OLYMPIC SMART CARD TEST BEGINS

ATLANTA -- The first wave of smart card terminals will be installed here this week, signaling the launch of a stored value test that eventually will involve more than 5,000 retailers.Supermarket stores here are among a diverse group of merchants that will begin accepting smart cards, embedded with computer chips, as payment for products and services during the 1996 Summer Olympics.Under the program,

ATLANTA -- The first wave of smart card terminals will be installed here this week, signaling the launch of a stored value test that eventually will involve more than 5,000 retailers.

Supermarket stores here are among a diverse group of merchants that will begin accepting smart cards, embedded with computer chips, as payment for products and services during the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Under the program, visitors to the Olympic Village can purchase the cards, containing "stored v

Register to view the full article

test - Advanced Registered User

Already a member? .