Magnetic Stripe Card Kenya

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Magnetic Stripe Card Kenya

What Is a Magnetic Stripe Card?

A magnetic stripe card is a type of pass that permits the user to complete electronic transactions or access a locked physical space. The “stripe” contains embedded information that identifies its user.

Types of magnetic stripe cards currently in use include driver’s licenses, credit cards, employee ID cards, hotel rooms, gift cards, and public transit cards.

Key Takeaways

  • The magnetic stripe card is embedded with codes that identify the user.
  • More secure microchip technology is now replacing the magnetic stripe, especially in credit cards.
  • Magnetic stripes are still used for driver’s licenses, hotel room locks, and more.