Q&A / Feedback
  9. 9. Reference <ul><li>&quot;Octopus.&quot; from . </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Octopus (Hong Kong) Home Page.&quot; from . </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Schools use smart cards to track students.&quot; Vancouver Sun from . </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Videos / Smart Card + Face Recognition &quot; Technorati 2007. from </li></ul><ul><li>Hendry, M. (1997). Smart card security and applications. Boston ; London, Artech House.Lai, T.-w. (2003). The use of &quot;Octopus&quot; smart card in the secondary school administration : 1 v. (various pagings). </li></ul><ul><li>Schafer, E. D. (c2008). &quot;US history encyclopedia : digital technology.&quot; </li></ul>