A node or switch that permits communications between two dissimilar networks
The ground contact or pad on a smart card module
Global Platform Development
General Packet Radio Service. Wireless communication service allowing mobile terminals to have continuous connection, capable of receiving messages at any time without the need to dial into a central system. Integrated in Etsi's GSM Phase 2+ specifications, GPRS was developed so the cell network operators could offer data transmission services in packet mode at sport flow rates reaching 170 kbit/s.
modifies the visual aspect of the card (holder's name, photograph)
Groupe Speciale Mobile
The European Standard for digital cellular telephony defined by ETSI.
The German co-inventor of the smart card in 1968. See also Dethloff, Jürgen
Global Smart Card Advisory Service.
A smart card consulting service. For more information, go to www.gscas.com.
Global System for Mobile Communication. International terrestrial mobile phone system. Standard for digital mobile phones.
Graphical User Interface.