Sample Development on Java Smart-Card Electronic Wallet Application


  • Toma Cristian Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania


smart card, Java Card application, ISO 7816, JCRMI


In this paper, are highlighted concepts as: complete Java card application, life cycle of an applet, and a practical electronic wallet sample implemented in Java card technology. As a practical approach it would be interesting building applets for ID, Driving License, Health-Insurance smart cards, for encrypt and digitally sign documents, for E-Commerce and for accessing critical resources in government and military field. The end of this article it is presented a java card electronic wallet application.

Author Biography

Toma Cristian, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania

Faculty of Cybernetics, Statistics and Economic Informatics

Department of IT&C Technologies


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How to Cite

Cristian, T. (2009). Sample Development on Java Smart-Card Electronic Wallet Application. Journal of Mobile, Embedded and Distributed Systems, 1(2), 60-80. Retrieved from