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“Smart” payment card BrilliantTS will replace more than 30 credit cards

CSR is going to start selling “smart” payment cards, which will be able to replace all credit cards in your wallet. The device is called BrilliantTS.

Universal card, like a credit card, you will be supplied with a device for reading magnetic strips that you want to connect to your iPhone. To add your Bank cards in the system sufficient to carry them through the reader, by running a special pre-application.

Unlike other devices of type “all in one”, BrilliantTS compatible with all ATMs and payment terminals, card standard EMV (Europay, Mastercard, Visa). According to the manufacturer, the device can replace more than 30 cards.

BrilliantTS communicates with the smartphone via Bluetooth. For this purpose it and is used CSR1013 — the thinnest chip with support for Bluetooth Smart 4.1. Product dimensions in the performance of Wafer Level Chip Scale Package (WL-CSP) is 2.4 x 2.6 x 0.35 mm.

Specifying writing in BrilliantTS data of multiple cards, you can free up space in your wallet. The card information will be encrypted and stored on the smartphone.

In addition to the functions of payment and credit cards, the new product is suitable for the fare in public transport use in systems with reading the magnetic stripe and NFC for one-time passwords (OTP) and as an electronic key.

According to the statement of the chief technical Director of CSR, the key information of the cards is not transmitted to the server CSR. The company receives only the minimum required data that is used to identify the user.

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