Artifact Details

Title

Smart Security / credit card containing a microprocessor

Catalog Number

X617.85

Type

Physical object

Date

1985

Manufacturer

Cite des Sciences et Industrie

Place Manufactured

FRANCE

Dimensions

overall: 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in

Description

Contains a microprocessor from pilot project at Cite Sciences et Industrie - Parc de la Vilette - Paris. It was called Clematic CP8. Copy of Scientific American article regarding object located in Object File. Raised lettering "Cite Sciences et Industrie, Monsieur Gerard Courtieux, Bull - Sligos -Unidel Securite" [7/15/2005 ejm]

Category

Fixed-application digital computer: other

Lot Number

X617.85